Stage Two water restrictions start in Nelson on Friday 15 February 2019

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...