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  • Funding Rounds Open

    February 20, 2018

    Applications for financial assistance are now being called for: Creative Community Scheme Sport New Zealand Rural Travel FundApplications close Thursday 29 March 2018.

  • Changes to Parking Restrictions – Marton and Bulls

    February 13, 2018

    In late 2017, Council adopted the Traffic and Parking Bylaw (2017). The parking related provisions came into force on 6 November 2017, with current parking restrictions becoming applicable from this date.

  • Drinking Fountains Installed throughout Rangitikei

    December 14, 2017

    Rangitikei District Council is one of three councils in the region to successfully extend the water-only schools’ initiative beyond the school gates and into the community.

  • Commercial Section for Sale – Bulls

    December 12, 2017

    Rangitikei District Council (RDC) seeks Expressions of Interest for the purchase of vacant land situated in the Commercial Zone at Criterion Street Bulls. The land is located to the rear of the Bulls Medical Centre. Re-survey is under action to confirm boundaries, a separate title will be obtained for settlement of the sale and purchase.

  • Bulls Residents Water Restrictions Lifted

    December 11, 2017

    Update 8.45am, Tuesday, 12 December - Final Update on Bulls Burst Water Main -​​The levels at the reservoir recovered well overnight so all water restrictions are now lifted. Thanks again for your co-operation.​

  • Earthquake-Prone Buildings

    December 05, 2017

    The system for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings changed on 1 July 2017. Under the new system Council was required to consult with the community on areas where the strengthening of earthquake-prone buildings should occur faster (in half the time) due to their location in areas where there are high numbers of people or traffic – ‘priority areas’.

  • Adoption of Section 16 Use of Heavy Vehicles – Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017

    December 05, 2017

    ​The Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 was created to address persistent roading and traffic related issues. Section 16 relates to the use of heavy vehicles and is ensure the roading network is protected from damage caused by heavy vehicles which puts other road users at risk.

  • Opening Hours for the Christmas - New Year Period 2017-2018

    November 30, 2017

    The Marton Office will close at noon Fri 22 Dec 2017. During the holiday period, any service requests or problems can be directed to 0800 422 522 which is answered by our call centre 24 hours a day. See below for full details of opening hours for all RDC offices and waste transfer stations.

  • Water Mains Cleaning Marton - Update 15 December 2017

    November 29, 2017

    The high flow flushing programme that has been undertaken over the past week will continue for another few days. The contractors have been working their way through the urban area of Marton with their mobile filtration truck.

  • Liquor Adverts

    November 13, 2017

    Public Notices for Application for On Licence, Off Licence or Club Notice (or Application for Variation of Conditions of On Licence, off Licence or Club Licence) will appear here when notified.

  • Annual Report

    November 06, 2017

    The Annual Report is Council’s major accountability statement to the community. Council’s Audit Director has a legal obligation to provide an opinion on such reports, and this was done at Council’s meeting on 5 October 2017.

  • ​Adoption – Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017

    November 02, 2017

    Council now has the ability to enforce parking related matters throughout the Rangitikei. The Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 was created to deal with parking and traffic related issues happening throughout the Rangitikei that Council did not have powers to address.

  • Reuse Shop at Marton Transfer Station

    October 25, 2017

    If you have any items that are too good to throw away bring them to the ‘reuse shop’ at the Marton Transfer Station where they will be sold.

  • Taihape Swim Centre Contract Awarded

    October 20, 2017

    The contract for the Taihape Swim Centre was awarded to West End Aquatics Ltd by the Rangitikei District Council at their meeting on 12 October 2017. Trevor Nicholls and his team from West End Aquatics have been successfully running the Marton Swim Centre for the past five years.

  • Reappointment of Ross McNeil, Chief Executive

    October 20, 2017

    Mayor Andy Watson announced that the current Chief Executive, Ross McNeil, has been reappointed for two years to the role of Chief Executive. Under the provisions of the Local Government Act the Council is allowed to reappoint for a maximum of two years before it has to re-advertise the role.

  • Funding Boost for Bulls Project

    October 18, 2017

    A grant of $200,000 has been received from the JBS Dudding Charitable Trust for the proposed Bulls Community Centre. Mayor Andy Watson, said he was delighted to receive this grant from the Trust. “The Dudding Trust has, since its inception, given out millions of dollars to community organisations in the Rangitikei.

  • Rangitikei District Council Gains Local Government’s CouncilMARK™

    October 11, 2017

    Rangitikei District Council has completed its inaugural assessment as part of the CouncilMARK™ local government excellence programme and been given an overall CouncilMARK™ rating of BB.

  • Rangitikei Conservation Week

    October 10, 2017

    The Rangitikei is going green for conservation week. The Treasured Natural Environment Group has worked together to put on a range of events throughout the District for conservation week which runs from 14 – 22 October 2017. Get involved!

  • Priority Areas Earthquake-Prone Buildings Consultation

    October 06, 2017

    The system for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings changed on 1 July 2017. Under the new system Council must consult with the community on areas where the strengthening of earthquake-prone buildings should occur faster due to their location in areas where there are high numbers of people or traffic.

  • Funding Rounds - Closed 3 November Noon

    October 06, 2017

    Applications for financial assistance are now being called for: Community Initiatives FundEvents Sponsorship Scheme Creative Communities - Now Closed

  • The Great DDT Muster

    October 03, 2017

    ​A nationwide collection is on to clear New Zealand of DDT and other obsolete pesticides. And It's Free. Closing date : 31st October

  • Whats On? Holiday Programme

    September 27, 2017

    Have the kids out doing things these holidays with What’s On? Where there is a range of activities available for youth aged 12 -24. What's On Holiday Programme

  • Creative Communities Scheme Opens 2 October - Now Closed

    September 27, 2017

    The Creative Communities Scheme is a partnership between Council and Creative New Zealand that helps to fund community-based arts activities in the Rangitikei District area. Creative Communities Scheme

  • Temporary Liquor Control Area - Hunterville Township

    September 27, 2017

    The Liquor Control area in Hunterville has been temporarily extended to include all of Hunterville within the township boundary apart from licensed premises. The period of this extension is: 11:00am Saturday 28 October to 11:00am Sunday 29 October.

  • Right to Demand a Poll on Local Electoral System

    September 13, 2017

    The electors of the Rangitikei District Council have the right to demand a poll on the electoral system to be used for the elections of the Rangitikei District Council and its community boards. If a valid demand for a poll is received by 21 February 2018, the poll will be held not later than 21 May 2018, and will have effect for the 2019 and 2022 triennial general elections.