KPA Information Updates

This page is our central source of information. The place to visit to stay up to date with everything we are working on and who we are working with.

News Updates


This page is our central source of information. The place to visit to stay up to date with everything we are working on and who we are working with.


Sophie Allen, Water Environment Advisor for the WDC, will be providing an overview of the work programmes being undertaken by WDC and Ecan around water flows in the Kaiapoi river.


Date: Wednesday August 5th
Time: Doors open 5:30. Presentation starts at 6 pm.
Location: North Canterbury Coastguard Rooms, 63a Charles St Kaiapoi


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The KPA is undertaking to coordinate the development and management of regular and consistent marketing activities across all available marketing channels on behalf of the Destination Kaiapoi Collective.

The Destination Kaiapoi Collective is a group of businesses operating within Kaiapoi that are working together, in partnership with the KPA, to promote Kaiapoi as a visitor destination.

We are seeking a person to work with the members of the collective to coordinate the booking of advertising as part of a wider media campaign.

The person we seek to fulfil this contract will be able to demonstrate the following attributes

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Significant expertise and experience with the Microsoft Office suite particularly Outlook and Excel
  • A high level of written and verbal English language skills
  • A clear and concise communicator
  • Experience with generation of invoices in Xero or similar
  • A good level of understanding of the radio and print media advertising market
  • Very good customer service skills and experience
  • Be able to work unsupervised
  • Preferably be based in Kaiapoi

This is initially a 12 month contract for approximately 10 hours per week. Hours of work are negotiable and will vary depending on workload.

To register you interest for this contract please email your C.V. and a covering letter to Martyn at

Applications close 7 August 2020


The Destination Kaiapoi Collective is a group of businesses operating within Kaiapoi that are working together, in partnership with Kaiapoi Promotions Association (KPA), to promote Kaiapoi as a visitor destination.

For more information about this initiative please visit our website,

We have one current offer available for a radio ad using the Kaiapoi jingle (an example of the jingle can be found here). You would be one of 3 businesses sharing a 60 second ad (15 seconds each) with the Kaiapoi jingle.

This current offer will be starting 22nd July through till the 30th July on Newstalk ZB  and Coast.
Running from 6am to 10pm.  Average delivery of 4 per day.
This is also available for August

If you are interested in this offer or would like to learn more about the DKC please contact Martyn Cook using the contact details below.

Martyn Cook
Business Manager
Kaiapoi Promotion Association
phone: 021 0221 2627


We are very pleased to be able to announce that the 2020 Kaiapoi Christmas Carnival and Santa Parade has been confirmed and will take place on Saturday the 5th of December.

Follow our dedicated facebook page for updates.

Notice of AGM

The Kaiapoi Promotion Association will be holding their AGM on July 1st.

Held at the Coastguard Rooms,

76A Charles St Kaiapoi

Doors open at 5:30 with a complimentary drink and nibbles

We are very pleased to have the Waimakariri District Mayor, Dan Gordon, presenting to us from approximately 6:00 pm before the formal meeting.


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