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How consents are inspected

The grant of a consent is conditional on enabling the building work to be inspected. When a building consent Official carries out building inspections, the goal is to ensure that the work being inspected complies with the consented documents.

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Kaikōura Community Pool

Kaikōura's only community pool closed in 2016 after it was damaged by the earthquake. The Kaikoura Community Charitable Trust is now leading a project to build a new indoor community pool over the next 4 years.

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LBP's and DIY

This page contains information on restricted building work, and how you can get it completed, as well as how you can do your own work on your building (DIY).

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Local Elections 2019

This page contains information about the 2019 local elections.

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Now hiring

Head to our Current Vacancies page to learn more and read the Job Descriptions.

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Parking and Traffic Control

This page contains information about the management of parking and traffic in the Kaikōura District including our parking rules, how to pay parking fines and traffic requirements for events.

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PIMs, Resource consent and Producer Statements

This page contains information on how to obtain information about your land, and legislation to keep in mind if you are thinking about carrying out building work.

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Plans, Reports, Bylaws & Policies

Information about and links to our Annual Plans and Reports, Long-Term Plans, the District Plan and some of our key policies and bylaws.

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Processing your consent

Council has 20 working days to process a building consent. They will then notify the owner as to whether the consent has been accepted or declined.

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Rates Database

The rates information shown is for the 2018/19 year. It does not currently show the results of the 2018 revaluation.

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Rating Valuations

Under NZ law, Council is required to carry out an assessment of the capital value of properties in the Kaikōura District every three years. The most recent valuation was carried out over September and October 2018 by independent valuer Quotable Value.

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Responsible Freedom Camping

Kaikōura welcomes those who camp responsibly. We ask all campers to treat our environment with respect and not to leave rubbish or human waste behind them. All campers using public land (freedom camping) must be self contained or have easy access to toilets.

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