8 Dec 2023

Around the motu : Samantha Gee covering Nelson

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 8 December 2023

It's the beginning of a hot, dry, El Niño summer for the top of the South Island and water restrictions have been introduced in Nelson and Tasman already.

Sam talks to Kathryn about a group of Nelsonians tired of hearing that the city centre is dying - they have joined forces in a bid to change the narrative.

Te Whatu Ora has briefed councillors from Nelson and Tasman on the progress of the Nelson Hospital upgrade, it is still 10 years from being finished.  And Greymouth’s Pounamu Pathway opened this week - it is one of four new Māori-lead tourism ventures on the West Coast,
Samantha Gee is RNZ's Nelson reporter