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NCTIR - WORK NOTICE: 24/7 works on road reconstruction - SH1 past Racecourse
24 Jul 2020


Starting Monday 27 July for 3-4 weeks. SH1 from the intersection of Killarney Street to South Bay Parade.

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NCTIR - ROAD CLOSURES SH1, south of Kaikoura
22 Jul 2020


Rockfall canopy south of Kaikōura traffic update – daytime delays extending to mid-August

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From the Mayor
20 Jul 2020

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It’s good to see that retail spending in Kaikoura is up from last year, providing a welcome boost over the winter period. It’s heartening to see that Kiwis who might go away over winter are discovering their own country and supporting locals, long may it last!

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Register your dog now
10 Jul 2020

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Did you know that all dogs must be registered with the Kaikōura District Council every year, from 3 months of age?

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Community Swimming Pool Update
3 Jul 2020

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The Kaikōura Community Charitable Trust Board have just received a boost from the Rātā Foundation for an additional $150,000 grant. Coupled with the announcement earlier this month that the Lottery Community Facilities Fund Committee had awarded a grant of $350,000 toward the Kaikōura Aquatic Centre Wā Kaukau - this takes the total funds secured to $3M! The estimated cost to build the pool has been budgeted at $3.7M.

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Drinking Water Notices
30 Jun 2020

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Current Boil Water Notices: Suburban, Fernleigh and East Coast 

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Kaikōura Economic Recovery Governance Group
29 Jun 2020

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The Kaikōura Economic Recovery Governance Group (KERGG) is a partnership between Kaikōura District Council and Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura with a purpose to develop a recovery plan for Kaikōura in response to the impact of COVID-19 on our local economy.

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NCTIR works on the Kaikōura transport networks to be completed 2020
19 Jun 2020


The work to make transport networks around Kaikōura safer and more resilient following the 2016 earthquake, is due to be completed on 15 December this year, exactly three years since SH1 was reopened.

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Library offers REmobile recycling.
9 Jun 2020

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Donate an old mobile phone – such a simple act that can help so much. Thanks to the support of Businesses, organisations and many thousands of individuals all over NZ, to date the Mobile Phone Recycling Scheme has raised over $3 million for NZ charities. 

The Kaikōura District Library have envelopes and a collection box where you can donate your old unwanted phones.
Does it matter what condition the phone is in?
No it does not, they are happy to receive any mobile phone regardless of age or condition.
How much do you get for the phones donated to this appeal?
There are many determining factors such as the make, model, age, condition and the market forces at the time, but to date we have donated over $3 million to NZ charities from the sale of used mobile phones.
REmobile is the only Ministry of Environment accredited mobile phone recycling programme in the country. It is also the first e-waste product stewardship scheme in New Zealand.
Now anyone who wants to recycle their phone knows they are using an approved scheme.
09 June 2020

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