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$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 >>

Hurunui Remains Comprehensively Covered

Friday, 1 July 2011, 1:35 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council has successfully renewed its insurance, ensuring comprehensive coverage for the 2011/2012 year. More >>

Million Dollar Health Centre Opens Doors

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 4:33 pm | Hurunui District Council

The new Amuri Community Health Centre has officially opened its doors to patients. More >>

Meridian Wind Farm Proposal Heading To The Environment Court

Friday, 17 June 2011, 10:51 am | Hurunui District Council

The courts will determine the fate of a proposed wind farm near Greta Valley in North Canterbury that has polarised the local community. More >>

Mobile Kiosk Provides Career Direction for District Teens

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 3:26 pm | Hurunui District Council

A mobile kiosk that gives out career pointers at the touch of a finger is helping Hurunui teenagers decide their future path. The Hurunui Youth Programme, which has leased the state-of-the-art touch screen unit, has chosen to set it up at the Amuri ... More >>

Booklet Designed to Help Hurunui Get Thru

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 3:20 pm | Hurunui District Council

Thousands of booklets designed to help residents of Hurunui prepare in the event of a natural disaster are being dropped into letterboxes throughout the district this month. “Get Ready Get Thru Hurunui” is 44-page A4 publication with information ... More >>

Free Chimney Inspection Post Quakes

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 3:18 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is offering a FREE inspection service to homeowners who have unreinforced brick chimneys, in the wake of the prolonged series of earthquakes and aftershocks. Building Team Leader, Kerry Walsh, says the council is not concerned ... More >>

Library Hosts Decade of Visual Memories

Friday, 10 June 2011, 12:18 pm | Hurunui District Council

A photographic exhibition showcasing a decade of major events is currently on display at the Hurunui Memorial Library in Amberley. ‘Images of the New Millennium’ presents award-winning and memorable photographs from the archives of the Christchurch Press ... More >>



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