News: Archive

  • 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.

  • Proposed Name Change of Inland Road

    August 31, 2017

    Council has received a request to change the name of Inland Road to ‘Keith Law Road’. The request has been made in the memory of Keith Law who was the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a shareholder of Te Rangi Pai Forest Ltd, which is located on Inland Road.

  • Water Issues in Central Marton - ​29 August 2017

    August 29, 2017

    A water mains in the Kensington Road area blew out overnight, which may affect Marton water - you may notice discolouration and should flush your cold taps - inside and outside. Our staff have been out most of the night fixing the mains, but the water will be discoloured until all areas have been flushed. If you have any concerns please ring the Council on 327 0099 or 0800 422 522.

  • Horizons Region to Receive over $5.84 Million for Freshwater Improvements

    August 09, 2017

    Great news for Rangitikei with two significant projects receiving money from the freshwater improvement fund.Whangaehu freshwater improvement project and the Lake Waipu project at RatanaMedia Release

  • Heavy Rain - Update Wednesday 2nd August 2017

    August 01, 2017

    We have experienced fairly heavy rain - Council staff and contractors are out and about sorting the areas that have experienced surface flooding. We don't expect the weather to deteriorate further. Please drive to the conditions. If you have any problems please call us: 0800 422 522.

  • ​Consultation – RMA Fees and Charges

    August 01, 2017

    Recent amendments to the Resource Management Act 1991 have created additional activities which require associated charges. The proposed fees are a deposit, with the total cost of processing the application determined following at the end of the process. It is proposed that the existing hourly rates specified in the schedule of fees and charges are used.

  • July 2017 Storms - EQC Factsheet

    July 21, 2017

    The storm danger has now passed. Click through for an EQC factsheet with information about EQC's role in providing natural disaster insurance for homes, land, and contents damaged in July's storm event.

  • Changes to Fire-Related Bylaws

    July 19, 2017

    The Fire Prevention Bylaw 2014 was revoked on 29 June 2017. It has been revoked as fire-related matters are now under the authority of Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Additionally, the restriction for the lighting of fires is now under the authority of Fire and Emergency New Zealand. This amendment took immediate effect.

  • Update on Weather Event Wednesday 19th July

    July 18, 2017

    Unfortunately this weather event is still having an impact on some of our Rangitikei Roads.Taihape Napier Rd and Potaka Rd now open. Read More... for roads that are down to one lane by slips and trees. Please continue to drive to the conditions.

  • Draft Traffic and Parking Bylaw

    July 17, 2017

    ​Council has drafted a Bylaw which would provide it with powers to address parking and traffic issues such as people exceeding parking restrictions, parking in loading zones and parking unwarranted/registered cars on the sides of roads.