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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

Annual Plan Adopted and Candidate Meetings

This week we hear about the newly-adopted annual plan; details of the moorings and coastal structures review; planting days, community grants and sessions for people who want to stand for council - yes, you could represent your community!

Published on 17 June 2019, at 11:30 AM

Water Bylaw and School Holiday Programmes

This week we chat to Amy at the library, learn about water upgrades in Mapua and Collingwood, as well as details of the moorings and coastal structures review. Plus, we catch up on council news, notices and consultations.

Published on 10 June 2019, at 11:30 AM

Mapua Upgrades and Newsline Survey

This week we talk about the beginning of a great adventure - a large water upgrade for Mapua; we look at road safety, and your chance to stand in local body elections this year. Plus we catch up on local council news, notices and consultations, and how you can stand for council later this year.

Published on 27 May 2019, at 12:00 PM

Speed Survey and Port Tarakohe

This week you'll hear about a community speed limit survey, a new business case under development for port Tarakohe, and your chance to stand in local body elections. Plus we catch up on council news, notices and consultations all on the Tasman District Council Lowdown.

Published on 20 May 2019, at 12:00 PM

Local Board and Speed Survey

This week we hear about options for a local board for Golden Bay; a speed survey for community roads; outdoor burning advice and how to good wood, plus an earthquake memorial at the Murchison Museum; techy time for older adults at the Richmond library, community grants are open and many more news, notices and updates, all on the Tasman District Lowdown.

Published on 14 May 2019, at 1:20 PM

Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund Closes May 12th

In the Lowdown this week, a reminder that the Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund closes on May 12th; we talk about a new strategy hoping to reverse bio-diversity decline, we talk about outdoor burning and air quality, and how you can help; plus you can get a community grant and voucher to kickstart your composting habit, all and more on the District Council Lowdown.

Published on 7 May 2019, at 11:56 AM

Future Development Strategy with Jacqui Deans

This week we'll learn more about the future development strategy with Jacqui Deans who is helping capture the public feedback about how we should grow in the next 30 years. We'll also find out about council news, notices and events, and other consultations, all on the Tasman Lowdown.

Published on 16 April 2019, at 12:10 PM