All residents who receive kerbside collection for the week beginning Monday 22 October will have their bins and/or crate collected the day after their usual collection day.
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.
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.