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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 number of background documents and expert reports helped inform the draft Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+:
Rangiora Town Centre Strategy RTC2020 2010
The current Rangiora Town Centre Strategy that was adopted by Council in 2010. This will be superseded once the draft new Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+ is adopted by Council.
Waimakariri District Plan
The Council is required to have a District Plan prepared under the Resource Management Act 1991. To manage the issues outlined in the plan, a number of objectives, policies and methods, including rules, have been developed which relate to land use and subdivision. This webpage includes the ePlan version of the current Waimakariri District Plan and also information relating to the review of the Waimakariri District Plan including District Plan Effectiveness and Issues and Options findings.
Waimakariri District Development Strategy
Guides the District’s anticipated residential and business growth over the next 30 years.
Long Term Plan
The Long Term Plan describes community outcomes for the District and activities of the Council as well as setting out a long-term focus for the decisions and activities of the Council. The Long Term Plan was adopted by the Council in June 2018.
The Annual Plan contains proposed changes to the work programme and budgets, and key considerations for the Council to address during current financial years.
Canterbury Regional Policy Statement 2013
This provides an overview of the resource management issues in the Canterbury region, and the objectives, policies and methods to achieve integrated management of natural and physical resources. The methods include directions for provisions in district and regional plans.
Our Space 2018-48, Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update
The Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Update outlines land use and development proposals to ensure there is sufficient development capacity for housing and business growth across Greater Christchurch to 2048.
Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+
The document that is currently being consulted on, an updated Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+ - full Strategy document
Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+ - Summary Consultation Document
A summary Consultation Document version of the Strategy that is currently being consulted on, an updated Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+
Early engagement survey summary – Rangiora Structure Plan and Rangiora Town Centre Strategy Review
A summary of responses received to the early engagement survey which was released in July 2019 to gauge the wider public’s views about how Rangiora should look and feel by 2030 and beyond.
Rangiora Town Centre Strategy Urban Design ‘Key Concepts’, Boffa Miskell, December 2019
A summary of urban design concepts developed by Boffa Miskell to inform the draft Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+.
Rangiora Town Centre Strategy – Traffic and Parking Assessment, Abley, January 2020
A report outlining results of a Rangiora Town Centre traffic and parking assessment undertaking by Abley to inform the draft Rangiora Town Centre Strategy, Blueprint to 2030+.
Rangiora Issues & Opportunities Report, Urban Design, Boffa Miskell, May 2019
A report prepared by Boffa Miskell to provide a summary of the key urban design issues and opportunities associated with the preparation of residential Structure Plans and identification of key urban design issues to inform the ‘refresh’ of the Rangiora Town Centre Strategy.
Rangiora Issues & Opportunities Report, Transport, Abley, May 2019
A report prepared by Abley that highlights current transport related factors impacting the Rangiora Town Centre and gives consideration to future opportunities that may be realised as part of a Strategy review.
Rangiora Town Centre Strategy 2010 (RTC2020) Monitoring Report – 2019 RTC Review (as at December 2019)
A report that lists and provides commentary relating to implementation progress of the key projects outlined in the current Rangiora Town Centre Strategy RTC2020 adopted by Council in 2010.
Marketview retail analysis for Rangiora and Waimakariri District 2014-2019
A report that summarises recent trends of retail spend in Rangiora and the Waimakariri District derived through MarketView data.
Council Customer Satisfaction Survey
The Waimakariri District Council Customer Satisfaction Surveys report what the Districts’ residents think about the services and facilities the Council provides for them and other relevant Council activities. A 2019 survey has been completed but a summary report is not yet available; the latest available to view dates to 2016.
Waimakariri Local Economic Development Strategy 2012
The Strategy 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
Waimakariri District Development Strategy Retail Assessment 2017
A retail market assessment of the District’s current and future retail environments.
District Development Strategy Business Land Research
This report provides expert advice on supply and demand for Business 1 (commercial) and Business 2 (industrial) business land markets including large format retail and businesses occurring in the Rural Zone