Proposed Kaikōura Class 4 Gambling Policy

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As required by the Gambling Act 2003 and the Local Government Act 2002, Kaikōura District Council is reviewing its current Kaikōura Class 4 Gambling Policy.

Amongst other matters the Policy must state whether Class 4 gaming machines are able to be established in the District, where they may be located, and the maximum number of machines allowed in the District.  As a result of the review changes are proposed, including reducing the maximum number of machines from the current maximum of 60, to a new maximum of 27.

A more detailed Statement of Proposal and a copy of the proposed changes to the Policy is available from Council on its website, on request from the Council office (03) 319 5026, or by email

Submissions in respect of this proposal can be made in writing and posted to:

The Chief Executive

Kaikoura District Council

PO Box 6


Or delivered by hand to the Council Offices at 96 West End, Kaikōura 

 Alternatively, submissions can be emailed to

For more information:  A detailed Statement of Proposal is available here, a copy of the Council bylaw report is available here 

The period for submission commences on Wednesday 21st September 2022

Submissions must be received by Friday 7th October 2022

Submitters may if they wish speak in support of their submission. Please state in your submission if you wish to do so.