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August Newsletter
5 Aug 2022

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READ our August Newsletter here.  In this month's issue find out about Local Elections 2022 and how to stand as a candidate, the latest update on the Link Pathway, the South Bay Harbour Redevelopment project, $7.8m Infrastructure Funding, KDC's Three Waters Reform Submission, and all your community news and events!

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New Trade Waste Bylaw Approved 2022
28 Jul 2022

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In June Kaikōura District Council proposed the adoption of a new bylaw to place controls on discharge of waste from trade properties (other than waste similar to domestic sewage) to the community wastewater system.  Submissions for the new bylaw closed on 4 July. The new bylaw was approved at the Council meeting on 27 July 2022.

The bylaw will control what can be discharged and will impose charges for discharges that are very large in volume and/or have a composition that could adversely affect the operation of the community wastewater reticulation and treatment systems.

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$7.8m Infrastructure Funding for Kaikōura
21 Jul 2022

7.8m Infrastructure

$7,800,000 for Kaikōura from Kāinga Ora’s Infrastructure Acceleration Fund was announced today (21 July) by Housing Minister Dr Megan Wood.  It will fund Council infrastructure that will support over 400 potential new homes for Kaikōura, including housing for the elderly and those on low-medium incomes.

 

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It's time to demand better Water Reform - KDC Submission
20 Jul 2022

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Kaikōura District Council provided its submission on the Water Services Entities Bill to the Select Committee earlier today.  The submission clearly outlines the reasons for Council opposing some aspects of the Bill.  You may find the information useful in deciding what you would like to include in your own submission. 

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Call for Applications - New Council Discretionary Grants Fund
13 Jul 2022

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Call for Applications - New Council Discretionary Grants Fund 

 A new Annual Discretionary Grants Fund has been launched by Council and open to applications from 1 July 2022.  The new fund has been launched to acknowledge the valuable contribution of not-for-profit organisations in providing essential services to our community. 

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Kincaid Water Scheme Shut Down - Conserve Water
12 Jul 2022

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KINCAID WATER SCHEME SHUT DOWN - CONSERVE WATER
Due to the considerable amount of heavy rain, it has become necessary to shut down the water supply in the Kincaid Water Scheme. All residents within the Kincaid water scheme are asked to conserve water during this time.
During long or very heavy rainfalls, the Kincaid water scheme supply shuts down to stop dirty water entering the system at the source.
During this time, the systems main tanks are not refilling, meaning water supply is limited to the water within the main tanks and domestic tanks.
We will keep you up to date with any developments and let you know when the water supply is up and running again. Stay safe and warm everyone!

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It's time to demand better Water Reform
6 Jul 2022

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It’s time to demand better Water Reform

The public currently have their one and only opportunity to have their say on the Three Waters Reforms.  Submissions are now being accepted on the Water Services Entities Bill through the Select Committee process, and Kaikōura District Council Mayor Craig Mackle says it’s important that they don’t miss the opportunity.

 

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Stand as a Candidate - Local Election 2022
29 Jun 2022

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Get involved. Stand for election

From 21 September 2022, you can vote in council elections to select your Mayor and Councillors.  Have you thought about helping to shape your community by standing as a candidate?

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Schools Tsunami Exercise, Wed 15 June
14 Jun 2022

Kaikoura Primary School Evac Route

Emergency Management agencies and Kaikōura schools will be running through a tsunami evacuation drill on Wednesday 15th June.  As part of the exercise students will congregate at Churchill Street park (morning) and off Ludstone Road (afternoon).  Please see planned routes in the accompanying images.  If you are driving around these areas at these times, please be aware as there will be increased foot traffic.

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June Newsletter
1 Jun 2022

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READ our June newsletter here.  In this month's issue find out about Local Elections 2022 and how to stand as a candidate, the latest update on 2022-23 rates, results from this year's Residents' Satisfaction Survey, Destination Kaikōura's community survey...Plus community news and events listings.  Enjoy!

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