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New Stadium Flythrough Released as Construction Resumes New Stadium Flythrough Released as Construction Resumes

Architects Warren & Mahoney have released a new virtual fly-through of Stadium Waimakariri as construction looks set to resume next week following the change to Covid-19 Alert Level 3.   The video gives viewers a sense of the scale of the main four-court facility and showcases some of the other smaller multi-use spaces including the reception lobby, gym and courtyard. While work was halted during the Level 4 lockdown, Level 3 will allow for construction and building ...
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Mayoral update on Covid-19 Response - 21 April Mayoral update on Covid-19 Response - 21 April

I want to take this opportunity to talk to you about your Council’s plan to assist help Waimakariri District residents and businesses recover from COVID-19 While this virus has been primarily a health issue, it has immediate and long ranging economic effects that I know are being felt by families, workers and employers across the District. Given the uncertainty about what’s coming next, I wanted to share your Council’s plans for how Waimakariri will recover. I know ...
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Council to Livestream Meetings During Lockdown Council to Livestream Meetings During Lockdown

In a first for the District, the Waimakariri District Council will live stream two meetings, as it looks to find new ways to support residents and keep them up to date during the lockdown. Live streaming provides a way for the Council to maintain transparency around democratic decision making and fulfills Local Government legislation under which Councils must provide an opportunity for the public to observe. Both meetings will be held via Zoom and live streamed ...
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Waimakariri District Council Planning for Recovery Waimakariri District Council Planning for Recovery

We hope that you all had a relaxing and peaceful Easter weekend with your bubble. As we move forward through the lockdown the Council is looking at how it can best support the community from response and into recovery. Enterprise North Canterbury, the economic development agency for North Canterbury, have a range of ways they can support local businesses. From resources that can help business understand their obligations under different alert levels to one-on-one assessments ...
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Boat Ramps Closed Boat Ramps Closed

Waimakariri District Council will be taping off all their boat ramps in the District. They will remain closed throughout Alert Level 4 and is in line with advice from the government that people should avoid water activities like boating, swimming or surfing while in lockdown. “As tempting as it might be to hitch the boat up to the car and take your bubble out on the water this isn’t a good idea. We need people to ...

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