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Mayor Neil Brown, and Chief Executive Hamish Riach, contribute articles to the Ashburton Courier and Ashburton Guardian on a number of topical issues.
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.
Last week, the Ashburton District Council adopted the draft Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018 – 28.
Today, the Ashburton District Council adopted the draft Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018 – 28 and approved it for public consultation.
If you’ve been out and about on East Street lately, you may have noticed some of our lampposts are sporting new flags to welcome you into town.
I spent last Sunday morning at the finish line of EA Networks Centre’s Kids Duathlon and Triathlon.
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA).
Last week I was invited to celebrate International Women’s Day at a special event at Government House.
Autumn may have officially started but it still feels like summer in the Ashburton Domain. The Council has been working with the Pakeke Lions Club on developing the grounds at the domain and the result is stunning!
The opportunity to learn about different cultures in person gives us a great sense of understanding and appreciation for one another.
In 2017, there were 182 recorded vehicle crashes in the Ashburton district. That’s 182 too many.
The Ashburton district has a bustling calendar of activities and events to look forward to this year.
The Ministry of Primary Industries’ commitment to detecting Mycoplasma bovis and preventing its spread in our district was notched up a level on Friday, when the agency took up a short term lease on a Council building at 255 Havelock St.