Welcome to Kete Waimakariri. This is a web space to record and preserve the heritage and stories of the Waimakariri District. Kete Waimakariri can be used by individuals and community groups to store, link and share images, documents, videos, and more, and then group them together in 'baskets'.

Kete is the Maori word for basket, and this kete is supported by Waimakariri Libraries and the Aotearoa Peoples Network Kaharoa.

Featured Baskets

Canterbury Earthquakes 2010 & 2011

The purpose of this basket is to collect material about the damaged landmarks in the Waimakariri District and for you to tell your stories about the earthquake.

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Rangiora Museum Collection

Browse digital content from the Rangiora Museum collection.

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Latest 4 topics

Scanned copies of the Oxford Bulletin, 1942-
Methodist Church, Waikuku.
1403 Main North Road, Waikuku
Red Lion Hotel.
The first hotel in Rangiora was the Lion, which opened in 1857 on land that Thomas Wilberfoss Foster had bought
Cust Road opposite Earlys Road, Cust

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High Street looking east from Durham Street.

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