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Ceremony to transfer ownership of Oaro property to Ngāti Kurī
2 Dec 2020

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On December 4th councillors and staff from Kaikōura District Council will meet with representatives from Ngāti Kurī for an important ceremony, to hand over a section of land at Oaro. The land is the site of the former Pāua Rocks Café and Oceanview Motel, and an important pā and urupā site.

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Be prepared - tips get your home fire safe for summer
25 Nov 2020

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As summer approaches, Fire and Emergency wants people living with a risk of wildfire to act now and protect their homes from the wildfire hazard. This includes people living in rural communities, on lifestyle blocks and near town boundaries or large areas of scrub and bush.

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COVID-19 Kaikōura Health Update
24 Nov 2020

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COVID-19 is still with us, battering countries around the world while we enjoy the freedom of Level 1 restrictions. But we all need to play a part in keeping our communities safe so we can spend time with family and friends over the much-anticipated summer break.

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Annual Resident Satisfaction Survey
24 Nov 2020

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Each year Council surveys the residents of Kaikōura. Now is the time to tell us what you think, how you feel and any improvements or changes you think could make things better.

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Creative Communities Scheme Fund enables art classes for young and old
24 Nov 2020

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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 two successful applicants are offering community art classes for young and old - no time like the present to dust off the paint brushes and discover the artist within!

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Certificate of Compliance - 4G Cell Phone Towers
23 Nov 2020

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Over the last two years Council has received Certificate of Compliance applications for three new 4G cell phone towers. The towers comply with the antenna requirements of National Environmental Standards for Telecommunication Facilities 2016 (NESTF 2016) which allow a greater range of telecommunication facilities in a wider range of locations.

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From the Mayor
23 Nov 2020

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Last week we announced our new CEO, Will Doughty. As we welcome Will to the role I want to acknowledge everything that outgoing CEO Angela Oosthuizen has achieved.  Angela arrived in the job to find a partly built Civic Centre with budget issues and oversaw its completion, then the quake completely changed the lay of the land, literally!  This is not a job that many would want or understand but she has led council staff and community through the response and recovery phase successfully.  

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New CEO announced for Kaikōura District Council
23 Nov 2020

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Mayor Craig Mackle has announced that Will Doughty is the new CEO for Kaikōura District Council, wrapping up the Mayor and Councillor lead recruitment process.

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WORKS NOTICE - 23 November to 4 December (weather dependent)
20 Nov 2020

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WORKS NOTICE - 23 November to 4 December (weather dependent) 
UPDATE - Due to the unsettled forecast works have been postponed until possibly the week of 30 Nov.
Major sealing works on SH1 - Beach Road, from The Lobster north to Mill Road.

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NCTIR WORK NOTICE: Night closures - West End Rail Bridge
20 Nov 2020

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NCTIR WORK NOTICE: Night closures - West End Rail Bridge
Week of 23 November for 2 nights (weather depending). Work on the bridge will take place between the hours of 11:00pm—6:00am on the nights of the 23 and 24 November (weather depending).

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