Pay it online, report an issue or request a service, submit on it, or ask us.
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.
There’s a storm coming and it could cause havoc in
How would I know?
The ground has just stopped shaking.
What do I do now?
The above are two of a number of scenarios where natural
disasters could – or have – struck.
In these situations, you need information fast.
Many of you who are following WDC on Facebook have and will
seek out fast information from that source.
The WDC website is another popular destination.
For those of you addicted to your smart phones, we introduce
another option, the New Zealand Red Cross Hazards Application (App).
The App, which offers nationwide coverage, is another quick
and easy option for emergency information alerts for those not already connected
with us via Facebook.
And it can be tailored to your locality, anywhere in the
country, with your home location complemented by GPS tracking.
This means, no matter where in New Zealand you are, you’re
Not only can you keep abreast of any hazard incidents in
Waimakariri, you can also load in other locations, so you can gain information
about any incidents that may impact on friends and family in other parts of the
The App even allows you to customize notifications to the
hazard events (or scales) you want to be told about!
For example, not everyone wants to be alerted to a 2.0
When it hits 5.0 on the Richter scale, then that’s a
Ditto flooding, earth slips, fires or any other natural or
man-made emergencies you want to be informed about.
You choose when you customise the App on your smart phone,
once you have downloaded it.
It’s a free, comprehensive and convenient way for you to be
ready, no matter what the emergency is.
NZ Red Cross Hazards App
For more information, check out https://youtu.be/RC4pc1pigIk
Contact: Matt McIlraith
Phone: 0800 965 468