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Tsunami Warning Signs
29 Jan 2021

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Did you know that there are no tsunami sirens in Kaikōura?
In the event of a long or strong earthquake, the quake itself may be the only warning of a tsunami. Do not wait for further instructions, notifications or advice, evacuate immediately after the shaking has stopped. 

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It's Easy to Get Ready
13 Jan 2021

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Are you ready yet? Preparing for an emergency shouldn’t be expensive or complicated. Follow these three simple steps to be prepared not scared.

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Drinking Water Notices
11 Dec 2020

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Current Boil Water Notices: Fernleigh and East Coast 

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Ceremony to transfer ownership of Oaro property to Ngāti Kurī
2 Dec 2020

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On December 4th councillors and staff from Kaikōura District Council will meet with representatives from Ngāti Kurī for an important ceremony, to hand over a section of land at Oaro. The land is the site of the former Pāua Rocks Café and Oceanview Motel, and an important pā and urupā site.

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UPDATE - Development and Use of Former Swimming Pool Site
3 Nov 2020

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Expressions of interest were invited for development and use of the old community swimming pool site and an adjacent area on the Esplanade in Kaikōura, these had be provided to Council at PO Box 6, Kaikōura by 19 October 2020.

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Water Conservation
23 Sep 2020

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Save time, water and money and have a healthier lawn.
Set your mower up a notch from now on and over summer.
Be smart about watering your grass and gardens.

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Where can you walk your dog?
9 Sep 2020

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Kaikōura is home to a variety of native wildlife and as dog owners we need to make sure we are keeping our wildlife safe from dogs. There has been a number of dog attacks on our native birdlife including a fatal attack on an endangered white-flippered penguin. These unfortunate attacks occurred in an area where dogs are prohibited and could have been avoided. There are a number of areas within Kaikōura where dogs are prohibited and/or must be on a leash at all times. Download a copy of the dog control areas here

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Whale Trail Funding Announced - Picton to Kaikōura Cycleway
24 Jul 2020

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On Friday 24 July in Blenheim, Regional Economic Development under-secretary Fletcher Tabuteau announced that $18 Million had been allocated from the Provincial Growth Fund for the construction of the Whale Trail. 

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New Building Consent Exemptions
26 May 2020

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New building consent exemptions are being added to the Building Act. Building consents will no longer be needed for a number of new or expanded types of low-risk building work, like sleep-outs, sheds, carports, outdoor fireplaces and ground-mounted solar panels.

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COVID-19 Useful Links
24 May 2020

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Quick links to provide you with the most up to date information on COVID-19 in New Zealand.

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