Community Notices

A meeting of the Tekapo Community Board will take place at 7.30pm on Monday, August 25, at the Tekapo Community Centre. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Download an agenda.

 A meeting of the Twizel Community Board will take place at 4pm on Monday, August 25, at the council service centre in Twizel. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Download an agenda.

The Twizel community are invited to attend a public information session about the pending land sale and concept plans for the corner of Market Place and Mackenzie Drive,Twizel.

Present: Mackenzie District councillors and staff, together with members of the Twizel Community Board, and Meridian Energy.

When: Saturday,August 23, at 10am.

Where: Twizel Events Centre lounge.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community with information about the pending land sale, the process council has followed, and the next steps.

· Attendees will have an opportunity to view the draft concept plans Meridian Energy Limited have developed as part of their move into the town centre.

· A good amount of time will be set aside for community members to ask questions and seek clarification about the land sale.

Tekapo Lake Resort Ltd has bought part of some council-owned surplus land, between State Highway 8 and Lakeside Drive, where it plans to build a five-star resort. click here for more information

If you would like a copy of the updated calendar for kerbside rubbish and recycling calendar, please click on the following links. These calendars show which weeks are for red bin/rubbish collection and yellow bin/recycling collection.

Twizel kerbside collection calendar

Tekapo, Burkes Pass, Kimbell, Fairlie and Albury kerbside collection calendar

Mackenzie District Council is conducting a community survey to ask ratepayers and residents for their level of satisfaction with the services provided by the Council.

Information about the planned upgrade of the Twizel Water Supply, and its impact on Twizel rates,was handed out at a recent public meeting. Click here to download a copy of the information

Road closure of unnamed and unformed roads off Braemar Road, Lake Tekapo.

 Local Governance in the Mackenzie District 2014 provides information about Mackenzie District Council and outlines the responsibilities, structure and governance processes of the council. 

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.

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