Timaru District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Better than forecast finish for bin muster

Monday, 12 August 2019, 9:28 am | Timaru District Council

The Great Timaru District Bin Muster has passed a major milestone with more than 90% tagged, bringing the main part of the project to a close. More >>

Short story dispenser offering bite-sized literature

Friday, 9 August 2019, 11:21 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Libraries is debuting a short-story dispenser with the aim of bringing a little bit of literature to unexpected places. More >>

New service offers view of future works

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10:28 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is making it easier for residents to find out about planned infrastructure projects ahead of time with the launch of a new interactive map. More >>

Boil water advisory NOW LIFTED – Downlands and Te Moana

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 4:26 pm | Timaru District Council

We can confirm all samples taken after the turbidity event which triggered the BWN have been clear, so we can now lift the boil water notice. More >>

Boil water advisory – Downlands and Te Moana Rural Schemes

Monday, 22 July 2019, 10:24 am | Timaru District Council

Due to recent weather conditions, consumers on Downlands and Te Moana Water rural water supplies are advised to boil all water for human consumption. More >>

Council launches funding bid for penguin platform

Friday, 5 July 2019, 11:52 am | Timaru District Council

The Council is launching a Tourism Infrastructure Fund bid to enable people to experience Timaru’s penguins more safely. More >>

Patiti Point Track closes to all users

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 9:24 am | Timaru District Council

The Patiti Point surfers’ access path has been closed to all users after cracks appeared on the former road carriageway, with alternative pedestrian and bike access to Otipua beach now being provided through the Caledonian Sports Grounds. More >>

Intelligence boost lets Tim understand you better

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 8:37 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council’s customer service chatbot ‘Tim’ has gained some intelligence, but needs your help to better understand what you’re asking. More >>

Prospective election candidates invited to information eveni

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 11:04 am | Timaru District Council

People who may be interested in standing in one of the local elections this year are being invited to learn more about the job. More >>

Councils collaborate to keep unused bags out of landfill

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10:54 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is working with other Canterbury councils to collect all unused plastic bags from retailers and charity shops once the Waste Minimisation (Plastic Shopping Bags) Regulations 2018 come into effect on Monday More >>

Council agrees 2019/20 Budget

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 5:50 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Councillors have today voted to accept a rates resolution lower than that forecast in the Long Term Plan. More >>

Youth Artists Showcased at Council

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 11:44 am | Timaru District Council

Some of the region’s most promising young artists are being showcased this week at the Timaru District Council. More >>

Packs to help South Canty winter driving safety

Friday, 7 June 2019, 12:16 pm | Timaru District Council

More than 6,000 Winter Driver Packs are being distributed throughout the South Canterbury region to help promote safe winter driving. More >>

Group launched to make city centre fit for future

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 3:34 pm | Timaru District Council

Using every tool at the Council’s disposal to ensure Timaru City remains a vibrant hub for the community long into the future is the aim of a new steering group. More >>

Workshops will offer insight into Earthquake Prone Buildings

Friday, 24 May 2019, 9:35 am | Timaru District Council

Workshops will offer insight into Earthquake Prone Building Process More >>

Updated visitor strategy to drive tourism growth

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 10:30 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council has begun the search for someone to deliver its renewed tourism strategy. More >>

Timaru asked to share love and support with Muslim community

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:57 pm | Timaru District Council


Upgrade of emergency sirens underway

Friday, 12 April 2019, 11:07 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council has launched a project to increase the coverage of its Public Alert Siren System (PASS) to increase resilience for communities not previously covered. More >>

National Memorial Service for Christchurch

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 1:28 pm | Timaru District Council

To commemorate the 50 people who lost their lives in the Christchurch terrorist attack, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a National Memorial Day. More >>

Vandals land community with possible $60,000 bill

Friday, 8 March 2019, 11:16 am | Timaru District Council

Vandals have landed the community with bill of up to $60,000 and have taken an important link to Caroline Bay out of service for up to six months. More >>



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