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South Taranaki Council’s 2014- 2015 Annual Plan Adopted

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 10:18 am | South Taranaki District Council

A lower rate increase than projected and strong investment projections are two key features of the South Taranaki District Council’s 2014/15 Annual Plan which was formally adopted at last night’s (Monday 9 June) Council meeting. More >>

$2.1 million Eltham Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

Monday, 28 April 2014, 4:30 pm | South Taranaki District Council

South Taranaki District Mayor, Ross Dunlop officially opened the upgraded $2.1 million Eltham Water Treatment Plant today. More >>

Artists Explore Alternate Worlds

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 5:24 pm | South Taranaki District Council

An exhibition opening soon at Lysaght Watt Gallery will present new works by Waverley artists Lisa and Jimi Walsh, following their artistic journey of adventure to China earlier this year. More >>

From Castles, Croatia and Circus Tents to Hawera LibraryPlus

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 10:45 am | South Taranaki District Council

UK folk and Americana songwriters Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman will be playing live at Hawera LibraryPlus in Hawera, South Taranaki on Wednesday 5 March 2014 as part of their tour of New Zealand. More >>

Shared library service proves popular

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 4:04 pm | South Taranaki District Council

A new shared service agreement between South Taranaki and Stratford libraries has proven popular with around 200-300 books a week moving between the two districts. In December last year the two district’s combined their library catalogues so users ... More >>

$3.4 million Opunake Water Treatment Plant Opened

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 5:15 pm | South Taranaki District Council

South Taranaki District Mayor, Ross Dunlop officially opened the new $3.4 million Opunake Water Treatment Plant today. The work, which involved installing a membrane filtration system, gives Opunake a more robust water supply and means that the town ... More >>

South Taranaki District Council Joins Hall of Fame

Monday, 4 November 2013, 2:30 pm | South Taranaki District Council

At a gala ceremony in Auckland last Friday night (1 November) the South Taranaki District Council (STDC) was officially recognised as consistently one of the best workplaces in New Zealand when it was inducted into the Kenexa Five Year League Hall ... More >>

Annual Report Shows Council in Strong Financial Position

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 4:58 pm | South Taranaki District Council

The South Taranaki District Council delivered a healthy $12 million surplus for the 2012/13 year compared to a budgeted surplus of $1.57 million according to its Annual Report which was adopted at Wednesday’s 30 October Special Council Meeting. More >>

Reggae Rules ALTfest 2013

Friday, 25 October 2013, 2:43 pm | South Taranaki District Council

This year Hawera’s ALTfest is moving to an ALTernative venue. Waihi Beach will be the place to be when headline Act Soulovus perform at the Reserve on Saturday 21 December. More >>

Celebration of Southern Literary Talent

Friday, 4 October 2013, 3:24 pm | South Taranaki District Council

South Taranaki’s literary talent is again being celebrated with the 26th annual Ronald Hugh Morrieson Literary Awards held next Saturday (12 October) at Hawera LibaryPlus. And if the reaction of the judges is anything to go by the future for South Taranaki ... More >>

Council in Strong Financial Position

Monday, 2 September 2013, 4:21 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Interim Year End Results Shows Council in Strong Financial Position The South Taranaki District Council is on track to deliver a healthy $12 million surplus for the 2012/13 year compared to a budgeted surplus of $1.57 million according to its Interim Annual ... More >>

Hunter Shaw Building Closed for Assessment

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 2:26 pm | South Taranaki District Council

The Hunter Shaw Building in Patea has been closed to the public while an engineer’s assessment is undertaken to determine whether the building could withstand a moderate earthquake. More >>

Annual Plan sees lower than forecast rates rise

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 2:56 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Thanks to tight control on expenditure and an innovative solution to wastewater, South Taranaki urban ratepayers will see a very modest 1-2% total rates increase for the 2013 -2014 year after the South Taranaki District Council adopted its Annual ... More >>

Residents Rate Council Service Highly

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 12:35 pm | South Taranaki District Council

The National Research Bureau (NRB) telephone poll of 403 residents across all five South Taranaki wards found that 91% of residents were happy with the overall service the Council provides, while 4% were not satisfied and 5% were unable to comment. More >>

Help Celebrate Water Tower Centenary

Monday, 22 April 2013, 10:00 am | South Taranaki District Council

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 22 April 2013 Help Celebrate Water Tower Centenary The Hawera Water Tower, which has stood sentinel over the town for almost 100 years, will be celebrating its centenary in 2014. Hawera Community Board chair, Fiona Hicks says ... More >>

Total Fire Ban Lifted in South Taranaki

Friday, 19 April 2013, 9:47 am | South Taranaki District Council

Principal Rural Fire Officer, John Gunn, announced today that the Total Fire Ban that has been in place in all areas of the South Taranaki District will be lifted at Midnight on Sunday 21 April and will be replaced by an Open Fire Season for most ... More >>

Annual Plan Proposal sees reduced rate increase

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 9:02 am | South Taranaki District Council

A lower than projected rate increase and strong investment projections were two key features of the South Taranaki District Council’s 2013/14 Annual Plan proposal, which was approved for public consultation at last night’s (Monday 8 April) Council ... More >>

Big savings for ratepayers in South Taranaki

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 1:05 pm | South Taranaki District Council

The South Taranaki District Council’s decision to join the Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) has proven to be a good one which will save around $700,000 in loan repayments over the next five years. More >>

Free Concert for Folk Music Lovers

Monday, 4 March 2013, 10:46 am | South Taranaki District Council

Hungry for some good old fashioned folk music with a modern twist? Then head on down to Hawera LibraryPlus on 12 March, at 1:30pm for a free concert from renowned American folk musicians, Hungrytown. More >>

Bugs save ratepayers millions

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 2:28 pm | South Taranaki District Council

They saved the world from Martian invaders in H.G. Well’s 1898 classic ‘War of the Worlds’ and they are at it again – this time saving the ratepayers of South Taranaki millions of dollars! More >>

 

 

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