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The Tasman District Council is a public benefit entity whose primary objective is to provide goods and services for community or social benefit.

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Monday, 4 February 2013
Heavy Rain Warning: West of Motueka The Metservice has issued a Heavy Rain Warning. 548 views

Monday, 28 January 2013
Richmond Boil Water Notice Lifted Water samples taken from the Richmond Water supply for the last three days are all clear. 859 views

Friday, 25 January 2013
Navigation Safety Warning - Expansion of Marine Farm 626 views

Thursday, 24 January 2013
Boil Water Notice For Richmond - Immediate Effect A boil water notice has been issued for those on the Richmond water scheme. 901 views

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Navigation Safety Warning A heavy rain warning issued by Metservice for the majority of Tasman District remains in effect until this afternoon. 467 views

Tuesday, 1 January 2013
Tasman Dry Weather Task Force Update: Water Restrictions Lifted Water restrictions across the Waimea Plains including the urban areas Richmond*, Mapua – Ruby Bay, Brightwater, Hope, Wakefield, Tapawera and their rural extensions, have been lifted with immediate effect. 503 views

Thursday, 20 December 2012
Aranui Road Master Plan Out for Comment The Master Plan for the Aranui Road upgrade has been released. 412 views

Tasman Skatepark Tour Expands   The Tasman Skatepark Tour will expand this year, with eight competitions scheduled for January 2013 and more than $5,000 of prizes on offer. 474 views

Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Tasman Dry Weather Taskforce Update Water Rationing to Take Effect 24 December Tasman District Council’s Dry Weather Taskforce Convenor, Dennis Bush-King, said that water rationing for users on the Waimea Plains will be implemented effective Monday, 24 December. 501 views

Carols by Candlelight a Firm Favourite Carols by Candlelight has long retained a special place on the festive calendar, and this year’s event will be especially welcome after rain cancellations in 2010 and 2011. 624 views

Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Debris Flow Report Released The Tasman District Council has received the final report on the debris flow hazard in Ligar Bay and Pohara in Golden Bay prepared by the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS). 409 views

Wednesday, 12 December 2012
Tasman Dry Weather Taskforce Update For a second week Tasman District Council’s Dry Weather Taskforce convenor Dennis Bush-King has delayed the introduction of water rationing in the Waimea Plains. 517 views

Monday, 3 December 2012
Cyanobacteria Signage for Waimea River 396 views

Friday, 30 November 2012
Tasman District Council to Bring Engineering Expertise In-House The Council is to bring a number of engineering functions in-house as a result of a review of the professional services it receives via contracts with external providers. 284 views

New Legislation is Going to Hamper Growth, Not Promote it The greatly debated Local Government Reforms have been passed by Parliament overnight. 233 views

Friday, 23 November 2012
Courtesy Crossings Will Remain a Feature in Richmond The Tasman District Council has decided to retain courtesy crossings in Richmond. 235 views

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Landslide Changes Face of Wangapeka River in the Kahurangi National Park There has been a significant landslip into the Wangapeka River within the Kahurangi National Park over the long weekend. 373 views

Friday, 19 October 2012
Tasman Continues to Manage Well During Challenging Times 304 views

Community Gardens Prove Popular The Motueka Community Gardens were established in 2010 on Tasman District Council land on Old Wharf Road, opposite the Motueka Recreation Centre. 441 views

Council Reviews How Engineering Services Are Delivered 287 views

River Works – Annual Programme The Council maintains 285 kilometres of the District’s X and Y “classified” Rivers in order to carry out its statutory roles to promote soil conservation and mitigate damage caused by floods and riverbank erosion. 273 views

16 EXCEEDANCES – Air Quality in the Richmond Airshed Got Worse This Winter! Not the best statistic to have when the Council is about to review the Richmond Airshed strategy but one that, with a bit of basic planning by home owners, could be reversed. 272 views

Redevelopment Concepts for Takaka Centrepiece 262 views

Motueka Firefighters Clock Up Century They started fighting fires in 1912 with a “chemical engine” that poured more chemicals onto them than the flames. 308 views

TV Takeback in Murchison Tasman District Council, with assistance from the Ministry for the Environment, will be offering a TV recycling service for residents of Murchison and surrounding areas. 442 views

Recycling Bins for Christmas Believe it or not the summer holiday period is fast approaching, and this is traditionall Council’s busiest recycling period. 259 views

Roadside Mowing Costs Trimmed Council has adjusted its roadside mowing regime, cutting less often and freeing up funds for other projects. 308 views

Friday, 5 October 2012
Free Dog Microchipping “Microchipping is the best tool we have for reuniting lost, stolen or stray dogs, with their owners. 502 views

Message from the Mayor 247 views

Mapua Waterfront Park Nears Completion The 18-month development of the Mapua Waterside Park is drawing to a conclusion with the 3rd stage on track for completion before Christmas. 649 views

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