As commercial ratepayers, some of whom pay differentials, we question a policy which allows Council (ratepayer) funds to provide free facilities when there are several registered camping grounds in the City.   Read more about Freedom camping

Nelson will not be bullied by the New Zealand Transport Agency and will cause a “considerable confrontation” if it cannot spend $22 million in regional road funding as it wants to, mayor Aldo Miccio warned today. Mr Miccio said the state roading authority would be given “some strong instruction and direction” if it did not…

Rocks Road is set for an extreme makeover after Nelson politicians put the NZTA on notice saying ‘Its our money; we’ll spend it how we want. Article: 11th October – Evening Mail        

The Tahunanui Business Association is pleased to publicise the following Election “Meet the candidates” meeting. Please come along and spread the word. This is important chance for the Tahunanui business and community to be heard.   Read more about the candidates

Article: Nelson Mail : ADAM ROBERTS Nelson MP Nick Smith has reaffirmed his commitment to the southern link road, telling a meet-the-candidates gathering in Tahunanui last night that if re-elected he will strive to have it formally designated. He would also push for a cycleway along Rocks Rd, he told about 40 people at Tahunanui…

Nelson Mail Article: 1 Aug 2013 Momentum is gathering for a protest march in Tahunanui, as residents and businesses owners seek to be heard on matters they say they are being ignored over. A march is planned for Friday, August 9, from the corner of Rawhiti St and Tahunanui Drive to the intersection in the…

Nelson Mail Article: 8 Aug 2013 – Sally Kidson Tahunanui residents and business owners plan to take to the streets tomorrow to make sure they are heard on matters that affect them. The march will run from the corner of Rawhiti St and Tahunanui Drive to the intersection in the heart of the Tahunanui village…

More than 200 people stopped traffic in Tahunanui as they marched in a protest against the suburb being “ignored”. The rally started at the Rawhiti Street intersection at 3.15pm yesterday and ended at the traffic lights near KFC, where the marchers voiced their concerns, mainly directed at the New Zealand Transport Agency and the Nelson…

Nelson Mail Article – 11 Dec 2013,TRACY NEAL A popular venue for model boat enthusiasts is now back in use, but for how long remains the million-dollar question. Members of the Radio Yacht Squadron Nelson returned to the modellers’ pond at Tahunanui on Monday for the first time in two years – when the pond…