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Stubbing Out Vaping In Public Places

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 4:56 pm | Hurunui District Council

The proposal to include vapefree as part of smokefree in the Hurunui District was adopted at today’s Strategy and Policy Committee Meeting. The changes have been made in consultation with representatives from the Cancer Society and Canterbury ... More >>

Questions And Concerns To Government About Proposed Three Waters Reform Programme

Friday, 1 October 2021, 10:24 am | Hurunui District Council

At yesterday’s Hurunui District Council meeting, Councillors unanimously approved a letter to be sent to Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta, to provide HDC’s feedback on the government’s proposed Three Waters Reform Programme. The ... More >>

The Helpers’ High

Friday, 6 August 2021, 11:42 am | Hurunui District Council

The helpers’ high is part of what creates the continuum of serving our community. These were the wise words of guest speaker Trish Coleman at yesterday’s Community Awards Evening which were celebrated at the Waipara Hall. “What drives us to volunteer?” ... More >>

Thinking Long Term For Key Infrastructure

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 10:27 am | Hurunui District Council

The Long Term Plan (LTP) for 2021-2031 has been finalised for the Hurunui district. Following extensive consultation across the district and after considering the views of submitters, the LTP document ‘Finding The Fair Way’ was approved at an extraordinary ... More >>

The Long Term Plan 2021/31 Consultation Document Adopted By Council

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:50 pm | Hurunui District Council

LTP adoption photo in chambers. The Hurunui District Council Long Term Plan Consultation Document ‘Finding the Fair Way’ was adopted by Council on Thursday afternoon May 6, 2021 and will be circulated to the community on Friday June 7, 2021. The Consultation More >>

Change On The Horizon For Councillor Lynda Murchison

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 4:48 pm | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui District Councillor Lynda Murchison Hurunui District Councillor Lynda Murchison will resign from her role at the end of April, due to a change in her employment circumstances. Representing the West Ward, Cr Murchison took up her post in October ... More >>

Continued Low Contamination Rates At EcoCentral Recycling Facility

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 11:06 am | Hurunui District Council

The Council credits its residents and the successful use of the clear bag system for consistently low contamination rates at EcoCentral Recycling Facility. For the last three months the district’s contamination rates have been exceptionally low. ... More >>

Cheques Payments Ending At Council

Friday, 5 March 2021, 10:14 am | Hurunui District Council

From 31st of May, Hurunui District Council customers who rely on cheques to make payments will need to use an alternate payment option, as New Zealand banks move to end their use. Most banks are phasing out cheques this year and Council Chief ... More >>

Know Your Zones

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 4:23 pm | Hurunui District Council

Tsunamis may one day hit our North Canterbury coastline. There’s no need to live in fear, but there is a need to prepare. Last year Environment Canterbury commissioned GNS Science to model impacts of various tsunami scenarios for coastal areas throughout ... More >>

On Track For A Safe Rail And School Environment

Friday, 5 February 2021, 2:53 pm | Hurunui District Council

The school term is underway, and rail safety is at the top of the list. This week Hurunui District Council (HDC) partnered up with local first responders Kiwi Rail, TrackSAFE, Police, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, St John, and members of the school’s ... More >>

Collaborative Approach To Road Safety

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 9:43 am | Hurunui District Council

After extensive engagement with community groups, the Hurunui District Council proposed Speed Limit changes went out for consultation in mid 2020. This process resulted in the new Bylaw 2020 coming into effect on February 2. The implementation of this ... More >>

A Year Of Adaption Proves Successful

Friday, 18 December 2020, 8:27 am | Hurunui District Council

Council has adopted the Annual Report for the 2019/20 year. The report outlines the performance of the Council for the period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020. The Council also adopted the Summary Annual Report. As Hurunui District Council (HDC) ... More >>

Iconic County Council Landmark Makes A Comeback

Friday, 4 December 2020, 12:29 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Kowai County Council Archives Building on Upper Sefton Rd is looking spic and span and ready for its unveiling. Due to extensive damage in the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, it received an insurance payout and a portion of the Lottery Environment and Heritage More >>

Majority Satisfied With Council Performance

Friday, 6 November 2020, 12:17 pm | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui residents have been surveyed and the majority are ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with the Council’s performance. The Hurunui District Council recently used Opinions Market Research to undertake a Resident & Ratepayer Satisfaction ... More >>

Funding To Encourage Responsible Camping

Friday, 16 October 2020, 3:06 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is pleased to announce it can continue building on responsible camping efforts around the district, thanks to renewed Government funding. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has approved $185,705 ... More >>

What The Flush

Friday, 9 October 2020, 1:25 pm | Hurunui District Council

The council has recently completed several wastewater upgrades and is reminding all Hurunui residents to flush responsibly. The term “flush and forget” could not be further from the truth when it comes to taking care of your home. The reality ... More >>

HDC The First Council In New Zealand To Meet MoH Water Safety Plan (WSP) Approval

Friday, 2 October 2020, 4:41 pm | Hurunui District Council

The first Water Safety Plan (WSP) approved under the Ministry of Health’s new framework has been awarded to Hurunui District Council. The Culverden drinking water scheme is the first one in New Zealand to receive the tick from the Ministry. This ... More >>

Vacancies Filled With Enthusiasm On The Hanmer Springs Community Board

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 8:17 am | Hurunui District Council

Newly appointed Hanmer Springs Community Board member Bobby Harpur. The alpine town in northern Hurunui is in full steam as we begin to close in on a very challenging 2020, and there will be great confidence around the Hanmer Springs Community Board ... More >>

2020 Community Awards

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 4:22 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council would like to congratulate the recipients of this year’s Hurunui Community Awards, including those who received community service awards and those who received heritage and environmental funding. The recipients were presented ... More >>

HDC Accepts Stimulus Funding For Three Waters Delivery

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 4:01 pm | Hurunui District Council

At a Council meeting this morning, Thursday August 27th, Councillors voted in favour of signing a Memorandum of Understanding, (MOU) and separate Funding Agreement under which, Hurunui District Council (HDC) will receive part of the $761 million of COVID-19 ... More >>