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Results of Hanmer Community Board By-election Confirmed

Monday, 19 February 2018, 3:54 pm | Hurunui District Council

The results of the Hanmer Springs Community Board by-election have been confirmed, with Graham Frith receiving 218 of the 322 votes received resulting in his election as a new member of the Board. More >>

Easter Sunday – To Trade or Not to Trade?

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 3:44 pm | Hurunui District Council

That is the question the Hurunui District Council is asking its residents after it today agreed to consultation on its draft Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy. More >>

Hurunui District Council’s Summer Events a Hit With Kids

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 1:15 pm | Hurunui District Council

Over the last two months, the Hurunui District Council’s Community Team have run a number of summer activities for kids throughout the District. These have included pool parties in Rotherham, Culverden, Hawarden and Waiau and a Hanmer Springs community ... More >>

Wellbeing Campaign Building Presence in the Hurunui

Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:53 pm | Hurunui District Council

The All Right? wellbeing campaign is making its mark on the Hurunui after getting off the ground in October 2017. The campaign aims to help people in the district become more aware of their emotional wellbeing and of the things they can do to improve ... More >>

Secondary School Achievers Receive Council Awards

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 4:11 pm | Hurunui District Council

Four secondary school students have been given a helping hand by the Hurunui District Council to pursue further study. Anna Bennetto from Amberley, Emma and Julia Maxwell from Cheviot, and Skyla Squires from Waipara were today presented with awards from ... More >>

Council Welcomes Outcome of Mediation

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 3:08 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is pleased with the outcome of mediation with the Public Service Association (PSA) over the new collective agreement for its Utilities Officers. More >>

Lack of Nominations in By-Election Concerning

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 4:47 pm | Hurunui District Council

A by-election is scheduled to be held on Saturday 17 February 2018 to fill an extraordinary vacancy for one member of the Hanmer Springs Community Board. Nominations for the position opened on 23 November 2017, and to date no nominations have been received. More >>

Selfish Strike Action Hits Community at Christmas

Monday, 18 December 2017, 5:01 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council has received notification from the Public Service Association (PSA) that five of the Hurunui District Council’s 10 utilities officers will begin strike action on 28 December 2017. More >>

Council Welcomes Tourism Infrastructure Funding

Friday, 15 December 2017, 4:40 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is delighted with today’s announcement from the Government that its application for funding from the Tourism Infrastructure Fund for the Hanmer Wastewater Disposal Project has been approved. The council will receive $2.25m from ... More >>

Hurunui: Committee Receives Coastal Erosion Report

Friday, 8 December 2017, 1:51 pm | Hurunui District Council

Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. More >>

Governor-General Officially Opens China-New Zealand Garden

Monday, 4 December 2017, 3:13 pm | Hurunui District Council

Amberley’s new China-New Zealand Garden was officially opened on Saturday 2 December by the Governor-General, Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy. The opening of the garden cements the sister district relationship forged between the ... More >>

Hurunui District Council Supports Great Walk Proposal

Monday, 4 December 2017, 9:29 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council has confirmed its support for a new Waiau Toa (Clarence)/Molesworth Great Walk to run through the Hurunui District. Several of the existing Great Walks are facing capacity issues, so the Department of Conservation (DOC) is undertaking ... More >>

Annual Report Highlights Significant Achievements for Counci

Monday, 27 November 2017, 4:02 pm | Hurunui District Council

After a tumultuous year following the November 2016 Hurunui-Kaikoura earthquake the Hurunui District Council has adopted its 2016-2017 Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2017. The Annual Report reflects the increased workload faced by the council ... More >>

Public Feedback Crucial to Outcome of New Water Bylaw

Friday, 24 November 2017, 3:43 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council has adopted the statement of proposal and summary of information for a new Three Waters Services Bylaw for public consultation. This now enables the community to have their say on the way its Three Waters networks are ... More >>

Minute Molluscs Discovered in Hanmer Springs Water Supply

Friday, 24 November 2017, 12:21 pm | Hurunui District Council

New Zealand’s common native freshwater snail Potamopyrgus antipodarum (New Zealand Mud Snail) was discovered this week in the Hanmer Springs water supply. More >>

RAPID Numbers Crucial to Emergency Response

Friday, 24 November 2017, 12:11 pm | Hurunui District Council

Property owners in the Hurunui District are being urged to clearly display their Rural Address Property Identification System (RAPID) number at their property entrance, so that emergency services can easily identify and locate rural properties. More >>

Emergency Mobile Alerts to Benefit the Hurunui

Monday, 20 November 2017, 11:08 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District will soon benefit from a nationwide launch of a new service to keep people informed in an emergency. The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is partnering with other authorised agencies to roll out ‘Emergency ... More >>

Council Reflects One Year On

Monday, 13 November 2017, 1:59 pm | Hurunui District Council

At two minutes past midnight on 14 November 2016, the Hurunui District was hit by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake and a sequence of smaller tremors. The first anniversary of the event provides an opportunity to reflect on its impact, but more importantly ... More >>

Community Health Centre Gets a Makeover

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 1:20 pm | Hurunui District Council

The rejuvenation of the Cheviot Community Health Centre is now complete, with the centre now fully operational again after extensive renovations and upgrades. The work has included new underfloor and wall installation, a replacement water tank ... More >>

Community Outcomes Guide Hurunui District Council Planning

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:17 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council has reconfirmed the intended community outcomes of its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan (LTP). The five community outcomes will be included in the LTP and guide the council’s future decision making. More >>

 

 

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