Pigeon Valley Fire Update 68 0800 Friday 22 February 2019
Wakefield prepare to evacuate notice lifted Civil Defence Group Controller Roger Ball has lifted the conditional re-entry status for Wakefield. The decision was possible because of the work that had been done in fighting the fire and means people living and working in Wakefield are no longer subjec...


The picturesque Dovedale Valley was surveyed in 1863.

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Such was the interest in this sub-alpine area inland from the Moutere that all the sections offered were sold in one day. The prices paid were high for the times at 10-20 shillings per acre.

The Dovedale School, built in 1869, is still on its original site and today it provides classes up to year 8. Dovedale’s industries include forestry and mixed farming, and it is also the birthplace of Dovedale Breads, a well-known organic bread-making business.

Mapua Community Library
Dovedale rural water supply and quality - permanent boil water notice
Councillor Tim King (Deputy Mayor) - Moutere / Waimea Ward
Councillor Dean McNamara - Moutere / Waimea Ward
Councillor Anne Turley - Moutere / Waimea Ward

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