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Elections

On the Lowdown this week we'll learn about local election information, how you can meet the candidates for Mayor, Councillor and Community Board, as well as the Nelson-Marlborough Health candidates, plus enrolling to vote - your choice of voting systems and plenty more besides.

Published on 11 September 2019, at 4:00 PM

Elections and Library Events

This week Second Hand Sunday has come around again and we learn more about the council's newly adopted Te Reo Maori name. Plus, there's local election information and how you can meet the candidates, and council news and notices.

Published on 4 September 2019, at 1:49 PM

Te Kaunihera Te Tai O Aorere Explained

This week Second Hand Sunday has come around again and we learn more about the council's newly adopted Te Reo Maori name. Plus, there's local election information, and how you can meet the candidates, as well as council news and notices.

Published on 27 August 2019, at 11:38 AM

Candidate Meetings, Secondhand Sunday and Library Events

Secondhand Sunday has come around again, we take a trip to the Library for an awesome mix of very interesting events, plus find out about Council News, Notices and Consultations

Published on 21 August 2019, at 12:55 PM

Bus Trial and Coastal Management

Plenty on this week, a trial community bus service from Brightwater to Richmond; a new home for the Nelson Trolley Derby, and E-bike charges are mooted for the Tasman District. We'll also find out about local body elections, council news, notices and consultations, all on the Tasman District Lowdown.

Published on 13 August 2019, at 1:32 PM

Community Bus Trial and Trolley Derby

There is plenty happening this week - a trial community bus service from Brightwater to Richmond; a new home for the Nelson Trolley Derby, and e-bike chargers are mooted for the Tasman District. We'll also find out about local body elections, as well as council news, notices and consultations.

Published on 6 August 2019, at 12:25 PM

Ombudsman Report and Coastal Management

This week the Ombudsman has released a report into our official information practices; find out how work on the Waimea Community Dam is progressing, and we prepare for one of the most important council community consultations about climate change, sea level rise and coastal management.

Published on 29 July 2019, at 1:00 PM

Relief Fund and Coastal Management and Elections

This week we'll hear about the Mayoral disaster relief fund's final meeting; the rehoming of some nelson airport sculptures, and one of the most important council community consultations we will ever have - on coastal management sea level rise. Plus it's time to get your nomination in if you want to stand in this year's elections.

Published on 22 July 2019, at 1:14 PM

Flag Recommendations and Elections

There's a lot happening this week - recommendations on freshwater management in the Takaka catchment; an important conversation on coastal hazards; we'll find out about the Te Tauihu inter-generational strategy; information about local body elections plus we catch up on council news, notices and consultations.

Published on 19 July 2019, at 10:53 AM

Te Tauihu Strategy and Elections

My words, there’s a lot happening this week – the 1 billion tree fund visits town, an important conversation on coastal hazards, we’ll find out about the the Te Tau ihu integenerational strategy, a new conservation alliance, we take a trip to the library, info about local body elections plus we catch up on council news, notices and consultations!

Published on 9 July 2019, at 3:31 PM

Ellis Street and New CIO to be Appointed

On the Lowdown this week we hear about the appointment of a new CIO, what's behind that and what's going to happen. We also hear about an upgrade to Ellis street, a power outtage in Golden Bay, as well as council news, notices and consultations.

Published on 1 July 2019, at 12:00 PM

Ellis Street Upgrade and Elections

On the Lowdown this week we hear about an upgrade to Ellis street in Brightwater; a power outage in Golden Bay in early july and what that might mean for you; some sessions for people who want to stand for council.Plus we catch up on council news, notices and consultations.

Published on 25 June 2019, at 1:45 PM