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Ecan Update


Welcome to the official Diamond Harbour Community Association website

You will find contacts, local businesses, tourist and community information and lots more, including our local newspaper, The Diamond Harbour Herald.

The sunny side of Lyttelton Harbour is just 40 minutes drive from Christchurch or 10 minutes by ferry.

Hall and Library Closed

Updated Nov 21

DH Hall and Library remain closed for for a complete re-cladding and decontamination of the site and the removal of asbestos. The building will reopen on Mon Dec 15.

DH Library users are asked to return items to an alternate library and will not incur overdue fines over this period. Those with reserved items have been contacted to arrange pickup from other libraries.

DH Rugby Club area work is completed and the clubrooms are again usable.

Further details here...

Coming Events

Postponement Alert

DH Rugby Club AGM postponed to Tue Dec 9

Check our Events page... for Regular weekly/monthly meetings

Sprig News

Sculpture on the Point & Live at the Point is Back

Sunday 28 Dec 2014 - Sun 22 Feb 2015, 1- 4pm

Live at the Point is gearing up for another great summer!
SPRIG is happy to announce that planning for these events is well underway with most bands booked and funding coming in. Details here...

Calling all local produce growers or creators

We are keen to have a few more stalls on the Godley House grounds on Sunday afternoons. Locally grown or locally made produce sold by the creators is welcome. Details here...

Call for Sponsorship to Support Summer Music & Sculpture Events

SPRIG is looking for sponsorship from businesses and local organisations to assist with the running of these exciting and popular events. Details here...

For more information about Sprig visit our Sprig page...

Local News and Community Information


Vandalism in Purau

On Nov 19 (evening) in the parking area at the slipway a vehicle was broken into and another sprayed with graffiti. Police have been advised - anyone with information please contact the Police on 363 7400.

Dyers Pass Rd Closure

Part of the road in Cashmere will be closed from Mon Nov 24 for 3 weeks - detour Hackthorne Rd. Details here...

2 sea kayaks found

Near the DH jetty on Nov 19 (at night). They are currently locked up on the DH wharf. If you own them or know the owner please advise the Police on 363 7400.

Cliff Track Warning

Recent storm damage closed parts of the Cliff Track and created potential dangers in other areas. Council work on clearing fallen trees is ongoing. Please take care!

Neighbourhood Support News

Anglican - Methodist - Presbyterian Church Notices

Catholic Church Notices

Diamond Harbour School News

Diamond Harbour School Cultural Event

The school will be hosting a Cultural Event on the afternoon of Friday November 28th. We will be exploring and celebrating the cultures and nationalities represented in our school community.
We invite members of the wider community to join us or join in: if you are proud of your heritage and are willing to share this with us (this could be traditional arts, customs, dances, food...?) then please contact or pop in to the school office and let us know!

Board of Trustees Mid Term Election

At the close of nominations, as the number of valid nominations was equal to the number of vacancies required to be filled, the following were declared duly elected: Denissa Hora and Prof Michael Pendleton.

  • 27 November, Thursday 7.30pm - Kids & Dads debrief meeting
  • 28 November, Friday - School Cultural Festival
  • 09 December, Tuesday 6.30 pm -  BoT Meeting
  • 13 December, Saturday - Music Concert, Te Kete
  • School raffle fundraiser - tickets available from the office
  • Teachers at crossing from 8:40 - 8:55 in mornings and 3-3:15 after school.
  • Planning a holiday? Need to know term dates for 2015? Click here for details.
  • Latest school newsletter - November 13
  • Previous school newsletters
  • School website
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