Waitaki Valley Community Society Incorporated 200736 http://www.kurow.org.nz en-nz Waitaki Valley Community Society Incorporated 30 ANZAC SERVICES 2016 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/672296 Please select to find out about this special day 016, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/672296 Otematata Issue of concern http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/669024 Please read further if you are interested in Otematata's water supply... 013, 22 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/669024 Waitaki Valley Community Car Update http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/663738 An amazing group of volunteers in Kurow and Otematata made 40 trips, carrying 65 passengers, from September 2015 until January 2016... 009, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/663738 Waitaki Valley Vehicle Trust a reality http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/652465 It is with pleasure we announce the legal entity Waitaki Valley Vehicle Trust. Your trustees are: Carron Cossens, Rosina Russell, Debbie Smith, Craig Bennett, Craig Dawson and Tony Henderson. Funding will come through in June or July, but until that date we continue to lease a comfortable vehicle through the Twizel-Tekapo Community Vehicle Trust. Contact Carron on 03 4360 950 or 027 282 0615 for more information 051, 18 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/652465 Waitaki St John (Kurow) launch new fundraiser "Project Moo" http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/648279 Kurow-based Waitaki St John Area Committee felt they needed to approach fundraising in a unique way that suited their rural location – hence “Project Moo” was born. 047, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/648279 MCCONNELL DOWELL WIN AWARD for KUROW BRIDGES http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/633126 035, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/633126 Meridian Energy Donates Cardiac Defibrillator to Waitaki http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/624895 A $22,000 donation from Meridian Energy to St John will benefit Waitaki communities and help save lives. The donation from Meridian Energy’s Waitaki Community Fund was used by St John Waitaki to purchase a cardiac defibrillator. 029, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/624895 Positive Meeting re Community Vehicle Trust for the Waitaki Valley http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/624415 The mandate has been given to establish a Community Vehicle Trust for the Waitaki following a meeting at the Kurow Fire Brigade on Thursday 9th July... 028, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/624415 Waitaki St John in Kurow Need More Recruits http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/624395 Waitaki St John based in Kurow desperately need volunteer recruits with an aim to train to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level. Currently there are only 3 EMT qualified volunteers and nine current First Responder volunteers. First Responders are trained in assessing and treating patients, including resuscitation, but to transport patients to hospital the ambulance must have an EMT level officer on the crew. 028, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/624395 Waitaki Valley gathers non perishable goods for Oamaru Foodbank http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/623861 For the month of July foodstuffs can be dropped in to the Kurow Information Centre to be passed on to the Omamru Combined Churches Foodbank. 028, 6 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/623861 Mayor calls for support for Waitaki Hospital Services http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/622088 The Waitaki district wants to send the Southern District Health Board a very clear message – let us get on with looking after our basic health needs locally and efficiently. That is the message that Waitaki Mayor, Gary Kircher is sure that Waitaki citizens will send when an organised march takes place on Sunday 5 July in response to ongoing underfunding and a proposed cut of 5% for the coming year... 026, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/622088 Fascinating Exhibition begins at the Forrester Gallery http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/605950 A unique exhibition at the Forrester Gallery can be described as ‘lip-plopping, tongue clocking, whistle warbling, finger crackling, hip clicking, skin slapping, throat gurgling, belly drumming’. The project is by well-known artist/musician Phil Dadson with interactive software designed by James Charlton, new media artist and senior lecturer in creative technologies at AUT... 015, 7 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/605950 SAFETALK course being held in Kurow http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/600529 Thanks to COGS funding the Waitaki Postvention group is able to bring a free course to Kurow on Tuesday 31st March that builds community understanding of issues around suicide and how to respond when you feel a person is unsafe 011, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/600529 Council considering camping ground options http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/600528 Feedback received from the public during the Waitaki lakes camping ground consultation is being considered by Council before a final decision is made as to whether camping ground leases will be leased to private providers or continue to be managed by Council (through contractors). 011, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/600528 Waitaki Valley St John Search for Leaders for Childrens' Programme http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/599843 Waitaki St John area committee are wanting to start a Youth Programme for children in the Waitaki Valley. We need a small but important commitment from anyone willing to be involved. You don’t need to be a parent. The Youth Programme is for children between the ages of 6—9. The programme runs through the school terms and is a commitment of 1½ hours once a week. 010, 7 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/599843 Kurow Museum Tea Towel Fundraiser http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/588246 $10 each. Available from Kurow Information Centre in CREAM or WHITE. Fundraiser for the Kurow Museum. 050, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/588246 KUROW BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/587592 The Boil Water notice for Kurow has been lifted. Please be aware that chlorine is still being used as the source of the issue has not been identified. Another message will be posted as soon as it is received from WDC with more detail. 049, 5 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/587592 KUROW WATER UPDATE http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/587115 Boil water notice still in place. Please read on... 049, 2 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/587115 Boil Water Notice for Kurow http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/585351 Sadly the Waitaki District Council have had to put a Boil Water Notice in place for Kurow Water Supply. Check their website at www.waitaki.govt.nz to keep informed or ring Carron on 4360 950. As soon as the notice is lifted this news item will be updated. 047, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/585351 New Doctor for Kurow Medical Centre http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/584321 It is with great pleasure that the Board of the Kurow Medical Centre would like to inform the community that Dr Annie Fyfe has agreed to join our Practice. Dr Fyfe will start on 2nd February 2015 as our permanent GP, previously having spent many years as the GP in Twizel. 046, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/584321 Road Closure on State Highway 82 Kurow to Waimate during October http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/577614 A three-kilometre detour will be in place on State Highway 82 whilst the Elephant Hill Stream Bridge is replaced. 041, 5 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/577614 Time running out for Waitaki Citizens’ Award nominations http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/566604 With only a week left before nominations close for the 2014 Waitaki Citizens’ Awards Mayor Gary Kircher is encouraging Waitaki people to nominate a person they know who makes a positive difference in the community. 031, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/566604 Fundraiser: The Upper Waitaki Young Farmers Club are selling Farm Find maps. http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/566450 These maps are perfect for every home, office or vehicle. They are $40 and money goes towards Aorangi Young Farmers. Get in behind the next generation of farming! Call Wal on 027 321 5043 to get a copy! 031, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/566450 Multi-ethnic faces required as extras on Oamaru film set http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/561492 Maddy Maxwell is needing film extras 22-25 July in Oamaru. Please contact Maddy if you are interested in taking part in this opportunity. 028, 6 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/561492 2014 Trustpower Waitaki District Community Awards http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/560431 Volunteer run Kurow St John and Otematata Fire Brigade both received awards at this year's Trustpower Community Awards held in Oamaru on the 30th of June. 027, 1 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/560431 Kurow Volunteer Fire Brigade award Service Honours http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/559594 At the Kurow Volunteer Fire Brigade’s recently held Annual General Meeting and dinner Service Honours and Brigade Trophies were presented. 026, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/559594 Special Banger to celebrate Second Bridge Opening http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/556604 A special banger is being made to celebrate this Saturday’s (June 7) opening of the second bridge being built over the Waitaki River on State Highway 82 by the NZ Transport Agency... 023, 4 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/556604 Second Kurow Bridge to open 7 June 2014 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/554768 Rapid progress by the Contractors has lead to an early opening of Bridge Two at Kurow... 021, 19 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/554768 A Special Thank You to Two Special Ladies http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/553954 Kurow and the Waitaki Valley have seen a change in the face of their St John Ambulance Service over recent months with the addition of new faces. Read On... 020, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/553954 Whalan Lodge Rest Home Update http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/524832 On Monday the 23rd of December the Whalan Lodge Trust assumed the management and full operation of Whalan Lodge. This facility was gifted to the community and the Trust are the custodians. Read on for more information 002, 8 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/524832 Kurow Races Cancelled Due to Track Conditions http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/523624 Unfortunately the annual Race Day in Kurow has had to be cancelled. Keep Tuesday 30th December 2014 free for the next Family Race Day in Kurow 001, 30 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/523624 Dansey's Pass Temporary Closure http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/522059 9-23 December the Dansey's Pass Road will be closed to all traffic except 4-wheel-drives at the site where Bridge 66 was washed away by floods. This is to allow a new bridge to be built. 050, 12 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/522059 Kurow Hill Walking Track http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/516565 KUROW HILL WALK: This track is closed until at least 18 November 2013 due to lambing. Please respect this as the track is on private land. 046, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/516565 THE VILLAGE PEOPLE REUNION- OTEMATATA REUNION http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/513014 OTEMATATA REUNION: The Village People Reunion – March 2015 A reunion is planned in Otematata for the Hydro construction families and businesses, celebrating 50 years since Benmore Powerstation and Dam commissioning.  046, 10 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/513014 Weathered Steel Gives Bridges a Rustic Look http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/511190 Please click header for details... 045, 4 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/511190 Kurow Water Supply Boil Water Notice lifted http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/510976 All clear now so drink away :-) 045, 4 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/510976 Kurow Supply Boil Water Notice until at least 31 October 2013 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/506757 FROM WAITAKI DISTRICT COUNCIL 24 October 2013 Customers on the Kurow Water Supply are advised to BOIL ALL DRINKING WATER for the next 7 days due to possible contamination of the water supply.    Precautionary measures should also be taken when preparing any food that has to be washed, bathing and oral hygiene. Please check the website www.waitaki.govt.nz for updates or ring Carron if you are unsure on 4360 950 (w) or 4360 732 (h) 043, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/506757 End of an Era http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/504675 Upper Waitaki Rural Women Nz has closed. Click the header for more information 042, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/504675 Work progressing on the second of the new Waitaki Bridges http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/502856 Media release... 040, 3 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/502856 Deconstruction of the Historic Kurow Bridges http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/501783 Information re the removal of the historic Kurow Bridges from the Waitaki District Council 039, 28 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/501783 Junior Cricket - Expressions of Interest http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/498336 Expressions of interest for the upcoming 2013/14 junior cricket season (children). Phone Andrew 436 0499 or Russell 436 0287. 036, 5 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/498336 Good Progress on Waitaki River Bridges between Kurow & Hakataramea http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/496601 NZTA update on the progress of the Waitaki Bridge replacement project. 034, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/496601 Meridian Lowers Lake Benmore http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/494514 Meridian has notified users of Lake Benmore in the Waitaki Valley that the lake level will be lowered to allow for spraying of invasive weeds in the area. 032, 8 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/494514 First World War Stories & Photos Wanted http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/493604 The North Otago Museum is currently working with researcher Graeme Leather who is preparing a publication on the First World War in relation to North Otago. 031, 1 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/493604 Ahuriri Community Board Report July 2013 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/493603 Update from Ahuriri Ward Councillor Craig Dawson, Waitaki District Council. 031, 1 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/493603 Awakino Ski Field opens this weekend - Kurow, Waitaki Valley http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/490104 The Waitaki Ski Club have overcome water damage and plan to open the Awakino field this weekend. 027, 4 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/490104 Annual St John Church Service in Kurow http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/484157 The annual St John Church Service will be hosted by Kurow's Presbyterian Church and will be an Interdenominational Service... 024, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/484157 Further Bridge Development http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/484155 Another Pile is being driven this week... 024, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/484155 Kurow Bridges Timetable http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/479384 An overview of the programme of work intended to be carried out... 020, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/479384 Kurow Medical Cetre New Hours from 20th May http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/476993 To cater for our needs better a change is being made to the opening hours of the Kurow Medical Centre 018, 28 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/476993 Omarama Residents Receive Search & Rescue Supreme Award http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/466356 SEARCH & RESCUE have invited local Omarama residents to celebrate their success in being awarded the NZ Landsar Supreme Award for the OMARAMA Search and Rescue “Operation PALMER” in the Ahuriri Valley in MAY 2012. 011, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/466356 Plunket News http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/465373 010, 6 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/465373 Ahuriri Community Board Report February 2013 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/465366 010, 6 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/465366 Draft Annual Plan - Waitaki District Council http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/465368 Draft Annual Plan 2013-14 Council's Draft Annual Plan for 2013-14 will be going out for public consultation on 15 March (with submissions closing on 22 April). Copies of the Draft Plan and a Summary will be available from 15 March onwards at Council service centres and libraries, and on the Council website www.waitaki.govt.nz 010, 6 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/465368 NZTA New Bridges Sod Turning KUROW http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/463061 The Lower Waitaki Valley communities of Kurow & Hakataramea are being invited to celebrate the construction of two new bridges on State Highway 82 over the Waitaki River. 007, 16 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/463061 Ahuriri Community Board Report by Craig Dawson http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/461877 006, 6 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/461877 Celebrate A2O Cycle Trail From Mt Cook to Omarama http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/459459 TOURISM WAITAKI is pleased to announce the Official Opening of the Aoraki/Mount Cook to Omarama sections of the awaited Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. The trail is suitable for all ability riders. Newly appointed A2O Marketing & Sales Officer Jason Menard says he is excited to see the trail being used to promote our great region to the rest of the world. 003, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/459459 Waitaki South Bank water management study gains funding http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/456426 Lower Waitaki South Bank Integrated Irrigation Study gains $136,000 towards its project. 050, 15 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/456426 Masonic Golf Tournament has Kurow Museum covered! http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/455880 The urgent need of a new roof for the Kurow Museum has prompted the Kurow Lodge 164 to come to the rescue with proceeds from its annual charity golf tournament to be held in January, going to the project. 050, 9 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/455880 Waitaki Valley School & Community Heated Pool http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/451402 After the massive community effort and financial support from the School Board of Trustees, Meridian Energy, Waitaki Collie Club and the Waitaki Valley Friends of the School Committee the heated swimming pool complex will open Monday 19 November. 046, 11 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/451402 Kurow Rugby Team off to New South Wales in 2013 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/450739 The Kurow Rugby Club's premier team is travelling to northern New South Wales in March 2013. There is a touring party of 30 going who are looking for fundraising to do over the coming months. 045, 5 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/450739 Generosity of Waitaki Valley Residents Raises $25,000 in Kurow Auction http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/449591 Approximately $25,000 was raised at Saturday's massive auction and clearing sale at Kurow racecourse. 044, 29 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/449591 Art Exhibition at Kurow Museum http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/446609 Local Artist Carol Holden presents a selection of pastels and acrylics at the back of the Kurow Museum. Read more... 041, 7 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/446609 Kurow Hill Walkway closed due to lambing http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/446610 The much loved Kurow Hill walkway is closed due to lambing. A notice is at the entrance of the walkway indicating this. As we appreciate being able to use the walkway at other times of the year we trust all will heed the notice. 041, 7 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/446610 Ahuriri Community Board Report by Craig Dawson http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/446407 Read more about the Kurow Bridges, Kurow Bank Closure, Alps to Ocean Cycleway progress, Business Breakfast meetings and Waitaki District Council... 040, 5 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/446407 SOUTH CANTERBURY PINOT NOIR FOOTS IT WITH THE BEST http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/443033 Pasquale's 2010 Hakataramea Pinot Noir is a rare treat – and one that is going toe to toe with some of New Zealand's best Pinot Noirs and coming out on top of the heap. The recent announcement of the Spiegelau International Wine Competition has given this wine its newest accolade - a Gold Medal. 037, 13 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/443033 Pasquale's Shrivel Wins Champion Dessert Wine http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/443031 For the second year in a row, a Pasquale wine, produced in the South Island’s Waitaki Valley, has taken out a trophy at the prestigious Bragato Wine Awards. This year's winner of the Bragato Champion Dessert Wine Trophy is the creatively named 2011 Pasquale "Shrivel", a late harvest, noble Riesling. Click header to read more. 037, 13 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/443031 Waitaki Bridge Replacement Definite http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/442652 In a letter dated 7 September NZTA have confirmed that the work on site to replace the Waitaki Bridges on State Highway 83 at Kurow is expected to commence in January 2012. The new bridges are expected to take 18 months to be built. 037, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/442652 Otago Festival of Football 2012 - Dunedin http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/441752 Football South's Festival of Football allows District Age Group Representative teams to play against each other in a warm up to the South Island Football Championships. North Otago 11th Grade Rep team will be representing the Waitaki region. Riverside Club's Alfie Mansfield, Bailey Broomhall and Jackson Smith are representatives. Well done boys. 036, 4 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/441752 Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Way Trail Update http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/434079 Keep up to date with the development of this exciting Mackenzie/Waitaki joint venture... 029, 19 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/434079 Waitaki Wine Growers Showcase Wines of the District http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432856 028, 13 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432856 Ostler Continues Golden Run for Wonderful Waitaki Wines http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432855 Fantastic results for the young wine industry in the Waitaki Valley, North Otago and New Zealand in general. Read on for details... 028, 13 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432855 Kurow's National Bank Closes Friday 13 July http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432793 This week the National Bank announced the closure of Kurow's bank, much to the concern of local businesses and individuals. 028, 12 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432793 Otematata Residents' Association win Trustpower Waitaki District Community Award http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432032 Otematata Residents' Association have won the Trustpower Waitaki District Community Award for contributions to Community Services. 028, 8 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/432032 Kurow Museum and Information Centre Winter Hours http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/429387 Due to financial considerations the Museum and Info Centre in Kurow will be open Monday to Friday 10:30am until 3:30pm... 026, 25 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/429387 Ahuriri Community Board Report by Craig Dawson http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/427428 Click to read Councillor Dawson's June update. 024, 12 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/427428 Aaron Bell and Molly Nationwide Winners http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/427287 At the New Zealand Dog Trials Finals for Straight Hunt on the 1st June Aaron Bell and his dog Molly won the National Title. This is the first time in the Waitaki Collie Club History that this has been achieved despite past winners in the South Island and North Island Championships. Read on for more detail. 024, 11 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/427287 Kurow Smallbore Rifle Club Season Begins http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/422031 Starting on Wednesday 23rd May at the Kurow Memorial Hall. Read on... 020, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/422031 Ukelele or African hand drumming course being considered http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/419733 Any children interested in learning the ukulele or African hand drumming? Drums/djembes provided. If enough interest classes could happen in Duntroon Tuesdays after school 30-40mins or longer. Phone Bianca on 021 268 4063 if interested. 018, 3 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/419733 Kurow Bowling Club http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/419053 An overview of Club highlights follows 018, 1 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/419053 Transformation in Duntroon http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/413862 The Duntroon community are banding together to help restore 2.3 hectares of environmentally valuable Raupo swamp wetland in the Lower Waitaki. The restoration of the wetland, owned by Meridian Energy, will significantly enhance biodiversity in the Valley. A series of walking tracks and boardwalks are planned, providing community access to the wetland and it’s naturally occurring bubbling springs. 014, 4 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/413862 Conservation Plan achieved for St Albans Vicarage http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/411722 After much investigation a comprehensive plan has been developed that identifies features of the St Albans Vicarage that are unique to New Zealand 012, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/411722 Otiake Wetlands Supported http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/411723 DOC in partnership with local landowners Kate White and Peter Irving work towards a Wetlands treasure 012, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/411723 Richie McCaw Visits Kurow http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/406923 Kurow enjoyed a visit from Rugby World Cup great Richie McCaw on 22 January. Click to read more. 008, 23 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/406923 Upper Waitaki RSA Primary School Essay Competition http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/403513 006, 6 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/403513 Upper Waitaki RSA Secondary School Essay Competition http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/403512 006, 6 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/403512 News from Councillor Dawson http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/403514 006, 6 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/403514 Kurow Festival Market Day Success http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/399557 The Kurow Festival Market Day held on 31 December was a great success. The move back to using the main street as a venue, combined with a stunning summer's day, allowed visitors and locals the opportunity to take a relaxed stroll to purchase produce, clothing, jewellery and a host of other goods. Live music was provided by the Coyotes, with a special yodelling performance by local Dave Harraway. Congratulations to the small group of organisers determined to see this event continue. 002, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/399557 Valley Transfer Stations Holiday Opening Hours http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/396935 From Boxing Day until 15 January: Kurow Transfer Station: 8:30am - 12:30pm Otematata Transfer Station: 1pm - 5pm Omarama Transfer Station: 8:30am - 12:30pm 052, 19 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/396935 Kurow Breakfast Business Bytes A Success http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/396060 Business Bytes! Informal monthly breakfast meetings are being held for Kurow and Hakataramea business people to get together to network, encourage and support each other and to plan how we might benefit from events and developments in the area. 051, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/396060 Grand Opening of New Business in Kurow http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/393437 Mrs Cook's Cottage is the site of a new Business Venture 049, 28 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/393437 Kurow Bridges - Repair Work http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/391608 Repairs will start next week on a pier affected by scouring that resulted in the night time closures of the Waitaki (Kurow) Bridges on Thursday and Friday of last week. Click title to see more. 047, 17 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/391608 Kurow Bridges Closing Tonight http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/390622 The Kurow Bridges on State Highway 82 will be closed from 8pm tonight (Thurs 10 November). See NZTA website for updates. This notice will be updated at 7.30am Fri 11 Nov on www.nzta.govt.nz 046, 10 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/390622 Update from Ahuriri Councillor Craig Dawson http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/383195 Craig comments on the long term community plan, Alps to Ocean Cycleway, rubbish issues and the Upper Waitaki Water Management Zone Committee. Read on... 041, 6 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/383195 Kurow Hill walking track closed for lambing http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/383194 Awakino Station advises that the track to the top of Kurow Hill (from Gray Street) is closed from 1 October until Thursday 10 November as lambing will be in progress. 041, 6 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/383194 Upper Waitaki RSA looking for NZ Defence Service Medal recipients http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/381004 Waitaki RSA want to hear from anyone eligible for the NZ Defence Service Medal who has not yet applied. Read on... 040, 28 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +1300 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/381004 Awakino Features on Sky Sport tonight http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/378758 Check out Skysport 1 at 9.30pm this Thursday for a slice of Awakino action featuring Hayley Holt. If you don’t have Skysport, then it will feature on Prime on 2 Oct. 038, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/378758 Waitaki Valley Preschool are looking for casual relievers http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/377004 If you are energetic, passionately interested in early childhood care and education and would be available for any short term/short notice relief work in Kurow please contact Centre Manager, Bev Wilson (03) 436 0999. 037, 4 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/377004 Cycle group begins in Kurow http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/375040 Karen Tweed is starting a cycle group catering for all ages, experience and fitness levels. Phone Karen on 021 190 8875 for more information 035, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/375040 Upper Waitaki Community Irrigation Race http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/375023 The Irrigation Race will be turned on for pre-season testing over the next 14 days. For more details contact Murray Turner, Irrigation Operations Manager on 0274 500 625 035, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +1200 http://www.kurow.org.nz/blog/375023