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Health and Emergency Services

Most of the emergency services in Kaikōura are voluntary, with the exception of the Medical Centre, Police and Hospital. All of these services are looking for more volunteers, if you live in Kaikōura you may be able to help, please support your community and get involved.

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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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News and Media

Council issues regular hardcopy and email newsletters and media releases as well as maintaining a Facebook page. This page includes links to sign up for releases and newsletters and holds past editions.

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Now hiring

Join the small team making a big difference to the future of Kaikōura. There are currently opportunities for a range of roles and skills.

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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 Annual Plans and Reports, Long-Term Plans, the District Plan and 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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