Latest News

Council and Library opening hours to change to meet customers’ needs
16 Jan 2019

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Starting Monday 4 February 2019, Kaikōura District Council and Kaikōura District Library will both be slightly changing their opening hours. The changes will bring Council and Library opening hours in line with Ecan and the Museum and should better suit our community as well as helping  ensure staff safety. 

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Festival of art in Kaikōura - get involved!
16 Jan 2019

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Shared Lines Collaborative, Kaikōura Museum, The Mayfair Arts and Culture, Te Ahi Wairua O Kaikōura and Kaikōura District Council are excited to announce Shared Lines: Kaikōura, an arts festival to be held 17-24 February 2019. 

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Responsible Camping
14 Jan 2019

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Where to camp in Kaikoura

Kaikōura has many holiday parks and campgrounds. Please support local businesses by choosing to stay at one of these.

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Drinking Water Notices
9 Jan 2019

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Drinking Water Notice - 09 January  

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Landowners can now receive funding to help restore biodiversity in our district
9 Jan 2019

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Landowners can now apply for funding to help to create large areas of native habitat on their land thanks to the Kererū to Kaikōura Native Planting Project.

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Rebuild Update
4 Jan 2019

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Council’s horizontal infrastructure rebuild covers our roads, bridges, and water and sewer networks. The target date for the completion of the rebuild is June 2020.

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Economic Development Update
21 Dec 2018

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Our economic development goal is to lead Kaikōura’s transition from adversity to prosperity by helping to build a well-performing, year-round, diversified economy that caters for the employment needs of current and new residents and our visitors and tourists.

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Improving parking in Kaikōura
21 Dec 2018

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Over December changes have been made to parking rules around the town centre to help improve traffic flows and make sure parking with appropriate time limits is available where it is needed most. Most of our road markings have now been redone and new signs will be in place by Christmas.

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Council decisions on a community swimming pool
20 Dec 2018

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Council staff, the Sport and Recreation Recovery Leadership Team (SRRLT) and members of the community have worked hard over the last two years to investigate pool options for the community. Reports were presented at the December 2018 Council meeting where Council decided against an interim repair for the existing pool. A working group will be established to further investigate all future pool options. Work will start in early January 2019.

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We're hiring!
19 Dec 2018

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Needed:  someone special to fill a 6 month fixed term position providing coordination and administration support for Kaikōura District Council Communications

We need someone who can multi-task and finds it easy to keep several different jobs on the go at once. Someone who can connect easily and quickly with the full range of Kaikōura residents and ‘walk in their shoes’, helping ensure Council is providing the right kinds of information, in the right ways, to the right people.

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