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Timaru District Council - Latest News [Page 2]

Major Upgrade To Te Moana Comes On Stream 

Thursday, 22 December 2022, 3:02 pm | Timaru District Council

With the new $3.7 million treatment plant coming on stream, Timaru District Council is pleased to officially lift the precautionary boil water notice for all customers on the Te Moana Water Scheme. Over the past few weeks, the new Te Moana microfiltration ... More >>

Trial To Improve City To Coast Connections Begins

Thursday, 15 December 2022, 11:39 am | Timaru District Council

A new Timaru CityTown trials to explore how road layout changes could improve amenity for people walking and biking is underway and seeking public feedback. The Port Loop Road Shared Path Trial is exploring safe and convenient ways for pedestrians, runners, ... More >>

Revised Tsunami Evacuation Zones For Timaru District Published

Monday, 7 November 2022, 1:19 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is releasing revised tsunami evacuation zones today in light of updated tsunami modelling that provides new insights about their likely impacts. Environment Canterbury commissioned the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences ... More >>

Once In A Generation Opportunity To Have Say On Development

Thursday, 3 November 2022, 3:43 pm | Timaru District Council

Everyone in Timaru District has a once in a generation opportunity to help shape the project to save the Theatre Royal and build a new museum. The three week consultation on the ambitious project opens today (Thursday) and asks the community which of three ... More >>

South Canterbury Mayors Support Consensus Plan For Three Waters

Monday, 31 October 2022, 5:46 pm | Timaru District Council

South Canterbury’s Mayors have thrown their support behind the consensus plan for to improve water management in New Zealand. The Mayors of Mackenzie, Timaru and Waimate have backed the plan, announced today by Wayne Brown, Mayor of Auckland and ... More >>

Chlorination Of Geraldine Water To Commence From November

Thursday, 27 October 2022, 10:57 am | Timaru District Council

Geraldine’s drinking water will be treated with a small amount of Chlorine from around mid-November following changes to drinking water supply regulations. Under the Water Services Act 2021 Timaru District Council is required to provide a residual ... More >>

Mayor Announces Picks For Deputy And Chairs

Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 11:04 am | Timaru District Council

Mayor Nigel Bowen has made his picks for Deputy Mayor and committee chairs for the next three years. Councillor Scott Shannon, who was elected in the Pleasant Point – Temuka Ward will be Deputy Mayor from the inaugural council meeting on Thursday. ... More >>

Win For Timaru Airport At Industry Awards

Thursday, 13 October 2022, 2:46 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru Richard Pearse Airport has won a major award at the 2022 New Zealand Airport Awards. Timaru District Council and Downer New Zealand jointly won the Small Airport Infrastructure Awards for the Partial Runway Reseal project, which was completed ... More >>

Memorial Event For Queen Elizabeth II

Thursday, 22 September 2022, 10:53 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council will be holding a special event to acknowledge the Queen’s memorial service this Monday. Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered at the event from 1.30pm on Monday 26 September at West End Hall, Timaru. The event will feature ... More >>

District To Direct Future Of Project

Friday, 9 September 2022, 12:21 pm | Timaru District Council

Timaru District residents will be encouraged to have their say on the future of the Timaru Theatre Royal and Heritage Centre project. Timaru District Council unanimously agreed to take three costed options to the community for their feedback following ... More >>

Timaru District Taking Climate Change Action

Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 11:05 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District is beginning to take action in response to the challenges of climate change. A public information event on Wednesday 21 September from 6pm at Caroline Bay will set the scene, with concise expert contributions from some of Aotearoa New ... More >>

C4LD Presents Credible, Widely Supported Three Waters Reform Plan To Government

Tuesday, 30 August 2022, 7:43 pm | Timaru District Council

The campaign representing nearly half of all local authorities in New Zealand has asked government to listen to their community rather than pushing forward with their current plan. Communities 4 Local Democracy He hapori mō te Manapori will on Monday ... More >>

We Need To Talk About Zoning And Urban Growth

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 4:22 pm | Timaru District Council

The Timaru District is a great place to live, work and play, but for our community to thrive it takes planning and vision. Our District Plan is a significant guiding tool and framework for decisions on future development and activities. The Plan balances ... More >>

Downlands Brings Largest Water Upgrade In 85 Years On Stream

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 7:03 pm | Timaru District Council

Boil water notices on the Downlands Water Rural Water Scheme will likely be a thing of the past with the commissioning of the scheme’s biggest upgrade in 85 years. The Downlands Joint Standing Committee opened the new Te Ana Wai Water Treatment ... More >>


Friday, 29 July 2022, 4:28 pm | Timaru District Council

This is an urgent conserve water notice from the Timaru District Council. Following the bad weather earlier in the week, we have been unable to take enough water from either of our sources to meet demand, so are at risk of having to put a boil water ... More >>

Timaru Civil Defence Update 1415h

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 2:16 pm | Timaru District Council

Flood water and river levels are receding across the Timaru District, lessening the immediate risk to riverside communities, but uncovering a significant number of issues on the road network. Rain is beginning to clear up both inland and at the ... More >>

Urgent Water Conservation Notice: Timaru Urban

Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 2:37 pm | Timaru District Council

Water users on the Timaru Urban network are being asked to conserve water until Monday to avoid a Boil Water Notice having to be put in place. The current weather event has created muddy conditions on our main and backup water sources, so we are ... More >>

It’s Time To Demand Better Water Reform, South Canterbury

Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 10:21 am | Timaru District Council

It’s time for everyone to demand better three waters reform, and reject the Government’s one size fits none plan, say South Canterbury Mayors. The public currently have their one and only opportunity to have their say on the water reforms through the Select ... More >>

Council Approves 2022/23 Annual Plan

Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 8:59 am | Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council has approved more than $76 million in investments in essential infrastructure and community facilities as part of the Annual Plan it adopted at its meeting on 28 June. The Annual Plan, which was approved unanimously outlines ... More >>

Navigating The GIB Shortage, We’re Here To Help

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 10:49 am | Timaru District Council

While the GIB shortage is causing a headache for builders throughout the District, council is here to help people use the right alternatives, says Timaru District Council Building Control Manager Jayson Ellis. The supply issues and shortages of certain ... More >>





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