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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
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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.
frosts may see black ice forming on many roads in the District over the next
few days and drivers are being warned to consider their travel plans if snow
and ice are present.
contractors, SICON will be monitoring road conditions but Operations Manager,
Mike Power warns drivers need to take extra care.
ice on the road is one of the most dangerous road surfaces drivers can come
across and drivers won’t know until they hit it, he says.
areas and bridges are particularly prone to black ice and while we will be
gritting those areas which are affected, the grit only improves friction by
about 15% so you only have around 40% of dry road skid resistance.”
New Zealand Transport Agency are also asking drivers to consider if they have to travel
through areas of snow and ice and if they do to be prepared for road
restrictions, road closures and long delays. If you are travelling carry
chains and know how to fit them, for your own safety and everyone else on the
will be updating council staff with road conditions when they are able.
up to date with State Highway road conditions in Canterbury you can check NZTA Traffic Journeys and for local road closures
check our Facebook
page or website.
key tips for driving to the conditions include:
Predicted weather forecasts could also impact on sports training. In the Waimakariri District fields are managed by the sports codes so before heading out, check with your club to make sure training is still going ahead. Take care around trees if snow does build up as the weight could cause branches to break under the extra load.