On this page you will find all the news items and media releases from Hurunui District Council. You can use the drop down list and the 'start' and 'end' dates, to narrow your search.
Summer Pool Parties Make a Real SplashHDC News items
The council’s pool parties are wrapping up this weekend after a very successful few months of splashing all around the district.
‘Safe Route to School’ Supports AmberleyHDC News items
A new ‘Safe Route to School’ identifying safe crossing points across both State Highway 1 and smaller roads has been created for the benefit of Amberley locals and children.
Fire and Emergency Declares Prohibited Fire SeasonNews from others
The continuing hot and dry weather of late has led to Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) declaring a prohibited fire season as of midnight tonight (Wednesday 20 February).
Racecourse Road Tyre Pile UpdateNews from others
Environment Canterbury and Hurunui District Council are actively working alongside each other to resolve the pile of tyres on Racecourse Road as quickly as possible.
Brass on the Grass an Absolute BlastHDC News items
For the second time within 12 months the “50’s up Brass Band” has delighted music lovers of the Hurunui.
First Meeting a Chairing Success for Hurunui Youth CouncilHDC News items
The Hurunui Youth Council had their first meeting of the year this week and what a meeting it was!
The Heart of Hanmer Springs goes Smokefree on Valentine’sNews from othersHDC News items
This Valentine’s Day, residents and tourists in Hanmer Springs are being encouraged to give the gift of fresh air, with the launch of a six-month trial adding to the existing smokefree zones.
New Road(s) Depict Good Things for AmberleyHDC News items
Amberley is a flourishing community, and with the construction of a new ‘link road’ getting underway today it will also become a more connected community.
New Speed Sign has “Huge Positive Impact”HDC News items
A new speed sign has been installed at the southern end of Amberley. The sign is intended to target excessive speeds and provide a safer environment for a community hosting a busy state highway.
Either Way it’s 20K!HDC News items
Local school children are the stars in a road safety video that launched on the Hurunui Road Safety Facebook page this morning.
Hot Weather Prompts Fire RestrictionsHDC News items
From midnight tonight (Tuesday 29th January, 2019) anyone wanting to light a fire outdoors in the Hurunui will need to first obtain a permit from Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).
Waiau’s New Pool Near Finish LineHDC News items
Construction of the new post-earthquake pool in Waiau is turning heads as the project takes shape.
Council Welcomes Outcome of Dog Attack HearingHDC News items
The Hurunui District Council has successfully prosecuted a dog owner from Leithfield which has resulted with the dog owner being sentenced today.
Secondary School Achievers Receive Council AwardsHDC News items
Seven secondary school students have been given a helping hand by the Hurunui District Council to pursue further study.
Amberley Eastern Reserve - progressHDC News items
Progress on Stage One of the Amberley Eastern Reserve development is on track with earthworks underway to construct the new embankment and sports field.
Great news for Amberley drinking waterHDC News items
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!