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  • When is a Pedestrian Crossing NOT a Pedestrian Crossing?

    Thursday, 16 July 2015
    It’s a common question – who has the right of way at a Courtesy Crossing – the motorist or the pedestrian?

  • 25th Anniversary of Council's Community Service Awards

    Tuesday, 7 July 2015
    Since 1990 the Waimakariri District Council has recognised the contribution of the district’s community volunteers with the annual Community Service Awards and nominations are currently being sought for this year’s 25th anniversary awards.

  • Dudley Park Aquatic Centre to Reopen

    Monday, 29 June 2015
    The Dudley Park Aquatic Centre, which has been closed since Thursday 18 June, will re-open at 6am tomorrow (Tuesday 30 June). The pool will be operating at its normal times from then.

  • Shattered Skylight Closes Dudley Park Aquatic Centre

    Thursday, 18 June 2015
    Dudley Park Aquatic Centre has had to close for at least a week, following the breakage of one of the skylight glass panes overnight.

  • Dealing With Anger and Other Emotions

    Thursday, 18 June 2015
    Isabella Cooper, educator, therapist, counsellor and author, is working with the Waimakariri District Council’s Community Team to run a parenting presentation as part of the series Parenting Teens – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

  • Civil Defence Exercise Imitates Tsunami Situation

    Tuesday, 16 June 2015
    The Waimakariri District Council’s Civil Defence team simulated a tsunami emergency as part of its annual Exercise Pandora on Friday 12 June.

  • 'Expressions of Change' - An Evening of Poetry and Art

    Monday, 8 June 2015
    In 2014 North Canterbury artist Alison Erickson was selected to create a public sculpture for Rangiora by Creative Communities. A number of applications were received from throughout the district, and after consideration by the funding committee, Alison’s ‘Winds of Change’ proposal was selected.

  • Council to Move Temporary Laundry Unit From Kaiapoi Club Car Park

    Tuesday, 2 June 2015
    The Kaiapoi Club, which has been providing space free of charge on its Raven Quay car park for the unit rented from the Council by Kandu Laundry, has requested to return the space to car parking.

  • West Belt Roundabout Construction Brings Detours

    Wednesday, 27 May 2015
    Work is underway on the construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of West Belt, High Street and Oxford Road.

  • Realignment of Giles Road to Begin Next Week

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015
    Early next week, HEB Construction Ltd will begin the task of realigning Giles Road, near Silverstream in Kaiapoi.

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