'Landmarks' was created to recognise buildings, sites and locations of historic significance in Rangiora, and the programme was later extended to Kaiapoi in 2007.
It is a partnership between the Waimakariri District Council, the Rangiora & Districts Early Records Society, and the Kaiapoi District Historical Society, making up the Landmarks Committee.
Under the programme, buildings, sites and locations that meet set criteria are presented with a plaque recognising heritage status and the Landmarks Committee members research the history of nominated buildings on behalf of the programme.
So far, plaques have been presented in Rangiora to the:
And in Kaiapoi to: