Services and events to commemorate ANZAC Day - Thursday, 25 April

18/04/2019 11:51am

Anzac Day is traditionally observed with remembrance services to acknowledge the personal courage and sacrifice of...

Nelson Mayor welcomes Provincial Growth Fund investment

18/04/2019 4:16am

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese welcomed the announcement today of funding through the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund...

Progress on Nelson’s transport vision for the future

17/04/2019 3:35am

Nelson’s vision for an accessible and vibrant CBD, a healthy environment and a world-class waterfront is...

Nelson-Tasman Future Development Strategy

09/04/2019 9:16am

The second round of feedback on the Nelson-Tasman Future Development Strategy (FDS) opened on 8...

Community groups make Greenmeadows their home

09/04/2019 4:14am

Community groups in Nelson are now calling Greenmeadows their home following the issue of its Certificate...

State of the Environment Report 2018

08/04/2019 4:10am

At its meeting on 4 April, the Planning and Regulatory Committee approved the Nelson City Council...

Rural water restrictions lifted

04/04/2019 10:19am

Thanks to recent rainfall, rural water restrictions are now lifted.

Public consultation now open

01/04/2019 2:57am

The Annual Plan 2019/20 Consultation Document is now open for public submission. The consultation includes proposed...

Nominations now open for Eelco Boswijk Civic Awards

01/04/2019 2:31am

Nominations are now open for this year’s Eelco Boswijk Civic Awards.

Section of route selected for Great Taste Trail extension

29/03/2019 1:51am

The Nelson Tasman Cycle Trails Trust is working on a project that is the first stage...

Community housing proposal adopted for the public to have their say

28/03/2019 11:39am

At the meeting on Wednesday, Council approved a Consultation Document that will seek the community’s views...

Waimea Road speed limit recommended to lower to 50km/h

28/03/2019 11:31am

The Works and Infrastructure Committee is recommending that Council approves the proposal to lower the speed...

Nelson Water restrictions update - Urban restrictions lifted

28/03/2019 11:03am

The recent rainfall has enabled Nelson City Council (NCC) to lift the water restrictions in all...

Council seeks public feedback on the future of Wakatu Square

28/03/2019 2:17am

At its meeting on 27 March 2019, Nelson City Council agreed to consult on a proposal...

Condolence book for Christchurch families available at Nelson City Council

19/03/2019 8:21am

In response to the strength of feeling in the Nelson community, Nelson City Council invites the...

Annual Plan Consultation Document ready for community input

19/03/2019 3:47am

Nelson City Council will meet on Thursday to adopt, in principle, the 2019/2020 Annual Plan Consultation...

All Nelson reserves confirmed to reopen

15/03/2019 1:29am

Nelson City Council can today confirm that all reserves are now open again, including the entire...

More reserves reopen in Nelson

13/03/2019 2:03am

The recent rain has helped to ease the fire risk and allowed Nelson City Council to...

Nelson Mayor welcomes Air New Zealand price drop on flights in and out of Nelson Airport

26/02/2019 4:26am

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese says today’s announcement that Air New Zealand is reducing its fares to...

Mayoral Relief Fund open for applications from Monday

21/02/2019 4:54am

The criteria and application process for the Mayoral Relief Fund has been finalised by mayors Richard...

Stage Two water restrictions now in force in Nelson

13/02/2019 9:25am

The continuing hot dry conditions and dropping water levels at the Maitai Dam, have prompted Nelson...

Landscape and conservation reserves remain closed

11/02/2019 8:41am

Nelson City Council landscape and conservation reserves are still closed. This includes popular spots like...

Further reserve closures and advice about coping with smoke

08/02/2019 11:22am

Following consultation with the Principal Rural Fire Officer, Nelson City Council is temporarily closing public access...

Fire in Sir Stanley Whitehead Reserve now under control

08/02/2019 8:38am

The Fire Emergency New Zealand crews worked hard to tackle the fire on Sir Stanley Whitehead...

Fire in Sir Stanley Whitehead Reserve

08/02/2019 3:51am

As the Fire Emergency New Zealand crews tackle the fire on Sir Stanley Whitehead Reserve, the...

Reserve closures as part of Emergency Response

06/02/2019 12:09pm

To support the emergency response to the fire near Wakefield, Nelson City Council is temporarily closing...

Pigeon Valley Fire Update 6.00am 6 February 2019

06/02/2019 6:26am

Overnight the fire that started yesterday afternoon in Pigeon Valley had spread to cover 1870 hectares...

Taurapa Sculpture enhances culturally significant site

05/02/2019 11:52am

A dawn ceremony at the Waka Landing site on Saturday, 2 February saw the unveiling of...

Popular annual celebration of culture returns on Waitangi Day

Events & Festivals
01/02/2019 2:27am

The forecast is looking perfect for strolling around this year’s annual international Kai Festival on 6...

Extreme fire risk means temporary closure of Grampians Reserve

28/01/2019 3:47am

Following consultation with the Principal Rural Fire Officer, Nelson City Council is temporarily closing all tracks...

Getting into the swing of things at Greenmeadows

24/01/2019 1:24pm

Summer sport is still in full swing in Stoke, with both Nelson Cricket and Stoke Tennis...

Water restrictions begin for stream and well users

23/01/2019 3:56am

As local river levels continue to drop, Nelson City Council has confirmed water restrictions for those...

How do we grow from here?

23/01/2019 3:56am

Tell us how the Nelson-Tasman region should grow - have your say on the Future Development...

High levels of toxic algae in Poorman Valley Stream

22/01/2019 3:39am

Potentially toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria, has been found at high levels in Poorman Valley...

Hill country erosion control gets million dollar boost

18/01/2019 11:38am

Nelson City Council welcomes funding of $1,275,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries Hill Country Erosion...

Council provides urgent funding for Tahunanui Community Centre

14/01/2019 2:02am

Council has committed to fund management assistance to allow the Tahunanui Community Centre (TCC) to remain...

Nelson is ready for Bay Dreams South

24/12/2018 11:43am

Trafalgar Park will be the centre of activity on 4 January when Bay Dreams South launches...

Council offers support to Nelson Giants

18/12/2018 3:10am

At its meeting last week, Council approved a reduced rate of $35,000 per annum for the...

Council adopts revised gambling policy

14/12/2018 4:31am

At its meeting on Thursday 13 December, Council adopted the proposed changes to the Gambling Policy...

Council supports Seafield Terrace storm repairs

14/12/2018 4:29am

Seafield Terrace at Glenduan, and associated infrastructure services, suffered considerable damage in the November 2017 and...

National Policy Statement for Urban Development Capacity

14/12/2018 4:26am

At the Council meeting on 13 December, a recently completed assessment of Nelson’s housing capacity carried...

Haulashore Jetty to stay

14/12/2018 4:23am

Council will retain the timber jetty on Haulashore Island for its landscape values, but it remains...

Iwi and Council working closer together

14/12/2018 4:16am

For almost 20 years Council and iwi of Te Tau Ihu (Top of the South) have...

Nelson’s key transport investigations endorsed by Council to proceed

14/12/2018 4:12am

At the meeting on Thursday, 13 December 2018, Council endorsed the scope of the programme for...

Waimea Road Speed Limit consultation opens

14/12/2018 2:56am

Nelson City Council is inviting submissions from the community on a proposal to change the current...

Modellers Pond trial decision reached

14/12/2018 2:44am

​At Thursday’s Council meeting a decision was made to continue the Diatomix trial at the Modellers...

Decorating the city for Christmas

06/12/2018 8:44am

Nelson’s Christmas decorations will be shining bright this summer with a focus on light.

Proposed road closure changed in light of feedback

05/12/2018 9:25am

The Nelson City Council Hearings panel has approved an amended road closure from the proposal submitted...

Nelson City Council’s financial outlook remains stable as Standard and Poor’s ‘AA/A-1+’ credit rating affirmed

03/12/2018 4:47am

Credit rating agency, Standard and Poor's, has affirmed its AA long-term and A-1+ short-term credit rating...

Santa Parade Feedback and Apology from Organisers

03/12/2018 3:50am

On Sunday the Santa Parade was held in Nelson. While the large crowds enjoyed the sights...

Tickets on sale now for Nelson's Christmas Celebration

28/11/2018 10:44am

Following the success of last year’s new-look Christmas Celebration for our senior residents at the award...

Nelson City Council confirms its contribution to the Waimea Dam

27/11/2018 5:15pm

At a meeting today, Council confirmed its position on funding for the Waimea Dam. The $5...

Mayor expresses concern around the closure of Stoke Kiwibank branch

15/11/2018 10:24am

Mayor Rachel Reese has expressed her sincere concern regarding the announcement to close the Kiwibank and...

City Amenity Bylaw enforcement action taken

31/10/2018 10:44am

The benches on the Hardy Street frontage of the Nelson Provincial Museum have recently been occupied...

Work underway to address wastewater odours

26/10/2018 8:18am

Many Nelsonians will have noticed an unpleasant odour around the city over the past few...