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Kaikoura Community

Local Schools



Kaikoura High School

1 Rorrisons Road

Secondary (Year 7-15), Click Here

Hapuku School

Kincaid Road

Full Primary, (Year 1-8), Click Here

Kaikoura Primary School

19 Torquay Street

Contributing, (Year 1-6), Click Here

Kaikoura Suburban School

Schoolhouse Road

Contributing, (Year 1-6), Click Here


St Joseph`s School (Kaikoura)

30 Ludstone Road

Full Primary, (Year 1-8), Click Here


Local Preschools

Barnodos Kaikoura Early Learning Centre  -  Phone: 03 319 7082 Click Here for website


Little Tamariki Montessori Preschool  -  Phone: 03 319 6470 Click Here for directions


Whales Tales Preschool  -   Phone: 03 319 5858 Click Here for directions

Kaikoura District Council

Check out the Kaikoura District Council website for services covered by the council. From rates to the harbour facitilies, recylcing collection and much more

Heath Care & Emergency Services

Most of the emergency services in Kaikoura are voluntary, with the exception of the Medical Centre, Police and Hospital. All of these services are looking for more volunteers, if you live in Kaikoura you may be able to help, please support your community and get involved.

Kaikoura Medical Centre

General practitioners, physiotherapy, etc.
Hospital Buildings
7 Deal Street

P: 03 319 3500 
F: 319 6614

Kaikoura Hospital

Emergency treatments, elderly care, maternity, and other hospital services.
7 Deal Street

P: 03 319 7760

Kaikoura Police

Note: calls may be transferred to the Blenheim Police Station
12 Hasting Street

P: 03 319 5038 
W: www.police.govt.nz

Kaikoura Voluntary Fire Brigade

The Kaikoura Fire Station is unmanned. In an emergency please phone 111.
36 Esplanade

P: 03 319 6008 
W: www.fire.org.nz

Kaikoura Voluntary Rural Fire Forces

Rural fire forces are based in Clarence, Kekerengu, Oaro and Kaikoura. The Principal Rural Fire Officer is based at the Kaikoura District Council office.
Principal Rural Fire Officer
PO Box 6

P: 03 319 5026

Kaikoura Volunteer Coastguard

For boating assistance
PO Box 71

P: 03 319 5850 
W: www.nzcoastguard.co.nz

Search and Rescue

Kaikoura's search and rescue efforts are coordinated in the first instance by Kaikoura Police.
Police Station
12 Hasting Street

P: 03 319 5038 
W: www.nzlsar.org.nz

St John's Ambulance Services

Become a volunteer ambulance officer! Volunteer training and cadetships offered.

  • Lifelink Medical Alarms (0800) 50 23 23
  • First Aid Training (03) 578-0797

The Order of St John
116 Beach Road

P: 03 319 199
W: www.stjohn.org.nz

Kaikoura Dentel Centre

6a West End


P: 03 319 5629


Kaikoura Information Centre

For information on activities,accomodation and transport in the Kaikoura Area CLICK HERE