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Waiau coach Marina Shearer aims to empower Year 13 girls throughout New Zealand with her new Thrive13 programme

Business outside the box Business outside the box

North Canterbury businesses are facing unprecedented challenges amid the evolving Covid-19 situation. Each week we’ll profile a local business which is thinking outside the box to adapt to a new reality. Let’s share ideas and support local businesses. Gina McKenzie While many businesses have pressed pause on new projects, Waiau-based coach Marina Shearer accelerated the launch of her initiative Thrive13 forward a month to help Year 13 girls during uncertain times. The coaching programme aims to boost ...
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A Message From Police - Have a Safe Easter - At Home A Message From Police - Have a Safe Easter - At Home

Police are urging New Zealanders to stay safe by staying home this Easter. Police will be ramping up visibility in communities and on the roads including operating checkpoints over the Easter period, making sure people are safe and complying with the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions.     We know many New Zealanders may have been planning to catch up with friends and family this weekend, or travel to traditional holiday destinations but we urge anyone who was ...
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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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Waimakariri District Council Turns Focus to Community Need Waimakariri District Council Turns Focus to Community Need

There have been significant changes and adjustments made by all of us in the united fight against COVID-19. We understand that many residents are concerned about paying bills and we want to provide some relief and options when it comes to rates. There are a number of ways we can help - including deferring payment. Give our team a call on 0800 965 468 or email rates@wmk.govt.nz to talk through the options available. More info on how we can ...
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North Canterbury F&B Producers Invited to Register on New Directory North Canterbury F&B Producers Invited to Register on New Directory

Enterprise North Canterbury is inviting all food and beverage producers in the Waimakariri, Hurunui and Kaikoura districts to register their business on the new North Canterbury Food & Beverage Directory to help connect the community with local products.  The directory will initially be published on the Enterprise North Canterbury website, and will start with promoting businesses that are operational during the Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown – primarily growers, producers and some manufacturers. Following the lockdown, ...

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