New to the District

There are many organisations that can help you settle into our lovely district.

New to the District?

You can find useful advice in our New to Waimakariri booklet .

Welcome Packs

The Council sends 'welcome packs' to anyone buying a property in the Waimakariri District. These packs contain the New to Waimakariri Booklet   as well as a Rates Easy Pay Form. Both can be picked up from any of the Council Service Centres.

Neighbourhood Support

North  Canterbury Neighbourhood Support works closely with the Police and many other organisations in our community to make our homes, streets, neighbourhoods and communities safer.

What to See and Do in the Waimakariri District

The Visit Waimakariri website has lots of information on things to do and see in the Waimakariri District for visitors and people new to the district. There is an isite Visitor Centre located in Kaiapoi at 143 Williams Street - phone 03 327 3134 or email

Last reviewed date: 07 Aug 2023