WA­TER RE­STRIC­TIONS

Selwyn and Ashburton Outlook - - YOUR LOCAL NEWS -

Level one wa­ter re­stric­tions are now in place across Mid Can­ter­bury. Res­i­dents con­nected to an Ash­bur­ton Dis­trict Coun­cil wa­ter sup­ply in Ash­bur­ton, Rakaia, Methven, Hakatere, Chert­sey, Lake Hood, Fair­ton, Hinds, Mt Somers and May­field are re­stricted to only us­ing a hose on al­ter­nate days to help con­serve wa­ter in the dis­trict. Peo­ple can use a hose on even or odd days of the cal­en­dar, depend­ing on their street num­ber or lo­ca­tion.

BARRHILL BUILD­INGS

Her­itage build­ings in the Barrhill set­tle­ment will soon have added sup­port to help man­age their up­keep, fol­low­ing Ash­bur­ton Dis­trict Coun­cil’s de­ci­sion to en­ter into an agree­ment with the Barrhill Hall So­ci­ety. Coun­cil will work with the so­ci­ety to man­age a 7890m2 sec­tion of land in the vil­lage which houses a hall, school masters house, li­brary, pub­lic toi­let, garage, an out­build­ing and an out­house.

BREAK­AWAY

The Ash­bur­ton YMCA Break­away Youth Hol­i­day pro­gramme will be held over five days, and across two weeks, in Jan­uary. The YMCA is col­lab­o­rat­ing with Juanita Richards, the whanau nav­i­ga­tor with He Waka Tapu, for the pro­gramme which is set to in­clude a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties like moun­tain bik­ing, an amaz­ing race, ob­sta­cle cour­ses and a day at Hakatere Marae. Reg­is­tra­tions are now open for the pro­gramme, which is for 11-17 year olds.

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