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Māori Ward: Postal Poll

Māori wards are a way of ensuring Māori views and voices are heard at Council. 

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One year on - Marking a year since the earthquakes

There are several community led events planned to mark one year on from the November 14 2016 earthquakes. The events run all through November and there's something for everyone. 

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ANZAC Day 2018

Everyone is invited to attend the dawn service to honour and remember those who have served. 

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Building Information and Consents

If you are planning to build or renovate your home or business premises, almost everything you build needs to meet a number of standards and regulations.

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Community Services

Connecting and supporting our community through our social recovery team, youth coordination, event coordination, our Library, Council front desk team and our Emergency Management Officer. 

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Contact Us

To get the latest state highway travel information, or to report issues impacting travel on SH1 please call NZTA on 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) 

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Council Meeting Summary

A short summary of the meeting on 23rd May, which had correspondence from the Mayfair Theatre Rebuild, the Youth Council and the Kaikōura Water Zone Committee, plus reports on the swimming pool progress, freedom camping, economic development, Kotahitanga mo te Taiao Alliance Strategy Working Group, delegations manual (financial delegations) and Mayor's report.

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Earthquake prone buildings

On 1 July 2017 a nationally consistent system for managing earthquake-prone buildings came into effect. It changes the way earthquake-prone buildings are identified, assessed and managed.

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Email Newsletter - sign up now!

From July we're moving our Council newsletter online.

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Help us help you!

Have your say: Communications Survey

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Housing in Kaikōura

Information about the housing shortage in Kaikōura, work underway and the related support and information services.

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Housing in Kaikoura

The housing and accommodation shortage in Kaikōura District is somewhat related to the earthquake and in summer due to seasonal workers returning. Our District's population is always changing and fluctuating from pre-quake level. 

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Kā Huru Manu

Kā Huru Manu provides a Ngāi Tahu perspective on the South Island through an interactive cultural map. It is a site dedicated to fostering cultural revitalisation and recording the historical data held deep within Ngāi Tahu heritage.

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Kaikoura District Library

 The Kaikoura District Library is located on the first floor of the Civic Centre building. It has available a wide range of reading material, community documents and learning facilities/opportunities. 

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Kaikōura Water Zone Committee

Kaikōura Water Zone Committee is a group of people in our community that are passionate about water in Kaikōura.

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Library Opening Hours

The Kaikoura District Library is back into normal hours!!!

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