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Saxton Velodrome finish date set in concrete

The Saxton Velodrome looks set for a mid-June completion with concrete pouring and the finishing touches to be added over the next month. The $1.6million...

Masked Parade switches date

The date for the 2017 Masked Parade and Carnivale has been pushed back a week to avoid Labour Weekend clashes. Originally scheduled for Friday, October...

Council rush housing recommendations

Council is rushing to recommend ten sites to the Minister of Building and Housing as potential Special Housing Areas before the year ends. Special Housing Areas...

Dun Mountain trail to reopen

The Dun Mountain Trail is expected to be reopened for cyclists and walkers from December 24. The trail, one of New Zealand’s great rides, has...

Latest round of community funding announced

Nelson City Council's new funding panel allocated over $140,000 to the community through the Community Investment Fund today. The funding panel is made up of...

Inner city trees receive sprucing

The 150 trees lining our city’s streets will receive a pre-summer sprucing ahead of the tourist season. Nelson City Council contractors will be out in force...

Council to continue wood burner discussions

Wood burners will again come under the council spotlight in a second public meeting to update the community on progress with its Air Plan...

Nelsonians advised to secure belongings for big winds

The Nelson city council are advising residents to secure any "potential projectiles" as Met Service have issued a severe wind weather warning for the...

Startup weekend just the start for innovate

Nelson is set for a dramatic increase of new businesses – and all in one weekend. Nelson’s first ever Startup Weekend is being hosted by...

Accord signed to create more affordable homes

A Nelson Housing Accord aimed at improving the supply and affordability of housing in the district has been signed today by Building and Housing Minister...

Hour bells on hold at Civic house

The hour bell mechanism in the Civic House clock tower is in the process of being replaced. For the next two weeks the bells will...

Zumo building to be strengthened

The council-owned Zumo building is set undergo earthquake strengthening with an estimated cost of  $56,000. Work is earmarked to begin on May 27 with bore...

Local firm to lead Trafalgar Centre reopening

With the Trafalgar Centre scheduled to be reopened in February 2016 the Nelson City Council has appointed a local contractor to lead the upgrade project. Local firm Gibbons Construction...

New LEDs light up Nile Street

New street lighting is being installed around the city this year with Nile Street upgraded last weekend. The new, modern, street lights feature white LED...

Flood protection shortfall prompts funding boost

Nelson City Council have put aside an extra $30 million for stormwater and flood protection upgrades as part of its Ten Year Plan, but...

Cathedral trees get a makeover

Nelmac staff were busy last week tidying up the trees on the grounds of the Christ Church Cathedral. We sent the Nelson Live camera up...

New playground for Rutherford Park

The Nelson City Council are focusing on creating new play areas in the city with $614,000 of additional funding allowed for creation of new...

Nelson environment to receive funding lift

A funding injection into the Nelson Nature programme will help council to better manage our natural resources. As part of Nelson City Council’s increased focus on its...

What would you change about Nelson?

The Nelson City Council is after feedback on it’s Ten Year Plan. The plan outlines the future direction of the city and is open for public consultation from...

Submissions open for ten year plan

The Nelson City Council is after feedback on it's Ten Year Plan released today. The plan outlines the future direction of the city and is open for...

Blocked sewer causes impromptu ban

A sewerage discharge into Nelson Haven prompted CCTV checks of sewerage lines in the area and an unnecessary swimming ban. Over the weekend a 150mm...

VIDEO: Stopping demos teach crowd a lesson

In an effort to slow speeding drivers a number of stopping demonstrations were held around the region. Cardboard cutouts were used with fake tomato sauce...

Council support for Vanuatu clean up

A Nelson City Council staff member with links to Vanuatu is organising a relief mission for the country. Lauren Stockbridge, who's fiancé is from the...

Stopping distance demonstrations aim to slow drivers

Next week stopping distance demonstrations will take place on four Nelson streets in an effort to slow down reckless drivers. The demonstration will feature fast...

Victory Square to gain CCTV camera

A CCTV camera is to be installed in Victory Square after funding was secured through the Canterbury Community Trust. A safety survey had identified the...