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Property News - 4 March 2021

House heads to new home : Damaged hall set to reopen early : Maitai consultation challenged : Council builds in extra $8m for dam project : New riverside precinct aims to be sustainability 'beacon' : Big land for tiny homes : Dam costs overrun, again : Mayor warns of issues from scrapping RMA : ‘Community house’ burnt : Single company tipped for port and airport : Councillor wants dam information investigation

Property News - 24 February 2021

Port and Airport proposed to merge : Mayor defends rates increase : $44m Riverside library plan : House prices smash record : Councillors back new library site : Maitai guardians say council must do more : Crown should give back land, says kaumatua : Tenants could be caught out by new law’s loopholes

Property News - 18 February 2021

Land problem for tiny homes : Golden Bay has solution to crisis : Property market runs hot : Big demand for storage units : Rain washes out water restrictions : More fires, new crops – climate’s potential influence on Tasman : Housing and transport top of agenda for new Nelson MP : Big range of options for flood defences : Extension granted for Snowden’s fundraising : First Home Grant house price caps need to rise ‘‘to give first home buyers a fair go’’, says MP : Frequency of testing at Mapua chemical site being reviewed

Property News - 4 February 2021

Dam company cracks whip: Takaka tops Tasman land value increases: Planting the seeds of change: Sewage plant’s land plan: Water restrictions from next week: Sales of $1m-plus properties hit record: Clubhouse bowls over residents: Couple switch focus to homes: Richmond businesses feel squeeze

Property News - 28 January 2021

Pressure for hospital revamp : Retirement village set to open in March : Long road to recovery : Govt hears growers’ pleas : Region to benefit from state housing spend-up : Nelson Hospital rebuild to start this term – Little : New station under way

Property News - 20 January 2021

Hail damage expected to top $100m : Unusual restoration project to aid fire-hit ancient forest : ‘Mini national park’ dream for river land : Bruised growers may need extra Government help

Property News - 13 January 2021

Brook Sanctuary announces early windfalls : Suspected arson at school : Rate hikes get nod for consultation : Son to take issue of ‘monstrosity’ to Ombudsman : Roads, toilets and bike stands ready to go before break : Critic takes aim at property warnings : Nitrate levels linked to growers : Plan for fires, villagers warned : Lake plan aims to keep Mapua safe from floods : Nelson housing stock halved in 2020 : Our ‘hidden homeless’ a growing clan

Property News - 23 December 2020

Natureland gains extra space : Who’s at risk from the storms and seas : Landslide study sparks call for rethink : Rate hikes tipped for Tasman : New library coming together : Surplus, lower debt bring year to a good end : Golden Bay community housing project wins support : New lights push up cost of street upgrade

Property News - 16 December 2020

Big hopes for tiny housing project : Renaissance revival, sparks homeless fears : City council yet to pay dam share : Landslide study has ideas for better forestry management : Manager fined for letting damp, mouldy homes : New hydro power scheme opens : Region reaches new median price highs

Property News - 11 December 2020

Councils up the creek : Work begins on Nelson’s homeless hub : The ‘monstrosity’ next door : Protect us' say Monaco residents : Freemasons still waiting a year after 'devastating' fire : Master builders honoured at awards : Rules leave couple cold : Minister backs Hope project : Covid pushes village inquiries through roof : Mussel Inn goes carbon positive : Post-lockdown rural burnoffs spark air quality breach : Expansion plans under microscope : Owner says native forest under threat : Nelson property stocks low, online sales rise : Dam funding change posed for overruns : Nayland zoning would be harmful, says board : Swipes at previous forestry committee : Parking condition kicked to the kerb : New Richmond supermarket going green : Retreat from sea ‘the only logical option’ : Riwaka’s grand old lady ready for new era : Tasman freedom camping sites culled : Maitai partnership to revive ecosystem