Moving Kaikōura Forward


Kia Ora, Welcome to Kaikōura District Council's website.  


Use the search tool at the top right of this Home Page to search the website for helpful information on many of your frequently asked questions.  If you cannot find the information you need, you can also contact us and our helpful staff will do their best to answer your query.  

Check out our Latest News page for updates and news flashes for the District.

Spotlight News: June

Your 2022 rates explained.  Visit our Rates webpage for FAQ's and to keep up to date on changes to your rates.


Read our June newsletter hereIn this month's issue find out about Local Elections 2022 and how to stand as a candidate, the latest update on 2022-23 rates, results from this year's Residents' Satisfaction Survey, Destination Kaikōura's community survey...Plus community news and events listings.  Enjoy!


At Kaikōura District Council our aim is to keep Kaikōura moving forward.  We achieve this by meeting community outcomes that have been developed from community feedback and interactions with our partner agencies & key stakeholders.  Our Community Outcomes are outlined below.


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Community: We communicate, engage with and inform our community


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Development: We promote and support the development of our economy



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Services: Our services and infrastructure are cost effective, efficient and fit-for-purpose




Environment: We value and protect our environment





Future:  We work with our community and our partners to create a better place for future generations


 Check out our Long Term Plan for further information on what we plan to do, which Council activities support these outcomes, how we measure our performance and how we will know we are succeeding.