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Proposed Kaikōura Class 4 Gambling Policy
20 Sep 2022

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As required by the Gambling Act 2003 and the Local Government Act 2002, Kaikōura District Council is reviewing its current Kaikōura Class 4 Gambling Policy.

Amongst other matters the Policy must state whether Class 4 gaming machines are able to be established in the District, where they may be located, and the maximum number of machines allowed in the District.  As a result of the review changes are proposed, including reducing the maximum number of machines from the current maximum of 60, to a new maximum of 27.

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20 Sep 2022

Go paperless

New system for property file requests from 8 Sept 2022
Want to view a property file? We are changing how we process a property file request. 

In the past Kaikōura District Council operated paper records.  For a number of years we have created and stored all new information electronically.  We have also been scanning historic files.  We have reached a stage where many property files are now a combination of electronic and paper documents.  
We know the file information can be critical for you to make important decisions.  To ensure that you get a complete set of documents every time you request a property file, we need to ensure you have both parts with the full information.  To do this we are changing how we process a property file request. 
To ensure that you get a complete set of documents every time you request a property file, we will now provide a fully electronic copy.  You can no longer view the physical property files on request in person at our offices (these will be scanned if necessary and included in the electronic copy).
If you wish to view a property file, please send us a completed Property File Request Form by email.  You can download a Property File Request Form here or call us on 03 319 5026 and we will send you a form.

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Mayor Extends Condolences from Kaikōura Community and Praises Local Response
12 Sep 2022

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Mayor Mackle extends condolences from Kaikōura community, praises local response to tragic boat accident

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Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022
9 Sep 2022

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On behalf of Kaikōura District Council I would like to extend our condolences to the Royal Family on the sad news of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

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September Newsletter
2 Sep 2022

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READ our September Newsletter here.  In this month's issue find out about Local Elections 2022, Kaikōura Museum's plant sale, Mayor's Task Force for Jobs, Te Tau Wairehu o Marokura, Kaikōura Hop programme & tickets.... and all your community news and events!

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Notification of District Plan Change
16 Aug 2022

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In accordance with Clause 11 of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991, Kaikōura District Council advises notification of the decision for the Natural Hazards Plan Change 3 to the Kaikōura District Plan.

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12 Aug 2022

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The deadline for candidate nominations for the Local Elections was at 12 noon on 12 August. The final list of confirmed candidates are as follows:

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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

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$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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