15/11/2018 “it’s not wood’s fault”
It’s not often that you can get a bunch of engineers together and have them excited about an ’old’ technology, but it happened today!
14/11/2018 Great News For Amberley Drinking Water
The Hurunui District Council has successfully secured consent for an additional 15 litres per second drinking water supply from its bore site on Racecourse Road!
09/11/2018 Hurunui Punches Above its Weight; Again.
The work to reopen the Leslie Hills Bridge following a collapsed support pier back in September 2013, has been extensively showcased on the Australasian stage.
On Sunday 11 November a district-wide event will be held by the Hurunui District Council at the Amberley Domain to commemorate the signing of the treaty that ended WW1. Planning for the event began in June and the event is shaping up to be a fantastic family day out.
10/10/2018 2018 Creative Communities Funding Allocated
The Creative Communities Assessment Committee have approved funding for three community initiatives under the 2017/18 funding round of the Creative Communities Scheme.
Following on from Hurunui District Council’s gold prize award at the 2017 IPWEA NZ Excellence Awards (Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia), council engineering assets manager, David Edge, was sponsored to attend the Bridge Asset Management & Renewal Conference where he would present on how the council managed to cost-effectively save the Leslie Hills Bridge following a collapsed support pier back in September 2013.
05/10/2018 New Tools in our Road Safety Toolbox
Our new mobile electronic signage board has hit the streets, and a second (fixed) electronic speed sign is about to go up at the southern end of Amberley.
A significant WWI memorial has been installed between the townships of Hawarden and Waikari by community members, as part of a new Hurunui District Council programme.
Every year the Hurunui District Council recognises outstanding student achievement at secondary school level by presenting selected students with financial awards from the Secondary School Achievers Fund.
28/09/2018 New Dog Bylaw and Policy for the Hurunui
The council has today adopted a revised Dog Control Policy and Dog Control Bylaw after the consideration of all submissions, bringing in various changes to dog control in the district.
Spring is here and the warmer weather should provide Hurunui residents with a timely reminder to check their swimming pools are properly fenced and fully compliant, with annual inspections beginning shortly in October.
The Hurunui Youth Council, Students Against Dangerous Driving (SADD) and local police have come together to carry out a successful breath testing checkpoint.
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa has won the Innovation category of the EECA Business Awards.
Hurunui residents are being urged to have their say on the management of the district’s water networks before 5pm 1 October, when the two-month long consultation on the council’s Proposed Bylaw and Policies will close.
Upgrades to the water networks along Amberley Beach Road are progressing at pace, with the project one month ahead of its scheduled completion date.
06/09/2018 Hurunui Youth Recognised at Awards Night
The Hurunui District was well represented at the YMCA Canterbury Youth Awards, with two of our outstanding Youth Council members recognised for their service to the community.
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