The Selwyn District Council wants to keep you informed. We produce a weekly newsletter – Council Call, which is full of snippets of Council and community information. You are also welcome to look at our media releases, listed here with the newest at the top.

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Let’s keep using our Water Sense
Published online: 21 Dec 2017
Summer is here, and Selwyn District Council wants to ensure properties connected to Council water supplies can enjoy good water service during the holiday break over Christmas and New Year.

Drive safe on the roads these holidays
Published online: 14 Dec 2017
It’s a busy time on the roads during the Christmas and summer holiday season and Selwyn District Council’s Road Safety team is reminding drivers to focus on reaching their destination safely.

Local Councils pleased with Immigration New Zealand announcement
Published online: 13 Dec 2017
Ashburton and Selwyn District Councils are delighted that the Welcoming Communities Standard has now been launched by Immigration New Zealand.

Council services over Christmas and New Year
Published online: 08 Dec 2017
Following is a summary of Selwyn District Council services and opening hours during the holiday period.

Selwyn baby book launched
Published online: 01 Dec 2017
Selwyn District Libraries have launched a new book featuring local babies.

Selwyn schools ‘get ready’
Published online: 30 Nov 2017
Selwyn District Council has launched a new resource to help children and families make sure they’re prepared for emergencies.

Post it @ the Library
Published online: 30 Nov 2017
A post-it street art exhibition created by Rolleston College’s ‘More than just a Tag’ visual art class is taking place in December to bring art into the community in unexpected ways.

Even more events this summer in Selwyn
Published online: 23 Nov 2017
Over 70 Council and community events are planned in Selwyn district as part of the Council’s Summer in Selwyn event programme, which will run through to April 2018.

Get into the Christmas spirit with Selwyn Libraries
Published online: 23 Nov 2017
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Selwyn District Libraries, with upcoming special Christmas storytime events, Summer Reading BINGO, and the opportunity to donate to help others in need.

Are you sorted with a safe ride home?
Published online: 22 Nov 2017
Selwyn District Council, Police and licenced premises across the district are participating in the annual Christmas/New Year drink drive campaign, encouraging everyone to sort a safe ride home before going out for a few drinks.

Selwyn sister city opportunities
Published online: 13 Nov 2017
Selwyn District Council and the Malvern Community Board are encouraging residents to get involved in sister cities projects over the coming year – including Rewi Alley celebrations in Springfield in December and visits to China, Japan and Indonesia in 2018.

It just makes Water Sense
Published online: 10 Nov 2017
Summer is on its way, and Selwyn District Council wants to ensure properties connected to Council water supplies can enjoy good water service during the warmer time of year.

Stay safe with fireworks
Published online: 03 Nov 2017
Selwyn residents are being reminded to be safe and considerate if using fireworks this Guy Fawkes' Night.

Get creative with communities funding
Published online: 03 Nov 2017
Community-based groups and individuals can apply now for funding for their next project through the Creative Communities New Zealand Scheme.

Fun for all at local libraries, every Saturday
Published online: 27 Oct 2017
The new Selwyn District Libraries trial hours have begun and exciting family-friendly activities are planned for every Saturday at all four libraries.

Mature and Motivated
Published online: 19 Oct 2017
Rolleston Community Centre’s Mature and Motivated recreation class is so much fun it has 90 year olds doing shoulder stands.

All aboard the Show Me Selwyn bus
Published online: 19 Oct 2017
Bus tours are being offered to Selwyn residents interested in getting to know their district better.

Either way it’s 20K around school buses
Published online: 11 Oct 2017
With school returning for term four this week, the 20K Either Way school bus campaign is under way to raise awareness of safe driving around school buses collecting or dropping off children.

Stimulating Memory through Art to continue
Published online: 06 Oct 2017
Following a successful five-week trial, the ‘Stimulating Memory through Art’ therapeutic art classes will continue to be offered at the Rolleston Community Centre.

Community funding information evening
Published online: 05 Oct 2017
Members of community groups, clubs and organisations in Selwyn are invited to attend a Community Funding Information Session on Thursday 26 October, 7–9pm at Lincoln Event Centre.

Furry friends aid reading confidence
Published online: 05 Oct 2017
After a positive response to the rollout of Paws for Reading, the Selwyn District Libraries programme is now open for bookings at Leeston and Rolleston libraries in term four.

CultureFest is almost here
Published online: 22 Sep 2017
CultureFest 2017 is fast approaching – you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to celebrate Selwyn’s growing diversity!

Drive safe, drive phone free
Published online: 22 Sep 2017
The Drive Phone Free campaign aims to increase driver awareness that talking on the phone, texting or even checking a hand held mobile phone while driving puts them and other road users at risk.

Kick Start set to kick off
Published online: 21 Sep 2017
The annual Kick Start Motorcycle Safety event brings together riders, retailers and anyone who loves motorcycles with a common theme of improving safety on our roads for motorcyclists.

Grow and Discover holiday programme
Published online: 15 Sep 2017
Children can enjoy Selwyn District Libraries’ free Grow and Discover programme during the school holidays from 2–15 October, with multiple session times available across the district.

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