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.

Welcoming Communities workshops and drop-in sessions to begin

April 26, 2022

Share your thoughts about how Rangitīkei can be more welcoming, through one of our upcoming community events. Each will explore different outcome areas of the Welcoming Communities programme.

Community workshops: Welcoming Communications, Connected & Inclusive Communities, Equitable Access

  • Hunterville 28 April, 6:30pm - Hunterville RSA
  • Taihape 11 May, 6:30pm - Kokako St Hall
  • Mangaweka 18 May, 6:30pm - Mangaweka Hall
  • Marton and Bulls 31 May, 6:30pm - Memorial Hall

Drop-in sessions: Welcoming Public Spaces

  • Hunterville 7 May, 11am-2pm - Hunter's cafe
  • Bulls 14 May, 10am-12:30pm - Town Square by Te Matapihi
  • Marton 14 May, 2pm-3:30pm - Village Green
  • Taihape 21 May, 10am-1pm - The Lobby
  • Small towns/settlements, online, 21 May 2pm-4pm

Business after 5: Economic Development, Business & Employment

  • Marton, 17 May 5:30pm - Cooks Bar, Opal Lounge
  • Taihape, 25 May 5:30pm - Gretna Hotel, Back Bar
  • Bulls, 2 June 5:30pm - Rangitīkei Tavern

Focus group: Culture & Identity

  • Online 19 May, 6:30pm

Focus group: Civic Engagement & Participation

  • Online 24 May, 6:30pm

See Welcoming Communities for more information or contact our Welcoming Communities team at or 0800 422 522.