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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 Progress towards community outcomes report (pdf, 8.0 MB) focuses on the contributions that are being made towards achieving community outcomes by all parties, not just the activities of the Council.
The Council has undertaken a number of Community Street Reviews of central business areas within the District in order to assess the current environment for walking, and to suggest possible solutions to improve access on foot. Community Street Reviews are assessments of the walkability of a route from the point of view of users and collect data on safety, functionality of the pedestrian space, ease of road crossings, effects of urban design and other walkability factors.
Kaiapoi town centre community street review 2008/2009pdf, 2.2 MB
The Waimakariri irrigation scheme monitoring report (pdf, 1.3 MB) on the impacts on the District of the introduction of irrigation on the upper Waimakariri-Ashley Plain in 1999/2000.
The Residential 4 (rural residential) zone survey (pdf, 933.4 KB) was conducted to find out what is prompting people to choose to live in one of the district’s Residential 4 zones.
The Small-holding owners survey (pdf, 354.0 KB) was conducted to find out what is prompting people to live on relatively small areas of land in the district’s main Rural zone.
A companion document to the 2006 Local Services Mapping report prepared by the Ministry of Social Development. The Community needs analysis (pdf, 467.5 KB) is designed to contribute to the Council’s monitoring programme for key Community Outcomes, particularly the statement that 'the community’s needs for health and social services are met'.