Older people

The Waimakariri District has an ageing population. A number of useful resources are available to help support older people in our district, including the Waimakariri Community Directory and the Older Persons Help Book.Appy-hour 

The Waimakariri Community Directory

The 'Seniors and Disability Services' section in Part 1 of the Waimakariri Community Directory (pdf, 563.3 KB) has information specifically relating to services and support for older people in the district.

Housing for the elderly

For information about the Council's housing for the elderly units.


Join one of our classes at the library.

  • Book Group - come along and join in with one of our fortnightly groups.
  • Appy Hour - come along to one of our sessions and learn how to use your iPad or tablet. You will be amazed at what it can do.

Check out the library events page and find other events that you may like to attend.