Public Notice

Proposed District Plan Change 2016

The Rangitikei District Plan regulates land use. A number of plan changes are proposed to streamline the Plan. These changes affect issues including; liquefaction, flooding, rural setbacks, signage and zoning changes.

Proposed District Plan Change


Public Notice

Sports Ground Closures

Update 7:15am Saturday Morning 28 May - Due to more steady rain overnight Bulls Domain is also closed to all sports events until Wednesday morning. Taihape grounds remain open. The decision has been made to close Marton Park, Centennial Park in Marton and the Hunterville Domain until Wednesday morning (1 June) to all adult games and training on the fields - junior games are not affected and are still able to be played. Read More...

News Release

Recent Submissions

​Thank you to those people and organisations who have submitted to the Consultation Document for the 2016/17 Annual Plan (‘What’s new, what’s changed…?) and to other Council proposals put out for consultation over the same period.

Oral submissions will be heard Monday 16 May from 9:30am. Council will deliberate on all submissions Thursday 26 May from 1pm

Draft Annual Plan 2016/2017 Submissions


Situation Status

Planned Works

List of planned works that are scheduled for the month. Read more...


Reduced posting Mangaweka Bridge, Wanganui Road and side streets, Mt Curl Road Closure update 13 May. Read more...

Fire Restrictions

Current Fire Season: Open, Prohibited on all beaches and Restricted on areas within 3km of the coast and all land within 1km of Department of Conservation land Read more...

Water Supply

There are currently no Water Supply issues.

Emergency Situation

There is no declared emergency at present


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Rangitikei District Council Libraries

You can now access all the library services from this website. The libraries in Bulls, Marton and Taihape are here to provide you an excellent service with both books and electronic resources. A recent addition has been “Tumblebooks”- free online animated books for kids.