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Mayor Donna Favel, and Chief Executive Hamish Riach, contribute articles to the Ashburton Courier and Ashburton Guardian on a number of topical issues.
Community safety is an important part of why it is so good to live in the Ashburton District.
The future of the Ashburton District is looking brighter by the day.
Most of us take simple things, like being able to flick on a light switch or boil a jug, for granted.
The Ashburton Youth Council (AYC) is set to dish up another great community event, after securing funding to host a second Bite Nite.
Our district has a knack of producing people that excel at the highest level.
Last year, the Ashburton District Council ran the ‘It’s Our Place’ campaign to encourage a conversation between Council and the community about the future of our district.
With the recent adoption of the Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018-28, the level of funding for all Ashburton District Council grants’ recipients has now been finalised.
Whether it’s Mt Hutt, recognised by World Ski Awards as New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort for the past three years, our beautiful rivers and lakes, or the host of other attractions we offer, the Ashburton District continues to be visited by thousands of tourists every year
While Ashburton remains one of the safest towns in New Zealand, there will always be a small minority trying to ruin that statistic. That’s why we are lucky that the Ashburton Police do such a great job.
The backbone of our community is the people that live here and strive to make it the best it can be.
Technology has become an intrinsic part of doing business. Yet as businesses increasingly embrace the latest technology, the threat of cyber-attacks is also rising.
They say it takes a Village to raise as child – and our district has a series of villages and a lot of Children.
It is always fantastic to see our young people having their say on the future of our district.
There are many things to celebrate about being a part of the Ashburton District
The government’s announcement last week that it aims to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand is a mixed-blessing for our district.
Every year the Council undertakes an Annual Residents Survey to check how our community thinks it has been performing and what improvements can be made for the coming year.
Last Tuesday, volunteers from throughout our community descended on Wakanui Beach to help plant more than 600 seedlings as part of a Council-led regeneration project, through the Biodiversity Working Group.
In our district, economic progress is largely driven by the success of our agricultural and horticultural industries in local and overseas markets.
Transport continues to be a priority for Ashburton District Council as we look to the future of our district. It’s important that we get things right to ensure Ashburton continues to thrive.
If you’ve driven Hatfield Overdale Road in the past few weeks, you’re likely to have seen a train-sized billboard at the level crossing.