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.

Field Days - Irrigation Opportunities in the Rangitikei District

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Following a year of work in the Rangitikei District, we invite anyone considering irrigation for their property to attend one of our upcoming field days to hear the results from recent farm-based investigations into irrigation opportunities.  You will receive information on the potential for irrigation development, the costs and benefits of doing so, and identified environmental and farm system implications.  Findings will be presented by agricultural specialists and supported by observations from the landowners.

Three properties are hosting field days, providing a diversity of farming systems to choose from: See Read More... for details

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 09:30 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 Counsultation

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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

Heritage Building Demolition

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

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 13:36

New Level Of Service For Bulls Waste Transfer Station

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Greenwaste can now be separately processed at Bulls Waste Transfer Station.

Check into Bulls Waste Transfer Station attendant before dropping green waste off.

Separate your general rubbish from your green waste when loading vehicles at home to allow correct charging and ease of handling at Waste Transfer Station.

Please be mindful not to mix greenwaste with other garden materials such as concrete and steel.

For further information contact the Council on 06 327 0099 or the Bulls Waste Transfer Station attendant 06 322 1630

For fees please consult Waste Transfer Station Fees Schedule

Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014 09:42

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 close:  Friday 24 October 2014, 12 pm (noon)

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 11:44 Read more...>>>

Vacancy in the Taihape Community Board - Request for By-Election

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Notice is given that on Wednesday 17 December 2014 a by-election will be held to fill one extraordinary vacancy for the Taihape Community Board. The vacancy has arisen from the recent resignation of Andrew Green.

Public Notice

Nomination Form

Information Sheet

Candidate Handbook

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 11:53

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.

Press Release

Feild Days


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

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What's On Around the District

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Fill out the Fix-it-Form if you would like to bring something to our attention.

Investors in People

Civil Defence - Emergency Mgt  C'mon Keep it Green - Rural Fire

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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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Would you like to suggest a topic for discussion?

If so please click on the following link: Council Blog

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