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Mayors Taskforce for Jobs
28 Apr 2021

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Whether you’re an employer or seeking employment, register for the programme by visiting Sean Madden at  Te Hā o Mātauranga - Learning in Kaikōura. Sean is the Employment Coordinator and will assess all registrations, and connect employers with those seeking employment, or identify training needs and requirements for available roles. Once a successful connection has been made he will then schedule regular check-ins with both the employer and employee, offering support where needed.

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Wakatu Quay Closure
28 Apr 2021

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Work to fully clear the site at Wakatu Quay is about to commence. We have kept the site open until after the school holidays, but there will be no public access to Wakatu Quay from Monday 10th May.

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Sea-am Thompson receives the QEII Music Award
23 Apr 2021

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Local boy Sea-am Thompson received the QEII Music Award in recognition of his musical achievements on the 23 April in the Kaikōura Civic Centre. The QEII Music Award was established in 1963 following a visit by the Queen and is administered by the Marlborough and Kaikōura district councils. The committee appointed to administer the annual award considers Marlborough or Kaikōura candidate (or candidates) aged 18 or under who, in the previous year, passed the Royal School of Music or Trinity College of Music examinations Grade VIII instrumental or Grade VI vocal.

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Creative Communities Scheme Fund enables murals, exhibitions, a book and Talent Quest!
22 Apr 2021

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Council has just announced the latest round from the Creative Communities Scheme Fund. The fund is provided by Creative New Zealand to encourage, promote and support the arts in Aotearoa, New Zealand. The five successful applicants are going to create murals, produce and publish a limited edition arts book, develop an exhibition and produce a Talent Quest!

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Boil Water Notice Removed for Suburban Water Supply
21 Apr 2021

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The Council, Innovative Waste Kaikōura and local subcontractors have completed pipelaying and the installation of boost pumps in the Suburban Water Scheme area. The pipe layout has been changed so that the water now comes from the Kaikōura Urban Water Scheme bores and treatment plant on Mount Fyffe Road. Water tests have proved that the water is now safe and the Ministry of Health has agreed that the boil water notice can be lifted.

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Cultural Artwork Package - sharing stories of Kaikōura
21 Apr 2021

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The Cultural Artwork Package evolved out of a design hui held in November 2018 between NCTIR and the Cultural Advisory Group* about the stories that could be told along the Kaikōura coastline – and especially at several Safe Stopping Areas.

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From the Mayor
21 Apr 2021

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Council’s Long-Term Plan (LTP) 2021–2031 is coming together. Draft LTP documents will be adopted by Council this week to go to audit. Then when approved, it’ll be out for public consultation in late May/June.

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NCTIR Canopy Project Update - Daytime Closures
13 Apr 2021

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SH1 south of Kaikōura will be closed for short periods during the day over the next month (starting Monday 19 April) as crew reach the home stretch of the rockfall canopy work between Peketā and the Parititahi Tunnels. Night closures are continuing under the existing timetable, with exceptions over Anzac Weekend.

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Newsletter now out!
7 Apr 2021

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The April issue of our newsletter has flown into inboxes!

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New LED lights soon to be installed
1 Apr 2021

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Over the next few months Council will begin embarking on a staged replacement of the streetlight network within the Kaikoura district. Staff from MainPower will begin to fit new LED lights onto existing poles around Kaikoura township. This will result in approximately 415 lights being replaced.

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