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215 High Street
Phone 311 8900
24 Sewell Street
Phone 375 5009
34 Main Street
Phone 311 9005
Earthquake Relief Fund
Thanks to the support of businesses and people from around
New Zealand and, in some cases, internationally, the
Waimakariri Earthquake Relief Fund was established
following the 4 September 2010 earthquake. The
Waimakariri District Council oversees the application of
If you have suffered hardship as a result of the 4 September
2010 earthquake or the 22 February 2011 aftershock, you
can apply for a relief grant (normally $250) from the fund to
be spent as you see fit.
To be eligible for a grant:
• At the time you apply, you must be experiencing hardship
as a result of the Canterbury earthquake,
• You must have been resident in the Waimakariri District at
the time of the earthquakes,
• Only one application will be considered for each household
(flatmates should apply jointly and bank account details should
match the names on the lease) and the grant is given on a one-
Application forms are available from all Waimakariri District
Council Service Centres (Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Oxford) or
on our website http://www.waimakariri.govt.nz/community/funding-
Various Streets in Pegasus
The Council has approved an application from Traffic Management NZ,
to allow the running of the Bissel Triathlon Series Event at Pegasus.
Road Closures at
Te Kohanga Drive from Pegasus Main Street to The Esplanade.
Pegasus Main Street from Mary Ellen Street to Te Kohanga Drive.
This will affect the following roads that fall within this boundary:
Te Wairewa Street Puari Lane
Te Waihora Street Rapaki Street
De Surville Way
Beach Access Road
Period of Closure
Saturday 23rd February 2013
8am to 12 noon
Residents and delivery vehicles will be given access in and out of the
area and there will be a full letter drop advising the residents and
businesses the week leading up to the event.
This closure is made in accordance with Section 11(e) of the Tenth
Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974 and will apply to all
vehicular traffic with the exception of the Fire Service, Ambulance,
Police, Council vehicles and other vehicles authorised by the Council.
Please Conserve Water
The water use on many Council supplies has increased substantially
over recent weeks as the temperatures have increased. We have
already experienced very high demand on the Rangiora, Woodend
and Oxford Urban supplies and the infrastructure has been stretched
on some of our smaller water supplies.
This is because the supplies have been unable to cope with the
large amounts of water being used for watering gardens and lawns.
While we appreciate people like to water their gardens, please use
the water wisely especially on hot summer days.
As part of our ongoing Water Conservation Strategy, Council is
carrying out leak reduction work on its water supplies throughout
the district. This strategy aims to achieve higher levels of water
conservation within the Waimakariri District Council community
Our water is too precious to waste, so please use it wisely. If
everyone does their bit to save water, we may avoid the need to
apply water restrictions this summer.
3 Waters Manager
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF
Part of Bay Road, Oxford
The Council has received an application to temporarily close the
following road for the period shown during the Oxford A and P Annual
Road to be closed:
Part of Bay Road, Oxford,
Between 12 Bay Road to the north of the Oxford Area School
Period of Closure:
Between 7.00 am and 2.30 pm on Saturday, 30 March 2013
Any person objecting to the proposal is called upon to lodge notice
of his/her objection and grounds thereof in writing, before 4.00pm
on 28 February 2013 at the office of the Waimakariri District Council,
Private Bag 1005, Rangiora 7440.
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF
Family Night at the Library,
Friday 22 February 2013, 5.30 pm -- 6.30pm
Stories and Quiz night
Please register at the Rangiora Library
Phone 03 311 8901
Children must be accompanied by caregiver
TOM AYERS DRIVE
ENTRY FROM EAST
One Way in place from
Williams Street to Post Office
YOUR THIRD 2012/13 RATES
INSTALMENT IS DUE
We'd like to remind you that the third instalment of the 2012-2013 rates is due on 20
Please note that a 10% penalty will be added to any part of the third instalment that
remains unpaid after 27 February 2013.
If you're having difficulty paying your rates please get in touch with us to talk through
suitable payment options.
Internet/Telephone banking payments:
Internet and telephone banking payments are welcome.
• use the valuation number as a reference
• if you are paying rates for more than one property, please send the remittance
advices marked "internet banking" or e-mail property valuation references and
details of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
• payments to account 01 0877 0129222 00
Payments by Visa or MasterCard:
Payments can also be made online using Visa or MasterCard at waimakariri.govt.nz
An EFTPOS online fee of 2.4% of the total amount of the payment is charged for all
payments made by credit card. A minimum EFTPOS online fee of $3.00 applies.
Customer Services Manager
Are you new to the District?
Not sure where to go for information or advice?
Come to the Rangiora Library - reference room,
141 Percival St, Rangiora or the Kaiapoi Library,
Davie St, Kaiapoi, Thursdays from 12noon - 1.30pm
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