Kaikoura District Council

"It is vitally important that we encourage our youth to embrace education and encourage our tertiary institutions to provide for all our young adults including those with practical skills to achieve good outcomes." Mayor Winston Gray

 GRAY Winston1Mayor Winston Gray 

 Work: 03 319 5026
 Email: Winston.Gray@kaikoura.govt.nz

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Key Kaikoura Stats

3,552 ¹
Youth Population (15-24)
333 ²
Number of Unemployed
66 ²
Number of Youth Unemployed (15-24)
9 ²

¹ Source: Stats NZ - 2013 Census Data 
² Source: 2013 Census - TLA Summary

Industry trends in Kaikoura

  • Tourism
  • Fishing
  • Farming 

Key MTFJ projects in Kaikoura

We have recently held a Youth in emergency services programme with outstanding success. 15 young men and woman took part in a six week course working with our local St Johns, Coastguard and Fire Brigade. Culminating in a weekend course involving all three services. The young Adults are now volunteering for a further period, all three service groups now have  some young volunteers wishing to stay on board and those attending have gained a range of skills that help them become better employees in the future.