The latest Council news and events
Our staff and elected representatives
Find out about upcoming meetings and read agendas
Social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing
How to request official information from the Council
The Chathams Islands is a remote, awe-inspiring place
Information on the upcoming local election
Sets out our work and priorities for the next financial year
Our work and priorities for the next decade
Resource management framework summary
Dog Control Bylaw overview
An overview of the Council’s activity
Waitangi Beach vehicle bylaw
Transport priorities for 2021 – 2031
Managing boating and other activities on water
Understanding hazards and risks to build capability
A report on the Chatham Islands economy
We work towards a sustainable future for our people, our Islands, our future.
The Chatham Islands have officially been part of New Zealand since 1842.
We are responsible for a range of activities within the Chatham Islands, from community and regulatory services such as licensing, building and resource consents, to protecting our Islands from biosecurity risks, as well as waste management and animal control.
We aim to:
We also support also the work of the Chatham Islands Mayor, Councillors and various Committee members.
We provide a wide range of services to our residents and ratepayers — from maintaining the Chatham Islands’ roading network and providing community housing to processing resource and building consents.
Our people, our Islands, our future
Our community outcomes are developed with the community to help us promote Islanders’ social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing.