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Council Celebrates Community Achievers

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 4:03 pm | South Taranaki District Council

South Taranaki Mayor Phil Nixon presented eight Community Awards to individuals and organisations for contributions made to their communities at a special ceremony held at Hāwera’s Memorial Theatre last night. Sean Trott (Hāwera), Owen Savage ... More >>

Arts Fest South Taranaki 2020

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 3:20 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Arts Fest South Taranaki returns this year to celebrate the arts throughout the district in late spring. Running alongside the popular regional garden festivals, South Taranaki District Council introduced Arts Fest in 2017 to showcase the people, ... More >>

Feedback Wanted On Draft Street Plans For Eltham And Waverley

Monday, 5 October 2020, 4:24 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Draft plans for the Eltham and Waverley Innovative Streets Pilot Fund project have been developed and further public feedback is being sought. The project has received funding from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and the draft plans are aimed at testing ... More >>

Seven Tonnes Of Electronic Waste Diverted From Landfill Battery Recycling Now Available

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 1:55 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Over 7 tonnes of South Taranaki’s electronic waste has been diverted from landfill in the last (2019/20) financial year, about the same weight as an adult African Elephant or Tyrannosaurus rex, says South Taranaki District Council (STDC) Environment and ... More >>

New Library, Arts And Cultural Centre Gets Consent Approval

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 10:45 am | South Taranaki District Council

Te Ramanui o Ruapūtahanga, South Taranaki’s new Library, Culture and Arts Centre, took a major step closer this week with consent being granted for the project. The decision follows a Resource Consent Hearing held on 30 June by Independent Commissioner, ... More >>

Kai Kitchen And Council Team Up To Reduce Waste

Monday, 13 July 2020, 4:59 pm | South Taranaki District Council

The South Taranaki District Council (STDC) has teamed up with The Kai Kitchen Trust to help them minimise waste and become a Zero Waste organisation by providing biodegradable home-compostable packaging. The Kai Kitchen Trust is a local Taranaki-based registered ... More >>

New Attraction At Park Breaks Sound Barrier

Monday, 13 July 2020, 4:56 pm | South Taranaki District Council

If you go down to King Edward Park today, you’d better not go alone. Not because there’s a teddy bear’s picnic, but because two giant sound mirrors, donated by local business Global Stainless, have been installed and you’ll want to try them ... More >>

South Taranaki District Council Adopts Zero Rate Increase In 2020-21 Annual Plan

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 10:01 am | South Taranaki District Council

The South Taranaki District Council adopted its Annual Plan at Monday night’s meeting which, amongst other measures, includes a zero rate increase for the 2020 – 2021 financial year. South Taranaki Mayor, Phil Nixon says in light of the COVID-19 ... More >>

Rainbow Water Tower LED Lights

Friday, 15 May 2020, 10:13 am | South Taranaki District Council

Well done South Taranaki, we have made it to level 2 and in celebration, the new LED lights on top of the historic Hāwera Water Tower have been changed to help celebrate. Upgraded just before the country went into lockdown, the new LEDs have a longer lifespan ... More >>

First of their kind, online workshops for South Taranaki

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 3:00 pm | South Taranaki District Council

The South Taranaki District Council is excited to host Kate Meads, New Zealand’s own waste free warrior, through online virtual workshops. Back by popular demand, Kate Meads will be hosting is a Food Lovers Masterclass where participants will learn ... More >>

South Taranaki District Council Releases 2020-21 Annual Plan

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 10:18 am | South Taranaki District Council

The South Taranaki District Council released its Annual Plan today (7 May) which, amongst other measures, proposes a zero rate increase for the 2020 – 2021 financial year. South Taranaki Mayor, Phil Nixon says in light of the COVID-19 pandemic the ... More >>

Mayor Supports Random Roadside Drug Testing

Friday, 17 May 2019, 1:08 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Mayor Supports Random Roadside Drug Testing South Taranaki District Mayor Ross Dunlop urges the Government to take immediate action on the introduction of random roadside drug testing. Mayor Dunlop makes the call for action after reading the coroner’s ... More >>

National Geographic Exhibition Coming to Pātea

Friday, 16 November 2018, 7:22 pm | South Taranaki District Council

For the first time in New Zealand the National Geographic exhibition Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary is coming to Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki in Pātea. More >>

Kaupokonui River Mouth Closed due to Benthic Cyanobacteria

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:55 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Due to moderate levels of Benthic Cyanobacteria, the mouth of the Kaupokonui River is closed to all users until further notice and warning signs have been erected. More >>

South Taranaki Properties See Healthy Increase in Value

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 10:52 am | South Taranaki District Council

The total capital value of properties in South Taranaki has risen by 6.5% in the last three years to be worth $11.27 billion according to the latest district wide property rating valuation conducted by Quotable Value (QV). More >>

Views on Earthquake-Prone Priority Buildings Sought

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 11:25 am | South Taranaki District Council

Following Government changes to the Building Act (earthquake prone buildings) the South Taranaki District Council (STDC) is seeking public feedback on proposals for identifying Hawera, Eltham and Opunake town centres as priority areas where timeframes ... More >>

Te Ngutu o Te Manu and the South Taranaki Campaign Events

Monday, 20 August 2018, 11:42 am | South Taranaki District Council

A week long programme of events has been planned to take place around South Taranaki in September to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of skirmishes at Te Ngutu o Te Manu between Crown and Maori forces. More >>

Green is the Theme for Opening of Walkway

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 9:52 am | South Taranaki District Council

Stage 2 of the Denby Road walkway is complete and will be officially opened by South Taranaki Mayor, Ross Dunlop, as part of a Family Fun Day on Sunday 18 March. More >>

Artists explore diversity through art

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 6:34 pm | South Taranaki District Council

A new exhibition opening next week at Hawera’s Lysaght Watt Gallery will showcase recent work by a number of South Taranaki visual artists. Diverse Locals brings together work by 45 artists with the aim to showcase the wide range of skills, creative strengths ... More >>

Crockett appointed as new CEO of South Taranaki DC

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 4:25 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Waid Crockett appointed as new CEO of South Taranaki District Council South Taranaki District Mayor, Ross Dunlop, says he’s very pleased to announce the appointment of Waid Crockett to the position of CEO for the South Taranaki District Council. ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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