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C’mon Waimakariri, Stand Up and Be Counted

The nationwide Census is on currently, with the forms available both online and in hard copy paper form. We want to see as many Waimakariri residents as possible complete the Census to ensure we have good information on which to base planning decisions for the future.

Pipe Work for Queen Street

Galvanised pipes installed in 1932 are being replaced in Queen Street, one of Rangiora’s well-known tree-lined streets. During the design phase of this work special consideration was given to working around the trees to ensure that no damage is done.

Update on Oxford Rural No.2 Water Supply

A welcome update for residents on the Oxford Rural No.2 water supply that the boil water notice has now been lifted and residents can now consume the water without boiling it.  The initial boil water notice was issued as a precaution due to heavy rainfall causing the water to become discoloured (referred to as turbidity), which can reduce the effectiveness of the chlorine treatment.

Southbrook Road Night Work Ahead

A new sewer main will be installed across Southbrook Road, from Denchs Road to Pearson Lane during the week of Monday 26 February. This work will close a lane on Southbrook Road for two nights, and is part of a major sewer upgrade in central and south Rangiora to improve the wastewater network.

Doggy Pool Party Proves 'Pup-ular'

Waimakariri District Council is hosting an event for the district’s furriest residents.

On Sunday 11 March in the afternoon, the Oxford Community Aquatic Centre will be closed to humans, and instead puppies will take the plunge.

Oxford Rural No. 1 Water Scheme: The Answers to Your Questions

A boil water notice has been placed on the Oxford Rural No. 1 Water Scheme. This is in response to a positive E.Coli test in the water in late January.

Don’t Jump Back Into the Water Just Yet

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning for swimming for at least 48 hours after heavy rainfall (more than 10mm rainfall over a 24 hour period).

Passchendaele Memorial Path Official Opening

It’s nearly time for the official opening of the cycle/walkway between Rangiora and Kaiapoi which is set for Saturday March 3 between 10am and 12pm - rain or shine. Bring your bike or walking shoes and join us in celebrating with a ribbon-cutting ceremony before trying out the new path.

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