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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.
The Council operates a water race network supplying stockwater to farmers on land between the Ashley (Rakahuri) and the Waimakariri Rivers, and east of Burnt Hill and Oxford and west of Rangiora and Eyreton.
The stock water network is a system of approximately 758kms of open races that run through the District, servicing about 1,670 properties to provide water to stock.
The race network has its main intake point at Brown Rock on the Waimakariri River.
The Stockwater Race Bylaw 2019 details the rules to protect the water race network.
Maintenance of part of the Council's water race network is contracted out to Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd, on behalf of Council. Maintenance of races on private property is the responsibility of the property owner.
Call us on 0800 965 468 if the water race on your property is part of this network or if you are responsible for its maintenance.
Water from a stock water race may be used by landowners for:
But not for:
Find out more about stock water races on the Stock Water Race Fact Sheet.