23 April 2014
Water restrictions have now been lifted.
As of 23 April 2014 the following roads are closed -
Haka Pass - Closed only on the Waimate side
Gorge Road - Closed - Bridge approach out
Wilfred Road Ford - Closed
The meetings of the Finance Committee and Audit and Risk Committee, previously planned for May 1, will now take place at 9.30am on Tuesday, May 6. Agendas will be available on this website three days before the meetings.
Click above for a list of meetings scheduled between April 22 and May 16, 2014. Please note that some dates and times have changed from what was previously advertised.
LIFTING OF FIRE RESTRICTIONS
MACKENZIE BASIN/HAKATARAMEA VALLEY
Pursuant to Sections 19-23 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977, it is advised that the current restrictions controlling lighting of fires in the area west of a line from the Rangitata River up Boundary Stream to Coal Hill following the District Council boundary to Mt Musgrove along the top of the Two Thumbs, Rollesby, Dalgety Ranges, Hunter Hills to Mt Blyth, Campbell Hills to Station Peak to the Waitaki River have been lifted effective midnight Wednesday 23 April 2014.
A reminder that a 365 day restricted fire season remains within 1 kilometre of both Waimate and Geraldine Forest Areas. A fire permit will be required for persons lighting fires within these areas.
R A Hands
Principal Rural Fire Officer
The following water supply ratepayer committees will hold their Annual General Meetings at the Mackenzie District Council chambers in Fairlie. All meetings are open to the public. Agendas have been posted to ratepayers on the above water supplies, or can be downloaded by clicking the link.
Tuesday, May 6, at 4pm - Ashwick Opuha Water Race Committee
Thursday, May 8, at 8.30am - Kimbell Rural Water Supply Committee
Thursday, May 8, at 9.30am - School Road Water Race Committee
Thursday, May 8, at 4pm - Allandale Water Supply Committee
BURKES PASS WATER USERS
17 April 2014
Please boil water until further notice.
Road closure of unnamed and unformed roads off Braemar Road, Lake Tekapo.
The Mackenzie District Council has built a new website to keep you up to date with developments on the new Tekapo Lakefront Development. An RSS feed is included to send you an email each time new information is added to the site. Click here to visit the new site.
Would you like to understand more about the value of the dark skies of the Mackenzie?
Check out the documentary "Dark Sky" on You Tube which was produced by Jerry Rock-Archer and Laura Sargisson for their Masters of Science Communication.