Following consultation with Mayors, emergency services and other key agencies, it has been determined that the State of Emergency is no longer required.As at 12:00pm the State of Emergency has been terminated and shifted to a Notice of Transition.This notice of transition affects the Tasman District...

Cyclone Gita Update 008 -State of Emergency moves to Notice of Transition

Cyclone Gita Information - SH60 to open from Sunday pending final checks

News about limited, escorted access to SH60 over Takaka Hill from Sunday pending final checks.

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Radio Programmes

This page details Tasman District Council radio programmes broadcast on local access radio station Fresh FM. Programmes are also available as podcasts, and you can listen to some programmes online.

The Tasman District Council Lowdown

Each programme follows the same format: news items from council media releases and / or  Newsline, a topical interview with a staff member or elected representative, plus a range of notices about activities and events in the Tasman District.

The Jam        

Sponsored by the Tasman Youth Council, The Jam is a fortnightly programme for youth, by youth. Live from the Fresh FM studios, the Jam brings you great music as well as information about youth-oriented events and activities.

About Fresh FM        

Fresh FM is a community access radio station partially funded by NZ on Air. It broadcasts across the Top of the South region on the following frequencies:

  • 107.2 Nelson Central City
  • 104.8 Tasman/Golden Bay
  • 95.0 Eastern Golden Bay
  • 88.9 Blenheim

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