Community Notices

All kerbside collections will run on their normal days over Easter. The Resource Recovery Park in Twizel will be closed on Good Friday, but all other Recovery Park opening hours are unaffected. Please click on the following links for more information on rubbish and recycling.

Kerbside collection information including collection day calendars

Resource Recovery Park locations and opening hours


 The committees refresh process for the Upper Waitaki and Lower Waitaki South Coastal Canterbury Water Zone Committees is now underway. If you are interested in joining either of these committees more infomation is available at http://ecan.govt.nz/…/canter…/comm-engage/Pages/Default.aspx




Notice is hereby given that Pursuant to the provisions of Section 22.2 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977, the following fire seasons are in force from midnight WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH 2015 until further notice.

MACKENZIE BASIN/HAKATARAMEA VALLEY/RANGITATA GORGE

LIFTING OF TOTAL FIRE BAN TO RESTRICTED FIRE SEASON

PERMITS REQUIRED

Download full notice here

Download map here






 The Rules Reduction Taskforce was recently appointed by the Minister of Local Government.  The Taskforce represents a drive for positive change.  Its job is to listen to concerns about regulations which frustrate property owners and those who use property and make recommendations to the Government.


Mackenzie District Council has now published a list of Council Surplus Land for your information.


The Public are advised that in order to underdake work on the Long Gully Bridge (Rutherford Road, Albury) it will be necessary to detour road traffic through the adjacent ford.  It is therefore suggested road user vehicles be capable of 4WD during this time.

Date of the detour - Monday 9 March 2015 for approximately 3-4 weeks.

We suggest that if possible you use an alternative route and avoid the work area during this period.


Effective until further notice.

Environment Canterbury’s water resource consent for Fairlie and Kimbell says that when the flow of the Opihi River falls below 2.5 cubic metres per second the council is required to impose a total hose ban. Despite recent rain, the river today (Monday) is only flowing at 2 cubic metres per second. This means there is now a total ban on hosing, sprinklers and any other form of irrigation in the townships. This ban will stay in place until there is a significant improvement in the level of the river. 

We recognise that many people in the community rely on their vegetable gardens and fruit trees for food. Watering these with a watering can is allowed. The whole community is suffering because of the dry period and any measures you can take to conserve water are appreciated.

Geoff Horler
Utilities Engineer
Mackenzie District Council


Effective until further notice

NO watering of lawns!

 Gardens can be watered for a maximum of two hours per day between the hours of 7pm and 8am. If your street number is even you can do this on even days. If your street number is odd you can do this on odd numbered days.


Geoff Horler

Utilities Engineer

Mackenzie District Council


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.


Download a copy of the NRFA Farm Fire Safe Brochure 

Download a copy of the NRFA Firesmart Home Owners Manual


The new Food Act - what does it mean for businesses


In a few days time the Food Bill which was passed by Parliament this week will become the Food Act 2014. The new Act intends to make it easier and less costly for many food businesses, while ensuring the food produced is safe.


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ACT 1991

RESOURCE CONSENT APPLICATION (RM140051)

Notification is given that the Mackenzie District Council has received an application for a resource consent from:

B Rae C/- Land Services Group Ltd, PO Box 611, Timaru

The application is for a subdivision consent to subdivide Section 18 Tekapo Village into two allotments. In the Residential 1 Zone the minimum lot size for front lots is 400m2 (net area) and 500m2 (net area) for rear lots. The application proposes the following allotments: Lot 1 – 352m2 and Lot 2 – 548m2 (467m2 net area). The status of the application is non-complying.

Location: The site is located at 14 Allan Street, Lake Tekapo.




 Download a copy of the meeting schedule for 2015. All meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available on this website three days before each meeting.


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. 


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