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Waimakariri Dist. Council 2010 Elections Progress

Saturday, 9 October 2010, 4:39 pm | Waimakariri Council

The progress result for the Waimakariri District Council elections held on Saturday 9th October is as follows. More >>

Rates Relief Offered to Earthquake Affected

Wednesday, 6 October 2010, 2:01 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. More >>

New Roading Contract Awarded

Thursday, 30 September 2010, 3:10 pm | Waimakariri Council

Sicon Limited has again been successful in being awarded the Council’s contract for maintaining the district’s roading network. Sicon is a local company based in Darfield, with a well-established depot in Rangiora. More >>

River Discharges To Continue For At Least A Month

Wednesday, 29 September 2010, 12:06 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. More >>

Waimakariri Quake Update

Thursday, 23 September 2010, 3:52 pm | Waimakariri Council

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 ... More >>

Kaiapoi Recovery Assistance Centre Opens

Monday, 20 September 2010, 3:06 pm | Waimakariri Council

A new recovery assistance centre has opened in Kaiapoi this week and will provide advice, information and assistance to residents following the 4 September earthquake. More >>

Boil Water Notice Lifted

Sunday, 19 September 2010, 8:38 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. All Water in the Waimakariri District is safe to drink. More >>

Waimakariri District Council Team Take a Break

Friday, 17 September 2010, 4:03 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. More >>

Kaiapoi CBD Open for Business

Friday, 17 September 2010, 3:14 pm | Waimakariri Council

More and more Kaiapoi retailers are opening for business as the town begins to recover from the damaging earthquake of September 4. Amongst the many problems facing retailers is a lack of customers. More >>

Homeowners Should Call Council if Safety Concerns

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 5:16 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. People who have left the district because their home is uninhabitable should ... More >>

Recovery Assistance Centre to Be Established

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 11:03 am | Waimakariri Council

A Recovery Assistance Centre is being established in the quake ravaged town of Kaiapoi as the district lifts its state of emergency and moves into recovery mode. The centre will offer support to members of the community affected by the earthquake that has ... More >>

Whitebaiters Warned Not to Set Their Nets

Tuesday, 14 September 2010, 5:32 pm | Waimakariri Council

Authorities are warning whitebaiters to avoid setting nets along the Waimakariri or Kaiapoi rivers following the massive 7.1 earthquake that rocked the area nine days ago. More >>

Watermen Complete Massive Repair Job

Tuesday, 14 September 2010, 4:44 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. More >>

Boil Water Requirement Remains in Waimakariri

Monday, 13 September 2010, 2:24 pm | Waimakariri Council

A positive test for E. Coli in a water sample from Kaiapoi has reinforced the need for residents of Kaiapoi, Pines Beach and Kairaki to continue to boil water for three minutes before use. More >>

Home-Owners Should Contact Council If Missed

Monday, 13 September 2010, 12:46 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. People who have left the district because their home is uninhabitable should ... More >>

Mayoral Relief Fund Provides Immediate Cash

Monday, 13 September 2010, 9:16 am | Waimakariri Council

Around three hundred individuals and families from Kaiapoi and surrounding towns have received cash grants in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s massive earthquake to help them get through. More >>

Mayoral Relief Fund Provides Support To Thousands

Sunday, 12 September 2010, 5:59 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. More >>

Update on Repair Bill for Waimakariri

Friday, 10 September 2010, 2:38 pm | Waimakariri Council

Waimakariri District Council has issued further detail on the costs it may bear as a result of an estimated $60 million to $120 million worth of repairs to infrastructure following Saturday’s earthquake. More >>

$60 - $120 Million in Repairs Likely After Quake

Friday, 10 September 2010, 12:11 pm | Waimakariri Council

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. More >>

It Will Be Many Months Before Kaiapoi Recovers

Friday, 10 September 2010, 10:05 am | Waimakariri Council

OVERNIGHT CURFEW REMAINS WHILE MASSIVE CLEAN-UP CONTINUES - WILL BE MONTHS BEFORE KAIAPOI AND SURROUNDS FULLY RECOVER More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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