Waimakariri District Community Team

The Waimakariri District Council Community Team is largely funded independently.

Funding comes from the Ministries of Justice, Health and Youth Development, Health Promotion Agency, NZ Transport Agency and Canterbury Community Trust.

The Community Team’s role is to engage, connect, inform and empower residents, community groups, agencies and organisations in achieving its goal of “facilitating stronger, safer more vibrant communities”.

This work actively contributes to Waimakariri District Council Community Outcomes for our communities, that:

  • They are inclusive to all
  • Their social and health needs are met
  • Citizens are informed and able to contribute to local, regional and national decision-making
  • There is a safe environment for all.

The work of the Community Team covers three key areas: