Media Releases

18 Feb 2018

Swimming advisory lifted

Testing results have just been received, and confirmed that the no swimming advisory can now be lifted at Tahunanui Beach.

Swimming and recreational water contact may be resumed.

12 Feb 2018

Water contact ban in place

Yesterday's heavy rainfall weather event has resulted in an overflow of untreated sewage and stormwater contaminants into Nelson Haven and Waimea Estuary.

6 Feb 2018

Water contact ban lifted at Tahunanui Beach

Following the results of water testing, the water contact ban in place since the storm event on Thursday 1 February has now been lifted at Tahunanui main beach, Tahunanui back beach, and along by Rocks Road.

The water contact ban is still in place towards Akersten Street (around the marina) as it waits for one further clear result.

5 Feb 2018

Go by Bike Day is on Wednesday 14 February

If you cycle to work or school on Wednesday 14 February, you can call in to grab a free breakfast as your reward.  In Nelson, you can stop in between 7.30 and 9 am at 1903 Square by the Cathedral Steps.