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  • Community Committees and Reserve Management Committees

    November 11, 2016

    Nominations for the Rangitikei District’s Community Committees and Reserves Management Committees closed at 12pm (noon).

  • District Plan Change

    November 11, 2016

    The District Plan Change 2016 is now almost complete. There were no appeals received on the decision and the Plan Change will become fully operative 14 November 2016.

  • Marton Park Reserve Management Plan

    November 11, 2016

    The Marton Park Management Plan has recently been developed in conjunction with the community and was approved by Council on 3 November 2016. The Marton Park Management Plan provides the vision, objectives and a site plan for the future development of Marton Park

  • War Memorial Arch - Bulls Library

    November 11, 2016

    There is no plan to demolish or remove the War Memorial Arch in Bulls.

  • Taking Care of Business

    November 08, 2016

    Rangitikei is a fantastic district, where business possibilities are wide and varied. Council want to make it as easy as possible for you to set up your new business or expand an existing business and enjoy all that the Rangitikei offers.

  • Building and Planning Consent Christmas Processing Times 2016-2017

    November 01, 2016

    The Building Act 2004 stops the statutory processing clock over Christmas and New Year. The period between 20 December 2016 and 10 January 2017 is excluded from the 20 working day time-frame.

  • Call for Nominations - Community Committees and Reserve Management Committees

    October 20, 2016

    Nominations for four Community Committees and two Reserve Management Committees open on Friday 21 October 2016 and close 12pm (noon) Friday 4 November 2016

  • Mangaweka Bridge Re-opening

    October 20, 2016

    The Manawatu and Rangitikei District Councils advise that the bridge has re-opened on schedule at 8:00pm 20 October 2016. The planned replacement of the deck sections 7m from each end has been completed well. However weight, speed and no stopping restrictions apply.

  • Final Election Results 2016

    October 13, 2016

    The final results for the Rangitikei District Council elections held on Saturday 8th October 2016

  • Marton Swim Centre all Pools Open

    October 13, 2016

    Update Monday 17th October: All pools at Marton Swim centre will be open.

  • Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy

    October 11, 2016

    Rangitikei District Council is now able to create a local policy to allow wider shop trading across the district or in designated areas on Easter Sunday. Feedback is sought on whether or not the community and shop owners want all retail businesses to have the option to trade on Easter Sunday.

  • 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.