District councillor Debra Hasson has raised concerns closing water races in Malvern will affect farming long-term.
High rainfall during the winter means the district council is in a good condition to meet increased water demand in the summer.
Inspection numbers of playground equipment are set to increase in the district.
Ellesmere College has named its new leadership team for next year.
The district council's policy for naming new roads in Selwyn came under scrutiny last week.
Plans are in the pipeline for Foster Park to get a new sports facility.
Work is underway to set up a charitable trust provide free mental health services for youth in Selwyn.
The anti drink-driving campaign for the district will begin later this month.
Hockey, athletics and equestrian event wins are all reasons why Lincoln High School's Lucy Turner was crowned sportsperson of the year at the school awards.
An explosion of colour could be seen across Rolleston skies in celebration of Guy Fawkes on Saturday.