We are requesting vaccine pass at all our staffed facilities and all events with controlled entry. You can find a full list of requirements for each facility and service below.

Scanning or signing in is required at all Council facilities. NZ Covid Tracer App QR codes and registers will be available.

From 17 December 2021

Facilities

Rolleston Council Offices

Vaccine pass is required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are mandatory in the public area

Swimming pools

Selwyn Aquatic Centre

Vaccine pass is required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Community pools

Darfield Pool
Vaccine pass is required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Sheffield Pool
Vaccination Pass - required from Friday 17 December
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Southbridge Pool
Vaccine pass is required from 17 December
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Leeston Pool
Vaccine pass is not required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Kilinchy Pool
Vaccine pass is not required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Selwyn Libraries

Our Digital Library is always open where you can read, watch, listen learn and play any time. We also have click and collect services. Contact the libraries to find out more.

To visit one of our four physical libraries in Darfield, Leeston, Lincoln or Rolleston:

Vaccine pass is required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are required

Community, recreation and event centres

At the below centres vaccine pass and scanning or signing in is required. Face masks are required except when exercising or playing sport.

  • Selwyn Sports Centre
  • Lincoln Event Centre
  • Rolleston Community Centre
  • West Melton Community and Recreation Centre
  • Darfield Community Centre
  • Dunsandel Community Centre
  • Tai Tapu Community Centre

Pines Resource Recovery Park

Vaccine pass is not required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged.

Parks and reserves - including dog parks, skate parks and playgrounds 

Vaccine pass is not required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged.

Community halls

Vaccine pass is not required except for events with controlled entry
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged.

Cemeteries

Vaccine pass is not required
Scanning or signing in is required where applicable
Face masks are encouraged.

Public toilets

Vaccine pass is not required
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are encouraged.

Events

Vaccine pass is required for all events with controlled entry. A controlled entry means that the attendees have to book, register, get a ticket, pay a fee or in any other way communicate to Council that they plan to attend the event.
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are required for indoor events and strongly encouraged where practical for outdoor events.

Services

AA

You can book a practical driving test online through Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.

A vaccine pass is required to visit the AA desk at the Council Rolleston offices.

If you do not have a vaccine pass you can visit the AA offices in Hornby or Riccarton, or visit the AA website for a full range of AA online services.

Animal control including dog registration

Dog registration
You can pay your dog registration online or give us a call on 0800 SELWYN (735 996). You can also pay your dog registration at the Council Rolleston offices, or at any of our libraries and service centres. A vaccine pass is required to enter these facilities.

Free dog microchipping clinics
No vaccine pass required.

The Council’s free monthly dog microchipping will continue with online bookings. This is a contactless service.

Building inspections

Building inspections will take place with our inspectors wearing masks and as well as distancing wherever possible. If you require vaccine pass for entry to your site, please request this at the time of booking your inspection.

Consents and planning 

You can apply for a building or resource consent online.

You can speak to a duty planner by giving us a call on 0800 SELWYN (735 996) or at our Council Rolleston offices.

A vaccine pass is required to enter the Council Rolleston offices.

LIMS, property records and archives

You can apply for or cancel a LIM online. Our property records and archives are also available online.

You can also contact the Records Team at 0800 SELWYN (735 996) or contactus@selwyn.govt.nz or visit our Council Rolleston offices.

A vaccine pass is required to enter the Council Rolleston offices.

Public transport

Metro Canterbury has advised that:

Vaccine pass is not required for travel
Scanning or signing in is required
Face masks are required

If you are unable to scan the QR code, you can call 03 366 8855 to register your travel.

Rates

You can pay your rates online, by giving us a call on 0800 SELWYN (735 996), or at any Council library and service centre or the Council Rolleston offices.

A vaccine pass is required to enter a library and service centre or the Council Rolleston offices.