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It's time to demand better Water Reform - KDC Submission
20 Jul 2022


Kaikōura District Council's submission on the Water Services Entities Bill click here

Kaikōura District Council provided its submission on the Water Services Entities Bill to the Select Committee earlier today.  The submission clearly outlines the reasons for Council opposing some aspects of the Bill.  You may find the information useful in deciding what you would like to include in your own submission. 

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Call for Applications - New Council Discretionary Grants Fund
13 Jul 2022

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Call for Applications - New Council Discretionary Grants Fund 

 A new Annual Discretionary Grants Fund has been launched by Council and open to applications from 1 July 2022.  The new fund has been launched to acknowledge the valuable contribution of not-for-profit organisations in providing essential services to our community. 

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Kincaid Water Scheme Shut Down - Conserve Water
12 Jul 2022

Kincaid water scheme

Due to the considerable amount of heavy rain, it has become necessary to shut down the water supply in the Kincaid Water Scheme. All residents within the Kincaid water scheme are asked to conserve water during this time.
During long or very heavy rainfalls, the Kincaid water scheme supply shuts down to stop dirty water entering the system at the source.
During this time, the systems main tanks are not refilling, meaning water supply is limited to the water within the main tanks and domestic tanks.
We will keep you up to date with any developments and let you know when the water supply is up and running again. Stay safe and warm everyone!

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It's time to demand better Water Reform
6 Jul 2022


It’s time to demand better Water Reform

The public currently have their one and only opportunity to have their say on the Three Waters Reforms.  Submissions are now being accepted on the Water Services Entities Bill through the Select Committee process, and Kaikōura District Council Mayor Craig Mackle says it’s important that they don’t miss the opportunity.


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Stand as a Candidate - Local Election 2022
29 Jun 2022

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Get involved. Stand for election

From 21 September 2022, you can vote in council elections to select your Mayor and Councillors.  Have you thought about helping to shape your community by standing as a candidate?

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Schools Tsunami Exercise, Wed 15 June
14 Jun 2022

Kaikoura Primary School Evac Route

Emergency Management agencies and Kaikōura schools will be running through a tsunami evacuation drill on Wednesday 15th June.  As part of the exercise students will congregate at Churchill Street park (morning) and off Ludstone Road (afternoon).  Please see planned routes in the accompanying images.  If you are driving around these areas at these times, please be aware as there will be increased foot traffic.

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June Newsletter
1 Jun 2022

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READ our June newsletter here.  In this month's issue find out about Local Elections 2022 and how to stand as a candidate, the latest update on 2022-23 rates, results from this year's Residents' Satisfaction Survey, Destination Kaikōura's community survey...Plus community news and events listings.  Enjoy!

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Proposed Trade Waste Bylaw 2022
26 May 2022

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Kaikōura District Council proposes 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.

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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Annual Plan 2022-23 Rates Update
25 May 2022

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Council has taken the community's LTP feedback on board and wants to continue to do what we promised. In our LTP we forecast the total rates increase for 2022-23 to be 4.04%.

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Residents' Satisfaction Survey 2022
24 May 2022

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Earlier this year an independent research company conducted the annual community survey to find out how we are doing.  The results show satisfaction has continued to increase over the last three years. 

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