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News: Archive

  • Weekend Opening Hours Extended at the Marton Waste Transfer Station

    October 10, 2016

    From Sunday, 25 September the Marton WTS will remain open, during weekends, until 4pm (previously was 3pm). This extension to opening hours will be trialled until 26th of March 2017.

  • 2016 Triennial Elections Preliminary Results

    October 08, 2016

    The preliminary result for the Rangitikei District Council elections held on Saturday 8th October 2016

  • Burst Water Pipe - Wellington Road, Marton - October 2016

    October 06, 2016

    Information about a burst water pipe on Wellington Road, Marton, October 2016

  • Don’t run out of time, vote early on ‘Vote Day’

    September 30, 2016

    Nominations closed at 12pm Friday 12th August 2016

  • Funding Rounds Open

    September 28, 2016

    Applications for financial assistance are now being called for: Creative Community Scheme Community Initiatives FundEvents Sponsorship Scheme

  • Whangaehu Flood Resilience Uplift Project

    September 28, 2016

    A Rangitikei District Council-led project is currently underway to look at the issues and impacts associated with flooding in the lower Whangaehu valley (Okirae south), and to identify options and actions for managing those impacts.

  • Voting Opens in 2016 Local Council Elections

    September 16, 2016

    Nominations closed at 12pm Friday 12th August 2016

  • Mangaweka Bridge Closure 5th-20th October 2016

    September 13, 2016

    The Manawatu and Rangitikei District Councils advise that they will impose a bridge closure for 15 consecutive days from 5th to 20th October, inclusive. The closure will be a full closure day and night, including weekends.

  • Civil Defence National Tsunami Exercise

    August 30, 2016

    Over 100 organisations and several hundred staff nationwide are getting ready to take part in Exercise Tangaroa, which will test New Zealand’s arrangements for preparing for, responding to and recovering from a major tsunami. Exercise Tangaroa is an opportunity for all of these organisations to test their processes, decision-making and communications.The exercise will take place on three separate days in August and September.

  • Vote 2016

    August 12, 2016

    Candidate nominations closed 12pm Friday 12th August 2016.

  • Rangitikei Environment Newsletter

    August 12, 2016

    The Treasured Natural Environment Group would like to share the fantastic environmental projects occurring throughout the Rangitikei District. August - Issue 4

  • Draft Concept Plan for Multi-purpose Building Presented to Bulls

    August 09, 2016

    Draft plans were presented to the Bulls community on Monday, 8 August. The public now have a chance to have their say on these designs. If you want to speak to Mayor Andy about the designs he is available in the Bulls Supper Room on:Tuesday, 9 August 1pm – 4pmThursday, 11 August 5.30pm – 7.30pmMonday, 15 August 10am – 2pmThere is also a feedback form available.

  • ​Sportsgrounds Closed This Weekend - Marton and Hunterville

    August 05, 2016

    Unfortunately due to the wet conditions of the sportsgrounds, and the rain that MetService is forecasting over the next few days, the decision has been made to close Marton Park and the Hunterville Domain this weekend to all adult games and training on the fields - junior games are not affected and are still able to be played.​

  • Are You Thinking of Standing for Election in 2016

    August 03, 2016

    Any person who is considering standing for election to the Rangitikei District Council or the Ratana/Taihape Community Boards is invited to attend candidate briefing sessions on Thursday 4 August 2016.

  • Public Meeting - Proposed Bulls Multi-purpose Centre

    August 03, 2016

    You're invited to a public meeting to introduce the proposed design for a new Bulls multi-purpose centre. 6:30pm Monday 8th August, Bulls Town Hall. A draft design and costings for the new Centre have been prepared, so it’s an opportune time to share these with the Bulls community. Don't miss this opportunity to have a say in the future of your community.Public Meeting Invitation

  • Marton Park Management Plan Consultation

    August 03, 2016

    The Marton Park Management Plan has been designed to guide the future management of Marton Park. Submissions are now open for community feedback on the draft Plan.

  • Earthquake Prone Buildings Consultation

    July 28, 2016

    Council is currently consulting on its earthquake-prone buildings policy and providing information on the new Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act due to come into force over the next couple of years.Written submissions on the Earthquake–prone Building Policy closed at 4 pm Monday 29 August 2016.

  • Pre-election Report

    July 28, 2016

    Section 99A of the Local Government Act requires the Chief Executive of each local authority to prepare a pre-election report, to include specified information about finances (cash flow, rates, borrowing and investments) and major projects.

  • Rangitikei District Council Selected as a Foundation Council for New Standards Programme

    July 11, 2016

    Rangitikei District Council is pleased to announce it has been selected as a Foundation Council for the recently announced local government New Zealand standards programme. Mayor Andy Watson said the new system outlined in the excellence programme lined up with the sectors' and its own strategic plans to lift the value of its services to the community.

  • Vote 2016 - Nominations Now Open (Nominations closed at 12pm Friday 12th August 2016)

    July 07, 2016

    Nominations closed at 12pm Friday 12th August 2016

  • Survey of Residents about Council services

    July 04, 2016

    A big thank you to everyone who took part in the recent postal and online survey about Council's services. The Council undertakes regular satisfaction surveys amongst residents as part of the performance framework agreed with our auditors and your help is greatly appreciated. See results here.

  • #GetDigital AboutUs Roadshow

    July 04, 2016

    We have set up an exciting roadshow in the Rangitikei District with as part of the #GetDigital Intiative that Council has signed up to, along with the Whanganui and South Taranaki District Councils. The campaign objectives are to provide businesses in the region with tools, events and resources aimed at helping them get online and more digitally engaged.

  • Funding Rounds Open - Community Initiatives Fund and Events Sponsorship Scheme

    June 28, 2016

    Applications for financial assistance are now being called for: Community Initiatives Fund and Events Sponsorship Scheme.

  • Public Meeting Marton Park Management Plan

    June 17, 2016

    A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 at 6.00pm in the Council Chambers, 46 High St Marton - to discuss the content for a Draft Marton Park Management Plan.

  • Request for Expression of Interest - Community Housing (now closed)

    June 10, 2016

    Rangitikei District Council invite interested parties to submit a proposal to the Rangitikei District Council for the ownership/management of the Council’s Community Housing Portfolio. Social Housing Opportunity