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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.
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.
Look around you.
It could be your neighbour. Your best friend. The school teacher
of your kids.
Did you know that over 50% of the people who live in the
Waimakariri volunteer in one way or another to support the wider community?
That astounding figure serves to underline how many of our friends
and family members look and act beyond themselves.
In doing so, they provide a vital range of services that we can
sometimes take for granted, even though we access them on an almost daily
This is why National Volunteers week is so important.
It’s why we, at Council, are taking the time to acknowledge and
celebrate those who give up their valuable time in service of their community
through two special videos that are now online.
laugh, share – volunteer’; is this year’s theme.
is so appropriate for our district.
The impact of our volunteers is perhaps most visible in times of
emergency, where they form the backbone of emergency responses through fire
service, search and rescue and civil defence.
Without volunteers these vital services wouldn’t function.
However, it’s not just our emergency services that benefit.
schools and sports clubs are dependent on volunteers to help young people
develop their sporting skills and knowledge.
also have a very active and vibrant arts scene thanks to the passionate work of
our artistic volunteers.
there’s the places and spaces that are beautified and maintained by some very
handy, green-fingered folk.
volunteers come in all shapes and sizes and have a wonderful range of skills,
knowledge and passion to share.
day we benefit from the work that they do and the value that they add.
are grateful to each and every one of you for the time you give, the energy you
bring, and the invaluable contribution you make each and every day.