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Council adopts Annual Report for the 2017/2018 year

Waimakariri District Council today adopted the Annual Report for 2017/2018 and year-end accounts show the Council is in a sound position.  The report shows a council that is experiencing strong growth and a moving focus from earthquake recovery to regeneration planning and implementation.

Community Board Abuzz for New Bee Hives

Kaiapoi East is about to welcome some new pint-sized residents, with the installation of three beehives on Regeneration land neighbouring Cass Street.

Tūhaitara Coastal Park Trails Opening

Horse riders in the District will be pleased to hear that all horse trails through Tūhaitara Coastal Park opened on Saturday 13 October.

Only Rain in the Drain

Have you noticed the blue kōkopu (whitebait) fish plaques by our stormwater sumps?  Council recently installed these plaques in high profile streets within the district to help remind residents that only rainwater should be going down the drain.

Amble Along to Kaiapoi

If you are in Kaiapoi this Sunday, you might want to pop along to Trousselot Park and join in the Waimakariri Allright? Amble.

Funding Helps Band Learn New Skills

The Rangiora-Ashley Community Board were delighted to approve a grant to the McAlpines North Canterbury Pipe Band at their meeting last night. The $395 grant will help the band send a piper to the Royal New Zealand Pipe Band Association Summer School.

Future of Public Transport up for Discussion

Light rail, autonomous vehicles and uber-style public transport are some of the ideas envisioned for the region’s future in the recently released Draft Canterbury Regional Public Transport Plan.

Woodend-Sefton Communities Sharing Ideas and Finding Their Voice

Last night’s Woodend-Sefton Community Board meeting was about sharing information and making sure the communities voices are heard.

The meeting started with a presentation from North Canterbury Neighbourhood Support about their work connecting communities.

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