Latest News

Safe swimming sites
8 Feb 2019

KK View Default

The Land Air Water Aotearoa site has great info whether the following beaches are safe to swim - Kahutara, Peketa Beach, Armers, Gooches, South Bay Parade, Lyell Creek lagoon and Mangamaunu Surf Beach (meatworks). The results of these summer tests are published and updated weekly.

Read More

Economic Development Update
4 Feb 2019

Ed primary

Council is now providing free access to economic analysis and forecasts through an Infometrics service.

Read More

We're hiring!
19 Dec 2018

8272206292 19053fee0e b1

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.

Read More

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

Copy of Christmas primary

Use our new, easy online form and map to: 

Read More

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

waiautoa sna

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. 

Read More

Two years on
9 Nov 2018

SnS logo

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.

Read More

Apply for your building consent online
8 Nov 2018

Building consents 630

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

Read More

Changes to the Food Act
2 Nov 2018

food act changes

The Food Act 2014 came into force 1 March 2016 and takes a new approach to managing food safety. If you have a food service or retail business and your food control plan (FCP) was registered prior to 1 March 2016, you will need to apply to register under the Food Act 2014 by 30 November 2018. Attend a presentation on 6 November to find out more. 

Read More

Library now helping families set up low cost internet with Spark Jump
31 Oct 2018


From November 1 2018 Kaikōura District Library will have another way to help families who need a hand getting online.

Read More