Rangitikei River Copyright Peter McDermott 2006Welcome to the Rangitikei District Council

The Rangitikei District comprises 4,500 square kilometres of mainly lush, rural land. It is a diverse district, ranging from the sand plains on the south coast - which stretch inland almost as far as Bulls - to the magnificent hill country of the upper Rangitikei. 

Midest Disposals Limited Bonny Glen Landfill Resource Consent Application

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Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council and Rangitikei District Council have received a suite of applications from Midwest Disposals Limited associated with the proposed extension of the Bonny Glen Landfill located on Wanganui Road, approximately 7km west of Marton.

Submissions are now open for the public to comment on the proposed extension. All the information regarding the Consent Application and how to make a submission can be found on the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council website by following the link


Submissions close 4.45 pm Friday 23 May 2014. If you have any questions contact Katrina Gray on 063270099.


Competitive Lease Invitation for Grazing of Land

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The Rangitikei District Council forestry block known as A Dam, Tutaenui Road, Marton (26.6713 hectares) has been harvested and is now available on a short term lease for grazing purposes.

The area will be available for an initial term of six months. Further renewals of up to three months may be granted at Council's sole discretion.

The Competitive Lease Offer documentation is available from the Council office, 46 High Street, Marton, Rangitikei District Libraries and www.rangitikei.govt.nz For any further information, please contact Gaylene Prince on 06 327 0099 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Application and Information

The highest or any offer will not necessarily be accepted.

Offers should be identified as ‘Competitive Lease Offer – A Dam’ and lodged at Rangitikei District Council, 46 High Street, Private Bag 1102, Marton 4741.

Offers close at 12 noon, Wednesday, 7 May 2014.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:39

Easter and ANZAC Hours for Waste Transfer Station and Libraries

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The Waste Transfer Stations within the Rangitikei District will be closed on Friday 18 and Monday 21 April, normal operating hours apply to Sat/Sun.  Normal hours resume from Tuesday 22 April.

Good Fridays collection will be done on Saturday 19th April 2014

Anzac Day Collection Friday so no changes for that day.

The Bulls and Marton Libraries will be closed Friday 18 April until Monday 21 April inclusive, normal hours resume on Tuesday 22 April. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

All Waste Transfer Station and Libraries (except Taihape Library/Information Centre) will be shut on Anzac Day, Friday 25 April.

Ross McNeil

Chief Executive

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 11:18

Creative Communities Fund

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A total of $13,900 is available for distribution to community-based arts activities.  The aim of the scheme is to increase participation in the arts at a local level, and increase the range and diversity of arts available to Rangitikei communities.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:45 Read more...>>>

Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund 2014

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A total of $9,500 is available for distribution. The Rural Travel Fund is open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5-19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions and meet the Rural Travel Fund criteria. 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 17:30 Read more...>>>

McIntyre Reserve Management Committee Public Meeting

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Wednesday 23 April 2014, 5.00 pm

Ohingaiti Hotel

Call for nominations

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday 23 April 2014, 5.00 pm, at the Ohingaiti Hotel to elect members of the McIntyre Reserve Management Committee until October 2016, and to allow the Committee (if formed) to have an inaugural meeting.

Nominations closed at 4.00 pm Tuesday 22 April 2014.

The Committee must have between four and six members.

More than six valid nominations were received, a secret ballot will be conducted at the public meeting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 16:16 Read more...>>>

Consultation now closed

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Consultation on the following documents closed at 12 noon on Friday 4 April 2014.

  • Draft Annual Plan 2014-2015
  • Draft Annual Plan 2014-2015 - Summary of Information
  • Proposed Schedule of Fees and Charges 2014-2015
  • Speed Limit Bylaw 2014 - proposed amendment
  • Draft Recreational Parks and Reserves Management Plans

The hearing of oral submissions occurred on Thursday 10 April 2014.

Submissions for oral hearing (draft AP and Speed Bylaw)* #
Speed Limit Bylaw 2014 (proposed amendment) submissions#
draft Annual Plan 2014-2015 submissions#
draft Reserve Management Plan submissions#
Proposed Schedule of Fees and Charges 2014-2015 submissions#

*  Submissions from submitters who wish to speak to their submission on 10.04.2014. Not included in an other sections of the submissions document.

# All submissions were collated into one document so each section has the table of contents for all submissions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:44

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Contact the Council

Head Office: 46 High St, Marton

Postal Address: Private Bag 1102, Marton 4741  

Phone: 06 327 0099

Free Phone: 0800 422 522

Fax: 06 327 6970

Email: info@rangitikei.govt.nz


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