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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.

Victoria Park Up for Reno

As one of the Waimakariri Districts premier parks, Victoria Park will be undergoing ground renovation work this spring.

Nominate Champions in Your Community

Do you know someone who works tirelessly and voluntarily for the community? Do you have a friend or family member who goes above and beyond for the greater good of those around them?

Funding News from Kaiapoi Tuahiwi Community Board

The Kaiapoi Tuahiwi Community Board were very pleased to support two initiatives through the Board’s Discretionary Grant Fund at their meeting last night.  The Waimakariri Light Party and the Pines and Kairaki Residents Association were both awarded funding by the Board.

Spotlight on Earthquake Prone Buildings

The Council want to hear feedback from the community about earthquake prone priority buildings.  Under the Building (Earthquake Prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016, the Council must work with community to identify earthquake buildings that are high risk due to their construction, and should be prioritised for remediation.

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