Friday, 2 March 2012
Waimakariri Zone Committee workshop
The Waimakariri Zone Committee is holding a workshop that is open to the public on Monday, 5 March at the Waimakariri District Council in Rangiora.
Thursday, 7 October 2010
KAIAPOI'S Recovery Assistance Centre opens late night Thursdays
Due to strong demand, Kaiapoi’s one-stop shop for earthquake recovery information – the Recovery
Assistance Centre (RAC) in Sewell Street - will be open late night Thursdays, starting from tonight.
Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Rates relief offered to earthquake affected
Earthquake-affected households in the Waimakariri district are being offered rates relief by the local Council, in recognition that some homes are uninhabitable, others are not receiving sewer services and businesses are in trouble.
Monday, 4 October 2010
Kaiapoi Town Centre 'New Foundations' – Planning Meetings
The first of two meetings for Kaiapoi town centre business and property owners will take place this Thursday (October 7) at the Kaiapoi Club to progress post-quake town centre planning.
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
River discharges to continue
Earthquake damage to pump stations and pipelines in Kaiapoi and between Pines Beach/Kairaki and the sewerage treatment ponds are hampering Waimakariri District Council efforts to stop river discharges.
Friday, 24 September 2010
Early Spring community planting days at Selwyn River/Waikirikiri sites
More than 3000 native plants will be established at two community planting days at Coes Ford and Chamberlains Ford on the Selwyn River/Waikirikiri on Friday, October 1 and Sunday, October 3.
Thursday, 23 September 2010
Waimakariri Quake Update
As quake recovery work continues, the Waimakariri District Council is gaining an ever clearer picture of the likely repair bill for damaged community buildings, roads, water, sewerage and other infrastructure caused by 7.1 magnitude earthquake of September 4 and subsequent aftershocks.
Sunday, 19 September 2010
Boil water notice lifted
Waimakariri District Council advises that as from 12 noon Sunday 19th September, the Boil Water Notice for Kaiapoi, Pines Beach and Kairaki is now lifted.
Friday, 17 September 2010
Waimakariri District Council team take a break
Waimakariri District Council roading, sewerage and water staff are taking a well-earned break this Sunday (Sept 19) after working 12-hour days and weekends in the wake of the September 4 earthquake.
Home owners should contact council if they have concerns
Waimakariri district home-owners should contact the Council if they have safety concerns in their homes or feel they have been missed in the initial safety assessments of homes.
Thursday, 16 September 2010
State of Emergency Lifted in Waimakariri District
The state of emergency has been lifted from the Waimakariri District from midday today.
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
Watermen complete massive repair job
Watermen have repaired an estimated two hundred breaks in pipes in and around Kaiapoi and the surrounding communities following the 7.1 earthquake that rocked parts of Canterbury.
Monday, 13 September 2010
Boil water requirement remains on parts of Waimakariri
A positive test for E.
Home owners should contact Council if they have been missed
Waimakariri district home-owners should contact the Council if they have safety issues in their homes or feel they have been missed in the initial safety assessments of homes.
Sunday, 12 September 2010
Mayoral fund gives immediate support to 3,000 families - fund now exhausted
Around three thousand residents in Kaiapoi and surrounding towns have received cash grants in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s massive earthquake to help them get through.
Saturday, 11 September 2010
Don't put newspaper or plastic bags in portaloos
People using portaloos in Waimakariri District are being advised not to put newspapers or plastic bags into the toilets as this can block suction hoses cleaning sewerage out.
Friday, 10 September 2010
More than 500 individual offers from machines to beds, and even cakes in wake of quake
Well in excess of five hundred individual offers of support have been made to Civil Defence in Waimakariri to help with the clean-up and repair effort in the district in the wake of Saturday's big shake.
The cost of repairs to earthquake ravaged Waimakariri could top $120 million dollars
The Waimakariri District Council has estimated replacement costs for recreation and community buildings, utilities, road and footpath repairs could range from $67 million to over $120 million.
Urgent plea for rubberneckers to avoid Kaiapoi and Pines Beach/Kairaki
Civil Defence in Waimakariri District has issued an urgent plea for sightseers to avoid Kaiapoi and Pines Beach/Kairaki, particularly over the weekend.
Wednesday, 8 September 2010
Updated Media release for Waimakariri District
Our Kaiapoi welfare centre has moved to the Kaiapoi Ruby football Clubrooms in Smith Street.