There are many wonderful Council-owned facilities in the Waimakariri District.


There is an airfield just out of the Rangiora township, with three grass strips. There are approximately 65 hangars at the airfield - these are privately owned and built on land leased from the Council.


The Waimakariri District Council operates six cemeteries in this district.

Halls and Meeting Venues

There are town halls in Rangiora and Oxford, as well as many halls and meeting venues throughout the district which are available for booking.

Holiday Parks

There are quite a few holiday parks in the Waimakariri District. Four of these are owned by the Council and are leased and run as private businesses.

Kaiapoi Marine Precinct

The Kaiapoi Marine Precinct is a boutique and vibrant marina situated in the heart of the township of Kaiapoi.


There are three libraries in our district - located in Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Oxford.

MainPower Stadium

MainPower Stadium is operated by the North Canterbury Sport and Recreation Trust. The Stadium houses sports courts as well as a fitness facility, changing rooms, coaching and meeting spaces, and seating for up to 500 spectators.

Sports Grounds, Parks and Playgrounds

The Council has a variety of parks in the district for sport, recreation and leisure. There are five skate parks located in Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Oxford, Waikuku Beach and Woodend. Our reserves can be booked for community events or social occasions.

Swimming Pools

We have two year-round, indoor swimming pools in Rangiora and Kaiapoi, and an outdoor pool in Oxford, open during the summer season.