Timaru District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Aigantighe House to close following seismic assessment

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 10:34 am | Timaru District Council

The house section of the Aigantighe Art Gallery and the 37 Sophia Street public toilets are to be temporarily closed following structural assessments for earthquake resilience. More >>

Next stage of $1.2million Temuka sewer upgrade to begin

Friday, 10 March 2017, 12:26 pm | Timaru District Council

The next stage in Timaru District Council’s major upgrade of the Domain Ave sewer main is beginning soon. More >>

First in NZ for CD First Responder Accreditation

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 2:38 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council Civil Defence Response Team volunteers are the first in New Zealand to receive an international accreditation after being put through their paces as first responders. More >>

Positive Fitch Rating for Council

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 9:57 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council has been given a good financial bill of health by one of the world’s largest rating agencies. The council has, for the first time, been given a rating of ‘AA-‘ with a stable outlook by Fitch Ratings. The credit rating ... More >>

Rock out Timaru!

Monday, 6 March 2017, 2:09 pm | Timaru District Council

To celebrate Parks Week and Timaru Rocks, our parks team are currently busy hiding 10 special prize rocks in TDC colours throughout our parks and reserves. There also some few ones amongst them that aren't prize winners, check the back for winning ... More >>

Council to co-design new model of youth engagement

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:07 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is taking another look at how it works with and consults young people to try and help stem a national decline in political engagement amongst youth. More >>

Council proposes 2017/18 rates change

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 3:56 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Councillors and Community Board Members are being presented with a proposal to adopt a smaller rate increase than initial forecasts. More >>

Study launches consultation on future of town centres

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 11:37 am | Timaru District Council

A new report presenting options to address the issues and opportunities involved in the development of Timaru District town centres has been published today by Timaru District Council. More >>

Timaru District Council wins the SOLGM Great CD Competition

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 5:57 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council wins the SOLGM Great CD Competition The Timaru District Council’s Consultation Document “Are We There Yet?” was awarded first place in the SOLGM Great CD Competition at the SOLGM Community Plan Forum currently being ... More >>

TDC Lets Contract for Widening of Factory Road Bridge

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 4:21 pm | Timaru District Council

A $3.1 million contract to widen the Factory Road bridge was let today by the Timaru District Council. More >>

Prospect of hot summer brings water conservation message

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 3:57 pm | Timaru District Council

The possibility of above average temperatures and near or below average rainfall over summer on the east coast of the South Island, as predicted by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Science in its latest seasonal outlook, has again raised ... More >>

Wetlands take shape as sewer project progresses

Friday, 25 October 2013, 11:13 am | Timaru District Council

Extensive earthworks covering 10 hectares of land to the south-west of the Timaru District Council’s wastewater treatment plant upgrade on Aorangi Road have dramatically transformed the landscape of the area as the project’s wetlands take shape. More >>

Joint venture proposed for PrimePort; giant boost for port

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 3:49 pm | Timaru District Council

A Joint Venture proposed by Timaru District Council and Port of Tauranga will be a giant boost for PrimePort resulting in a secure future with increased container traffic, employment opportunities and improved financial benefits for the district. More >>

CBay Also Now Finalist In Second National Award

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 4:37 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru’s Caroline Bay Trust Aoraki Centre has been judged a finalist in the Ingenium Engineering Excellence Awards. More >>

New parking meters for Barnard St will give more flexibility

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 10:47 am | Timaru District Council

Patrons of Timaru’s Theatre Royal and those using the South Canterbury District Health Board’s outpatient services block in Woollcombe Street, will be among motorists to benefit from car parking changes planned in June for Barnard Street and Woollcombe ... More >>

Sewage treatment plant upgrade reaches first milestone

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 10:35 am | Timaru District Council

Heavy rain over the last few days and weeks and the cold winter months have failed to slow substantive progress on Timaru District’s major sewerage upgrade. More >>

Busy Timaru roadways to get first permanent traffic counters

Wednesday, 18 July 2012, 3:18 pm | Timaru District Council

A traffic monitoring first is coming to Timaru early next week with the installation of permanent traffic counters on two of the city’s busiest roads. The use of temporary counters has been widespread, but permanent traffic counters to be installed on Church ... More >>

Council campaign to remedy unsafe rural entranceways

Friday, 1 June 2012, 1:01 pm | Timaru District Council

The Timaru District Council is advising rural property owners to be more aware of their responsibilities when it comes to farm entranceways and driveways. Road user safety is paramount and to ensure this Council bylaws require that all new entranceways ... More >>

Elite Swim Coach Joins CBay Team

Wednesday, 30 May 2012, 1:54 pm | Timaru District Council

Internationally-recognised swim coach Roly Crichton joins the Caroline Bay Aquatic Centre team in July as swim programmes head coach. More >>

First sod turned in $15 million domestic sewage treatment up

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 4:12 pm | Timaru District Council

One of Timaru District's biggest sewerage improvement projects got under way this week (eds: Monday, April 16) with the turning of the first sod on the $15 million domestic wastewater treatment plant upgrade on Aorangi Road at Seadown. More >>



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