The Waimakariri District Council is dedicated to providing a safe and
happy community. The District was accredited as an International ‘Safe Community’ by the World Health
Organisation Collaborating Centre on Community Safety in 1999, re-accredited in 2006 and again in 2013.
Community Shade Loan Programme
Rangiora Cancer Support Group
and the Cancer Society of 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, 38 kB).
Safety in the Community
The Council is involved in a number of community safety initiatives, including Injury Prevention Waimakariri, Safer Community Council and Restorative Justice.