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Landowners can now receive funding to help restore biodiversity in our district
9 Jan 2019

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Landowners can now apply for funding to help to create large areas of native habitat on their land thanks to the Kererū to Kaikōura Native Planting Project.

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Improving parking in Kaikōura
21 Dec 2018

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Over December changes have been made to parking rules around the town centre to help improve traffic flows and make sure parking with appropriate time limits is available where it is needed most. Most of our road markings have now been redone and new signs will be in place by Christmas.

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We're hiring!
19 Dec 2018

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Needed:  someone special to fill a 6 month fixed term position providing coordination and administration support for Kaikōura District Council Communications

We need someone who can multi-task and finds it easy to keep several different jobs on the go at once. Someone who can connect easily and quickly with the full range of Kaikōura residents and ‘walk in their shoes’, helping ensure Council is providing the right kinds of information, in the right ways, to the right people.

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Requesting a service, providing feedback or making a complaint
9 Dec 2018

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Use our new, easy online form and map to: 

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SNA Working Group To Re-start Early 2019
6 Dec 2018

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Work to help protect and manage Kaikōura's environment will take a step forward in early 2019 with the re-establishment of the Significant Natural Areas Working Group (SNAWG) in January. 

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Funding confirmed to repair and upgrade Memorial Hall
29 Nov 2018

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Kaikōura District Council is ecstatic about that news that it has been granted $750,000 from Lotteries’ Environment and Heritage fund for repairs and upgrades to Memorial Hall. The hall suffered damage in the 2016 earthquake and requires approximately $1.5million worth of repairs and upgrades to meet code requirements and allow wider use by the community.

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Ratepayer and Residents Satisfaction Survey 2018/2019
22 Nov 2018

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Each year Council surveys residents and ratepayers to find out your views on our services and on key issues affecting our community. Responses can be anonymous and the results are used to help us improve the way we work. 

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Two years on
9 Nov 2018

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November 14th marks two years since the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and there are many events going on across Kaikōura this month.Some events are planned specifically to mark the anniversary, mark milestones or share information about the impact of the earthquake, others are Kaikōura regulars.

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Apply for your building consent online
8 Nov 2018

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Customers can now sign up and apply for their building consent online.

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Community Facilities Rebuild Update - November 2018
8 Nov 2018

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Council looks after a number of buildings/facilities that were damaged in the 2016 earthquake. Work is ongoing with the community to ensure that these facilities are weather tight and safe to use. This page contains the latest available information about the repair/rebuild of the following:

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