Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) is urging central government to keep its policy options open, and work collaboratively with local government to find the best solution so that New Zealanders continue to enjoy safe drinking water.
Council Biodiversity and Heritage Grants, as well as Creative Communities Grants are now open until 30 September.
Earthquake-prone placards will begin appearing in 130 public and commercial buildings around the Ashburton district later this month.
From 1 January 2019 it won't be possible to get a building consent for a low emission wood burner in five of Canterbury's clean air zones, including Ashburton.