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COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD - 29 JULY 2020 Waimakariri District Council Planning Ahead Bright Future for Rangiora Town Centre The Council is confident in the ongoing success, growth, and vibrancy of the Rangiora Town Centre after adopting a bold new plan. The Rangiora Town Centre Strategy - Blueprint to 2030- presents a concept of what the Town Centre should look and feel like in the future and identifies 10 projects that will help tum that vision into reality. Board members unanimously voted to grant S1.000 to All Together Kaiapoi (formerly You Me We Us Kaiapoi) to help cover the costs of an event planned for Kaiapoi on Friday 4 September. All Together Kaiapoi says while it will be held on Wiliams Street in Kaiapoi, the commemoration will be an event for the whole District. Some of the attractions proposed include food stalls, live music and a fireworks display FIND JOB PS It plans for continuing retail and commercial growth, with approximately 30,000 people expected to call Rangiora home by 2048. Kalapoi-Tuahiwi Board Chair, Chris Greengrass, says the grant would assist in the remembrance of a defining moment in Waimakariri history. "While in some ways the anniversary will be quite poignant for many of us, it's also an opportunity to celebrate our Community's remarkable resilience and share the story of our ongoing regeneration." Feedback from the community helped shape the final strategy Hundreds of residents submitted their ideas at the popup display in The Gables Arcade. with roughty 1.600 people visiting the display during February and March Job-seeker help Popular feedback topics included car parking. the importance of sustainability, support for a railtransport hub and making the Town Centre friendier for cycling and walking. Agencies Set Sights on 2050 Vision A new initiative is underway to develop a long-tem vision and plan for the Greater Christchurch area, driven by a partnership of local councils, Ngãi Tahu, the district health board and government agencies. Looking for help with writing or updating a CV, or applying for jobs online? Book in for one of our Job-seeker workshops. We can help you with setting up an email, CVoptions and popular on line job sites. Councillor Kirstyn Bamett was Chair for the Rangiora Town Centre Strategy Hearing Panel and says overall there was a high level of support from contributors. The Greater Christchurch Partnership is committed to providing collaborative leadership to address the area's strategic challenges and opportunities. Rangiora Library Monday 27 July Thursday 6 August Kaiapoi Library Thursday 30 July Friday 7 August We were delighted with the enthusiastic response from the community and it was helpful to see some consistent themes emerge and be able to address them in the strategy "We have an opportunity to work together alongside iwi and mana whenua to set a strong direction for Greater Christchurch and to strengthen our All workshops run from 10am-12pm Bookings on 03 311 8901 or on steppingup.ne relationship with central government. We need to be thinking now about the future we want for our children and grandchildren," says Greater Christchurch Partnership (GCP) spokesperson and Waimakariri Mayor Dan Gordon. Board Supports Quake 10th Anniversary Commemorations As the 10th Anniversary of the first Canterbury Quake approaches, the Kalapol-Tuahiwi Community Board signaled its support of the District's commemoration event in their July meeting Have you registered your dog yet? You can find out more about the GCP at greaterchristchurch.org.nz By now you should have received your 2020-21 dog registration application. Changes to plastic recycling... If you have a dog and have not received your dog registration, then contact us on 0800 965 468 or office@wmk.govt.nz to update your records. To avoid penalties, pay your annual dog registration by Friday 31 July 2020. All dog registrations can be paid online at waimakariri.govt.nz or at our service centres in Oxford, Rangiora and Kaiapoi. We only take rigid plastic types 1,2 & 5. rethink recycling The plastic type is usually shown on bottom of the container - if in doubt, throw it out If you are paying by intemet banking, please use the first animal ID number listed on the Remember - recycling should be clean and loose, not squashed or bagged form as a reference. For more information go to waimakaririgovtnz Lids, tops, triggers and soft plastics go in the rubbish. Only strip tags are available now as disc supply has run out. WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri, govt.nz/rethinkrubbish WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri.govt.nz DISTRICT COUNCEL COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD - 29 JULY 2020 Waimakariri District Council Planning Ahead Bright Future for Rangiora Town Centre The Council is confident in the ongoing success, growth, and vibrancy of the Rangiora Town Centre after adopting a bold new plan. The Rangiora Town Centre Strategy - Blueprint to 2030- presents a concept of what the Town Centre should look and feel like in the future and identifies 10 projects that will help tum that vision into reality. Board members unanimously voted to grant S1.000 to All Together Kaiapoi (formerly You Me We Us Kaiapoi) to help cover the costs of an event planned for Kaiapoi on Friday 4 September. All Together Kaiapoi says while it will be held on Wiliams Street in Kaiapoi, the commemoration will be an event for the whole District. Some of the attractions proposed include food stalls, live music and a fireworks display FIND JOB PS It plans for continuing retail and commercial growth, with approximately 30,000 people expected to call Rangiora home by 2048. Kalapoi-Tuahiwi Board Chair, Chris Greengrass, says the grant would assist in the remembrance of a defining moment in Waimakariri history. "While in some ways the anniversary will be quite poignant for many of us, it's also an opportunity to celebrate our Community's remarkable resilience and share the story of our ongoing regeneration." Feedback from the community helped shape the final strategy Hundreds of residents submitted their ideas at the popup display in The Gables Arcade. with roughty 1.600 people visiting the display during February and March Job-seeker help Popular feedback topics included car parking. the importance of sustainability, support for a railtransport hub and making the Town Centre friendier for cycling and walking. Agencies Set Sights on 2050 Vision A new initiative is underway to develop a long-tem vision and plan for the Greater Christchurch area, driven by a partnership of local councils, Ngãi Tahu, the district health board and government agencies. Looking for help with writing or updating a CV, or applying for jobs online? Book in for one of our Job-seeker workshops. We can help you with setting up an email, CVoptions and popular on line job sites. Councillor Kirstyn Bamett was Chair for the Rangiora Town Centre Strategy Hearing Panel and says overall there was a high level of support from contributors. The Greater Christchurch Partnership is committed to providing collaborative leadership to address the area's strategic challenges and opportunities. Rangiora Library Monday 27 July Thursday 6 August Kaiapoi Library Thursday 30 July Friday 7 August We were delighted with the enthusiastic response from the community and it was helpful to see some consistent themes emerge and be able to address them in the strategy "We have an opportunity to work together alongside iwi and mana whenua to set a strong direction for Greater Christchurch and to strengthen our All workshops run from 10am-12pm Bookings on 03 311 8901 or on steppingup.ne relationship with central government. We need to be thinking now about the future we want for our children and grandchildren," says Greater Christchurch Partnership (GCP) spokesperson and Waimakariri Mayor Dan Gordon. Board Supports Quake 10th Anniversary Commemorations As the 10th Anniversary of the first Canterbury Quake approaches, the Kalapol-Tuahiwi Community Board signaled its support of the District's commemoration event in their July meeting Have you registered your dog yet? You can find out more about the GCP at greaterchristchurch.org.nz By now you should have received your 2020-21 dog registration application. Changes to plastic recycling... If you have a dog and have not received your dog registration, then contact us on 0800 965 468 or office@wmk.govt.nz to update your records. To avoid penalties, pay your annual dog registration by Friday 31 July 2020. All dog registrations can be paid online at waimakariri.govt.nz or at our service centres in Oxford, Rangiora and Kaiapoi. We only take rigid plastic types 1,2 & 5. rethink recycling The plastic type is usually shown on bottom of the container - if in doubt, throw it out If you are paying by intemet banking, please use the first animal ID number listed on the Remember - recycling should be clean and loose, not squashed or bagged form as a reference. For more information go to waimakaririgovtnz Lids, tops, triggers and soft plastics go in the rubbish. Only strip tags are available now as disc supply has run out. WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri, govt.nz/rethinkrubbish WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri.govt.nz DISTRICT COUNCEL