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Seniors provide feedback for national strategy
27 Aug 2018

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Minister for Seniors (through Ministry for Social Development) has been consulting on the development of a strategy to prepare for an ageing population. 

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Rates help 2018/19
12 Aug 2018

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Two ways eligible ratepayers can reduce their rates bill in 2018/19.

Rates Rebates

Those with low incomes may qualify for money off their rates bill through government rates rebates. For rates rebates, the paperwork is done by Council then Council deducts the amount of your rebate from your rates bill. if you've already paid your rates we'll give you a refund.

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NCTIR SH1 Resilience works
17 Jul 2018

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Kaikōura’s beaches, surf and coastal environment are some of our District’s most valued areas. Mangamaunu is especially important to many of our residents and visitors including those who whakapapa to the area.

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Survey Dives into what Kaikōura Community wants in a new pool
2 Jul 2018

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Kaikōura’s Sport and Recreation Recovery Leadership Team (SRRLT) and Kaikōura District Council have launched a major piece of consultation around their plans for a new pool.

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New Hotel Development
22 Jun 2018

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Sudima Hotels has received the go-ahead to build a new, purpose-built 4.5-star hotel on Kaikōuras shoreline. The hotel will be designed for domestic and international leisure travellers and offer 118 rooms, a restaurant and bar, conference facilities and a gym and pool. The hotel is scheduled to open during the summer of 2019/20.

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Project AF8 - Alpine Fault
17 May 2018

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Project AF8 (Alpine Fault Magnitude 8) is all about bringing together key agencies throughout the south island and coordinating the planning and preparation for a major event such as the Alpine Fault rupturing. The Project is a three-year programme of scientific modelling, response planning and community engagement that facilitates the spread of knowledge about the Alpine Fault and helps communities become better prepared and more resilient for a major event. 

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Council welcomes government funding for key recovery and rebuild work
17 May 2018

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Kaikōura District Council welcomes today’s announcement by the government of $5.3 million of funding over the next two years to help with four key areas of ongoing recovery work.

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Kā Huru Manu
16 May 2018

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Kā Huru Manu provides a Ngāi Tahu perspective on the South Island through an interactive cultural map. It is a site dedicated to fostering cultural revitalisation and recording the historical data held deep within Ngāi Tahu heritage.

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A day in the life: Emergency Management Officer in Kaikōura
24 Apr 2018

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Below are some reflections from our Civil Defence Emergency Management Officer Kd Scattergood on things that she found most challenging and also what she learnt as an EMO during the Kaikōura earthquakes. 

 

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Housing: Temporary Accommodation Village
24 Apr 2018

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The Kaikōura Housing Recovery Temporary Accommodation Village was officially opened on Saturday 28 April 2018. It is expected to operate until 30 June 2020. 

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