As Omicron spreads within our communities, it is likely to affect our staff as well. This means our services may change at short notice.

You can find a full list of requirements for our facilities and services below.

Facilities

Rolleston Council Offices - OPEN

Face masks are mandatory in the public area

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

Swimming pools - OPEN

Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

Selwyn Aquatic Centre - OPEN

Community pools

Darfield Pool - OPEN
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Sheffield Pool - OPEN
Face masks are encouraged when not in the pool

Southbridge Pool - CLOSED

Leeston Pool - CLOSED

Kilinchy Pool - CLOSED

Selwyn Libraries - OPEN WITH SOME RESTRICTED HOURS

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:

Face masks are mandatory

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

OPENING HOURS:

Te Ara Ātea - OPEN regular hours
Lincoln - OPEN regular hours
Darfield - OPEN until 5pm Monday - Friday. Regular weekend hours continue
Leeston - OPEN until 5pm Monday - Friday. Regular weekend hours continue

Community, recreation and event centres - OPEN WITH SOME RESTRICTED HOURS

At the below centres face masks are required except when exercising or playing sport.

Pines Resource Recovery Park - OPEN

Face masks are encouraged.

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

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

Face masks are encouraged

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

Community halls - OPEN

Face masks are required

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

Cemeteries - OPEN

Face masks are encouraged

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

Public toilets - OPEN

Face masks are encouraged

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Services

AA

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

When visiting the AA desk at the Council Rolleston Offices:

Face masks are required

Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible

Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

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. When visiting these centres face masks are required. Please maintain one-metre physical distancing from others, where possible. Please do not visit if you are unwell or have been in contact with someone who is unwell.

Free dog microchipping clinics
Our microchipping clinics have been paused during the current Omicron outbreak. We will continue to review this and keep you updated on any changes.

Building inspections

Building inspections will take place with our inspectors distancing wherever possible and wearing masks after lock up stage of the build at Red and Orange traffic light settings.

With COVID-19 still in the community there may still be occasions where have reduced capacity for carrying out inspections. Please allow some buffer in your plan for a longer wait time for your inspection.

For more details on inspections under COVID-19 please see our information on getting ready for your inspection.

Consents and planning 

You can apply for a building or resource consent online.

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

LIMs, property records and archives

You can apply for or cancel a Land Information Memorandum (LIM) report 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.

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.