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10 Ideas for keeping active during lockdown

Some of these are being added to each week, so remember to check back regularly! #1 Les Mills Workout – 9am TV1 Monday-Friday or there are free sessions on their website here #2 North Canterbury Sport & Rec Trust workouts.  Three sessions each week – link via their website Online Workouts #3 North Canterbury Sport & Rec Trust Sports Skills. The Primary Schools Sports coaches are loading up a variety of sports skills for kids to keep ...

Represent your Country!

We can all represent our country The current lockdown situation is giving us a sporting chance to beat this virus.  Despite the disappointment of seasons remaining unfinished, or not even beginning, we all know this situation is one that needs to be won, and if we all work as a team, we can do it. The effects are far and wide. Professional sports are on hold, the Olympics delayed. The level of training and preparedness for ...

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 ...

Finals series goes to the wire

Despite finishing the regular season 15 points behind their final’s opponents, PCU Angels, the Kaiapoi Queens Premier Women’s softball team, went into the three match playoff series over the weekend, believing they could strip the Angels of a third straight title. Despite going behind by three runs in the first match, the Queens played their way back, into what became an edge of seat game, eventually taking the win in the 9th innings 6-5.  The ...

Point retrieved in last home game

It has been a tough season for the Canterbury United Dragons football team, and their last home game of the season was no exception.  On Sunday they faced the Wellington Phoenix Reserves at English Park.  Their fate at the foot of the table seems sealed with only two matches to play, and only two wins plus other results going their way could deny them the wooden spoon.  However, the match against the Wellington side ...