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Economic Development financial boost

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:48:41 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A new contestable fund to support economic development in the District will be considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at its meeting this Thursday. A $335,000 economic development fund was approved last year, said QLDC General Manager Corporate ...More >>

Ladies Mile discussion to be undertaken at October meeting

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:32:48 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

In August the Queenstown Lakes District Council discussed the proposal to amend QLDC’s Lead Policy to incorporate the Ladies Mile Area. More >>

QLDC seek endorsement for transport programme

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:15:11 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

This week Queenstown Lakes District Council will consider a new multi-agency transport programme. The Queenstown Integrated transport Strategy (QITS) is a programme of transport projects partnering with New Zealand Transport Agency, Otago Regional Council ...More >>

EOI open for short-term Frankton Library space

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:05:02 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council will be asked to approve a proposal to seek Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the provision of a leased Frankton Library space to serve the Frankton community and help inform longer-term investment decisions.More >>

A dozen wonderful Icons now up

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:53:57 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Caption: Racing rogue: Hastings old-boy Vern Hanaray was one of New Zealand’s foremost “and most infamous” road racing cyclists in the 1970s. His portrait is one of the latest Icons to go up in Hastings. More >>

Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Close Friday 6 October

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:47:23 +1300 | Ruapehu District Council

Council is reminding people that nominations for the Citizen of the Year Awards close soon on Friday 6 October 2017. More >>

Canterbury DHB CEO Update - Monday 25 September 2017

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:18:48 +1300 | Canterbury DHB

In today's CEO Update, Chief Executive David Meates shares positive feedback for staff from the mother of a young patient. We highlight new clinical director appointments; give the run down on staff mobile data usage ; profile a senior doctor's "invaluable" ...More >>

Health Assistance Fund attracts 37 applications

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:05:42 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Applications to the Community Health Assistance fund closed on Friday (September 22), with 37 applications received. More >>

Thames Pool closed today until 3pm

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:12:19 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

We've had to close Thames Centennial Pool today at short notice, but it'll be back in business at 3pm for all the usual swim classes and everything else. More >>

Solution for Island Bay Cycleway launched

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:38:54 +1300 | Wellington City Council

A compromise solution for the layout of The Parade will be proposed by Wellington City Councillors this week. The proposed new layout will have a dedicated cycleway between the footpath and the kerb at the same height, with cars once again parking ...More >>

New City Reservoir About to Be Operational

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:15:05 +1200 | Palmerston North City Council

New City Reservoir About to Be Operational The new Aokautere water supply reservoir and pumping station will start operating early next week. The 2,500m3 reservoir, located in the hills behind Pacific Drive is the most important part of the Aokautere ...More >>

What’s our future Horowhenua?

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:43:11 +1200 | Horowhenua District Council

For the first time, Horowhenua District Council (HDC) is preparing for a 20 Year Long Term Plan. More >>

Progress on consenting process for Te Ara O Hei Walk

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:29:43 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work towards lodging resource consent for Stage One of Te Ara O Hei Walk and a car park at Lees Rd is to be progressed, subject to certain terms being met. More >>

New rating valuations out soon

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:05:01 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Property owners in the Queenstown Lakes District will soon receive a 2017 Notice of Rating Valuation with an updated rating value for their property. QLDC Chief Financial Officer, Stewart Burns said, “Since the last rating revaluation in July 2014 property ...More >>

Lower Hutt Civic Precinct Continues to Take Shape

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:45:44 +1200 | Hutt City Council

The next stage of the Lower Hutt Civic Precinct development is about to begin with phase three of the Riddiford Garden refurbishment. More >>

Raetihi Community Groups Come Together

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:03:57 +1200 | Ruapehu District Council

Raetihi community groups involved with township and community development came together at a special meeting last night (Thu 21 Sept) to discuss how they can better communicate and coordinate amongst themselves.More >>

Fast tracking the resource consent

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:07:13 +1200 | Porirua City Council

Resource consents will no longer be needed for some activities in Porirua City, saving time and money for applicants by fast tracking the process. More >>

Council approves new Special Housing Areas

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:49:02 +1200 | Nelson City Council

At a full Council meeting on 21 September, Nelson City Council approved seven new and two amendments to Special Housing Areas (SHAs) for recommendation to the Minister of Building and Construction. The SHAs considered were:More >>

Air Curtain to Improve Water Quality

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:37:14 +1200 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

An air curtain is being trialled in Waikōpiro Lake at Tūtira this summer as work continues towards improving the water quality in the area. More >>

No toxic algae found in latest results

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:50:47 +1200 | Environment Southland

Fears of a potentially disrupted start to the fishing season have been allayed with the latest results from water quality sampling at Waituna Lagoon showing no further sign of potentially toxic algae.More >>

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