Covid-19 Alert Level 1. United in Recovery

New Zealand is at Alert Level 1.

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Council Services & Facilities


In line with government legislation, we will be re-opening some of our Council facilities and services across the District. Here are the details:

Rubbish and Recycling

All Waste Transfer Stations will reopen from Monday 18 May, and will return to normal hours and operations (including recycling) with the current safety protocols staying (under Alert Level 3) in place.

Council Facilities

Service / FacilityStatusDetails
Offices - Marton and TaihapeOPEN

All enquiries: 0800 422 522 (24hrs)

Libraries - Marton, Taihape and BullsOPEN

Bulls Library will re-open 10am, Wednesday 10 June

All enquiries:

Pools - Marton, Taihape and HuntervilleCLOSED
Information Centres -Bulls and TaihapeOPEN

Operating as normal.

Youth Spaces - Marton and TaihapeCLOSED / OPEN

Marton Youth Space opening date to be advised.

Taihape Youth Space - OPEN

Playgrounds and Skateparks


Drinking Fountains

CLOSEDDrinking fountains will remain closed.
Fill & Go Water Filter Tap - Marton Memorial HallOPEN
All Community HallsOPEN

All halls are also now available for bookings.

Public ToiletsOPEN

Will remain open with updated protocols for burials and services.

Council Services

Service / FacilityStatusDetails

Regulatory Functions

including Building Control, Consenting, Animal Control, Licensing, Environmental Health

OPENNormal services will resume from Monday, 18 May. Any inspections will be done following the physical distancing and sanitising criteria under Alert Level 2.

Council Meetings & Consultations

Service / FacilityStatusDetails
District Plan Change Hearing

POSTPONEDMeeting scheduled for Monday, 30 May postponed until further notice
Council Meetings


All future meetings a will live stream via Facebook
Council Committees and BoardsCANCELLEDUntil further notice. Includes Te Rōopu Ahi Kā, Rural Water Supply Management committees and Reserve Management committees

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