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Launching Social Recovery 101

Waimakariri District Council proudly launched Social Recovery 101 last night at a special event in Pines Beach Community Hall. This is a guide for local social recovery based on the experiences of a wide range of people working in our communities after the 2010 Greater Christchurch earthquakes.

Exciting Times for Kaiapoi

How do you want the new reserves in the Kaiapoi Regeneration Areas to look and feel?  The draft Reserves Master Plan seeks to create a connected and vibrant Kaiapoi, to bring nature back, to provide space for sport and recreation.

Speed is the Hot Topic

The Board had a lively discussion on the hot topic of proposed speed limit reductions on Rangiora Woodend Road at their meeting on Monday evening.  The Board agreed with the report from the Senior Transport Engineer and recommended that the Council move forward and consult on the proposals.

Board Support Community Initiatives

Oxford Ohoka Community Board had a varied agenda to consider last Thursday evening with everything from cattle stop installation to speed limit reviews.  The Board were also delighted to be able to support two great community initiatives at their latest meeting.

TimeBank Waimakariri Launch

TimeBank Waimakariri will be celebrating gaining the recent incorporation status at a launch and general meeting in the Rangiora Town Hall on Thursday 13 September, 7pm. The Steering group will share their vision for the development of a local TimeBank, outlining the achievements so far and the upcoming pilot.

Keep the Soft Stuff Out

A lot of Waimakariri residents love to recycle and many are doing a really great job. However on a frosty winter’s morning, a waste audit on randomly selected bins showed that there may be some confusion around the types of plastics that can be accepted at kerbside.

Forestry Harvest Moves North

Unusually mild weather and a high demand for timber means that our forestry contractors are plowing through the harvest ahead of schedule. This means that we have an opportunity to push on in areas previously identified for harvest in 2019.

Remedial Work for Smith Street

Traffic is flowing in all directions again following completion of the new roundabout at the Williams Street, Smith Street and Beach Road intersection.

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