Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the Community Service, Heritage, and Environmental Awards
Thursday 27 June 2013
The Hurunui District Council would like to congratulate the 2013 recipients of the Community Service, Heritage, and Environmental Awards.
The recipients were presented with their awards on Thursday 27 June at a ceremony officiated by Mayor Winton Dalley.
Community Service Awards were presented to Barry and Phyllis Johnson, Bevan and Janet Jensen and Patrick Hoban for their tireless dedication and contribution to our community over many years.
Recipients of the Mainpower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund were as follows:
- Cheviot Area School to regenerate the riparian and wet land at the Woolshed Creek in the Botanical Gardens Reserve opposite the back of the school.
- Jim Hazlett to upgrade fences around part of the perimeter of Tony Timpson Bush and Geraldine Hazlett Bush.
- Hanmer Springs School for the regeneration of an area of the school grounds to encourage wildlife.
- David Kelly and Linton Gardiner to erect new protective fencing around part of the proposed Gardiners Bush.
- Linda Laing to erect Information signage on the access points of both the Waiau and Mason Rivers to raise public awareness of the endangered and threatened bird nesting sites.
- Tim and Janet Penney to erect protective fencing around part of the proposed Wenlock Bush.
- Charles and Sandi Wiffen t o provide protective fencing around the perimeter of Spotswood Wetland.
- Gore Bay Ratepayers and P McClatchy will also be awarded once additional criteria have been met.
Recipients of the Hurunui Heritage Awards were:
- Weka Pass Railway to replace framing timber on the side of Railway carriage A1731
- Robyn Gardiner to fence livestock off from Maori Rock Drawings on the Dovedale property.