Pay it online, report an issue or request a service, submit on it, or ask us.
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.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
Waimakariri District Council is responsible for providing and maintaining bus stops, bus shelters and seats to support the public transport system, while Environment Canterbury is responsible for managing the bus services.
If you have any queries about bus stop maintenance or placements, contact the Council on 0800 965 468 or 03 311 8900.
If you have any queries about the bus routes, contact Metroinfo on 03 366 8855
There are three bus services connecting the Waimakariri
district to the city and beyond.
Blue Line - this
service travels from Rangiora to Kaiapoi (via Silverstream), Christchurch city
and onto Princess Margaret Hospital and Cashmere.
95 Pegasus &
Waikuku - During peak times the 95 runs every half hour from Waikuku to the
central city (6am-8am and 2.30pm-5.30pm).
At all other times the 95 runs hourly between Pegasus and the city.
– this express commuter service runs from Rangiora to Kaiapoi (via
Silverstream) and onto the Airport and Hornby.
There are three outward morning services from Rangiora and three inward
afternoon services from Hornby.
To get more information about these services go to Metroinfo.co.nz or
call Metro on 03 366 8855.
We recommend using a Metrocard as it will save
you at least 30 per cent on your travel, plus it gives you a set price for
daily and weekly travel. By using a Metrocard, you are paying the cheapest bus
fare possible. It also helps speed up boarding times, which helps everyone on
the bus to get to their destination on time.
services are provided by a variety of different operators under contract to the
Ministry of Education.
Routes are designed by the Ministry of
Education and transport service providers decide where the safest stops are along
Contact your school to find out more about what bus services are
Information on Metro school bus services
Some stops in the Waimakariri district are used by school
buses only. In order to provide a
clearway for school services some
stops will show the blue sign with ‘Mon-Fri’ displayed. Regular buses do not pick up from bus stops
with these signs.