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  • Oxford Fires Not Out, But They Are Contained

    Thursday, 8 October 2015
    A large scrub fire that burned through 21 hectares of young pine trees in the area of Sales and Ashley Gorge Roads near Oxford is now contained. This fire is not out and crews and heavy machinery are continuing to work on the fire site mopping up hot spots.

  • Mayor Expresses Sadness Over Loss of MV Tuhoe

    Wednesday, 30 September 2015
    Waimakariri District Council Mayor David Ayers says the MV Tuhoe is part of what made Kaiapoi unique, and will be sadly missed following irreparable damage to the vessel from her running aground on Sunday afternoon.

  • Outstanding Community Service Recognised

    Wednesday, 23 September 2015
    At the Waimakariri District Council’s Community Service Awards ceremony held last night, 20 people were recognised for their outstanding voluntary contributions to the district.

  • 'Power Hour' Event for the Inspired Retired

    Friday, 18 September 2015
    The Inspired Retired are invited to a ‘power hour’ where guest speakers will provide tips, tools and useful insights for the ‘younger’ older people of the Waimakariri community.

  • Budget Approval for Digital Projection Screen

    Tuesday, 15 September 2015
    Weekend movies at the Oxford Town Hall have been missed by the community following the closure of the building for strengthening and refurbishment work in September 2010.

  • Road Improvements at Southbrook Come to an End

    Friday, 4 September 2015
    Road improvements in Southbrook including the realignment of the Flaxton Road/Lineside Road intersection are almost complete.

  • New Plan for Waimakariri Residential Red Zones

    Thursday, 3 September 2015
    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has directed that a Recovery Plan be prepared for the future use of the residential red zones in the Waimakariri District.

  • Tree Harvesting at Woodend Beach

    Tuesday, 1 September 2015
    Council contractors have been harvesting several areas of trees near Woodend Beach. These areas will be replanted next winter as part of the ongoing forest management programme.

  • Draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

    Tuesday, 1 September 2015
    The written comment period on the draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan has now closed.

  • Canterbury's Mayors Unite to Set New Economic Direction

    Monday, 31 August 2015
    To safeguard Canterbury’s economic prosperity, the region’s mayors and the chair of Environment Canterbury have been working together through the Mayoral Forum to produce the Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy.

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