Covid Response Update

All of New Zealand is at “Orange” traffic light setting.

At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system. Read more information about life at Orange >.

Our Libraries and Information Centres are open. For more information click here.

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Situation Status

Covid-19 Information>

Latest updates, information and advice on COVID-19.


Notices of Temporary Road Closures, Intentions to close roads.

Water Supply>

There are no water restrictions in place for the Rangitikei District. More...

Fire Restrictions>

Before you light a fire, check it’s safe

Planned Works>

List of planned works for 2021/22 year.

Emergency Situation>

There is no declared emergency at present.

Latest News>

Recent Weather Event Causes Damage To Roads

Information on affected roads.


Rates Estimates for 2022/23 - Calculate Your Rates Online

Council is currently considering the draft Annual Plan which shows a predicted rate increase of 7.29%.


Appeal to conserve water for Taihape residents

Residents to conserve water for the next 48 hours.


Te Matapihi - Lighting Installation Updates

The lighting artwork installation at Te Matapihi will be temporarily taken down for maintenance and servicing. This is expected to take two weeks.

New Mangaweka Bridge to be opened on Friday 20 May

Manawatū District Council and Rangitīkei District Council have reached an agreement, along with mana whenua Ngāti Hauiti, to bring forward the opening of the new Mangaweka Bridge to Friday, 20 May.

Welcoming Communities workshops and drop-in sessions to begin

Share your thoughts about how Rangitīkei can be more welcoming, through one of our upcoming community events.