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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.
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The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
The Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) provides funding
to communities so New Zealanders can be involved in local arts activities.
scheme supports a wide range of arts:
be successful, applicants for funding under the Creative Communities Scheme:
Must meet a number
of eligibility requirements before their application can be considered by the CCS
assessors (the local CCS administrator will check that the application meets
these requirements before passing it on to the assessors)
that the proposed project meets one or more of the scheme’s three funding
criteria (access and participation; diversity; young people).
applicant is an individual they must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent
application is from a group or organisation they must be based in New Zealand.
If the applicant
has already received funding from CCS for another project, they must have completed a
satisfactory Project Completion Report for the other project before they can make another
application, unless the other project is still in progress.
three funding criteria under the Creative Communities Scheme:
will create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate
in local arts activities,
The types of costs that can be funded include:
Types of projects that can’t be funded under
the Creative Communities Scheme include:
is available for new artworks as part of marae projects such as tukutuku,
whakairo, whāriki and kōwhaiwhai. However, applications for funding for marae
facilities or restoration projects should be made to the Lottery Marae Heritage
and Facilities fund, which is administered by the Lottery Grants Board.
Where any of
the above costs are included in a CCS application, the applicant will need to
be able to cover these costs from project income other than CCS funding, such as
ticket sales or fundraising.
successful applicants are required to: