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Exciting Times for Kaiapoi

PUBLISHED AT 2 months ago (12 Sep 2018)

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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.

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It's Official - Feldwick Drive Is Open

PUBLISHED AT 3 months ago (21 Aug 2018)

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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.

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New Zealand's Best Rivertown?

PUBLISHED AT 4 months ago (08 Aug 2018)

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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.

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Ceremony Marks A Recovery Milestone

PUBLISHED AT 5 months ago (13 Jun 2018)

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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.

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District Regeneration Gains Momentum

PUBLISHED AT 6 months ago (30 May 2018)

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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.

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Removing the Kirk Street Reserve Playground

PUBLISHED AT 7 months ago (03 May 2018)

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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.

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Proposed Rowing Base for Murphy Park

PUBLISHED AT 7 months ago (16 Apr 2018)

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An 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.

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New street trees for Kaiapoi

PUBLISHED AT 10 months ago (31 Jan 2018)

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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 Cass Street.

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Rebuilding Courtenay Drive, Charters Street and Wyber Place

PUBLISHED AT 10 months ago (18 Jan 2018)

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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.

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Regeneration Let’s Do – A Year in Review

PUBLISHED AT 11 months ago (13 Dec 2017)

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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.

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Strengthening the Kaiapoi River Wall

PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (06 Oct 2017)

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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.

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Growing Food – Growing Community

PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (01 Sep 2017)

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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.

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Lease Allows Progress on Regeneration Projects

PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (21 Jul 2017)

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A lease of 68 hectares of Crown-owned land will allow key regeneration projects to progress in Waimakariri. 

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is pleased to have reached an agreement with the Waimakariri District Council to lease residential red zone land.

“The 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.

“The 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.

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How Do You Want to Access a New Reserve In Kaiapoi?

PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (05 Jul 2017)

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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.

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Roads Are the First Priority for the Recovery Plan

PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (11 May 2017)

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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.

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Recognising Waimakariri’s Community Contribution to the Recovery Plan

PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (21 Apr 2017)

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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 Plan.

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Regeneration (of the land) in Kaiapoi, The Pines Beach and Kairaki

PUBLISHED AT 1 year ago (07 Apr 2017)

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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.

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