Hurunui District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

Learner Driver Mentoring for Hurunui Residents

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:21 pm | Hurunui District Council

A free, 6 week, course designed to break down barriers and help potential drivers pass the theory test for a learners licence will be available to people from the Hurunui. More >>

Proactive Teens #Activate & Connect

Friday, 12 April 2019, 9:53 am | Hurunui District Council

Members of the Hurunui Youth Council have recently returned from a forward thinking camp for youth action groups. More >>

Hurunui Libraries: There’s a New Chap in Charge

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:07 pm | Hurunui District Council

We are welcoming a new District Librarian to the Hurunui, Mark O’Connell. Mark will be regularly visiting all our libraries around the district; managing, maintaining and developing library services. More >>

Local Arts Projects to Receive Funding

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 3:15 pm | Hurunui District Council

Creative Communities funding has been granted to eight local arts projects by our Creative Community NZ Committee. The Creative Communities Scheme is a partnership between Creative New Zealand (the national arts development agency) and local councils. More >>

Crash Bash Comes to the Hurunui

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:55 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui Road Safety Committee organized a show exploring the risks of driving to be delivered to Hurunui College students yesterday. More >>

Hurunui Heartland Ride Takes Turn Toward Completion

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 2:13 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui Heartland Cycle Ride is really starting to make its mark on the district as road signage for the route appears throughout the Hurunui. More >>

Council to Engage with Community, Campers on Freedom Camping

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:18 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council adopted a new Freedom Camping Bylaw in September last year and, after a busy summer for tourism, is planning to proactively engage with local communities to see how everyone got on. More >>

‘Safe Route to School’ Supports Amberley

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 9:56 am | Hurunui District Council

A new ‘Safe Route to School’ identifying safe crossing points across both State Highway 1 and smaller roads has been created for the benefit of Amberley locals and children. More >>

New Road(s) Depict Good Things for Amberley

Monday, 11 February 2019, 4:53 pm | Hurunui District Council

Amberley is a flourishing community, and with the construction of a new ‘link road’ getting underway today (the second new link road in less than a year), it will also become a more connected community. The new link road will be called ‘Anderson ... More >>

New Speed Sign has “Huge Positive Impact”

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 4:59 pm | Hurunui District Council

A new speed sign has been installed at the southern end of Amberley. The sign is intended to target excessive speeds and provide a safer environment for a community hosting a busy state highway. The additional sign arrives following a speed testing ... More >>



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