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Tackling waste with community, sustainability and the environment in mind
26 Aug 2019

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Work is getting underway at Kaikōura District Council to tackle two key strategic projects that will shape the future of the communities’ waste management for many years to come.

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Local facilities to reopen 'better than ever'
26 Aug 2019

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The Kaikōura community will be able to play, meet and shop, in buildings that are better than ever once the significant renovations to Kaikōura’s Memorial Hall and Cuddon buildings are completed in a few weeks’ time.

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Community Connects grants
16 Aug 2019

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Applications for Community Connects grants are now open until 13 October 2019.

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Now hiring
9 Aug 2019

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We currently have a number of vacancies within our team.

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Newsletter now out!
2 Aug 2019

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The July issue of our newsletter has flown into inboxes!

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Building News
26 Jul 2019

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Changes to the system for managing earthquake-prone building come into effect end of 2019.

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Kaikōura Water Zone Committee
24 Jul 2019

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Kaikōura Water Zone Committee (KWZC) met on Wednesday 03 July. The group went through updates from immediate steps funding (including work in the wetland space), other projects supporting biodiversity in the Lyell/Waikōau catchment area and the 2019/2020 work programme.

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Lyell Creek sewer gets underway
5 Jul 2019

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Construction has now begun on the rebuild of the Lyell Creek sewer with the first pipes laid in recent weeks. To disrupt traffic as little as possible, trenching and pipe laying will mainly take place in the parking lane on the inland side of Beach Road. This will affect parking.

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Whale Trail - Picton to Kaikōura Cycleway
28 Jun 2019

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The Marlborough Kaikōura Trail Trust is working on plans to develop a cycleway between Picton and Kaikōura known as the ‘Whale Trail’. 

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Ratepayer and Residents Satisfaction Survey 2018/2019
14 Jun 2019

Satisfaction survey

Each year the Council surveys the community to gather feedback about Council services, community facilities and community wellbeing. The results help measure satisfaction levels with Council performance, the districts environmental sustainability and the progress of post-earthquake re-development and re-build.

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