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Work Notice: Red Swamp Road Pavement Strengthening
20 Jan 2022

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Downer is undertaking works to strengthen the pavement on Red Swamp Road starting Monday 24 Jan. Work hours are Monday to Friday 6.30am to 6.30pm
This work will take around three weeks to complete subject to favourable weather and on site conditions. (24th January to 11th February)
The work will be noisy - click here for more information.

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Public consultation on bylaw
21 Dec 2021

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Proposed KDC Structures Works and Items in Public Places Bylaw
Kaikōura District Council is proposing the making of a Structures, Works and Items in Public Places Bylaw to provide controls on the design, construction, maintenance, demolition or other works on structures that are in or above public places (in particular roads and footpaths) and the placement of structures or objects in or above those places.
Items covered by the bylaw include verandahs, balconies and awnings, and objects placed on footpaths.
A more detailed Statement of Proposal and a copy of the draft bylaw is available from Council on request or by clicking the links above.
Submissions in respect of this proposal can be made in writing, and should be addressed to:
The Chief Executive
Kaikoura District Council
PO Box 6
Submissions must be received by Monday 31 January 2022.
Submitters may if they wish to speak in support of their submission. Please indicate in your submission if you wish to do so.

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Invitation for Tenders – Reserves Maintenance Contract
20 Dec 2021


Update 13/01/22: Notice to Tenderers 1 - NTT1 click here to download.

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Invitation for Tenders – Refuse Transport Contract
20 Dec 2021


Update 17/01/22: Notice to Tenderers 1 - NTT1 click here to download 

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Vaccination passes now required to access council building
14 Dec 2021

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From Wednesday December 15 entry to the main Council building on West End will be by Vaccine Pass only, this will apply for all those over 12 and includes the Museum, Library, Council Chambers and Offices, ECAN and the Kaikoura Star Office. In addition to vaccine passes we will continue to require people to wear masks, limit the numbers of people in our buildings and facilities to ensure good physical distancing can be maintained, signing in and regular cleaning to ensure any potential health risks remain low.

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From the Mayor
6 Dec 2021

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And again Covid is front of mind today. Last Friday the traffic light system was turned on and with the Canterbury region falling into the orange light this means significant changes for those that are unvaccinated. But on a more positive note more freedoms for those that are!

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Three Waters Reform Update
3 Dec 2021

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On Wednesday 27 October 2021 the Minister for Local Government announced that the three waters reform process would become mandatory for all Councils.  The Government intends to introduce legislation into the House before Christmas which would in effect force Councils to hand over control and effective ownership of their water assets to one of the four new water entities. 

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Downer Works Reseal Kaikōura Flats
12 Nov 2021

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What we are doing

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