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Bring your craft project and work in
the company of others.
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'Funding for the Arts'
The next round for funding applications to the Waimakariri District
Creative Communities New Zealand Scheme closes on Friday 30
August 2013. This will be for projects that have not begun by
Friday 4 October 2013.
Assistance is available for community groups and individuals who
are keen to provide arts and cultural activities in the Waimakariri
District. The Guide for Applicants and Application Form can
be obtained from the Council Service Centres and Libraries, or
downloaded from the Council website www.waimakariri.govt.nz.
For further information or advice on eligibility, please contact the
administrator, Mark O'Connell, Waimakariri District Council, at the
Rangiora Library -- email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
Rangiora (03) 311 8900, or Kaiapoi (03) 327 6834.
Are you new to the region?
Not sure where to go for information or advice?
Come to the Rangiora Library - (by the New Zealand section)
Waimakariri 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 those
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-off basis.
Application forms are available from all Waimakariri District Council Service Centres (Rangiora,
Kaiapoi and Oxford) or on our website
Someday We'll Tell
Each Other Everything.
By: Daniela Krien
Publisher: MacLehose Press 2013
It is Summer 1990. The Berlin Wall
has collapsed, and Germany is
preparing for reunification. Sixteen-
year-old Maria moves in with her
boyfriend on his family's farm.
Dreamy and bookish, she is not cut
out for agricultural work. A chance
encounter with an enigmatic older
man ignites an improbable affair.
A bold and powerful love story in
which violence, conflict and desire
are inextricably entwined.
Retire and Live the Dream
: Our Long Journey to
By: Annette Edis
Publisher: Short Stop Press 2012
Written to inspire and encourage readers
to travel, especially those recently
retired; urging them to disregard any
fears they might have, take the plunge
and have an experience of a lifetime.
Included are an abundance of travel tips
for both affordable and enjoyable travel,
the importance of life goals and staying
young in your outlook on life.
Love, Sweat & Tears.
By: Zelie Bullen with Freda Marnie
Nicholls. Publisher: Allen & Unwin 2013
This is an inspirational true story of
a remarkable Australian woman who
overcame an underprivileged childhood,
personal tragedy and depression to work
as a stuntwoman and then as one of
he most successful animal trainers in
Australia, if not the world.
The library has more than 650 ebooks to choose from. Perhaps one
of these will pique your interest.
from the Library...
An Extraordinary Meeting of the Waimakariri
District Council will be held on Tuesday
20 August 2013 at 3.30pm in the Council
Chambers, 215 High Street, Rangiora.
1. Agreement with central government
on infrastructure assets.
It is recommended that this business be
considered in Public Excluded session.
This meeting is extra to those previously
advertised for August.
24 Sewell Street
Phone 375 5009
215 High Street
Phone 311 8900
34 Main Street
Phone 311 9005 Website
Writing and the Creative Life
Designed for anyone who would like some
inspiration in their lives. You don't have to be a
writer to join in.
Writing touches a part of our makeup that
unleashes a whole new world of potential:
• unblocking the creative flow
• nurturing our writing potential
• seeking inspiration
• tips on writing for a creative lifestyle
Wednesdays 10 -12 noon
Beginning: 14 August for 12 Wednesdays
Where: Rangiora Library, Meeting Room
Cost: $120 for 12 weeks
Contact: Hermione Rivison, ph (03) 313 7830
2 to 4 pm Sunday afternoons
at the Rangiora Library
Join the Weekly
Residents of the Waimakariri District are advised that our vegetation
control contractor (Sicon) is to commence roadside spraying in
all areas in August 2013. The chemical used is a glyphosate base
(Roundup). This operation will continue, intermittently when required
and weather permitting, through to April 2014.
If any resident has any legitimate concern with this operation they
should contact Brendon Ryder of Sicon 03 311 8080 in the first
Chemical control of
vegetation all areas
141 Percival Street, Rangiora
Thursdays from 12noon - 1:30pm
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