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PUBLISHED AT 3:53pm on Thursday (12 Dec 2019)
Kaiapoi's first dedicated dog park has been unleashed to the delight of local dog owners and their canine friends.
PUBLISHED AT 1 month ago (24 Oct 2019)
Keen BMX riders, both young and old, lined up over the weekend to try out Kaiapoi’s new community BMX track. The opening of the track had been highly anticipated, and there was an impressive turnout of bikes and people.
PUBLISHED AT 5 months ago (10 Jul 2019)
Driving along Charles street, you may be wondering what lies behind the large piles of earth?
PUBLISHED AT 6 months ago (31 May 2019)
The Kaiapoi River is set to get an upgrade for boaties.
Navigability has been limited in some parts due to silt build up. This is particularly problematic for the Coastguard when they need to respond to call outs at low tide.
PUBLISHED AT 6 months ago (30 May 2019)
The Honda Forest has been officially opened by Mayor David Ayers and Managing Director of Honda NZ, Nobuya Sonada.
PUBLISHED AT 6 months ago (17 May 2019)
Regeneration Kaiapoi has partnered with Honda to bring the mighty Kahikatea back to Kaiapoi.
PUBLISHED AT 7 months ago (03 May 2019)
There’s a Chinese proverb that says, “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now,” and for Kaiapoi, the time is now thanks to a partnership between the Waimakariri District Council and motor vehicle manufacturer, Honda.
PUBLISHED AT 8 months ago (15 Apr 2019)
Kaiapoi’s newly made wetlands, also known as the Beswick Stormwater Management area, are taking shape.
PUBLISHED AT 9 months ago (08 Mar 2019)
The Kaiapoi River is sporting a brand new pontoon.
Located outside the Coastguard and near the town centre, the new pontoon is the first installation in an area of the river soon to be known as the ‘Marine Precinct.’ This zone, which includes the wharf, will service boaties and encourage more river users.
PUBLISHED AT 9 months ago (22 Feb 2019)
Another Regeneration milestone was celebrated recently, as large crowds gathered for the official opening of the Kaiapoi Riverview Terraces and boardwalk.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (12 Sep 2018)
How do you want the new reserves in the Kaiapoi Regeneration Areas to look and feel? The draft Reserves Master Plan seeks to create a connected and vibrant Kaiapoi, to bring nature back, to provide space for sport and recreation.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (21 Aug 2018)
On a clear sunny Saturday morning, 18 August, at the corner of Feldwick Drive and Cass Street, an important milestone in Kaiapoi's earthquake recovery was acknowledged - the official opening of Feldwick Drive.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (08 Aug 2018)
Could Kaiapoi be seen as New Zealand's best rivertown? That's the exciting vision expressed in the Draft Kaiapoi Town Centre Plan - 2028 and Beyond; released for public consultation this week.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (13 Jun 2018)
Another milestone in the earthquake recovery process is being celebrated today in Kaiapoi, with the ceremonial handover of regeneration land ownership from the Crown to Waimakariri District Council and Te Kōhaka o Tūhaitara Trust.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (30 May 2018)
In a huge boost to Regeneration, the Council has approved $18.6 million over the next ten years be included within the Long Term Plan for District Regeneration activity.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (03 May 2018)
Located in the middle of the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area, is one of Kaiapoi's neighbourhood playgrounds, the Kirk Street Reserve - which is about to be removed.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (16 Apr 2018)
area of Murphy Park in Kaiapoi is being considered for a permanent rowing base. We're currently seeking feedback about this proposal. Let us know your comments by 5pm Friday 4 May 2018.
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (31 Jan 2018)
Council is planning to plant 100 new trees in the road reserves alongside the repaired
Courtenay Drive, Charters Street and the new road link from Feldwick Drive to
PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (18 Jan 2018)
Work is expected to start on
Monday 22 January 2018 to rehabilitate the earthquake damaged parts of
Courtenay Drive, Charters Street and Wyber Place. The works are being carried
out by Paul Smith Earthmoving 2002 Ltd and completion of the project is
expected to be in early May 2018.
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (13 Dec 2017)
Since January 2017, Council staff
have been putting Waimakariri’s Recovery Plan in to action. The first 12 months
has involved a lot of essential work- planning, designing and working closely
with our community and partners.
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (06 Oct 2017)
Council is pleased to confirm at its October 2017 meeting,
Daniel Smith Industries Ltd as the preferred contractor for the Kaiapoi River
Wall Upgrade project.
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (01 Sep 2017)
This year in Kaiapoi the 4 September anniversary of
the Canterbury earthquakes is being symbolised in a way which will connect
community in a meaningful way for now and in the future. An invitation is being
extended to the community to the opening and planting day for the Kaiapoi Food
Forest on Saturday 16 September from 10am – 2pm.
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (21 Jul 2017)
lease of 68 hectares of Crown-owned land will allow key regeneration projects
to progress in Waimakariri.
Information New Zealand (LINZ) is pleased to have reached an agreement with the
Waimakariri District Council to lease residential red zone land.
lease of the land will enable the Council to continue their work on projects
for the community as set out in the Recovery Plan for the district,” says LINZ
Group Manager Canterbury Recovery Jeremy Barr.
leased area includes about 900 Crown-owned properties covering 68 hectares in
Kaiapoi and The Pines Beach regeneration areas. This land will eventually be
divested to the Council, and will allow for work such as surveys and infrastructure
rebuild to start,” says Barr.
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (05 Jul 2017)
The new sport and recreation
reserve in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area is a key part of the Recovery
Plan. The reserve is planned to include playing fields, sports facilities, a
dog park, community BMX track, walking and cycling tracks and open space.
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (11 May 2017)
With the Minister’s approval of the Recovery Plan in December 2016
Council are keen to get started on the long-awaited roading work in the Kaiapoi
East and Kaiapoi South regeneration areas.
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (21 Apr 2017)
As Waimakariri District Council gets
underway with the implementation of the Recovery Plan’s top priorities, roads
and infrastructure in the Kaiapoi East and South regeneration areas, it
received news of national awards acknowledging the planning and community
participation involved with developing the draft Waimakariri Red Zone Recovery
PUBLISHED AT 2 years ago (07 Apr 2017)
We are currently working with Land Information New
Zealand (LINZ) to determine how the regeneration areas in the Recovery Plan
will be transferred to Council and Te Kōhaka o Tūhaitara Trust.