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Tararua District Council

Council
Manawatu-Whanganui

Member since: 17 September 2007
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www.tararuadc.govt.nz



Tararua District is a predominantly rural area especially suitable for sheep, cattle, and dairy farming. The large size of the district (424,000 hectares) and the fact that there are several small urban areas included within it provide significant challenges in terms of service delivery. 




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Monday, 25 February 2013
Internet 6:25PM
Free WIFI hits the Beach

Akitio Beach residents can now access fast wireless internet services being provided by Inspire Net.

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Monday, 10 September 2012
News 6:46PM
Long Serving Environmental Health Officer Retires

Working for the same organisation for 25 years, in this day and age says something positive about both employee and employer.  On the evening of Friday 31 August, Derek Batchelor, Tararua District Council’s Environmental Health Officer, rode off into the sunset to begin his well-deserved retirement.

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Finance 6:44PM
Get onto Direct Debit

Direct debit is Council’s preferred method for payment of rates.

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Tuesday, 5 June 2012
Council 11:53AM
Council Addresses Key Issues for the District

Over the last few years, Council has been upgrading the urban water supplies with the aim of improving the quality (treatment, taste, odour, and pressure) and risk profile (safety and storage) of supplies.  This work makes progress towards meeting the new Drinking Water Standards set in place by government through the Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Act (2008).

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Pets 11:51AM
It's Dog Registration Time Again

Current dog owners can expect registration applications in the post by the end of June.  The first 100 owners who register their dog at each service centre will receive a small gift.

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Pets 11:50AM
Animal Control Afterhours Service

The public are reminded that Tararua District Council runs an after hours service for Animal Control complaints.

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Friday, 4 May 2012
Water 2:02PM
Woodville water - Hosing Ban

WOODVILLE — Due to the water levels of the Mangapapa Stream dropping - a total hosing ban has been put in place as of:  Monday 7 May 2012 Our Resource Consent water take is approaching the low flow cut off levels.

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Water 11:26AM
Woodville Water Hosing Ban

WOODVILLE — Due to the water levels of the Mangapurupuru Stream dropping - a total hosing ban has been put in place as of:  Monday 7 May 2012 Our Resource Consent water take is approaching the low flow cut off levels.

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Tuesday, 6 March 2012
Council 10:01AM
Clean-up River Subsidies Brilliant

DANNEVIRKE — “Bloody Brilliant” is what Mayor Roly Ellis had to say about the river cleanup subsidy for the Region.

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Thursday, 9 February 2012
Community 4:31PM
Woodville Upgrade a Great Start in 2012 for our Gateway to Tararua

WOODVILLE — Council has awarded a $1.1 million contract to upgrade the Woodville Town Centre.

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Tuesday, 10 January 2012
Business 3:53PM
Woodville the "Gateway to Tararua" - due to have a makeover

WOODVILLE — Tenders are now being called for the Woodville Town Centre Upgrade.

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Monday, 9 January 2012
News 4:39PM
Manawatu Gorge update - 9 January 2012

Good afternoon and a happy 2012 to you all.

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Friday, 16 December 2011
News 1:10PM
Mayor & Councillors Call For Understanding

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Friday, 18 November 2011
Traffic 11:27PM
Latest from NZTA – Manawatu Gorge

Good progress with forming a track through land above the slip face to tackle the problem from the top down.

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Wednesday, 2 November 2011
Council 8:26AM
Purchase of Rural Fire Water Carrier - Tararua District Council

NORTHLAND — On Wednesday 26th October, Council agreed to proceed with the purchase of a 4 x 4 medium rural fire water carrier at a cost of $140,000 to be based at Weber.

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Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Multisport 8:48AM
Bush Multisport – playing the field

PAHIATUA — Bush Multisport playing fields in Pahiatua are moving much closer to becoming an all year round sporting facility, with the approval of the sum of $50,000 for installation of drainage.

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Community 8:47AM
Exercising outside is priceless!

NORTHLAND — Exercising in the great outdoors is priceless and Tararua is leading the way with a new way to look at health and fitness.

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Monday, 10 October 2011
Traffic 11:36PM
Directions for traffic in the Woodville area

WOODVILLE — Geological assessment Unfortunately, the latest geological assessment indicates that the closure can be expected to continue for at least another two months.

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News 11:14PM
"Chicanes a hit in Woodville"

The sounds of trucks and cars pounding the main street is a great sound, says Helmut Hirler owner of Artmosphere Gallery in Woodville.

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Wednesday, 7 September 2011
Water 8:57AM
Early detection has lead to swift action

PAHIATUA — Recently monitoring efforts have paid off with early detection of a problem, which has arisen with the bore pump at the Pahiatua Water Supply.

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Wednesday, 31 August 2011
Community 5:46PM
Woodville Upgrade

Conceptual drawings of the upgrade to the Woodville “Main Street” will be presented to a public road show in 4-6 weeks time.

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Friday, 26 August 2011
News 5:51PM
High Street ballustrade changes Aug 2011

What’s happening in High Street.

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Conservation 9:38AM
Tararua District Council : Living Legends

NORTHLAND — Living Legends is planting in the Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve, as part of DOC’s Manawatu Gorge Biodiversity project.

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Council 9:37AM
Tararua District Council : Children – Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

NORTHLAND — On 21 August the community celebrated the reopening of Harvard Park’s Adventure Park in Pahiatua.

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Wednesday, 20 July 2011
Council 9:13PM
Tararua's rates pegged back

HAWKE'S BAY — Tararua’s overall 2011/2012 rates increase by 4.26%, and Annual Plan, have now been officially adopted.

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News 2:40PM
Old mobile phones can do incredible things!

Starship’s Mobile Phone Appeal asks the public to donate their old mobile phones, which are then turned into cash for the national children’s hospital, Starship.

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Council 2:38PM
Rates pegged back

Tararua’s overall 2011/2012 rates increase by 4.26%, and Annual Plan, have now been officially adopted.

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Friday, 8 July 2011
Transport 8:42AM
New Tararua shuttle service

DANNEVIRKE — Mike Huxford, of Citrus Sunrise Shuttles Limited has seen the potential of the Tararua District, and is launching a new shuttle service.

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Building 8:41AM
Earthquake Prone Building Policy Released for Community Consultation

WAIRARAPA — Tararua District Council have adopted and released the draft June 2011 Earthquake Prone Building Policy.

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Community 8:40AM
Mayoral Fund to benefit Christchurch School

DANNEVIRKE — Mayor Roly Ellis was delighted to report that the Weber Community fund raising evening for the Mayoral Christchurch Relief Fund raised a whopping $1,600.

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