Media Release Archive

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 2010

Council sends staff to assist with the quake aftermath
Thoughts wanted on future of Queen Mary Hospital Site
Bans proposed to protect special river environment
More than 300 years combined service recognised
Council provides refuse and recycling for all businesses
Be part of the solution
Aging population opens door to elderly housing for the first time
Innovative water committee meets for first time
Surface flooding prompts warning
Road closures follow downpour
Getting serious about food safety
Register your dog or lose it
Strategy a reality with launch of inaugural committee
Proposed changes to rural subdivision lot sizes
Council lifts dog ban
Council sets rates for coming year
Diverse interests represented on innovative water committee
Care advised on roads after downpour
Heavy rain brings slips and surface flooding
New Leithfield footpath popular
Mayoral challenge for school students
Bronze medallion for Hurunui Youth Programme participants
Amberley pavilion kitchen - new facilities up to spec
Traffic lights for Amberley
Out of control holly tamed
Council seeks legal opinion over wind farm proposal
Council fines those responsible for illegal dumping
Building Inspector Hangs Up Tool Belt After 34 Years
Work to begin on multi-million dollar thermal pools expansion - minus ice rink
Unique handcrafted portrait marking birth of library returns home
Satisfaction with service delivery increasing
Rising costs threaten proposed ice rink for Hanmer Springs
Rethink on ban on dogs Amberley Beach campground
Rain closes Inland Road
New business and industrial zones on the drawing board for Amberley
Natural disaster shapes career path for new Civil Defence chief
Million dollar revamp of Hanmer town centre to begin
Mayor Defends role in governance review
Inland road remains closed
Inland road opens to one lane
Hurunui welcomes shift of water conservation order debate from court to regional council
Hurunui welcomes change at regional authority

2009 

Blacktop provides black gold for Council
Bev Forrester - A proud day for Hurunui
Becon and Waste control NZ sign five year waste and recycling contracts with Council
Amberley Plan Change - next steps for Amberley
Alternatives to be sought for forward with Runanga
0.26% General rate increase proposed
$15,000 Environment and Heritage fund opens
Youth Week Success
Waikari Limeworks
Succession plan for Amuri Ave Oak Trees
Residents satisfaction survey - high quality of life in Hurunui
Reserve land purchase for Leithfield
Quarrying and Mining - adoption of change to the district plan
Planning to begin for former Queen Mary hospital site
Plan change 13 - Council to enter Mediation
Plan change 13 - Amberley set for growth
Pedal power proposed - draft Hurunui walking and cycling strategy
New wheels for biodiversity ambassador
New kennel for impounded dogs
New initiative to boost youth employment in North Canterbury - B Loyal
New governance board for Hurunui Tourism
New cycleway and management plan for St James conservation area
Long term recycling contract signed
Long term recycling contract imminent
Local recycling provider to sign long term contract
Leithfield Beach stormwater outfall
Leamington bridge repairs underway
Kate Valley landfill - Green Gate Technical Report
Hurunui sign-off support for Canterbury Water Manegment Strategy
Hurunui district council keeps rates down
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa surplus to benefit district reserve projects
Hanmer Springs Forest Park
Government recognises water legislation burden
Free sign language lessons
Fire ban lifted - restrictions remain
Extreme fire risk closes walking tracks
Extreme fire risk closes heritage forest
Excessive rubbish dumping causes concern
Earth Hour - Hurunui takes up the challenge
Development Strategy for Amberley township
Development strategy for Amberley awaits appeals
Development Contributions Slashed
Council to reconsider Cheviots boil water notice
Council to lodge submission opposing Hurunui River water conservation order findings
Council sells further bonds
Council makes decision on frost control fans plan change
Council gives Hanmer Springs community board green light to appeal district plan decision
Council concerned about gambling in the Hurunui
Commissioners say no to Mt Cass windfarm
Chilean Needle Grass Research
Cheviot water chlorination to commence

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2008 

St James Crown Purchase - New jewel for the Hurunui Crown
Resident Survey - high level of satisfaction
Recycling resolution best of both worlds
Plan change process underway for Frost Fans
HYP Photography competition for Hurunui Youth
Hurunui Youth social a hit!
Hurunui says no to Kaikoura Amalgamation
Hurunui District Council and government secure future of Queen Mary hospital site
Hanmer Springs Transfer station - savings expected from efficiencies
Hanmer Springs drain work close
Hanmer Forrest track agreement
Funding boost for innovative council youth project
Environmental Health Officer joins the team
Draft Annual Plan Meetings - high turnout
Council moves forward on recycling
Council makes tough decisions on its Draft Annual Plan
Council hears Waste and Recycling Submissions
Charles Upham Film - Lion shooting still on for the district
Bold Biodiversity Strategy Adopted
Biodiversity Strategy eases historical rift
Aotearoas Peoples Network - Hurunui library network on speed
Annual Report 0708 adopted
Annual Plan 0809 - Tough decisions keep rates down
Amberley Hinterland Fire - North Canterbury fire crews prove their worth
All is well that ends well - Amberley Bore
Algae Bloom affects town water supply
Windfarm Consent Notified
Waipara River Working Party Formed

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2007 

Deputy Mayor Chairs
Credit for Rates
Chief Executive Appointment
Cheviot Coastal Strategy
Cheviot and Coastal Growth Project
CEO Announcement September
Amberley Boil Water
$180 000 Hanmer Springs Reserve funds distributed
SH1 Improvements for Amberley Finalised
RMA Survey Results
Reserve Windfall
Representation Review
PATA Young Tourism Finalist
Pandemic Survival Roadshow
Over size vehicles
New Roading Manager for Hurunui
Hurunui Stellar Performer in latest National economic growth results
Hurunui rates increase less than previously indicated
Huge Boost for Waipara Valley
Heritage Fund Application opens
Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve Passes the Buck

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2006 

Waikari Pond Upgrade Almost Complete
Strong Growth Predicted for Hanmer Springs
Rural Fire Restrictions
Rural Fire Information
Resource Consent lodged to chanel change Traffic Condition for Kate Valley
Representation Review Decision
Representation Plan hand delivered to Wellington
Region's Leaders want Crown Help to Save Queen Mary Site
New Focus for New Staff
Mayor Garry Jackson Passes his Driving Test
Liquor Ban
Hurunui District Council to Commission Detailed Geotechnical Report on Mount Lyford
Hurunui District Council Monitors the Wellbeing of the Community
HDC Announces $3.5m Operating Surplus
Hanmer Springs to Receive $544,460 from Government Tourism Demand Subsidy Funding
Fire Prohibition Now in Place in Part of Hurunui District
Council Submissions give Walking Strategy the Boot
Ashworths Beach
Amberley Beach Renourishment Work on target
Agrichemicals

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2005 

Hurunui Tourism at TRENZ 2005
Last Chance for Farmers - Agrichemicals
Queen Mary Hospital Site Media Release
Prince William Visits Amberley
NZ's Digital strategy Launched through Public Libraries
Kate Valley review recommends further investigation July 05
Hurunui District Council Rates to Decrease
Council to Subdivide Library Site in Amberley
2005-06 Annual Plan and Rates
Strong Growth Predicted for Hanmer Springs
$16,500 Hurunui Fund Awarded