Rebuild and infrastructure
Information about our infrastructure rebuild and related natural hazard and land damage work.
Useful links and information:
- The Council infrastructure and community facilities rebuild The earthquake caused sizeable damage across our District. The damage to infrastructure and Council-owned assets is similar in scale to the damage to Christchurch's infrastructure and assets after the Canterbury earthquakes. The Council’s Rebuild Programme covers local roads, bridges, stormwater, wastewater and drinking/tap water systems (known as three waters) and Council owned buildings and community facilities. There are 83 separate projects within the Rebuild Programme, it is expected to take up to 3 years to complete.
- Natural hazards and land damage Updates about how Council is working with owners of properties affected by land damage and increased natural hazard risk. Read more here...
- Managing your earthquake waste
- NCTIR weekly bulletin
- Complaints or Feedback for NCTIR
- Fit with the Recovery Plan
Recovery Plan Goal: Build cost-effective and easily accessible infrastructure, transport networks, housing and buildings which are able to withstand extreme weather events, flooding, tsunamis, earthquakes and landslides.
How we'll achieve it
Reconnect road and rail: Work with partners to ensure the state highway and rail network are re-established as quickly as possible and include resilience to future natural hazards, and recognise the need to support safety and the recovery of the tourism and visitor economy.
Repair essential infrastructure: Repair essential infrastructure such as water, sewer and electricity networks in ways that are more resilient and future-proofed for growth.
Restore heritage and cultural sites: Encourage the repair/restoration and viable future use of character/heritage buildings and sites, including working with building owners and supporting funding applications where applicable.
Revitalize township: Work with the community to develop plans for the Kaikōura Town Centre, Esplanade, North Wharf and South Bay areas to identify priorities and help deliver on community aspirations for these areas such as seating, BBQs, public toilets, pathways and improved accessibility for all ages and abilities.
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