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Mayor: Reports, Public Opinion Cast Further Doubt On Three Waters Reform

Friday, 24 September 2021, 10:27 am | Timaru District Council

Two new reports received by Timaru District Council show that case for Three Waters Reform isn’t as compelling as the Government claims, and a significant majority of the community polled also aren’t convinced. Councillors considering their official ... More >>

Theatre And Heritage Project To Go To Market

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 4:24 pm | Timaru District Council

The ambitious project to bring new life to the Theatre Royal and build a new destination museum in the CBD will soon be going out to market. Councillors unanimously approved an enhanced plan to demolish and rebuild the back of the Theatre Royal building including ... More >>

Combined Three Waters upgrades start on SH1 soon

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 9:29 am | Timaru District Council

Work on a major upgrade of Timaru water, waste water and stormwater infrastructure will be getting underway on State Highway 1 soon. More >>

Time to have your say on water proposals

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 9:16 am | Timaru District Council

Everyone in Timaru District is being asked to have their say about the proposed shake up in how your water services are provided. The proposal to remove drinking water, waste water and stormwater from direct council control, and group it into ... More >>

Libraries to continue service with Virtual Storytime and Click and Collect

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 1:01 pm | Timaru District Council

People running out of things to read will have some new options thanks to Timaru District Libraries. COVID Alert Level 3 enables the library to start connecting with the community again via virtual storytimes and click and collect services. On 30 ... More >>

Geraldine Transport Plan Given Green Light

Friday, 30 July 2021, 9:07 am | Timaru District Council

A wide ranging plan to improve transport in Geraldine has been given the green light by Timaru District Council. The Geraldine Transport Strategy, which was endorsed by Geraldine Community Board after consultation with the community, was adopted unanimously ... More >>

Partners Wanted To Secure Share Of $1 Bn Infrastructure Fund

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 11:20 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is on the search for local industry partners so it doesn’t miss out on a share of a $1 billion government infrastructure investment. The funding comes as a part of a government programme to address housing affordability issues ... More >>

Precautionary Boil Water Notice – Te Moana Incl Geraldine Downs

Monday, 19 July 2021, 9:19 am | Timaru District Council

The rainfall over the weekend has made the water at the Te Moana intake too dirty to ensure proper treatment, so we've had to put a precautionary boil water notice in place. This includes the Geraldine Downs area as it is currently fed from the ... More >>

New Inspection Schedule To Meet Industry Demand

Friday, 9 July 2021, 10:13 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is making some changes to how it delivers building inspections to better serve booming demand. The construction industry has seen a significant increase in the amount of building work across the whole country recently, including ... More >>

Major Works For Theatre Royal And Museum Begin

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 10:05 am | Timaru District Council

Major site works for the Theatre Royal and Museum kick off next week with the demolition on Barnard Street. The public carpark on Barnard Street will close for several months from Saturday to allow for the work, which will create access to the Back of House ... More >>

All Change At Redruth From July As New Waste Contract Starts

Friday, 25 June 2021, 10:43 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru’s popular three bin service will become a four bin service from July as the new waste management contract begins. Contractors have delivered more than 20,000 of the new blue bins throughout the district in time for the first glass only collections ... More >>

Timaru District Libraries Adds Another Digital First

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 10:29 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Libraries will be the first in New Zealand to bring another significant digital service on stream, offering more than 700,000 titles to read, watch and listen for free. The popular on-demand film streaming service hoopla digital will launch ... More >>

Parks Revamp For The Districts Smaller Towns

Monday, 21 June 2021, 1:14 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council Parks and Recreation unit is turning its focus to the wider District’s parks, domains and reserves with several exciting plans on the table. Temuka Domain carpark is receiving an upgrade, two Pleasant Point Playgrounds have ... More >>

Timaru Perfect Home For Scott Base Build

Friday, 11 June 2021, 1:45 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru should be seriously considered to be the home of the Scott Base build, says District Mayor Nigel Bowen. In the latest budget the New Zealand Government committed $344 million to rebuild New Zealand's home in Antarctica, Scott Base. The project More >>

Reservoir Rises In Temuka

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 8:36 am | Timaru District Council

A massive new structure on the outskirts of Temuka will offer better resilience and fire-fighting capability on the town’s water network. Construction of the new Reservoir for Temuka Township was completed at the end of March, following a 7 month ... More >>

Join The Timaru District Libraries In Their Guinness World Record Attempt

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 1:58 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Libraries are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Knitted Blanket Fort - 700 square metres. To date, the record for the largest blanket fort (625.79 square metres) belongs to Murderboat Productions, an ... More >>

TDC Emergency Operations Centre: Information Release 11

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 5:06 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Information Release No. 11 Date: 2 June 2021 Time: 5.15 pm Flooding and Heavy Rainfall Event: State of Emergency Declared Timaru District Council Civil Defence State of Emergency continues today. ... More >>

Flooding And Heavy Rainfall Event: State Of Emergency Declared

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 11:11 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council Civil Defence State of Emergency continues today. Following a prolonged period of calmer weather today, water levels in the affected rivers are continuing to recede and repairs to river banks are continuing. People returning ... More >>

TDC Emergency Operations Centre: Information Release 8

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 6:40 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Information Release No. 9 Date: 1 June 2021 Time: 18.45 Flooding and Heavy Rainfall Event: State of Emergency Declared Timaru District Council Civil Defence State of Emergency continues today. ... More >>

Flooding And Heavy Rainfall Event: State Of Emergency Declared

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 11:09 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council Civil Defence State of Emergency continues today. Following a period of calmer weather today, water levels in the affected rivers are continuing to recede. We still recommending that residents in the low lying areas Coopers Creek ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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