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Hurunui District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Road Sign Damage Expensive And Dangerous

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 9:20 am | Hurunui District Council

Road and trail sign vandalism in the Hurunui District is hitting the pockets of rate payers. In the past few months there has been a spate of damage to Give Way, Stop, Railway warning signs and speed limit signs on the district’s roads, as well ... More >>

Hurunui Welcomes New Youth Councillors

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 2:30 pm | Hurunui District Council

It’s shaping to be a stellar year for Hurunui’s young people, with the district’s newly selected youth leaders starting 2024 on full throttle. William Munsey was elected Chair and Millie Jane McIlraith Deputy Chair at this year’s first meeting of the ... More >>

Community Feedback Wins Hurunui Council Awards

Monday, 5 February 2024, 11:47 am | Hurunui District Council

Positive community feedback has won Hurunui District Council the Snap Send Solve NZ Community Engagement Award for the second consecutive year and Third place in the Top 10 Councils Award. The New Zealand Community Engagement Award is presented ... More >>

Hurunui Manu Champs Proves A Family Affair

Thursday, 1 February 2024, 10:41 am | Hurunui District Council

It proved a family affair at the weekend’s Hurunui Manu Champs at the MainPower Amberley Pool, with two families of siblings: Will and Marcus Smallwood, and Hema and Tekaia Laxon, joining Jock Waghorn to go through to the Z Manu World Champs regional ... More >>

Sustainability A Way Of Life For Hurunui Winery

Monday, 15 January 2024, 10:33 am | Hurunui District Council

  Pegasus Bay winery’s Paul Donaldson talks about sustainable viticulture with the ease of someone who lives what he speaks. With a degree in zoology and marine biology, and raised on the family winery, it’s a concept that sits as close as ... More >>

Emergency Services Convoy Traverses Leslie Hills To Map Evacuation Route

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 11:17 am | Hurunui District Council

A convoy of emergency services in four-wheel drive vehicles have traversed a path across Leslie Hills to map out an alternative evacuation route out of Hanmer Springs in preparation for a major emergency event. Hurunui Council’s Emergency Management ... More >>

Enjoy The Journey Of Growing Up

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 9:17 am | Hurunui District Council

A big part of growing up is about enjoying the journey of becoming who you want to be. They were the words of Constable Damian Schuurman of the Culverden Police, guest speaker at Hurunui District Council’s Secondary School Achievers Fund awards ... More >>

Hurunui’s Rich Rural Culture A Drawcard For New Migrants

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 1:56 pm | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui continues to be a strong drawcard for migrants, with 28 new citizens being celebrated at this week’s citizenship awards held at the Waipara Pavilion. Mayor Marie Black says there has been a steady rise in numbers over the years in people ... More >>

Hurunui Communities Feed Back Their Plan For Their Reserves

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 12:24 pm | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui District Council’s Corporate Planner Maria Edgar is encouraged at the ideas put forward by Hurunui’s communities, who have been shaping their future plan for their reserves. Residents have fed back their suggestions to update the ... More >>

New Look For A Favourite Holiday Spot

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 2:37 pm | Hurunui District Council

A favourite holiday spot in Hurunui will open its gates this weekend. Waikari Reserve Camping Ground is ready for some summer fun, the upgrade now complete. This winter a classroom was relocated from Hurunui College to Waikari Reserve, donated by the ... More >>

Hurunui Farmers Enjoy ‘Slice Of Wellbeing’ Delivered On Farm

Monday, 13 November 2023, 5:34 pm | Hurunui District Council

13 November 2023 While takeout deliveries may not reach the farm, remote households in Hurunui now have access to an innovative wellbeing delivery service that provides mental-health support to their doorsteps. Rural isolation brings many challenges. ... More >>

Dedication And Commitment To Water Delivery

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 6:59 pm | Hurunui District Council

Delivering reliable and safe drinking water is testament to a successful relationship between a council and its community. The Waikari Basin Water Treatment Plant is a symbol of this. Hawarden and Waikari townships initially sourced drinking water from ... More >>

Council Looks Back On Productive Year As It Adopts Its Annual Report 2022/23

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 11:40 am | Hurunui District Council

It’s been a productive 2022/23 year for Hurunui District Council, which has ticked off some major capital works. Particular emphasis, said Mayor Marie Black, has been on upgrading and improving Hurunui’s Three Waters network and building on progress ... More >>

Connection And Safety Hui Gets Amberley Talking

Friday, 27 October 2023, 4:49 pm | Hurunui District Council

A Connection and Safety Hui with local Police has got Amberley residents talking. Hurunui District Council's Together Hurunui facilitator Natalie Paterson said the aim of the hui was to bring together concerned residents, Council officers, North ... More >>

Hurunui Residents Encouraged To Get Involved In Their Plan For Their Reserves

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 8:54 am | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui residents are being encouraged to get involved in planning for the use and future potential of their reserves and green spaces. “Hurunui is fortunate to have some wonderful reserves and greenspaces that are enjoyed by our communities. We love ... More >>

Exploring An Adaptive Coastal Future

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 6:09 pm | Hurunui District Council

Following on from the success of international recognition for environmental excellence, this week Hurunui District Council (HDC) was presented its certificate from co-award recipients, engineering and environmental consultancy company Jacobs. The exchange ... More >>

Community Collaboration Secures Greater Protection For Coastland Birds

Monday, 2 October 2023, 10:53 am | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui’s coastal bird species are enjoying greater protection with the latest in high-tech predator traps safeguarding their eggs and habitat. The community project is the first to receive funding under the newly formed Northern Pegasus Bay (Hurunui) ... More >>

Open For Summer

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 9:45 am | Hurunui District Council

At Hurunui District Council’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, Council agreed to clear the slips and temporarily restore the eastern end of Nape Nape Road, as inexpensively as possible. Sitting south of Cheviot, the 2.5km stretch of road paralleling the ... More >>

Tsunami Siren Testing For Amberley And Leithfield Beach Communities

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 11:07 am | Hurunui District Council

Tsunami sirens at Leithfield Beach and Amberley Beach are to be tested on Sunday 24 September to coincide with Daylight Savings. Hurunui District Council’s Emergency Management officer Allan Grigg said the siren warnings will sound for one minute, ... More >>

South Ward Looks 30 Years Ahead To Plan Its Growth

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 11:01 am | Hurunui District Council

Hurunui residents are being invited to have their say on how the South Ward will look and grow over the next 30 years. Hurunui District Council CEO Hamish Dobbie says the community will be put in the driving seat in shaping how they want South ... More >>





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