News: Recent

  • Public Notice: Commercial Section for Sale – Bulls December 12, 2017

    Rangitikei District Council (RDC) seeks Expressions of Interest for the purchase of vacant land situated in the Commercial Zone at Criterion Street Bulls.

  • Public Notice: Bulls Residents Water Restrictions Lifted December 11, 2017

    Update 8.45am, Tuesday, 12 December - Final Update on Bulls Burst Water Main -​​The levels at the reservoir recovered well overnight so all water restrictions are now lifted. Thanks again for your co-operation.​

  • Public Notice: Earthquake-Prone Buildings December 05, 2017

    The system for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings changed on 1 July 2017. Under the new system Council was required to consult with the community on areas where the strengthening of earthquake-prone buildings should occur faster (in half the time) due to their location in areas where there are high numbers of people or traffic – ‘priority areas’.

  • Public Notice: Adoption of Section 16 Use of Heavy Vehicles – Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 December 05, 2017

    ​The Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 was created to address persistent roading and traffic related issues. Section 16 relates to the use of heavy vehicles and is ensure the roading network is protected from damage caused by heavy vehicles which puts other road users at risk.

  • Public Notice: Opening Hours for the Christmas - New Year Period 2017-2018 November 30, 2017

    The Marton Office will close at noon Fri 22 Dec 2017. During the holiday period, any service requests or problems can be directed to 0800 422 522 which is answered by our call centre 24 hours a day. See below for full details of opening hours for all RDC offices and waste transfer stations.

  • Public Notice: Water Mains Cleaning - Marton November 29, 2017

    As part of its commitment to supply good quality water to our residents the Rangitikei District Council (RDC) is starting a high flow filtration cleaning programme from Monday, 4 December until 12 December 2017 throughout the Marton urban area.

  • Public Notice: Building and Planning Consent Christmas Processing November 13, 2017

    The Building Act 2004 stops the statutory processing clock over Christmas and New Year. The period between 20 December 2017 and 10 January 2018 is excluded from the 20 working day time-frame.

  • Public Notice: 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.

  • Public Notice: 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.

  • Public Notice: ​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.

  • Public Notice: 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.

  • News Release: 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.

  • Public Notice: 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.

  • News Release: 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.

  • News Release: 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.

  • Public Notice: 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!

  • Public Notice: 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.

  • Public Notice: 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

  • Public Notice: 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

  • Public Notice: 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

  • Public Notice: 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

  • Public Notice: 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.

  • Public Notice: 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.