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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.
Proposed projects include sports and recreation facilities, a dog park, BMX track, Courtenay Drive roading and infrastructure, and Kaiapoi East roading and infrastructure.
Council are currently planning the
rebuild of the earthquake damaged parts of Courtenay Drive, Charters Street and Wyber Place within the Kaiapoi South
Regeneration Area. Courtenay Drive will be rebuilt on its current alignment with one
lane in each direction, and have a shared path (for walking and cycling).
Construction works are planned to be completed by mid-2018.
Work began in early May 2017 to install two new
wastewater pump stations adjacent to Courtenay Drive, along with 300m of
gravity sewer, 400m of sewage pumping main and some stormwater pipes.
Council are currently designing the new road link in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area, between Feldwick Drive and Cass Street. We sought community feedback on the design from 2 May to 24 May 2017. Construction on the new road link is planned to start in early 2018.
A new water trunk
main, new and replacement sewer mains will be installed and a new wastewater
pump station will be built in the Kaiapoi East regeneration area. These works will
provide a more reliable and resilient water supply and improve the reliability
of the wastewater system.
Kaiapoi Marine Precinct masterplan includes terraces on the riverbank in front
of the private-led retail and hospitality development on the former Bridge
Tavern and Hansen’s Mall site. A boardwalk will link the town centre to the
riverside walkway leading south, and there will be a floating pontoon from the
main town centre bridge to the wharf and a small pontoon at the east end of the
rock wall (near the Coastguard building).
The 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. Council are working on the design for the new sport
and recreation reserve in the Kaiapoi East regeneration area. We sought feedback on two roading options for accessing the reserve from 5 July to 2 August 2017.
Through the community
consultation for the Waimakariri Residential Red Zone Recovery Plan, the
Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area allows for the opportunity for edible
landscapes, such as a community food forest. The proposed Kaiapoi Food Forest
is located in the area by Cass Street, Meadow Street,Oram Place, and the new
Feldwick Drive link.
Council will start the design of
the dog park in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area later this year / early 2018 and we’re
keen to involve our local community with the design. The dog park will be
located in the new sport and recreation reserve south of Cass Street.
Council will start the design of
the community BMX track in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area later this year / early 2018 and we’re keen to involve our local community, in particular young people, with
the design. The BMX track will be located in the new sport and recreation
reserve south of Cass Street.