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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.
Social and Health Services
Sports, Hobbies and Recreation Directory
Career Services – this is a helpful site for work related things, for example, job searching and CV’s.
Department of Conservation – the government agency in charge of conservation and protection of nature, as well as recreation opportunities including walking tracks and backcountry huts.
Human Rights Commission – works for positive race relations, promotes and protects human rights (including gender, disability and other rights) in New Zealand.
Ministry for the Environment – the government agency in charge of protecting New Zealand’s natural resources.
Ministry of Education - this is the agency for everything to do with education – for example, if you want information about the school system, school holidays (and plenty more!) this is the website to visit.
Ministry for Women – the agency working for women and promoting Women’s Rights.
NZ Immigration Service – this is the service to contact if you would like to find out more about moving to, living and working in New Zealand.
NZQA – this is the NZ Qualifications Authority. This has information about studying in New Zealand and can assess your overseas qualification.
NZTA – this is the government agency that covers transport and traffic.
Office of Ethnic Communities – this department works for all the different ethnic communities in New Zealand.
Tourism NZ - has information about New Zealand for travellers including activities and accommodation. It is also useful for tourism or hospitality businesses.
Tourist & Visitor Driving Theory Quiz – check your understanding of the New Zealand road code and road rules to make sure you're ready to drive.
Welcoming Communities – this is the latest government initiative to make its communities more welcoming – find out more here.