News: Recent

  • News Release: Did Your Property Suffer Flooding or Landslip Damage in April? June 26, 2017

    Customers whose land suffered damage from landslips or flooding during the April floods still have time to lodge a claim with the Earthquake Commission. You can make a claim with EQC within three months of when the damage occurred.

  • Public Notice: Wondering About Property Valuations? June 24, 2017

    Simon Willocks of Quotable Valuations (QV) is presenting to Council on 29 June 2017 in Council Chambers. Members of the public are invited to attend. The purpose of the presentation is to explain the process that QV takes in valuing land and property throughout New Zealand.

  • Public Notice: Preparing for Census 2018 June 09, 2017

    To help prepare for the next census in March 2018, Stats NZ are building a comprehensive address list that will enable them to send households in New Zealand a letter with a unique access code next

  • News Release: Rangitikei Receives Funding for Tourism Facilities June 08, 2017

    ​Rangitikei District Council has been successful in its application for funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) tourism facility fund. Today it was announced Rangitikei would receive $120,550 from this fund for toilets in Mangaweka Village, Taihape and Hunterville.

  • Public Notice: Changes to the Management of Rural Fire Services May 31, 2017

    The Fire Prevention Bylaw 2014 and section 6.3 of the Public Places Bylaw 2013, will need to be revoked as these changes will render them redundant.

  • Public Notice: Funding Rounds Open May 28, 2017

    Applications for financial assistance are now being called for: Community Initiatives FundEvents Sponsorship Scheme

  • Public Notice: Rangitikei Youth Awards May 26, 2017

    Lets celebrate the achievements of our amazing young people. Anyone can nominate a young person and there is $2000 to be awarded.

  • Public Notice: Samoan Independence Day May 26, 2017

    Samoan Independence Day is being held Monday 5 June 2017 9am - 2:30pm Memorial Hall Marton

  • News Release: Mangaweka Bridge Options Shortlisted May 25, 2017

    ​Investigation into options for the replacement of the Mangaweka Bridge continues with the initial business case being created following input from the community and stakeholders.

  • Public Notice: Public asked to look out for Myrtle Rust May 24, 2017

    Myrtle rust, a serious fungal disease, is a threat to a number of New Zealand’s native plants. Severe infestations can kill affected plants in the myrtle family.

  • Public Notice: Otara Bridge - Delays Due to Inspection 30 May -1 June 2017 May 24, 2017

    GHD Ltd is carrying out a detailed bridge inspection and structural assessment of Otara Bridge.

  • Public Notice: Rangitikei Environment Newsletter May 12, 2017

    The Treasured Natural Environment Group would like to share the fantastic environmental projects occurring throughout the Rangitikei District. May - Issue 6

  • Public Notice: National Survey on Water May 04, 2017

    This week Water New Zealand launched a major survey which it hopes will help the water sector grapple with the growing challenges around planning and managing water resources.

  • Public Notice: Opening of duck Shooting this Weekend May 03, 2017

    ​This weekend is the beginning of the duck shooting season. So it’s a timely reminder to ask hunters to apply common sense and adhere to the hunting rules and regulations; treat firearms as loaded; and always identify your target. There are rules around shooting on Council land so all signage should be adhered to. The season runs for three months.

  • Public Notice: Residents' Survey 2017 April 13, 2017

    Each year the Council undertakes a survey of residents to test the adequacy of the District’s roads and footpaths and community and leisure facilities. The survey is available for anyone to complete online, it will take less than 10 minutes . Please click on the link below to be directed to the survey. Our District, Your Say

  • Public Notice: Easter and ANZAC Hours April 10, 2017

    The Waste Transfer Stations will be closed on Friday 14 and Monday 17 April 201. Marton Transfer Station will be closed ANZAC day Tuesday 25 April 2017. Bulls and Marton Libraries will be closed from Friday 14 April until Monday 17 April 2017 inclusive and closed on Anzac day Tuesday 25 April 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Public Notice: Update on flood event - rivers, roads, and towns April 04, 2017

    Rangitikei District Council lifted the state of emergency at 8.30am on Thursday, 6 April, following receding river levels and no significant rainfall overnight.Rivers are returning to normal levels. All schools across the Rangitikei District will reopen on Thursday, 6 April.

  • Public Notice: Treat Floodwaters as Contaminated April 04, 2017

    Rangitīkei District Council advises that there is a possibility of floodwaters being contaminated with untreated sewage. Please treat all floodwaters as contaminated. Avoid contact wherever possible. If contact cannot be avoided, wash exposed areas such as hands and face afterwards.

  • Public Notice: Please avoid all non-essential travel April 04, 2017

    The Council requests that residents avoid​ all non-essential travel - particularly to Whanganui - as we are expecting road closures around Whangaehu at approximately 10am Wednesday morning.

  • Public Notice: Update on School Closures April 04, 2017

    In consultation with the Ministry of Education we have agreed that all schools across the Rangitikei District can reopen tomorrow, Thursday, 6 April. Ministry of Education

  • News Release: Update on Rain in Marton April 04, 2017

    4 April 12noon Rain has eased slightly, but is expected to be heavier again later – the prediction is for less than half the rainfall that we had in June 2015. Council staff are continuing to monitor all river levels and any known areas that are prone to flooding; and clearing drains and culverts.

  • Public Notice: Update on Flood Event - Evacuation Map April 04, 2017

    4 April 7:55pm Rangitikei District Council declared a state of emergency at 5.30pm tonight (Tuesday, 4 April) due to the significant amount of rain expected overnight and tomorrow. Evacuations have commenced in Marton for those in the surrounding area of the Tutaenui Stream. The area being covered is shown in blue in the map below – this is based on the a .5 meter flooding event, based on Horizons Regional Councils models for a 1 in 200 year event.

  • Public Notice: Support for De-sexing Dangerous Dogs in the District March 28, 2017

    Manawatu and Rangitikei District Councils have obtained government funding for a programme offering free de-sexing to new or unregistered dogs in the district.