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Contact Us

Council Offices are open Monday - Friday 8:30am till 4:30pm.

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Drinking Water

Kaikōura District Council operates 8 public water supply schemes supplying water/kātao to over 3,000 properties.

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How consents are inspected

The grant of a consent is conditional on enabling the building work to be inspected. When a building consent Official carries out building inspections, the goal is to ensure that the work being inspected complies with the consented documents.

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LBP's and DIY

This page contains information on restricted building work, and how you can get it completed, as well as how you can do your own work on your building (DIY).

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PIMs, Resource consent and Producer Statements

This page contains information on how to obtain information about your land, and legislation to keep in mind if you are thinking about carrying out building work.

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Privacy Policy

Kaikōura District Council is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy governs the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by us in connection with this website. It has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the New Zealand...

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Processing your consent

Council has 20 working days to process a building consent. They will then notify the owner as to whether the consent has been accepted or declined.

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Rates Database

For enquiries about your property address or to find your rates for the current financial year please email or phone our rates team on 03 319 5026 ext 2. Alternatively you can use the box below to type in the address of the property you would like information on, e.g.

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Rating Valuations

Under NZ law, Council is required to carry out an assessment of the capital value of properties in the Kaikōura District every three years. The most recent valuation was carried out over September and October 2018 by independent valuer Quotable Value.

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