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Timaru To Go To Level 2 As Water Issue Continues To Resolve

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 1:52 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is thanking the community for their support as it moves the city to Level 2 Water Restrictions from noon on Friday. Moving down to Level 2 restrictions enables people to now use a single handheld hose or microjet system ... More >>

Water Actions And New Research Offers More Clarity To Timaru Water Issue

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 2:47 pm | Timaru District Council

Community and Council actions are having a positive effect on the water coming out of taps in Timaru, as experts work to piece together a final picture of the cause of the discolouration. Following the introduction of Level 3 Water Restrictions, ... More >>

Council Is Delivering A Multi-faceted Solution To Discolouration Issue

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:28 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is currently working on a range of engineering solutions to help with the discolouration issue, and is asking the community to support it by following increased Water Restriction rules. Work will begin on river engineering ... More >>

Soundshell Seating Works Get Underway

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 7:10 pm | Timaru District Council

Initial groundworks to prepare for the project to replace the 65 year old seating at Caroline Bay Sound get way on Monday prior to demolition work in early February. Thompsons Engineering have been awarded the contract to demolish and rebuild the ... More >>

Downlands & Te Moana Precautionary Boil Water Notice Reminder – Includes Springbrook, St Andrews.

Monday, 20 December 2021, 5:57 pm | Timaru District Council

Consumers on the Downlands and Te Moana Rural Water Schemes will be on a precautionary boil water notice until early 2022 following the introduction of an enhanced risk management approach by the new regulator. This now extends to the Springbrook area ... More >>

Downlands & Te Moana Precautionary Boil Water Notice

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 7:12 am | Timaru District Council

Due to significant rain causing high levels of silt (turbidity) of water at our intake we are now required to put a precautionary boil water notice in place for the Downlands scheme (Excl. Pareora and St Andrews) and extend the notice on the ... More >>

Te Moana Precautionary Boil Water Notice

Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 1:43 pm | Timaru District Council

Due to the continued headwater rain causing high levels of silt (turbidity) of water at our intake we are now required to put a precautionary boil water notice in place for the main part of the Te Moana rural water scheme. This does not include Geraldine ... More >>

Vaccine Pass Will Be Key To Most Council Facilities From Friday

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 4:53 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is urging people to get vaccinated for themselves and their community, with the Vaccine Pass soon becoming key to most of its facilities. When the Government brings the district into the Orange traffic light level at 11.59pm ... More >>

Precautionary Boil Water Notice

Sunday, 28 November 2021, 6:05 pm | Timaru District Council

Due to high levels of silt in the water source caused by the heavy rain, we have to put a precautionary boil water notice in place for the DOWNLANDS and TE MOANA rural water schemes. Please forward this message to any friends, family and neighbours ... More >>

70,000 Milestone Reached In Timaru District Libraries Guinness World Record Attempt

Friday, 26 November 2021, 1:05 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Libraries have today beaten their target of 70,000 peggy squares for the Guinness World Record Attempt to knit the World’s Largest Knitted Blanket Fort. On June 12 2021, Timaru Libraries launched their knitting project – an attempt ... More >>

Timaru Lights Up For Christmas

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 6:39 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru is having a brighter festive season than ever this year, with a new home for the star and a return of the Christmas Tree to the CBD. The star has found a temporary new home thanks to Fire and Emergency NZ. It is today being installed on ... More >>

Studio Appointed For Urban Design Strand Of City Hub Project

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 9:54 am | Timaru District Council

The multi-million plan to guide growth and investment in Timaru City Centre over the next decade and beyond has taken a major step forward with the appointment of an innovative urban design studio. Isthmus Group have been appointed as urban design ... More >>

Geraldine Boil Water Notice Now Lifted

Monday, 8 November 2021, 1:46 pm | Timaru District Council

Following clear bacterial tests on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday we are now able to remove the boil water notice on the Geraldine water scheme. People on the scheme can resume drinking and using water as normal. To completely ensure the ... More >>

Scott Base Build Incredible Opportunity For Timaru

Friday, 5 November 2021, 10:23 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru being selected as the home of the Scott Base build is an incredible opportunity for the district said Mayor Nigel Bowen. Timaru’s Prime Port has been selected to be the main build site of the $344 million project to rebuild New Zealand's home ... More >>

Boil Water Notice: Geraldine Township, Flat

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 1:03 pm | Timaru District Council

Following a failed water standard test, and due to the non-chlorinated status of the supply, we have to put a boil water notice in place for Geraldine Township and Geraldine Flat. Residents should boil water for at least a minute for all personal ... More >>

Mandated Water Reform Confiscates Local Accountability

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 11:03 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Mayor Nigel Bowen has today expressed extreme disappointment with the Government’s decision to mandate its Three Waters reform. Mayor Nigel Bowen said that today’s announcement is a sad shift away from the principles of local ... More >>

Community Help Needed To Identify Stormwater Impacts

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 11:39 am | Timaru District Council

Everyone in Timaru District is being asked to play their part in helping improve the long term health of our local waterways. Timaru District Council and Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua are making a plan to help manage stormwater discharges from the urban ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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