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Kaikōura Earthquake

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Kaikōura accommodation village winds down
11 Feb 2020  

Kaikōura accommodation village winds down

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has re-started the sale-by-tender process for the temporary accommodation village used by crew working on the Kaikōura earthquake recovery.


SH1 through Kaikōura opens 24/7
30 Apr 2018  

SH1 through Kaikōura opens 24/7

State Highway 1 through Kaikōura between Picton and Christchurch will re-open for night-time travel from today.


Extension of closure for SH1 south of Kaikōura
19 Apr 2018  

Extension of closure for SH1 south of Kaikōura

Extension of closure for SH1 south of Kaikōura – all day Wednesday and Thursday to 3 pm


SH1 Kaikoura to re-open both directions 24/7 next month
29 Mar 2018  

SH1 Kaikoura to re-open both directions 24/7 next month

State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch will re-open for night-time travel from the end of April for the first time since the Kaikoura earthquake in November 2016.


Kaikōura growth jumps as recovery gives way to “fantastic” summer
12 Feb 2018   /

Kaikōura growth jumps as recovery gives way to “fantastic” summer

Kaikōura has made a welcome return to strong growth as the region’s recovery is underpinned by a booming tourism sector.


Wildlife benefit from SH1 reopening
15 Dec 2017  

Wildlife benefit from SH1 reopening

A group of international seabird scientists will be among the first using the reopened highway to Kaikoura today.


NZTA: Guidance for SH1 travel north of Kaikoura
14 Dec 2017  

NZTA: Guidance for SH1 travel north of Kaikoura

The NZ Transport Agency has provided guidance for people planning to travel between Picton and Christchurch after State Highway 1 re-opens tomorrow, Friday 15 December.  


Daylight opening hours for SH1 around Kaikoura
21 Nov 2017  

Daylight opening hours for SH1 around Kaikoura

The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed the initial hours of operation for State Highway 1 north and south of Kaikoura will be 7am until 8.30pm, when the road reopens next month.


Stats NZ: Kaikoura’s recovery by the numbers
15 Nov 2017  

Stats NZ: Kaikoura’s recovery by the numbers

This story views the initial impact on the district, and subsequent effects, through the lens of statistics.


Kaikōura Harbour back in business
15 Nov 2017  

Kaikōura Harbour back in business

The Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi has announced that the Kaikōura Harbour is open again after being badly damaged in the 14 November 2016 earthquake.


Earthquake commemoration a time for reflection
15 Nov 2017   /

Earthquake commemoration a time for reflection

A year on it is pleasing to see progress made, delivering some respite for residents and truck drivers.


Kaikōura’s native species & conservation areas – a year later
14 Nov 2017   /

Kaikōura’s native species & conservation areas – a year later

DOC staff have had a busy year managing the impacts of the November 2016 earthquake on native species and conservation areas and that work continues.


Kaikoura: One year on
13 Nov 2017  

Kaikoura: One year on

Kaikoura District Council – One year on, reflections on an extraordinary year and a look at what happens now


SH1 north of Kaikoura scheduled to re-open 15 December
6 Nov 2017  

SH1 north of Kaikoura scheduled to re-open 15 December

The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed plans to open State Highway 1 (SH1) north of Kaikoura to traffic on Friday 15 December, restoring the coastal highway link from Picton to Christchurch.


Red Travel launches daily Kaikoura Express
4 Oct 2017   / /

Red Travel launches daily Kaikoura Express

Red Travel, a division of Christchurch’s Iconic Red Bus Urban passenger transport company, has launched a new daily service from Christchurch to Kaikoura.


Kaikōura Canyon shows signs of recovery
20 Sep 2017  

Kaikōura Canyon shows signs of recovery

NIWA scientists have found signs of recovery in the Kaikōura Canyon seabed, 10 months after powerful submarine landslides triggered by the November earthquake wiped out organisms living in and on the seabed.


Sculpture honours work on Picton-Christchurch line
13 Sep 2017  

Sculpture honours work on Picton-Christchurch line

A sculpture commissioned by KiwiRail to recognise the immense impact of the Kaikoura Earthquake on the rail link between Picton and Christchurch and on the wider community will be unveiled on Friday as freight services resume on the line.


Final link welded in Main North Line rebuild
9 Aug 2017  

Final link welded in Main North Line rebuild

KiwiRail has linked up the track between Picton and Christchurch for the first time since November’s Kaikoura earthquake devastated the line.


Geopark could be ideal prospect for Kaikoura
7 Aug 2017  

Geopark could be ideal prospect for Kaikoura

Turning Kaikoura’s unique geological features into a geopark could be a perfect way to harness the region’s natural beauty and sustain its economy


$231m of improvements for SH1 around Kaikoura
25 Jul 2017  

$231m of improvements for SH1 around Kaikoura

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the NZ Transport Agency Board’s approval of $231m of improvements to the 60km section of State Highway 1 between Clarence and Oaro.


Visitor levy mooted as Kaikōura aims to become year-round destination
28 Apr 2017  

Visitor levy mooted as Kaikōura aims to become year-round destination

A visitor levy, accelerated world heritage status and airport future-proofing are all mooted in a tourism-centric Kaikōura District recovery plan.


Flagship Kaikoura operators to help fund harbour restoration
24 Apr 2017   / /

Flagship Kaikoura operators to help fund harbour restoration

Two major commercial tourism operators are putting their hands in their pockets to support the restoration of Kaikoura harbour.


First North China trade famil to visit Kaikoura since earthquake
21 Mar 2017  

First North China trade famil to visit Kaikoura since earthquake

The first trade famil from North China to visit Kaikoura since the earthquake arrives this week.


Kaikoura support extended, $870K promotion package approved
28 Feb 2017  

Kaikoura support extended, $870K promotion package approved

The government has extended its support to earthquake-stricken businesses in North Canterbury and has also provided a $870,000 package to help promote the region.


Quake causes record fall in Kaikoura guest nights in November
17 Feb 2017  

Quake causes record fall in Kaikoura guest nights in November

Kaikoura had a record 41% in guest nights at the district’s hotels, motels, backpackers, and campgrounds in November, Statistics New Zealand said yesterday.


Whale Watch maps road to recovery: “We’ll give it 150%”
18 Nov 2016   /

Whale Watch maps road to recovery: “We’ll give it 150%”

Whale Watch Kaikoura will be doing all it can to put the South Island town back on the tourist map, says general manager Kauahi Ngapora.


Too big to help?
18 Nov 2016   / /

Too big to help?

The government should rethink its allocation of support to quake-stricken buisnesses in Kaikoura, writes Tourism Ticker’s Paul Yandall.


Operators face bleak season after 7.8 magnitude shake
17 Nov 2016  

Operators face bleak season after 7.8 magnitude shake

Kaikoura tourism operators are yet to get to grips with the impact Monday’s devastating 7.8 magnitude quake will have on their businesses.


Larger tourism businesses excluded from $7.5m support
17 Nov 2016  

Larger tourism businesses excluded from $7.5m support

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Starting the recovery: Learnings from a Christchurch operator
16 Nov 2016  

Starting the recovery: Learnings from a Christchurch operator

Celebrating small steps and staying positive are key to getting through the tough times that follow a disaster, according to Welcome Aboard’s Michael Esposito.


PM: Relief package for businesses on the way
16 Nov 2016   /

PM: Relief package for businesses on the way

Prime Minister John Key has promised earthquake stricken businesses in North Canterbury a relief package to help them through the disaster.


Hospitality NZ & TIA: NZ open for business
15 Nov 2016  

Hospitality NZ & TIA: NZ open for business

Beyond North Canterbury it is business as usual in New Zealand, according to the tourism and hospitality industry associations.