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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 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.
Council has adopted the Waimakariri Local Economic Development Strategy (pdf, 2.3 MB) for the district which provides a decision-making framework for economic development. It clarifies the Council’s roles and responsibilities in enabling and providing for a prosperous local economy. Also see the Strategy summary (pdf, 157.4 KB).
The Strategy was developed in close consultation with Council's economic development agency Enterprise North Canterbury (ENC) as well as local businesses, developers, promotion associations and other key stakeholders. It identifies the top 10 priority actions (pdf, 134.3 KB) to focus efforts in economic development and in implementing the Strategy.
For an overview of statistical information relating to business development and the economic environment for key district towns, see the Research and monitoring reports page.
A Local Economic Development Advocacy Group (pdf, 22.8 KB) has been established to help oversee and inform the implementation of the Strategy, focusing on the Action Plan (within full Strategy document) and, in particular, the top ten priority actions identified.
The following documents relate to implementation of the Local Economic Development Strategy:
The following documents have been considered during the development of the Waimakariri Local Economic Development Strategy and/or are informing the ongoing implementation of the Strategy: