Waimakariri District Council has been honoured with the Top 10 Councils Award in Snap Send Solve’s Solver of the Year Awards

The awards celebrate the remarkable efforts of over 500 councils and other Solvers across Australia & New Zealand to better their communities

Waimakariri, New Zealand - 5th February 2024 - Community problem-solving app Snap Send Solve has today announced that Waimakariri District Council is the winner of the Top 10 Councils Award in its 2023 Solver of the Year awards.

Snap Send Solve’s Solver of the Year Awards celebrate the outstanding efforts of councils across Australia and New Zealand to drive positive change in their communities in 2023.

Waimakariri District Council has claimed victory in the Top 10 Councils Award. The award is presented to the councils that have the highest overall star rating across New Zealand councils (minimum 365 reports). Waimakariri District Council achieved a 4.15 overall star rating across 2023.

“We’re proud to work with so many fantastic Solvers across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, helping them better serve and support their communities,” comments Danny Gorog, Founder and CEO of Snap Send Solve. “The Solver of the Year Awards recognise and reward councils and organisations prioritising community amenity and wellbeing. We look forward to continuing our work with Waimakariri District Council to better our shared spaces in the year ahead.”

“We are delighted to have been announced as recipients of the Solver of the Year Award from Snap, Send, Solve,” says Jeff Millward, Chief Executive of Waimakariri District Council.

“Our staff work diligently throughout the year responding to requests that come through via the app, which includes anything from fixing potholes to cleaning up rubbish and removing debris. It’s great to know that this award has come about from our community rating our overall response so highly. Our staff are dedicated to making the Waimakariri District a great place to be.”

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Alistair Gray, Communications & Engagement Manager


About Snap Send Solve

Snap Send Solve CEO Danny Gorog had the idea for the app after visiting a playground with his son, only to find that the swing was broken and couldn't find an easy way to contact the right people.

Have you spotted an issue in your community like graffiti, illegal parking, dumped rubbish, trip hazards or abandoned trolleys? Time to get Snapping! Snap Send Solve is the free app that simplifies the reporting of community issues across Australia and New Zealand. We’ve made reporting quick and easy which means when you see an issue while you’re out, you can let the responsible authority know with only a few taps. Become a community legend and download Snap Send Solve today.