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Don’t Let Your DIY Become A Disaster

Friday, 15 January 2021, 9:06 am | Timaru District Council

Many people are taking the opportunity to catch up on all those DIY tasks, but need to be aware of the risks of an unseen disaster. The district has been seeing an increased number of problems with contaminates from urban stormwater entering our ecologically ... More >>

Route 72 Roundabout Work Kicks Off January

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 9:10 am | Timaru District Council

A major road safety project is set to get underway early next year following the awarding of a million dollar contract. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract to carry out the intersection upgrade at Winchester-Geraldine, Coach, Tiplady and ... More >>

$6.8M Three Waters Stimulus Work Confirmed

Friday, 27 November 2020, 8:39 am | Timaru District Council

Thirteen physical works projects have been confirmed as part of Timaru District Council’s use of the government’s Three Waters Stimulus package. The projects, worth a total of $6.86 million cover both urban and rural projects, water, sewer ... More >>

Council Outlines Plan To Help Timaru District Thrive

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 8:59 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council has laid out its vision for the next decade of development and is inviting the community to see if they agree. The first public engagement period for the Council’s Long Term Plan 2021-31 opened today, offering everyone in the ... More >>

Building Consents Go Digital With New Services

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 11:33 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council Building Consent services are going fully digital this month to provide a more efficient service. From 27 November the council is changing over to a new electronic consenting platform and will stop accepting any paper and hardcopy ... More >>

Safety, Innovation And Delivery Focus Of New Roading Season

Friday, 16 October 2020, 9:51 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council roading contractors have embarked on a $13 million road construction season, with a focus on delivery, innovation and most importantly safety. Contractors are working to resurface 70km of roads and 8km of footpaths, and reconstruct ... More >>

First Cut Of Draft District Plan Released

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 10:44 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Plan has released its blueprint for the future of the district, and it’s asking everyone to have their say on it. The first cut of the Draft Timaru District Plan - He Po. He Ao. Ka Awatea. was today published by Council and is now ... More >>

Council Welcomes Funding Boost For Pleasant Point Town Hall

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 10:53 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is welcoming Government funding to help bring Pleasant Point Town Hall back up to its former glory. The council has been awarded $43,000 from part of the Provincial Growth Fund earmarked for renovation of Town halls and war ... More >>

Return To Full Timetable For Timaru Flights

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 12:27 pm | Timaru District Council

Demand at Timaru Richard Pearse Airport sees it being one of the first places in the country to get 100% of its scheduled Air New Zealand services running again. Next week the airline will increase to 12 return services on the Timaru to Wellington ... More >>

Ten Projects Get Share Of $1.85m Stimulus Fund

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 12:31 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council has selected ten local projects to share $1.85 million of the COVID-19 stimulus fund. The fund, which was agreed in the 2020/21 annual plan, was aimed at supporting initiatives that enhance and boost recovery in response to ... More >>

Waste Collaboration To Offer Environmental And Cost Benefits

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 11:00 am | Timaru District Council

Reducing the environmental impacts and cost of waste going to landfill is the aim of the new $112 million waste minimisation and management contracts awarded by Mackenzie, Timaru and Waimate District Councils. EnviroWaste Services Limited has been named ... More >>

Busiest July On Record For South Canterbury Museum

Friday, 7 August 2020, 8:26 am | Timaru District Council

South Canterbury Museum has seen a post lockdown boost, recording its busiest July on record. The month saw more than 3,000 people use its services, mostly with on-site visits. This was 15% up against the 3-year average. South Canterbury Museum Director ... More >>

Panel Focus Moves From Surviving To Thriving Post COVID Thanks To Strong Local Industries

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 9:45 am | Timaru District Council

The reignition panel of council and community representatives has shifted focus from finding ways help the economy survive to supporting it to thrive. The re-ignition panel was formed in May by Timaru District Mayor Nigel Bowen and has been meeting ... More >>

$2m Stimulus Fund Now Open

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 3:04 pm | Timaru District Council

Applications for Timaru District Council’s $2 million post-COVID stimulus fund are now open. The one-off fund, which was agreed in the 2020/21 annual plan, is aimed at supporting initiatives that enhance and boost recovery in response to COVID-19, ... More >>

$2m Stimulus Fund Now Open

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 11:13 am | Timaru District Council

Applications for Timaru District Council’s $2 million post-COVID stimulus fund are now open. The one-off fund, which was agreed in the 2020/21 annual plan, is aimed at supporting initiatives that enhance and boost recovery in response to COVID-19, ... More >>

Great Blue Fish Hunt Raises Stormwater Awareness

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 1:26 pm | Timaru District Council

Kids throughout Timaru are being challenged to hunt for blue fish to help raise awareness of how people can help clean up urban waterways. The blue fish, which remind people that storm drains are for rain only, are appearing throughout Timaru. Otipua-Saltwater ... More >>

Statement From Mayor Nigel Bowen Regarding Proposed Water Reforms

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 9:15 am | Timaru District Council

“We would normally welcome central government support for what is the country’s most important infrastructure asset, but it’s extremely disappointing that this seems to come with the erosion of any local influence or accountability. “While ... More >>

Timaru Library Reopens After Major Makeover

Monday, 6 July 2020, 9:11 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru Library has been re-opened by Mayor Nigel Bowen this morning (MONDAY) following a $1.8 million repair and renovation project. The project to update the more than 40-year-old building included repairing and resealing the roof to ensure water tightness, ... More >>

Multi-sector Group Launched To Reignite District Economy

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 12:32 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Mayor Nigel Bowen has formed a new collaborative panel to help reignite the local economy after COVID-19. The new ‘Reignition Panel’ brings together a diverse range of community representatives that reflect and articulate the goals ... More >>

Accelerated Renovation Closes Timaru Library, But Collection Service Launched

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 1:32 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru Library is to remain closed for a further eight weeks, but will emerge renewed following internal renovations. The council has decided as part of its economic stimulus plan to keep the building closed and accelerate all the currently planned internal ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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