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Amberley’s Pounamu Touchstone of Friendship

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 4:34 pm | Hurunui District Council

A magnificent pounamu touchstone was unveiled in Amberley’s Garden of Reflection, Chamberlain Park, on Tuesday this week. More >>

0.1ha of Queen Mary Approved for Lease

Monday, 30 September 2019, 12:23 pm | Hurunui District Council

The council has agreed to lease a small section of the Queen Mary Historic Hospital Reserve to the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa for the purpose of a picnic area. More >>

World Champ Coming to Hanmer Springs

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 10:37 am | Hurunui District Council

‘In2golf’, in association with the Hurunui District Council, are welcoming Three Times World Champion Phillis Meti to Hanmer Springs on the 10th of October. More >>

Amendments to Hurunui Freedom Camping Bylaw

Monday, 16 September 2019, 2:12 pm | Hurunui District Council

At the August council meeting, it was decided to amend the Hurunui Freedom Camping Bylaw. These amendments were based on public feedback collected during the council’s most recent freedom camping consultation. More >>

Motorcycle Awareness Month

Friday, 6 September 2019, 11:01 am | Hurunui District Council

September marks the start of the riding season for motorcyclists in New Zealand and motorists will see more motorcycles on the road from this point onwards. Over half of all motorcyclists get their bikes out of the garage and get back on the road ... More >>

New Equipment for Our Libraries

Friday, 16 August 2019, 2:09 pm | Hurunui District Council

Our libraries have received some very exciting new equipment - Google Chrome Stations and colour printing! More >>

Learner Driver Mentoring Comes to Culverden

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 3:30 pm | Hurunui District Council

This week 20 students graduated a local, five week course in Culverden breaking down barriers to help them pass their learner’s licence theory test. More >>

Tourism Brings New Toilets

Monday, 15 July 2019, 9:30 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui district is getting five new public toilet facilities after a successful funding application. More >>

2019 Community Awards

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 2:06 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council would like to congratulate the recipients of this year’s Hurunui Community Awards, including those who received community service awards and those who received heritage and environmental funding. More >>

2019/20 Annual Plan

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:53 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Annual Plan for the 2019/20 year was adopted during the June council meeting yesterday. More >>

A Blast at Winter Wonderland Formals

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:13 pm | Hurunui District Council

The junior and senior Hurunui Youth formals were held last weekend and the dance floor has never shaken with such force! More >>

Lifesaving Gear Arrives in the Hurunui

Monday, 17 June 2019, 2:53 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui is getting brand new, outdoor defibrillators to assist some of our most remote communities. More >>

Waiau Pool Project finalist in Excellence Awards

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 4:44 pm | Hurunui District Council

A big congratulations to all involved in the Waiau Pool’s Posts-earthquake rebuild. ‘Taking the Plunge – The Story of HDC and the Waiau Pool’, is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards. More >>

New Solar Safety Measure in Waipara

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 4:30 pm | Hurunui District Council

A new solar powered lighting unit on Church Road in Waipara is performing well, after being installed to highlight the intersection off State Highway 1. More >>

World Wide Knitting Event Hits Hurunui

Friday, 31 May 2019, 4:36 pm | Hurunui District Council

Saturday the 8th of June is World Wide Knit in Public Day and we are issuing an open invitation! More >>

Youth Conservation Site in Full Swing

Friday, 31 May 2019, 12:20 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui Youth Conservation Site was officially opened this past Sunday with an “amazing and fun” day out called Vision and Pines. More >>

Hurunui well placed to meet newly released standards

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 3:42 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Government has recently released mandatory planning standards for councils to meet. The new standards address the structure and form of plans, as well as setting national definitions and requiring plans to be accessible and interactive online ... More >>

Music Festival Launches Environmental Project

Friday, 10 May 2019, 2:49 pm | Hurunui District Council

On the 26th of this month (May 2019) ‘Rhythm and Pines’ will officially kick off a conservation project lead by young people of the Hurunui. More >>

Hurunui Farmers Wise with Waste

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 1:03 pm | Hurunui District Council

Waiau are the latest Hurunui town to be welcomed on board with an agriculture recycling scheme farmers in the Hurunui have been making great use of. More >>

Beyond Awesome Conservation Camp

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 3:14 pm | Hurunui District Council

Young people from the Hurunui have just returned from a free, hands on conservation camp. There they learnt about the restoration of a 100 hectare Department of Conservation block – in preparation for exciting things to come… More >>



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