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Recycling Temporarily Stockpiled

Friday, 3 April 2020, 5:20 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is storing as much recycling as possible following an announcement by the region’s Material Recovery Facility, that it will be suspending its recycling sorting operations. Although kerbside collections will continue as ... More >>

Seeking Help Shows Strength

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 6:08 pm | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui Civil Defence has collated a list of local and national welfare services in an effort to keep residents connected to avenues of help and maintain wellbeing. While the Hurunui stays home to save lives, Hurunui Civil Defence will keep a watchful ... More >>

Local Emergency Operations Activated

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 9:07 pm | Hurunui District Council

A State of National Emergency has been declared across the country and in response, the Hurunui District Council has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). When the New Zealand Government announced today that it was putting in place the ... More >>

Deputy Mayor Selected

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 3:52 pm | Hurunui District Council

In an extraordinary council meeting today the Hurunui District Council appointed its next Deputy Mayor. When nominations opened, Councillor Fiona Harris nominated Councillor Vince Daly for the position and this nomination was seconded by Councillor ... More >>

All Council Non-Essential Facilities Closed

Monday, 23 March 2020, 4:25 pm | Hurunui District Council

In line with the New Zealand Government’s announcement that New Zealand moves to Alert Level Three for Covid-19 today, all non-essential Hurunui District Council facilities and buildings are now closed. These closures will be reassessed when the ... More >>

Hurunui Deputy Mayor Resigns

Monday, 23 March 2020, 4:17 pm | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui Mayor Marie Black has today announced the resignation of Deputy Mayor Jason Fletcher. Councillor Fletcher stood down as Deputy Mayor, Councillor for the West Ward and from the Hanmer Springs Community Board. Mayor Marie Black asked him to ... More >>

Great Outcomes For Hurunui Dogs

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 2:49 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council has rehomed all homeless dogs found in recent years and had some real success with cheeky tail-waggers that have ‘done the dash’. Most dogs out exploring in the Hurunui are returned home so quickly, there’s barely ... More >>

Computer Classes Prove Popular

Monday, 10 February 2020, 10:11 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Library in Amberley has been running free classes helping people navigate their computers, smartphones and other interests of the digital world. More >>

A Word from the Mayor

Monday, 3 February 2020, 9:22 am | Hurunui District Council

We heard Last week that our central government is increasing its spending on infrastructure. This is welcome news to local government who provide forty percent of New Zealand’s public infrastructure. More >>

More Gain Qualifications Locally

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 4:03 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is joining other local businesses in growing the number of career qualifications available in the Hurunui. The council is running two successful apprenticeships and launching a third in the form of a Building Officer Cadet role. More >>

Local Year 6 Class Cooks ‘Food Waste’

Monday, 16 December 2019, 11:52 am | Hurunui District Council

Matai Class at Broomfield School wrapped up a creative food waste programme last week by cooking for their whole school using only supermarket food waste. More >>

Secondary School Achievers Receive Council Awards

Monday, 9 December 2019, 10:53 am | Hurunui District Council

Six secondary school students from the Hurunui will receive grants from council recognising their achievements and assisting further study. More >>

Voluntary Smokefree Initiative Supported

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:30 pm | Hurunui District Council

Voluntary Smokefree Initiative Supported The Hurunui District Council has decided to continue supporting the voluntary Hanmer Springs Smokefree and Vapefree Initiative, with implementation in the hands of the Hanmer Springs Community Board. The Cancer ... More >>

The Hurunui Has a New Deputy

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 11:08 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui Has a New Deputy The newly elected Hurunui District Council held its first public meeting last night, with a packed out galley there to watch the official declarations and selection of a Deputy Mayor. Every possible chair in the room was ... More >>

Addressing Council’s Earthquake-prone Buildings

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 4:11 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council has been identifying its earthquake-prone buildings and deciding how each building’s vulnerability will be managed. More >>

Writers’ Tea Party a Smashing Success

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 9:30 am | Hurunui District Council

Sunday 13th October saw around 80 people turn out to the 12th annual Writer’s Tea Party in the Hurunui Memorial Library! More >>

Amberley’s Pounamu Touchstone of Friendship

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 4:34 pm | Hurunui District Council

A magnificent pounamu touchstone was unveiled in Amberley’s Garden of Reflection, Chamberlain Park, on Tuesday this week. More >>

0.1ha of Queen Mary Approved for Lease

Monday, 30 September 2019, 12:23 pm | Hurunui District Council

The council has agreed to lease a small section of the Queen Mary Historic Hospital Reserve to the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa for the purpose of a picnic area. More >>

World Champ Coming to Hanmer Springs

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 10:37 am | Hurunui District Council

‘In2golf’, in association with the Hurunui District Council, are welcoming Three Times World Champion Phillis Meti to Hanmer Springs on the 10th of October. More >>

Amendments to Hurunui Freedom Camping Bylaw

Monday, 16 September 2019, 2:12 pm | Hurunui District Council

At the August council meeting, it was decided to amend the Hurunui Freedom Camping Bylaw. These amendments were based on public feedback collected during the council’s most recent freedom camping consultation. More >>



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