Community and Culture

Animal Control Feature

Animal Control

We carry out animal control functions on the Chatham Islands, including the control of stock on public roads, dogs and other domestic animals.

Cemeteries Feature


Most urupā on the Chatham Islands are on family land and are not listed as public.

Library Services Feature

Library Services

The Chatham Islands Council has a small library situated in the reception area. Fiction and non-fiction books have been donated and are free to borrow.

Gambling Policy Feature

Gambling Venues Policy

Our objective is to ensure that the Council and community has influence over the provision of new gambling facilities.

Historic Places Feature

Historic Places

We protect historic areas and wahi tapu on the Islands by ensuring compliances with the Historic Places Act 1993.

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Heartlands is a ‘one stop shop’ for government agency services e. g. WINZ, DIA, MLC, ACC etc.