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135 years in the making

COVID-19 has put the Kaiapoi Club’s 135-year anniversary plans on hold for now. The good news is that this club – like much of Christchurch – is not new to challenge and adversity, and its team were ahead of the curve, when the government announced New Zealand’s lockdown this week. It’s president, Maurice (Bones) Nutira said they had closed the Club by Monday, March 23, and they had put in place measures to support staff financially ...

Advice for Campers at Level 4

There are still a large number of visitors travelling in self-contained vehicles around the country. Please be mindful that many of these visitors have been here for a long time and came here to work and live. It will be a stressful time for them too. What advice do you have for travellers in self contained vehicles? We are encouraging visitors in self-contained vehicles to stay at a commercial camping site if available. They will need to ...

Mayoral Update on Covid-19 Response - 25 March

Kia ora koutou.  Warm greetings to everyone in our community. In this first of my regular updates on the Covid-19 response, I want to acknowledge that for many of you it’s been a difficult week. I know there’s a high level of uncertainty and things are changing almost on a daily basis.   I need to reassure you that the Council is working extremely hard to support our community and ensure all our essential services - water, roading, ...

Council COVID19 Update - 24 March 2020

Waimakariri District Council staff are prepared to conduct as much business as possible online for the coming month as the nation moves to alert level 4 as of tomorrow. We encourage people to conduct business with us online or over the phone and will be posting regular updates on our website and social media channels regarding how we intend to maintain service levels within these new restrictions. New Waimakariri local info page launched The Council have published ...