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PUBLISHED AT 1 month ago (31 Jan 2018)
Council is planning to plant 100 new trees in the road reserves alongside the repaired
Courtenay Drive, Charters Street and the new road link from Feldwick Drive to
PUBLISHED AT 2 months ago (18 Jan 2018)
Work is expected to start on
Monday 22 January 2018 to rehabilitate the earthquake damaged parts of
Courtenay Drive, Charters Street and Wyber Place. The works are being carried
out by Paul Smith Earthmoving 2002 Ltd and completion of the project is
expected to be in early May 2018.
PUBLISHED AT 3 months ago (13 Dec 2017)
Since January 2017, Council staff
have been putting Waimakariri’s Recovery Plan in to action. The first 12 months
has involved a lot of essential work- planning, designing and working closely
with our community and partners.
PUBLISHED AT 5 months ago (06 Oct 2017)
Council is pleased to confirm at its October 2017 meeting,
Daniel Smith Industries Ltd as the preferred contractor for the Kaiapoi River
Wall Upgrade project.
PUBLISHED AT 6 months ago (01 Sep 2017)
This year in Kaiapoi the 4 September anniversary of
the Canterbury earthquakes is being symbolised in a way which will connect
community in a meaningful way for now and in the future. An invitation is being
extended to the community to the opening and planting day for the Kaiapoi Food
Forest on Saturday 16 September from 10am – 2pm.
PUBLISHED AT 8 months ago (21 Jul 2017)
lease of 68 hectares of Crown-owned land will allow key regeneration projects
to progress in Waimakariri.
Information New Zealand (LINZ) is pleased to have reached an agreement with the
Waimakariri District Council to lease residential red zone land.
lease of the land will enable the Council to continue their work on projects
for the community as set out in the Recovery Plan for the district,” says LINZ
Group Manager Canterbury Recovery Jeremy Barr.
leased area includes about 900 Crown-owned properties covering 68 hectares in
Kaiapoi and The Pines Beach regeneration areas. This land will eventually be
divested to the Council, and will allow for work such as surveys and infrastructure
rebuild to start,” says Barr.
PUBLISHED AT 8 months ago (05 Jul 2017)
The new sport and recreation
reserve in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area is a key part of the Recovery
Plan. The reserve is planned to include playing fields, sports facilities, a
dog park, community BMX track, walking and cycling tracks and open space.
PUBLISHED AT 10 months ago (11 May 2017)
With the Minister’s approval of the Recovery Plan in December 2016
Council are keen to get started on the long-awaited roading work in the Kaiapoi
East and Kaiapoi South regeneration areas.
PUBLISHED AT 11 months ago (21 Apr 2017)
As Waimakariri District Council gets
underway with the implementation of the Recovery Plan’s top priorities, roads
and infrastructure in the Kaiapoi East and South regeneration areas, it
received news of national awards acknowledging the planning and community
participation involved with developing the draft Waimakariri Red Zone Recovery
PUBLISHED AT 11 months ago (07 Apr 2017)
We are currently working with Land Information New
Zealand (LINZ) to determine how the regeneration areas in the Recovery Plan
will be transferred to Council and Te Kōhaka o Tūhaitara Trust.