2020 issues of our council newsletter Council Call

2020 January 22 [PDF - 4.3 MB]
Young entrepreneurs take out innovation award; 10,000 reasons to be road safety aware; Enjoying Summer in Selwyn; Libraries light up with lanterns; Property files now available in electronic format; Huge response for crafts for animals

2020 January 29 [PDF - 293.5 KB]
Foster Park changing rooms open; What happens to a lost dog; Council services on Waitangi Day; Selwyn recognised as welcoming community; Water sense - recommended water use; Total fire ban in place for Selwyn

2020 February 5 [PDF - 278.1 KB]
Virtual reality at the libraries; Aquatic centre expansion takes next steps; Home is homebush; Use water wisely - avoid restrictions; Month of Sundays; Call 0800 SELWYN for Council services

2020 February 12 [PDF - 5.1 MB]
Waitangi Day celebration for new citizens; Selwyn leads the nation in population and economic growth; Intersection upgrade getting under way; Win a barbeque evening for your street; Support for injured animals on its way

2020 February 19 [PDF - 367.7 KB]
Skate jams get rolling; Faces of Selwyn - a place to finally call home; Community Fund helps star dancers; Reconnect project under way at Pines Resource Recovery Park; Bin tagging project nearly complete; New Council customer service centre opens

2020 February 26 [PDF - 420.9 KB]
A moving night for rugby clubrooms; Rolleston Town Centre roading updates; Remote bridge restored; Faces of Selwyn - New Zealand more than just a dot in the ocean; Springs Ward arts champion needed; Selwyn census results

2020 March 4 [PDF - 166.4 KB]
Selwyn Health Hub construction to begin; Be ready for the Alpine Fault quake; Malvern Community Board goes mobile for local sessions; University of the third age begins in Malvern; Rates reminder; Active Autumn returns

2020 March 11 [PDF - 331.2 KB]
Selwyn Awards returning; Remembering 15 March; Intersections campaign aims for change; McMillan Reserve upgrade under way

2020 March 18 [PDF - 208.9 KB]
Public information campaign on flooding and coastal hazards starts; Tertiary Scholarships supporting success; Directory helps local businesses connect; A short stay becomes a new start; Arthur's Pass Community Fête returns

2020 April 1 [PDF - 382.1 KB]
Maintaining essential services during Alert Level 4; COVID-19 impacts Annual Plan process; Stories from our households to yours; Digital Library open; Selwyn phone volunteers helping out; Faces of Selwyn: A cup of coffee and a change of heart

2020 April 08 [PDF - 549.8 KB]
Essential jobs connector launched; Libraries help out doctors with 3D printers; Stories from our household to yours; Next step for Springs Ward reserve; Bin collection to continue but processing to change; Keeping active during lockdown

2020 April 15 [PDF - 318.0 KB]
Annual Plan consultation delayed to consider COVID-19 impacts; Rates assistance plan in development; Library staff calling over-70s to offer support; Community Fund helps Special Olympics make a splash

2020 April 22 [PDF - 562.0 KB]
Civil Defence community response reaching thousands; Standing together for Anzac Day; Chief Executive reappointed for three-year term; Wellbeing challenge hits home; School work, cards and cooking in a bubble

2020 April 29 [PDF - 589.1 KB]
Limited services to resume under Level 3; Rates support package adopted; Multi-million dollar programme part of Selwyn recovery plans; Help available for people facing hard times; Recycling process restarts – with some changes

2020 May 06 [PDF - 764.9 KB]
Selwyn businesses open local to you; Major projects back under way across Selwyn; Pines Resource Recovery Park re-opens with booking system; How do I - Apply for the rates extension; Change in fire seasons for Selwyn

2020 May 13 [PDF - 1.9 MB]
Major projects mark milestones; Selwyn Open – Leeston’s growing business; Getting creative during lockdown; COVID-19 Alert Level 2; If you need help, reach out; Community Fund supports breaking barriers through dance and talking

2020 May 20 [PDF - 746.8 KB]
Council services and facilities reopen under level 2; Selwyn well placed to recover from pandemic impacts; Selwyn Open - ahead of the game; Faces of Selwyn - enjoying culture and community; Supporting Selwyn businesses with digital smarts

2020 May 27 [PDF - 364.3 KB]
Indoor Courts taking shape; Council working with community on new future; Fitness classes and AA open online booking; New COVID-19 updates app launched; Final stages of Leeston to Doyleston cycleway underway

2020 June 03 [PDF - 636.1 KB]
KidsFest back to bring holiday cheer; Draft Annual Plan hearings this week; Tennyson St partial reopening; Faces of Selwyn - A 26-year journey home; Selwyn Open - A passion for raw milk; Stay safe on the roads this winter; Time to register your dog

2020 June 10 [PDF - 936.8 KB]
Opportunities on offer for Selwyn youth; Aquatic Centre pools re-open this week; Selwyn Open - A slice of France in West Melton; KidsFest tickets on sale now; Consent inspections go virtual; Children staying active on their way to school

2020 June 17 [PDF - 1.1 MB]
Journeys through stars and stories for Matariki; Selwyn rates increase cut to 1.6% average; A message from the Mayor; Demolition of Lincoln building begins; How do I book an AA appointment?; KidsFest coming soon

2020 June 24 [PDF - 1.2 MB]
Foundations in place for health boost; Record demand for building consents; New dog park for Darfield; Heritage funding helps preserve our identity; Youth helping shape district's future; Selwyn Open - meating the need

2020 July 1 [PDF - 255.3 KB]
Annual Plan signals long-term investment; Council keeps top credit rating; Selwyn Open - A snowy escape; See the district in a new way with KidsFest; Faces of Selwyn - From war torn Iran to Lincoln; Reduced shutdown for Selwyn Aquatic Centre

2020 July 8 [PDF - 419.3 KB]
Celebrating Selwyn's Covid Heroes; Feedback sought on plans for Hororata Reserve; Experienced, independent voice to support Council; Time to register your dog; Selwyn Open - A love for permanent arts

2020 July 15 [PDF - 363.8 KB]
Liffey southern walkway opens; Youth Fund supporting rangatahi; Tennyson Street reopens; Flying end to Matariki and school holidays; Selwyn Open - recycling and recreating

2020 July 22 [PDF - 280.1 KB]
Passion projects podcast launched; Springs Day Club Celebrating a decade of community; Residents survey - how are we doing?; Thousands love Selwyn Directory; Faces of Selwyn - from milk to beer

2020 July 29 [PDF - 314.2 KB]
Key intersection upgrade complete; E-Scooters to stay in Selwyn; Aquatic Centre sees millions of visits over seven years; A Taste of Kiwi and a sip of Springfield

2020 August 5 [PDF - 398.2 KB]
Week of celebrating Selwyn's diversity; Dog registration discount extended; Rates accounts and payment options; How do I apply for a rates rebate?; Sharing the road on Tennyson Street

2020 August 12 [PDF - 287.3 KB]
Getting creative for the environment; Wall going up on major buildings; Plan ahead - consent numbers continue to climb; Driving skills refresher offered; Support for migrants affected by COVID-19; Help teach Selwyn kids safe road crossing skills

2020 August 19 [PDF - 935.3 KB]
Put down your roots in Selwyn; Large-scale water upgrades continuing; An art hub for the community; Selwyn Open: Old library becomes cave of treasures; Business survey under way

2020 August 26 [PDF - 333.1 KB]
A dancing dream comes true; CultureFest join a world of food, dance and games; Economy remains strong despite Covid; Selwyn libraries supporting mask making; Leeston flood protection takes next steps; Child restraint clinics back in August

2020 September 2 [PDF - 394.7 KB]
Remembering 4 September 10 years on - Earthquake reflections from Kelvin Coe; Have your say on access to the Rolleston town centre; Motorcycle awareness month; Update from Foster Park; Selwyn's Covid heroes recognised

2020 September 9 [PDF - 298.9 KB]
Young people keeping Selwyn beautiful; Rural water and water race users surveyed on long-term use; EV charging station construction begins; Matariki - A moment to celebrate who we are; Foster Park in bloom; Rates Reminder; Put Down Your Roots photos

2020 September 16 [PDF - 915.8 KB]
Celebrate summer and Selwyn; 'Contamination crew' to support recycling; Last chance to have your say on district rules; Drinking? Don't drive; Town centre anchor building gets roof

2020 September 23 [PDF - 252.2 KB]
An anchor place for everyone; Scholarships offer a chance to do what you love; Community Directory launches; Youth Council helping take the bite out of hunger; Emergency Response Team offering opportunities; 100,000 tree milestone for Greenway

2020 September 30 [PDF - 391.1 KB]
Sports excited as roof goes on courts; Swell going to the people; Kickstart your ride this summer; Bringing the taste of Southern Brazil to Selwyn; Selwyn population tops 66k; Track day to lead young learners; Project to recharge Selwyn springs opens

2020 October 7 [PDF - 672.1 KB]
Once in a decade make over for district's rule book; Meet us in the country; Have your say on rules for keeping animals in towns; A dance of friendship and Indonesian culture; Leeston flood protection work begins; Rolleston Drive roadworks

2020 October 14 [PDF - 755.8 KB]
Sped up programmes sees changes at Aquatic Centre; Showcasing a passion for Kapa Haka and Ki-o-Rahi; Find out what the Proposed District Plan means for you; Farm waste management day returns

2020 October 21 [PDF - 712.6 KB]
Festival opens week of events; Business in good heart at breakfast; Know your zone in the District Plan; Roadworks around new Rolleston intersection; Upgraded Southbridge Reserve opens

2020 October 28 [PDF - 1.2 MB]
Faces of Selwyn returns with fresh stories; The Proposed District Plan – looking after our natural environment; Community Park construction begins in West Melton; A celebration with SWELL; Driving skills refresher returns

2020 November 4 [PDF - 794.3 KB]
Proposed District Plan - Know your natural hazards; What’s your vision for Greater Christchurch in 2050? Cultural celebrations draw crowds; Faces of Selwyn – “Meant to be” in Lincoln; Tourism facilities get funding boost

2020 November 11 [PDF - 1.1 MB]
Challenge and inspiration at Arts Festival; Kirwee Players supporting roles for rangatahi; Further infrastructure upgrades coming for Leeston and Doyleston; Leeston Doyleston walk and cycle link opening; Protecting our district’s heritage

2020 November 18 [PDF - 1.1 MB]
Annual exhibition keeps art alive in Selwyn; Think water sense this summer; Tips for managing your water use; Kirwee Reserve development gets underway; Learn to get your driver's licence online; Malvern meeting on keeping your property safe from fire

2020 November 25 [PDF - 789.8 KB]
Sporting champion to be honoured at Selwyn Sports Centre; The Proposed District Plan - considering starting a new home business?; Council and Lincoln University supporting businesses from the land; A life-changing opportunity for youth

2020 December 2 [PDF - 670.3 KB]
Celebrate summer and Selwyn; Last chance to have your say on district rules; Drinking? Don’t Drive; ‘Contamination crew’ to support recycling; Town centre anchor building gets roof

2020 December 9 [PDF - 703.8 KB]
First courts in place at Selwyn Sports Centre; Council urges patience as record consent numbers continue; Tonnes taken at recycling days; Volunteer thank you dinner; Stimulus funding to support Darfield Kirwee development

2020 December 16 [PDF - 976.8 KB]
Selwyn a great place to live - residents say; Annual report - Council in sound position; Selwyn well placed to respond to Covid impacts; Next steps for Proposed District Plan; Council services holiday hours; West Melton Community Park work underway

2020 December 23 [PDF - 556.1 KB]
Roof on for pool expansion; Water wisely - avoid restrictions; Council and committees to work together on review; Council climate change policy adopted; Leading Learners build safety skills; A message from the Mayor; Orion and Council offer support