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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
The Council's Community Team is involved in the production of a number of useful publications, including the monthly Chatter newsletter and the volunteer directory.
There are options for transport to health related appointments in Christchurch for anyone who is unable to drive to a medical appointment. Read the transport pamphlet for more information (pdf, 214.5 KB).
As part of the intentional approach to welcoming new residents to the district we have developed Welcome Bags. These are decorated by local school children and distributed via real estate agents and through schools, libraries and service centres and as part of the Welcome Ambassador Project.
When you're new to a region it can take some time to work out where things are, and how things work. The New to Waimakariri booklet is available to help you find the basics in the region, and to get you familiar with some of the day-to-day places you may need.
The Community Team will take bookings for the trailer hire - please contact our Customer Services Team on 03 311 8900. Download the trailer inventory list and hire sheet (pdf, 1.0 MB).
Rangiora Cancer Support Group and the Cancer Society if NZ Inc., working in partnership with the Council, offer a free shade loan service and sunscreen to groups, clubs , schools etc. Download the community shade loan programme borrower form (pdf, 85.4 KB).
We distribute water safety information packs to campsites over the summer period.
Our liquid paracetamol fridge magnets are distributed through local pharmacies. We have developed a range of safety information resource packs. These are developed to suit particular target audiences.
For information about any of our community safety resources contact:
Phone: 03 311 8900