Kia ora. We're Ahika.
Ahika is a Māori word relating to sustaining the fire and keeping the home fires burning.
For us, it means sustaining and enhancing our place and our communities.
You can check out what we do in our stories below.
We work in a variety of different areas.
Explore our sectors
Food & Farms
Business & Climate
Real People. Real Results.
Explore some of our stories
Find out how DCC's
community pools are saving energy.
Find out How a local wanaka sheep & beef farmer has moved away from the
Find out how community
engagement benefited the community & the Council.