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  • Warm, Dry Weather Triggers Avian Botulism Again

    Tuesday, 27 January 2015
    In common with this time twelve months ago, an extended spell of warm, dry weather has triggered some cases of avian botulism at the Kaiapoi and Woodend oxidation ponds.

  • Library Memberships Increase Following Opening

    Monday, 26 January 2015
    The Ruataniwha Kaiapoi Civic Centre has been bustling since opening its doors on Saturday 17 January 2015, with over 1000 visitors a day coming to use the new facility.

  • Footpath to Open Outside Junction Hotel Façade

    Friday, 23 January 2015
    Work to strengthen the heritage façade at the site of the Junction Hotel in Rangiora’s High Street (more recently known as Robbie’s) has now reached a point where it is safe to re-open the footpath for pedestrian access.

  • Cam River Wins National River Award

    Thursday, 22 January 2015
    The Cam River recently placed third in the New Zealand River Awards for the most improved rivers in the country, with judges determining winners from over 1100 freshwater sites throughout the country.

  • Creative Communities Grant for Waimakariri Sculpture

    Thursday, 8 January 2015
    North Canterbury artist, Alison Erickson, has been commissioned by Creative Communities to construct a public sculpture for Waimakariri following applications for grants to local artists for community inspired works.

  • Preliminary work due to start on new arterial road in West Kaiapoi

    Tuesday, 6 January 2015
    Commuters traveling west of Kaiapoi between Rangiora and the Christchurch Northern Motorway will soon notice works starting in preparation for the new arterial road around the Silverstream subdivision and West Kaiapoi area.

  • Flood Mitigation Works Making Good Progress

    Wednesday, 24 December 2014
    Following flooding across the district in June 2014, emergency flood mitigation works have since been underway and are now making strong progress.

  • Feedback on Kerbside Collections Presented to Council Committee

    Tuesday, 23 December 2014
    At its December meeting last week, the Waimakariri District Council’s Utilities and Roading Committee was presented with the findings of a feedback exercise on District kerbside collections carried out in October and November this year.

  • Community Services Affected by War Memorial Hall Earthquake Strengthening

    Friday, 19 December 2014
    Due to the closure of the Rangiora War Memorial Hall from January through to March next year, some Rangiora community services will be temporarily relocated.

  • Laneway Named in New Rangiora Town Centre Development

    Friday, 12 December 2014
    Potential names for the new ‘North of High Street’ laneway, opposite the Farmers site, were considered by the Rangiora Community Board members at its December meeting earlier this week.

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