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  • Watermain Renewal and Full Road Reconstuction - Wanganui Road Marton

    January 05, 2016

    Rangitikei District Council has commenced a major project in Wanganui Road. This project will involve the installation of a new watermain in the berm, new water laterals to all houses (both sides of the road) and a full road reconstruction.

  • Animal Control Bylaw 2013 Urban Area Amendment

    December 21, 2015

    Rangitikei District Council hereby gives notice that the Council adopted the amendment to the Animal Control Bylaw 2013 on 17 December 2015.

  • Youth Summer Holiday Programmes

    December 07, 2015

    For Council supported activities for youth during the holiday break. Holiday Programmes

  • Rangitikei Environment Newsletter

    November 27, 2015

    The Treasured Natural Environment Group would like to share the fantastic environmental projects occurring throughout the Rangitikei District. November - Issue 2

  • 7 Day Makeover for Bulls and Marton

    November 26, 2015

    The communities from both Bulls and Marton have the opportunity to be involved in the 7 Day Makeover of their towns.

  • Flushing Continues on Marton’s Water Supply

    November 25, 2015

    Chlorine levels have been increased to meet the new standards for drinking water, and this has caused some of the normal build-up on the inside of the water pipes to be dislodged. While the water may look murky it is completely safe to drink.

  • Roadside Mowing Programme Back on Track

    November 24, 2015

    Council’s roading contractor, Higgins, is behind schedule with the roadside mowing programme in Rangitikei’s rural areas. Ross McNeil, District Council Chief Executive, apologises for this and assures residents and the public that roadsides should start looking more respectable as Higgins catches up on this work.

  • Holiday Processing Times 2015-2016

    November 20, 2015

    If you need your Building and/or Resource Consents and Liquor Licensing applications to be processed before Christmas, they need to be submitted by 20 November 2015.

  • Social Housing Opportunity - Request for Expressions of Interest (Now Closed)

    October 13, 2015

    Rangitikei District Council seeks Expressions of Interest from Community Housing Providers for the ownership/management of its community housing. Social Housing Opportunity

  • Rural Fire Service Notice

    October 12, 2015

    With the official rural fire season having begun on October 1, rural fire officers throughout the region are encouraging rural residents to burn their tree trimmings and general farming rubbish now.

  • Funding Rounds are Now Closed

    October 04, 2015

    Funding rounds are now open for Community Initiatives Fund, Event Sponsorship Scheme and Creative Communities. Please go to our Grants and Funding page for application forms and funding criteria. Grants & Funding

  • Consultation on the Amendment to Animal Control Bylaw 2013

    October 02, 2015

    Council is undertaking consultation with the Turakina community about the removal of ‘urban area’ restrictions under the Animal Control Bylaw 2013. Council is also seeking expressions of interest from the communities of Crofton, Koitiata, Mangaweka, Mataroa, Ohingaiti, Scotts Ferry, Ratana and Utiku.

  • Youth Holiday Programmes

    September 28, 2015

    For Council supported activities for youth during the holiday break. Holiday Programmes

  • Water Pipe Flushing Continues in Marton

    September 25, 2015

    Council staff are continuing to flush water pipes in Marton, if you are experiencing dirty water try running your tap for 10 minutes, if it doesn't resolve the issue please contact the Council so

  • Water Pipe Flushing in Marton

    September 18, 2015

    Council staff have been flushing water pipes in Marton this weeek, if you are experiencing dirty water please ring the Council and let us know so we can work to resolve this quickly - 06 327 0099 o

  • New Zealand ShakeOut 2015

    September 18, 2015

    New Zealand ShakeOut is an earthquake preparedness campaign culminating in a nationwide Drop, Cover and Hold drill at 0915 on 15 October 2015.

  • Rugby World Cup Licencing Requirements

    September 11, 2015

    On Licence and Club licensed premises wanting to open outside normal hours during Rugby World Cup matches no longer need to apply for a special licence. The Licensees must take certain steps in advance and meet certain conditions.

  • Update on Rainfall in Marton - 3.30pm Thursday 09 September

    September 03, 2015

    The rain has now eased, we are still expecting some more light rain at times until the weekend, but this isn't expected to cause any major issues. We will continue to monitor river and stream levels and areas that are, and can be affected, by surface flooding.

  • Region Welcomes Growth Study Findings

    September 01, 2015

    Industry, iwi and local government leaders welcomed the release of Central Government’s Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Growth Study.

  • Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean Up Week

    August 31, 2015

    Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean-Up Week takes place from 14th to 20th of September 2015.

  • Region Welcomes Sheep and Beef Announcement

    August 28, 2015

    Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy visited the Horizons Region to launch the first collaborative programme between Central Government and regional stakeholders resulting from the Regional Growth Study.

  • Rangitikei Environment Newsletter

    August 28, 2015

    The Treasured Natural Environment Group would like to share the fantastic environmental projects occurring throughout the Rangitikei District, so has developed a quarterly newsletter.

  • Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund

    August 14, 2015

    Applications for the 2016 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are now welcome through Ministry for Culture & Heritage. The fund will close on Monday 21st September 2015 and successful applicants will be contacted in November 2015.

  • Community Feedback - Proposed amendment to the Rates Remission Policy to include incentives for business expansion

    August 11, 2015

    Council wishes to seek the views of the community on the proposed amendment to the Rates Remission Policy to include incentives for business expansion.

  • Smoke Testing Inspection of the Bulls Sewer Network

    August 05, 2015

    As part of planned Bulls sewer reticulation network improvement work, Rangitikei District Council is now testing the wastewater reticulation network in your area.