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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 >>

Motorcycle Awareness Month

Friday, 6 September 2019, 11:01 am | Hurunui District Council

September marks the start of the riding season for motorcyclists in New Zealand and motorists will see more motorcycles on the road from this point onwards. Over half of all motorcyclists get their bikes out of the garage and get back on the road ... More >>

New Equipment for Our Libraries

Friday, 16 August 2019, 2:09 pm | Hurunui District Council

Our libraries have received some very exciting new equipment - Google Chrome Stations and colour printing! More >>

Learner Driver Mentoring Comes to Culverden

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 3:30 pm | Hurunui District Council

This week 20 students graduated a local, five week course in Culverden breaking down barriers to help them pass their learner’s licence theory test. More >>

Tourism Brings New Toilets

Monday, 15 July 2019, 9:30 am | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui district is getting five new public toilet facilities after a successful funding application. More >>

2019 Community Awards

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 2:06 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. More >>

2019/20 Annual Plan

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:53 pm | Hurunui District Council

The Annual Plan for the 2019/20 year was adopted during the June council meeting yesterday. More >>

A Blast at Winter Wonderland Formals

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:13 pm | Hurunui District Council

The junior and senior Hurunui Youth formals were held last weekend and the dance floor has never shaken with such force! More >>



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