Your Council Representatives
The Waimakariri District
Council is made up of a Mayor and ten Councillors who represent the four
wards in the District - three Councillors each for the Kaiapoi and
Rangiora wards, and two Councillors each for the Oxford-Eyre and
Woodend-Ashley wards. Please see the Council Members page for information on the Councillors and their individual portfolios.
The Mayor and Councillors are voted in by ratepayers and residents of
the District every three years. The last election was held in October
The Mayor and Councillors can be contacted any time to discuss issues or concerns about the District.
Community and Ward Advisory Boards
Each ward is represented by a community board or ward advisory board. Please see the Community and Ward Advisory Boards page for further information.
How the Council Works
The Governance Statement (pdf, 432 kB), published every three years, outlines the governance structure for the Waimakariri District Council.
and Committee meetings are usually held in the Council Chambers,
Rangiora Service Centre, 215 High Street, Rangiora. Ordinary Council
meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday of each month at 2.30 pm.
Meetings for the upcoming month are advertised in the Council's Community Noticeboard page of the Northern Outlook.
Meetings of the Council, committees, community boards and ward advisory board are run in accordance with the Council's Standing Orders document (pdf, 340 kB).
Members of the public are generally welcome to attend these meetings,
although some parts of a meeting may be 'public excluded'.
are available on our website 4-5 days before each meeting, and can also
be viewed at any of our service centres and the Rangiora Library.
Minutes of Meetings
Unconfirmed minutes are usually available on the Council website within a week of the
meeting being held. In Committee minutes are not available to the