39 days ago

House Bus/truck wanted

Marcus from Hira

Looking for a self contained house bus/truck
For sale
Preferably off grid would be great. Thank you

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42 minutes ago

Modest growth for Nelson house values as QV figures released

Tim O'Connell Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Nelson’s house values have experienced a “modest” growth as the local market looks to recover post-lockdown.

According to the June 2020 QV House Price Index (HPI) results released on Wednesday, Nelson’s values increased by 5.9 per cent over the last 12 months and 0.6 per cent over the last quarter.

The average house value is now $661,345.

1 hour ago

Wai-iti stargazing site receives international Dark Sky Park recognition

Tim O'Connell Reporter from The Nelson Mail

The International Dark Sky Association has accredited Wai-iti Recreation Reserve and Tunnicliff Forest with the status.

The park covers 135 hectares of Tasman District Council (TDC) land, located 4km south of Wakefield, and is the first such location in New Zealand to accompany existing IDA-recognised Dark Sky Reserves and Sanctuaries in Aoraki-Mackenzie, Stewart Island/Rakiura and Aotea/Great Barrier.

Free "star parties" will be held on the evenings of July 11 and 12 at
the Wai-iti Recreation Reserve (weather permitting) to celebrate the announcement.

2 hours ago

Fancy your chances as a modern day Robin Hood?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A Nelson Mail reporter tried her hand at hunting dragons with a bow and arrow in the bush, and lived to tell the tale. It's one of around 70 activities discounted through the region's "Backyard Passport" scheme, aimed at supporting local businesses and tourism operators through the global coronavirus pandemic.