Media Releases Archive
This is an archive of Council's media releases from 2011-18. Media Releases are now available at our.nelson.govt.nz/media-releases
At its meeting last week, Council approved a reduced rate of $35,000 per annum for the Nelson Giants use of the Trafalgar Centre (affectionately known by the team and fans as “The Hangar”) for their matches in the 2019 and 2020 playing seasons.
At Thursday’s Council meeting a decision was made to continue the Diatomix trial at the Modellers Pond for a further five months at a cost of $130,000 to fully assess its effectiveness.
Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese says the attack on three tourists over the weekend in Nelson is totally unacceptable. It runs completely against the hospitality locals offer our visitors.
The Nelson City Council Hearings panel has approved an amended road closure from the proposal submitted by the organisers of the Bays Dreams South Festival.
Nelson City Council’s financial outlook remains stable as Standard and Poor’s ‘AA/A-1+’ credit rating affirmed
Credit rating agency, Standard and Poor's, has affirmed its AA long-term and A-1+ short-term credit rating with a stable outlook for the Nelson City Council.
On Sunday the Santa Parade was held in Nelson. While the large crowds enjoyed the sights and sounds of the event, many people were disappointed that a traditional Santa Claus was not included in the event.
At a meeting today, Council confirmed its position on funding for the Waimea Dam. The $5 million contribution is scheduled for the 2020/2021 financial year, following public consultation through the Long Term Plan 2018-28 process.
Among the Roses is a 50-year tradition that dates back to the first Rose Sunday held to mark the opening of the Samuels Rose Garden at Broadgreen House in 1968.
Mayor Rachel Reese has expressed her sincere concern regarding the announcement to close the Kiwibank and NZ Post branch in Stoke.
The benches on the Hardy Street frontage of the Nelson Provincial Museum have recently been occupied by a person who is staying there during the day and sleeping overnight.