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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.
Opened in 1926, the Rangiora Town Hall is a notable historic building in the Waimakariri District. The building received Landmarks heritage recognition at a ceremony on 27 May 2010. It is located in a prominent position at the western end of Rangiora town centre on the corner of High and King Streets. The hall was closed in 2012 for seismic strengthening and building extensions. The refurbished and restored Rangiora Town Hall reopened on Saturday 7 March 2015 at 2 pm. View a video of the opening ceremony on YouTube.
The existing auditorium was retained and upgraded with a new orchestra pit and audience seating. The auditorium is divided into ground floor and upper balcony levels, with a total of 361 fixed seats. There is an additional 150-seat smaller theatre stage alongside, which is suitable for dance performance and can also be used as a cinema. There is also a new cinema complex with two 23-seat state-of-the-art digital cinemas.
Additional facilities include four meeting rooms, a function room, a green room, changing rooms for performers, toilets, casual seating and tables in the main foyer, and a kitchenette.
Off-street car parking is available behind the hall.
The Town Hall Cinemas are operated by Jeremy Stewart, the operator of the successful Alice Cinematheque in Christchurch. The Town Hall Cinemas are open every day except Christmas Day from 10 am to 10.30 pm. Visit the Town Hall Cinemas website to find out more about the cinemas and what movies are screening.
The Town Hall has a function room complete with a full bar and catering service. Contact Town Hall Cinemas if you would like to hold a special event or corporate function in the function room.
Address: Cnr King and High Streets, Rangiora
Information, availability and bookings for this facility can now be found on the online booking portal.
Alternatively bookings can also be made through the Council's Service Centre's or by calling 0800 965 468
The Friends of the Rangiora Town Hall are a not-for-profit group dedicated to supporting the Town Hall as a centre for performing arts. The group raise funds to enhance the facilities, in consultation with the Waimakariri District Council.
Donations from the public are used to support the Friends in their role.
The Friends have been involved with community group concerts, Green Room performers CCTV camera, the installation of a defibrillator and more.
The group work to make sure each donation helps to keep the Town Hall at the heart of the community.
Contact the Friends directly if you are interested in helping or joining the group.
Capacity 357 people with 259 seats on the ground floor and 98 seats on the gallery floor.
Capacity 150 people with 93 tiered retractable and remaining loose seating on floor.
Capacity for 150 people.
Meeting and studio rooms
Capacity for no more than 12 people in the meeting rooms and 15 people in the green room.
Floor plans attached.
Basement and 1st floor
There are different charges depending on what category your organisation fits into.
All charges are gst inclusive.
Charges have been updated as of 1st July, 2018
Community & Individual
Non-profit community social support groups. (E.g. Education groups, schools, preschools/playgroups and casual Government bookings. Non-profit casual private events. (E.g. family events, weddings, organisation run dances, concerts, performances to audience, casual.)
Profit generating corporates or activities (e.g commercial activities, programmes or events commercial seminars)
To ensure a booking for the Theatre, booking will need to be made 8 weeks in advance.
Rangiora town hall is the main venue for performing arts and lives shows.
Please download the terms and conditions of hire.