Tuesday 20 February 2018 8:12pm

Cyclone Gita - Update 002 A state of emergency has been declared in the Nelson Tasman region following the significant continuing impact from Cyclone Gita. Tasman District Council Mayor Richard Kempthorne signed the declaration at 7:20 pm. Further flooding in Takaka likely:Following significa...

State of Emergency Declared in Nelson Tasman

Cyclone Gita Information

We'll be posting regular updates on Cyclone Gita for Tasman residents. Civil Defence Centres are open in Motueka, Takaka, Marahau and Nelson.

Read the latest storm update

Kaumātua - Archdeacon Andy Joseph

Archdeacon Andy JosephAs Kaumātua, Archdeacon Andy Joseph provides the Mayor and Elected Members with support around tikanga Māori at civic events.

The role also enhances Council’s understanding of iwi and Māori priorities and supports the Council’s Community Outcome of “Our community understands regional history, heritage and culture”.