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Older-style Wood Burners Need Replacing

Anyone still using an older-style wood burner in Rangiora or Kaiapoi is being urged to check the rules and contact Environment Canterbury for help.

It’s Decision Time

The Councillors will be busy over the next few days as draft Long Term Plan (LTP) deliberations begin.  Starting tomorrow, 29 May, the Council will spend the next two to three days debating the key proposals contained in the Plan, as well as considering the extensive feedback provided by the community.

Stone Paper, Not as Recyclable as You Might Think

“Stone paper” has been shown on TV as being a product that is better for the environment than paper produced from wood pulp. While that may be the case with regard to how it is produced, unfortunately it can’t be recycled in Canterbury.

FROM NZTA: Night Work on Northern Motorway Between Tram and Ohoka Roads Begins 7 PM Sunday

Downer crews, on behalf of NZTA, will be removing some dead and dangerous trees in a shelterbelt of trees alongside the Christchurch Northern Motorway between Tram Road and Ohoka Road just west of Cumberland Place, Kaiapoi (see map).

Tell Us What You Think About Alcohol in our District

The Waimakariri District Council would like to hear what the community thinks about their Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) and the Draft Alcohol Control Bylaw.  Come along and give us your feedback at the drop in session on Tuesday 29 May at the Ruataniwha Centre, Kaiapoi from 4pm – 6pm.

Local KYDz Impress Community Board

The future of Kaiapoi looks to be in safe hands, as a deputation from local youth group, KYDZ, impressed members of the Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi Community Board at their meeting last night.

Kaiapoi Skate Bowl Gets a Makeover

If you have been out and about in Kaiapoi you may have noticed some striking new artwork in the skate park.  With Creative Communities funding, the Waimakariri Youth Council and local students have been working on graffiti art for the skate bowl.

New Roads to Receive Names

Roading will be a key topic at this month’s Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi Community Board meeting, with several new roads being given official names.

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