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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.

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Responsible Freedom Camping Bylaw 2019

Information about the Responsible Freedom Camping Bylaw 2019, where camping for free can and cannot happen and the rules and guidelines that apply.

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Types and guidance for building inspections

Your building consent will include a Schedule of Specified Inspections which state the range of inspections undertaken during the course of construction. Inspections are project specific and identified/agreed during the processing of your building consent.

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Vacancies

Join the small Council working to help Kaikōura move forward as a great place to live.

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Whale Trail - Picton to Kaikōura Cycleway

The Marlborough Kaikōura Trail Trust is working on plans to develop a cycleway between Picton and Kaikōura known as the ‘Whale Trail’.

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What requires consent?

A building consent is a document that is approved by Council, who acts on behalf of the Building Consent Authority. By obtaining a consent, it means that the work carried out (as detailed in the consent) is legal and compliant with New Zealand’s Building Code.

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