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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 >>

Improvements Made to Road Safety for Broomfield Students

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 11:09 am | Hurunui District Council

Safety improvements have been made to the roadsides surrounding Broomfield Primary School by the Hurunui District Council’s roading contractor, Sicon. New spaces large enough for buses to pull in and out of have been created on the side of Onepunga ... More >>

Iconic Rotherham Watters Cottage Restored to Former Glory

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 11:08 am | Hurunui District Council

As a result of the November 2016 earthquake the iconic Rotherham Watters Cottage sustained substantial damage that meant repair work was required in order for it to be reopened to the public. The Hurunui District Council and its contractors have ... More >>

Hurunu Mayor Winton Dalley Named as Local Hero

Friday, 20 October 2017, 10:14 am | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui District Council’s Mayor, Winton Dalley, has received a Kiwibank Local Hero Award. As part of the New Zealander of the Year Awards, these awards provide a unique and special way to acknowledge the enormous contribution, sacrifice and ... More >>

$224,500 Funding Boost for Culverden Public Toilets

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 4:25 pm | Hurunui District Council

Minister Paula Bennett announced today that Canterbury will receive a total of $970,000 in government funding for five new tourism infrastructure projects. The Hurunui District Council is one of the benefactors with an allocation of $224,254 for the Culverden ... More >>

Gearing Up The Hurunui Heartland Cycle Tour

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 3:00 pm | Hurunui District Council

A proposed cycle route, the Hurunui Heartland Cycle Tour, is set to push ahead with adventurer, researcher and entrepreneur Mark Inglis being appointed as coordinator for the tour. More >>

Hurunui Recovery Update 7

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:09 pm | Hurunui District Council

Please find attached the latest Recovery Update. This edition focuses on messaging from the Hurunui District Council building team with a particular emphasis on Section 124 notices. More >>

Cyber Safety For Teens

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 9:50 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui Youth Programme will be running seminars this month alerting teens and their parents to the dangers of cyber bulling. More >>

Marketers Sought To Help Lease Historic Buildings

Friday, 2 September 2011, 1:50 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is seeking proposals from companies experienced in ‘unusual’ building lease arrangements to market three heritage buildings it has inherited on the old Queen Mary Hospital site in Hanmer Springs. More >>

Freedom Campers Banned From Certain Parts of Hurunui

Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 3:22 pm | Hurunui District Council

Freedom campers will no longer be able to park up anywhere they like within the Hurunui District. The Hurunui District Council last week adopted its amended Freedom Camping Bylaw which prohibits vehicles which do not carry their own toilet facilities from ... More >>

Can Opener Proves A Winner For Hurunui Teen And Her Family

Friday, 12 August 2011, 7:40 pm | Hurunui District Council

MEDIA RELEASE 12 August 2011 Can Opener Proves A Winner For Hurunui Teen And Her Family A teenager and her family who correctly identified the missing item in a Civil Defence competition are now far better prepared in the event of future emergencies. More >>

Council to Formally Identify of Quake-Prone Buildings

Friday, 5 August 2011, 4:10 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council will be reviewing the structural performance of all commercial and public buildings in its district. The move signals the adoption of a more ‘pro-active’ approach following the required five yearly review of the ... More >>

Public Access Priority For Queen Mary Hospital

Friday, 29 July 2011, 5:31 pm | Hurunui District Council

Public Access Priority For Queen Mary Hospital Land And Buildings Retaining public access into and through the former Queen Mary Hospital site in Hanmer Springs is one of the priorities identified in a draft plan for managing the new reserve. More >>

Satisfaction With Council Performance at Four Year High

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 4:06 pm | Hurunui District Council

The performance of the Hurunui District Council and its facilities and services continues to rate highly with residents. The latest resident and ratepayer survey shows an increased overall level of satisfaction with the council’s performance for the ... More >>

Asbestos Dumping Under Investigation

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 11:44 am | Hurunui District Council

The pile of asbestos, estimated to weigh around 240 kilograms, was discovered at the end of Terrace Road at Leithfield. The material has now been removed and safely disposed of. More >>

Ten Thousand Dollars to Restore Hurunui Native Bush

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 3:05 pm | Hurunui District Council

Eight landowners will share $10,000 in grant money to help restore and protect areas of native bush on their properties within the Hurunui district. More >>

Service to the Arts, Sport, And the Community Recognised

Friday, 1 July 2011, 3:04 pm | Hurunui District Council

A husband and wife team who have given more than thirty years’ service to the arts in Hurunui are among those honoured in this year’s Hurunui District Council Community Service Awards. More >>



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