About-This-Site

Site owner

This site is owned and maintained by the Waimate District Council.

Site purpose

This site is designed to provide online services and information about Waimate District Council and its services to the ratepayers and residents of Waimate District.

How to find information on this site

This site is divided into various categories. The categories can be selected using the top menus, with the full page list for each section on the left side of every page. Clicking on one of these links takes you to the relevant page or a landing page where further information is linked.

If you cannot find what you're looking for, try using the search tool or the advanced search tool at the top of every page of the website. Type a word or words into the search tool at the top of the page click on the search button (magnifying glass). In the advanced search tool, select the database you wish to search (website, cemetery, property, application), include the relevant information and click search.

You can share a page with anyone by clicking the 'Share' tab at the top of every page and including the relevant information.

If you still can't find what you are looking for and you need assistance, please contact us.

Terms and Conditions, Copyright and Privacy

Find out more about our Terms and Conditions, Copyright and Privacy policy.

Contact details

See our Contact Us section.

Accessing PDF files

Most of the documents, forms, brochures and information sheets are published in PDF format on the website. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF files. This can downloaded for free at the Adobe website.

Browser support

We aim to be browser and operating system neutral. Due to differences between browsers our site may render slightly differently on different platforms but the differences should be cosmetic.

We encourage you to keep your browser up-to-date; not only to provide you with the best possible experience on our site and others but, more importantly, so that you can enjoy a safe browsing experience. An up-to-date browser will significantly reduce the chances of your computer becoming infected with malware and the possibility of your personal information being compromised.

Browsers supported by this site

We support all modern versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera. Internet Explorer version 8 and above is recommended.

Web Standard compliance

This site complies with New Zealand Government Web Standards v2.0. This ensures that the site conforms to industry good practice for web development.