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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High Street Rangiora 1.
Photographs of Rangiora township taken for the Waimakariri 2000 project
Lees Valley 2 (Waimakariri 2000).
Photographs of Waimakariri landscape taken for the Waimakariri 2000 project.
Lees Valley (Waimakariri 2000).
A photographic record created by the Rangiora and Kaiapoi Photographic Societies in the year 2000 to create a record of
Photographs taken by the Rangiora Photographic Society in the year 2000 to capture a permanent record of all facets of

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Kaiapoi War Memorial.

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