Covid-19 Information

All of New Zealand would move to the “Orange” traffic light setting from 11.59pm Wednesday 13 April.

At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system. Read more information about life at Orange >.

For latest news and information visit covid19.govt.nz.


District Libraries and Information Centres Open

The Marton Library; Taihape Library and Information Centre and Te Matapihi will reopen to the public from Wednesday 20 April.

  • There are no entry limits, and no vaccine passes, but masks are still mandatory at our public facilities.

If we find ourselves in a situation where, due to staff illness, we have insufficient staff to operate all public facilities, then it is likely that we will revert back to a click and collect service, until sufficient staffing is available.


More information

    Rangitīkei District Council is guided by the Ministry of Health on all decision making around Covid-19.


    Covid-19 Vaccinations/Boosters

    New Zealand's immunity against COVID-19 is incredibly important and getting vaccinated is the best way to protect you, your whānau and your community. The vaccine is free and there’s enough vaccine for everyone.

    Everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand will be able to get the vaccine. With such a large group of people, to make the process flow smoothly, we’re breaking it down into age bands. We’re starting with the oldest and working our way down to the youngest. Remember, once you’re eligible to be vaccinated, you can book at any time. There’s no cut off and there’s enough vaccine for everyone.

    For more information go to COVID-19 Vaccinations.