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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 >>

Council Bids For Support For Major ‘shovel Ready’ Projects

Monday, 13 April 2020, 4:23 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council has applied to the Government for multi-million dollar support funding for two major ‘shovel ready’ water projects to help with recovery post-COVID-19 lockdown. The two projects: the replacement of the main water trunk line between ... More >>

Help Us Reduce Green Waste Going To Landfill

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 1:30 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is asking people to reduce the amount of garden and renovation waste in their bins to help protect staff while we’re on lockdown. With the restrictions in place due to COVID-19, all waste from the three bins is now being sent to landfill ... More >>

Caroline Bay Dog Prohibition Extended Until Further Notice

Monday, 30 March 2020, 2:50 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is extending the ban on dogs on Caroline Bay Beach until further notice as part of its fight against COVID-19. The council is also asking owners to keep dogs on the lead at all times, even when in dog exercise areas, and ... More >>

Council Community Facilities To Close From Today

Monday, 23 March 2020, 10:58 am | Timaru District Council

Due to heightened concern over the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the Timaru District Mayor has today announced that all community facilities including Timaru District Libraries, Temuka and Geraldine Library and Service Centres, South Canterbury Museum, ... More >>

More Volunteers Wanted For Timaru Civil Defence Response Team

Friday, 6 March 2020, 11:18 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Civil Defence Response Team is putting the siren call out for new volunteers to help the community in its time of need. The response team, which is looking for another 15 volunteers to come one on board, is funded by Timaru District ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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