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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 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.
The Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) provides funding to communities so New Zealanders can be involved in local arts activities.
The scheme supports a wide range of arts:
To be successful, applicants for funding under the Creative Communities Scheme:
Must meet a number of eligibility requirements before their application can be considered by the CCS assessors (the local CCS administrator will check that the application meets these requirements before passing it on to the assessors)
Show that the proposed project meets one or more of the scheme’s three funding criteria (access and participation; diversity; young people).
If the applicant is an individual they must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
If the application is from a group or organisation they must be based in New Zealand.
If the applicant has already received funding from CCS for another project, they must have completed a satisfactory Project Completion Report for the other project before they can make another application, unless the other project is still in progress.
There are three funding criteria under the Creative Communities Scheme:
The types of costs that can be funded include:
Types of projects that can’t be funded under the Creative Communities Scheme include:
CCS funding is available for new artworks as part of marae projects such as tukutuku, whakairo, whāriki and kōwhaiwhai. However, applications for funding for marae facilities or restoration projects should be made to the Lottery Marae Heritage and Facilities fund, which is administered by the Lottery Grants Board.
Where any of the above costs are included in a CCS application, the applicant will need to be able to cover these costs from project income other than CCS funding, such as ticket sales or fundraising.
All successful applicants are required to: