Environment, reserves and open space

Various documents help us care for the environment, reserves and open spaces in our district, and deal with pests and weeds.

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A joint plan with the Department of Conservation to manage the foreshore scenic reserve in the Abel Tasman National Park.

We monitor air, coastal, land and water quality, and report on how well people comply with the rules.

Tasman District Council and Nelson City Council share a plan to manage and minimise waste going to landfill.

Prepared by Landcare Research in 2012.

Adopted in 2017, the Mapua Area Waterfront Masterplan helps manage this growing area.

This report complements work to identify outstanding natural landscapes and features in Golden Bay.

A report on the model used for Motueka-Riwaka Plains Groundwater - updated in 2019.

This strategy aims to help us make the best use of our abundant open space and manage the pressures of growth.

These documents describe how - and why - we care for reserves in our district.

This strategy is about improving water quality, water and land habitat, and public access alongside rivers

How we minimise damage caused by pests in our region.

This strategy sets out how we manage stormwater in a way that supports the well-being of current and future generations.