Expressions of Interest now open for membership on the Community Pool Trust

Swimming Pool

Kaikōura is running a community led project to build a new indoor community pool over the next 4 years. By September 2019, a community based charitable trust will be formed to lead the project, a final site will be chosen, a fundraising strategy will be in place and the community hopes to have raised around $1.5 million in funding, grants and in kind sponsorship.


Expressions of Interest are now open for membership on the Trust. Please send the following to

  • Name and contact details
  • Why you would like to be a member of the trust
  • What skills/expertise you can offer the trust
  • Your current community involvement


Membership will be jointly decided by the working group/existing Trust members and Council. Applicants will need to be Police vetted and will be advised of the outcome of their application in late April/early May. If you want to know more, or to help in other ways, contact

There is a lot of work to be done over the next six months and Council remains committed to helping the community progress this important project.


Find out more:

Head to the Swimming Pool Rebuild page to find out more and see the background documents including the draft 6 month project plan.

15 April 2019