Covid-19 Alert Level 4. STAY AT HOME. SAVE LIVES!

We are at Level 4 of New Zealand’s four-level COVID-19 alert system. It is likely Level 4 measures will stay in place for a number of weeks.

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A dedicated welfare helpline to assist with local access to household goods and services such as food, water, clothing and bedding is now available. Freephone 0800 725 678 - 7am until 7pm, seven days a week. This service is for people not able to make arrangements through their own support networks.

Essential services will continue. Latest District-wide information available at Covid-19 Information.

Stock Droving and Grazing Permit

This permit addresses those circumstances where it is not practicable to use internal movement of stock within a farm, take advantage of underpasses or to transport stock in a truck.

A permit is required under all circumstances to drove stock along or across the roads listed:

  • Kakariki Road (Strategic Road) SH 1 Bridge – Rangitikei River
  • Wellington Road (Arterial Road) Restricted speed limit SH1
  • Calico Line (Arterial Road) Restricted speed limit SH1
  • Wanganui Road (Arterial Road) Restricted speed limit SH3
  • Makirikiri Road (Arterial Road) SH 1 Pukepapa Road
  • Pukepapa Road (Arterial Road) Restricted speed limit SH 3