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At 11.59pm on 23 September, Auckland moves from ‘Alert Level 2.5’ to Alert Level 2. From midnight 21 September, the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1.
Alert Level 1 is not Alert Level 0. All New Zealanders need to continue to play it safe.
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Library now available anytime, anywhere
5 Oct 2018


The Kaikōura District Library (whare pukapuka) has upgraded it's services, putting its catalogue online and allowing online membership sign-ups.

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Civic building wins award
28 Sep 2018

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The Civic Building, home to Council, the Museum, the library and Environment Canterbury Offices, won a Highly Commended Award in the Innovation Category of the 2018 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards.

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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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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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