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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.
are in place across the district as the next weather front bears down the
country leaving significant rainfall in its wake. MetService are predicting 30mm of rain in
Christchurch and Kaiapoi on Friday and a total of 50mm over Friday and
Saturday. High tide is at 2am and 2pm.
the predicted levels of rainfall and the anticipated impact, Council have put
in place additional resources.
pumps will be deployed in Kaiapoi specifically at Feldwick Drain and Dudley
Drain. Additional temporary pumps are on
standby for the Parnham Drain and will be in place for use as required. Council staff have checked all pump stations,
grills have been cleaned and flap gates checked.
will be monitoring water levels throughout the day and will respond to any
issues that arise.
the District’s fords, which are closely watched by SICON, who assist with the
District’s roads. The situations at each ford can be different, so calls on
their closure are made individually, as opposed to a blanket decision for fords
across the District.
considerations are paramount in any decisions to close these travel routes. Regular ford users especially should keep a
close eye on our website and Facebook page for updates on any change in
conditions. We strongly urge people not
to attempt to cross fords once they have been closed.
our colleagues in Civil Defence the advice is, as always, be prepared. For properties that are prone to flooding act
now to protect gully traps before the rain comes. Residents who have known flooding issues can
contact the Council Civil Defence office and we can have some sandbags
available for uplift.
For update to
date roading: http://www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic-and-travel-information/