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New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 4. Everyone should stay at home. This is the best thing we can all do to stop the spread of COVID-19. This will save lives. More information can be found at COVID-19

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COVID-19 Council Services and Community Updates
30 Mar 2020

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With recent developments, now more than ever, we are asking you to be kind, to look after each other and to stay at home. We have moved into National Alert Level 4 and a National State of Emergency has been declared. While the Kaikōura District Council offices are closed the Council is still working in full support of the Christchurch District Health Board and Kaikōura Healthcare.

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COVID19: Update from Kaikōura Healthcare
30 Mar 2020

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The Ministry of Health has updated information on its website daily.

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Drinking Water Notices
10 Mar 2020

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Current Boil Water Notices: Suburban, Fernleigh and East Coast 

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Provisional Local Alcohol Policy Adopted
10 Mar 2020

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Council adopted its provisional Local Alcohol Policy 2020 (‘LAP’). 

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Rebuild Update
3 Mar 2020

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Council’s horizontal infrastructure rebuild covers our roads, bridges, and water and sewer networks. The target date for the completion of the rebuild is August 2020.

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$10.88 million of PGF funding for Wakatu Quay and South Bay
3 Mar 2020

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Kaikōura’s bright future received a $10.88 million endorsement from the Provincial Growth Fund today at Kaikōura District Council.

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Community Satisfaction and Well-being Survey 2019/2020
3 Mar 2020

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Results from the annual satisfaction and wellbeing survey showed  improvements to satisfaction with all but five of Councils services and assets, and an overall increase in satisfaction of 5%.

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Responsible Camping
25 Feb 2020

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Council wants to know what our businesses and our community think about responsible camping. Take a survey today to have your say about how responsible camping affects local business, what campers spend, where they go and what they do.  

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From the Mayor
25 Feb 2020

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A couple of weeks ago I attended the Summer Wine meeting – the monthly gathering of some of Kaikōura’s oldest community members. Many of the attendees had watched me grow up. Many no doubt wondered how I’d turn out. I’m sure if you’d asked them (or me) where I was headed when I was young, no one would have said I’d end up as Mayor. Being in this role now is daily proof that with the forgiveness and support of the Kaikōura community anything is possible.

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Let's talk rubbish & recycling
14 Feb 2020

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Every week, Innovative Waste Kaikōura collects tonnes of 'recycling' for free that is actually rubbish (things that cannot be recycled in Kaikōura and have to go into the landfill). This costs our community thousands of dollars a year, and gives people a the wrong idea about how sustainable and environmentally friendly their habits are.

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