37 days ago

How are SH6 speed limit changes being received, one month in?

Tim O'Connell Reporter from The Nelson Mail

On December 18, Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) dropped the speed limits along SH6 between Nelson and Blenheim.

Police say the majority of road users were adhering to the new limits, with an educational approach had been taken in monitoring driver behaviour, while motorists have been largely accepting of the changes.

What has been your experience of the speed limit changes? Has it resulted in noticeably slower travel times or different driver behaviour?

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1 day ago

What's your experience with pre-fabricated homes?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is looking into the rise of transportable/ kit-set/ pre fabricated homes. The upsides are build-efficiency, quality of design, and cost. The downsides appear to be land supply, red-tape with council and difficulty getting lending from banks. If you're willing to share your experience - good or bad - email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz, otherwise leave a comment. Is there an aspect of transportable housing you'd like us to enquire about for you?

17 hours ago

When moving house becomes a mammoth effort

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Sue McNulty and Rob Douglas have moved house before, but it's the first time they've moved the entire building. The 1920s home has moved from Shelbourne Street in Nelson city to be stored in Wakefield while they find the perfect spot to rejuvenate the old home for their retirement.

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9 days ago

New $44m library project proposed for Nelson

Tim Newman Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A proposal has been recommended to council to build a new $44m library at the corner of Halifax and Trafalgar St - replacing the old Elma Turner Library which has been on Halifax St since 1989.

Council will meet on Thursday to discuss the proposal, along with four other renovation and rebuild possibilities.

What are your thoughts on the proposal? What would you like to see happen?

Let us know in the comments section below.

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