A store, a hotel & water races

In 1872 West Melton has a general store and a Hotel in 1881. Midwife Mrs Jones begins 45 years of service in 1880.

New bus service for West Melton

At tonight’s West Melton Resident’s Association meeting we heard from Red Bus Ltd. Chief Financial Officer Terry Foote regarding current and future public bus services in West Melton. Terry outlined the financial structure of the service, emphasising that… Read More

New 150th flags on their way

At tonight’s West Melton Residents Association meeting, the new flags for the light poles on State Highway 73 were shown, complete with the new 150th anniversary artwork. The association has received two sets of the flags branded in… Read More

An update on West Melton water

At tonight’s Residents Association meeting, a report was tabled from Selwyn District Council’s Strategic Assets Manager for Utilities, Murray England. The report recapped the cause of the recent problems with the town supply, owing primarily to poor water… Read More