Welcome to the Chatham Islands Council’s website. Our council is the smallest local authority in New Zealand providing services to around 650 people living on Chatham Island and Pitt Island. The other islands in the group are uninhabited.

Read the results for the 2016 Local Authority Elections held on Saturday 8 October 2016. Click here to read the results.

Read about the Croon family who shared their story on Country Calendar (TVNZ) here.

The Pre-Election Report identifies our key projects over the next three years and how we are progressing to date. Our actual and expected financial performance has been summarised, incorporating the cost of our major projects over this time. Key financial…