Welcome to the Rangitikei District Council

The Rangitikei District comprises 4,500 square kilometres of mainly lush, rural land. It is a diverse district, ranging from the sand plains on the south coast - which stretch inland almost as far as Bulls - to the magnificent hill country of the upper Rangitikei.

Towards a Town Centre Plan Discussion Papers and Engagement Questionnaires for Marton and Taihape

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Towards a Town Centre Plan for Marton Discussion Document was launched Thursday 23 October.

Marton Engagement Questionnaire

Towards a Town Centre Plan for Taihape Discussion Document was launched Thursday 16th October.

Taihape Engagement Questionnaire

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 14:31

Irrigation and Rural Water Use Meetings

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End of Project Findings ….

Following a year of work with farmers, agricultural specialists and rural communities, we invite anyone interested in water use in the rural sector to attend one of our upcoming meetings to hear the results from the Rangitikei Strategic Water Assessment project.  There will be information on water availability, barriers to irrigation uptake, water use efficiency, market barriers for alternative agricultural products, and the results from farm-based investigations into irrigation options.  We also wish to explore with attendees the opportunities that exist for smarter water use in the Rangitikei District.  Please see read more... for meeting and details.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 14:38 Read more...>>>

Rangitikei Revaluations

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The 3-yearly revaluation of all properties in the Rangitikei District has now been completed, and owners will be notified of their new rating value by post from the 8th of October 2014. The revaluation process, which is a Government requirement, has been undertaken by Quotable Value. The valuation process is undertaken for Rangitikei District Council, and is used for rating purposes.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 08:14 Read more...>>>

Notice Of Consultation

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We Currently have the following out for consultation:

Local Approved Products Policy 2014

Dog Control and Ownership Responsibility Policy 2014

Control of Dogs Bylaw 2014

Significance and Engagement Policy 2014

Please see our News & Events / Consultation / Council Page for more details

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:08

Town Centre Plans

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For information on Town Centre Plans please see Community Services / Town Centre Plans.


Creative Communities Local Arts Funding Scheme

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A total of $8,000 is available for distribution to community-based arts activities.  The aim of the scheme is to increase participation in the arts at a local level, and increase the range and diversity of arts available to Rangitikei communities.

Prospective applicants may find it beneficial to speak to an Assessment Committee member prior to lodging their application. Please contact the Grants Administrator (Samantha Whitcombe) if you would like to speak to an Assessment Committee member.

Applications closed:  Friday 24 October 2014, 12 pm (noon)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 11:02 Read more...>>>

Marton Water Supply

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Rangitikei District Council (RDC) will be installing a new water main in Dunsinane Place, this water main will provide a crucial link to Blennerville Close.

This work will commence from 22 September 2014, with an estimated duration of approximately 3 weeks. There may be minor disruption to the water supply while the new water main is commissioned, RDC staff will advise residents 24hrs prior to any planned water main shutdown.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014 13:46 Read more...>>>

Smoke Testing - Inspection of the Taihape Sewer Network Starting 20th October 2014

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As part of planned Taihape sewer reticulation network improvement work, Rangitikei District Council is now testing the wastewater reticulation network in your area to determine which sewer pipes are in need of repair or renewal.

Starting on the 20/10/2014 the Council appointed contractor, City Care Ltd will be conducting smoke testing of public and private sewers. This work will take approximately 4 weeks.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014 08:25 Read more...>>>

Rangitikei Line Competition

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Region Welcomes Growth Study

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A Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Growth Study was announced today by Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy. The study will prioritise investment and economic development opportunities for the Horizons region.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 14:19 Read more...>>>

Midwest Disposals Limited Bonny Glen Landfill Resource Consent Application

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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:30 Read more...>>>


Rangitikei Strategic Water Assessment Project

This project is a district-wide study aimed at investigating smart water use and sustainable economic development opportunities for future water use in the Rangitikei District.

The Rangitikei District Council and Ministry for Primary Industries (via the Irrigation Acceleration Fund) are joint funders.

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Feild Days


For more detailed information on this project follow this link Rangitikei Strategic Water Assessment Project

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Contact the Council

Head Office: 46 High St, Marton

Postal Address: Private Bag 1102, Marton 4741  

Phone: 06 327 0099

Free Phone: 0800 422 522

Fax: 06 327 6970

Email: info@rangitikei.govt.nz


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