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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.
A report on the current and future housing demand in the Waimakariri District including housing trends across a range of demographic characteristics. Read the full Housing Demand and Need in Waimakariri District report.
Addressing the implications of an ageing population: a discussion document (pdf, 389.4 KB) is designed to initiate a series of community conversations to provide an overall understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with an ageing population. The document takes a whole of community approach as having an increasing number of older people in the community will impact on everyone.
The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 empowered territorial authorities to develop local alcohol policies, which licensing decision-makers are required to consider. The Local Alcohol Policy research report (pdf, 2.1 MB) identifies key trends in relation to alcohol in the Waimakariri District and to inform the review of the Waimakariri District Council’s Local Alcohol Policy.
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.