News and Publications

Property News: 8 February 2016

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Record apple exports for third year running : Five stars for Thackwood Gardens : Golden Bay recreation facility receives dawn blessing : Government eyes beach partnership : Richmond air quality on track : Let’s all buy a beach :

Property News: 1 February 2016

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Mapua causeway sale proposal raises concern : Damwater needed for council and crops : Government may help beach bid : Richmond’s Queen St to be remade to prevent flooding

Property News: 25 January 2016

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Submissions Sought on Low Emission Woodburners : Mapua Development Exceeds Expectations : Indoor Sports Centre By Winter : Keen Buyers But Few Listings : New Garden Cafe For Isel House : Though for the Week

Property News: 18 January 2016

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Bunker Antics Spark Safety Fears : Park Project Closes Roads : Better Luck Tipped For First-Home Buyers : Nelson’s Most Luxurious Lodgings : Ripple Effect Hits NZ House Prices : Prices Rise In Hot Housing Market : New Supermarkets Coming To Richmond : Rural Comments : Thought For The Week

More FM Rural Comments

Aired Saturday January 16th on More FM
Dick talks to Blair on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the recent rain and the positive impact on the region, dairying, berry crops and the apple season.

Property News: 12th January 2016

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Home For Hospice Tops $90,000 : Water Rules Reviewed As Supply Nears Peak : School Of Music Given $1.2m Lotto Grant Boost : New Owner Ready For Takeoff At Hangar 58 : Access Restored At Marahau Beach : Big Donation To Build Affordable Homes : $200k Boost For Housing Trust : Council Keen To Fill Space : Hancock Forests Bought For $370m : BP Sites To Close For Rebuilds : Accommodation Booked Out In The City : Home Gets Second New Life : Rain Washes Away Water Restrictions : Complex Planned For Beach Suburb : Campers Flout Rules In Bay : Thought For The Week

More FM Rural Comments

Aired Saturday December 19th on More FM
Dick talks to Blair on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the recent hail, dairy farming, lambing, fruit growers and the TTP

Market Comments : Rural December 2015

Market overview of the Nelson and Tasman Region
The need for a water storage dam in the Waimea Plains is well understood by major water users, including industrial water users, the Tasman District Council (TDC) and environmental groups such as Fish & Game NZ and Forest & Bird as well as irrigators. It is not so well understood by the urban community who have an expectation that the TDC will always provide their water needs.

Property News: 14th December 2015

Property news for the Nelson and Tasman region
Kaiteriteri Store Open For Summer : New Takaka Wastewater Plant Opens : Nelson Junction Work Ongoing : Nelson Tasman Housing Trust’s New Home A Hit : Demand For Nelson Homes Expected To Continue : Thought For The Week

More FM's Rural Comments

Aired Saturday December 12th on More FM
Dick talks to Blair on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the dry weather and water rationing, the impact on crops, kiwifruit and apples and the Marlborough Fires.