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Developing Natural Hazards Information

As part of its District Plan Review, Waimakariri District Council is moving into the second stage of a Natural Hazards consultation starting on Wednesday 28 August.

New Water Pipes for Rangiora Cemetery

Old and brittle pipes that needed frequent repairs will be replaced throughout the Rangiora Cemetery from today. The new pipes will provide water for the hose taps throughout the cemetery, for the existing toilet block as well as the irrigation system.

Detour on Rangiora Woodend Road

People who regularly drive Rangiora Woodend Road will experience a one minute addition to their drive over the coming weeks.

Seeking Public Art Champions

The Council are urging those with a passion and willingness to champion art across the Waimakariri District to put their name forward to be part of a new Public Arts Trust.

Marina Open For Business

Kaiapoi River will soon be bustling with boats, as the Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi Community Board approved a Marine Precinct Management Plan that will allow for the allocation of new casual and long-term berths.

Getting Creative with the Cadet Program

Waimakariri’s Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) and Youth Development teams are jointly establishing a Cadet Program and are calling on creative kids to enter their badge design competition.

Dismay Over Community Centre Burglary

Community groups and Council staff are dismayed after discovering the Cust Community Centre was burgled earlier this week.
The building is well-used by local community groups and was broken into sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon.

Waimakariri Flood Protection Nears Completion


Canterbury will be better equipped to deal with a major flood event following the completion of the Waimakariri Flood Protection Project by Environment Canterbury.

The 10-year $40 million project will come to a close this month, ahead of schedule and under budget. The finishing touches include the installation of a floodgate at Dickeys Road in Belfast.

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