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Council Food Safety COVID-19 Level 3 Advisory
28 Apr 2020

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The New Zealand Government has announced what Alert Level 3 will mean for food businesses and KDC is keen to help you get your business back up and running.

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24 Apr 2020


What a month it has been! But we’ve come a long way as a country together.

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Rebuild Update
24 Apr 2020

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The government’s announcement moving the country into COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lock down had a dramatic and sudden impact on KDC’s infrastructure rebuild programme. There was urgency to shut down sites leaving them in a safe and secure state and get contractors safely into their bubbles.

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Anzac Day under Alert Level 4
23 Apr 2020

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National Anzac Day Commemorations

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Sudima Group remain committed to Kaikōura Hotel
17 Apr 2020

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Les Morgan, the Chief Operating Officer of the Sudima Group has reaffirmed the Sudima Group’s commitment to the Kaikōura Hotel, a purpose-built 4.5-star hotel on Kaikōura’s shoreline.

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COVID19: Update from Kaikōura Healthcare
16 Apr 2020

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

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Community Swimming Pool Update
15 Mar 2020

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On 24 March Council set up an Emergency COVID-19 Response Committee, this enabled Council to make decisions during the lockdown. The first Committee meeting was held on 9 April and approved the application to lease a section of the Scarborough Street South Recreation Reserve to the Kaikōura Community Charitable Trust in order to build, and manage, an aquatic centre (new community pool).

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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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$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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