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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.
closing in on mid-term for the consultation on our Waste Management and
Minimisation Plan and we want to hear from you.
about giving you the opportunity to tell us what you think of the ways in which
our District could better manage its rubbish in the future.
One way we
can reduce waste going to landfill, is by collecting compostable waste at
public consultation opened in early June, we’ve had some wonderful feedback.
number of you have already talked rubbish! But we want to hear more.
haven’t told us which choice you would prefer, let us know what you think.
reminder, we are seeking feedback on how many choices should be offered to
people for a kerbside collection service.
Solid Waste Portfolio Holder, Robbie Brine says “Compostable organic waste, both
garden waste and food waste, accounts for 61% of the rubbish collected at
kerbside so removing organics from the waste stream is the logical next step to
greatly reduce the amount of waste our District sends to the landfill. The
simplest way to encourage households to separate their organic waste from
rubbish at their homes, if they don’t already do this, is providing them with a
bin for organic waste.”
District doesn’t reduce waste going to landfill on a ‘per head’ basis, it will
simply increase as its population grows” says Robbie.
17,000 tonnes of rubbish sent to the Kate Valley Landfill from the Southbrook
Resource Recovery Park in the last year, a total of 45% - or 7,650 tonnes –
comes from the Districts kerbside collections, a huge percentage of that waste
calculator can be used to compare your current waste disposal costs to the
estimated annual rate charges for the different options and bin service choices
and the Council is eager to hear what people would choose.
to use, and fun! Check it out - http://www.waimakariri.govt.nz/have-a-say/lets-talk/consultations/Lets-Talk-Rubbish
Look out in
your mailbox - more information is on its way to you next week in a specially
produced flyer with a feedback form for you to tell us what you think.
open until 5pm Friday 11 August. Hearings will be held in late August and early
September, before a final recommendation is received by Council in October.
This is to coincide with the Long Term Plan for next year.
Contact: Matt McIlraith
Phone: 03 311 8902