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Tararua District Council
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Member since: 17 September 2007
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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
Free WIFI hits the Beach Akitio Beach residents can now access fast wireless internet services being provided by Inspire Net. 278 views

Monday, 10 September 2012
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. 290 views

Get onto Direct Debit Direct debit is Council’s preferred method for payment of rates. 222 views

Tuesday, 5 June 2012
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). 231 views

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. 207 views

Animal Control Afterhours Service The public are reminded that Tararua District Council runs an after hours service for Animal Control complaints. 206 views

Friday, 4 May 2012
Woodville water - Hosing Ban 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. 267 views

Woodville Water Hosing Ban 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. 260 views

Tuesday, 6 March 2012
Clean-up River Subsidies Brilliant “Bloody Brilliant” is what Mayor Roly Ellis had to say about the river cleanup subsidy for the Region. 361 views

Thursday, 9 February 2012
Woodville Upgrade a Great Start in 2012 for our Gateway to Tararua Council has awarded a $1.1 million contract to upgrade the Woodville Town Centre. 293 views

Tuesday, 10 January 2012
Woodville the "Gateway to Tararua" - due to have a makeover Tenders are now being called for the Woodville Town Centre Upgrade. 289 views

Monday, 9 January 2012
Manawatu Gorge update - 9 January 2012 Good afternoon and a happy 2012 to you all. 617 views

Friday, 16 December 2011
Mayor & Councillors Call For Understanding 273 views

Friday, 18 November 2011
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. 316 views

Wednesday, 2 November 2011
Purchase of Rural Fire Water Carrier - Tararua District Council 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. 214 views

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Bush Multisport – playing the field 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. 369 views

Exercising outside is priceless! Exercising in the great outdoors is priceless and Tararua is leading the way with a new way to look at health and fitness. 297 views

Monday, 10 October 2011
Directions for traffic in the Woodville area Geological assessment Unfortunately, the latest geological assessment indicates that the closure can be expected to continue for at least another two months. 466 views

"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. 473 views

Wednesday, 7 September 2011
Early detection has lead to swift action Recently monitoring efforts have paid off with early detection of a problem, which has arisen with the bore pump at the Pahiatua Water Supply. 305 views

Wednesday, 31 August 2011
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. 246 views

Friday, 26 August 2011
High Street ballustrade changes Aug 2011 What’s happening in High Street. 202 views

Tararua District Council : Living Legends Living Legends is planting in the Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve, as part of DOC’s Manawatu Gorge Biodiversity project. 298 views

Tararua District Council : Children – Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage On 21 August the community celebrated the reopening of Harvard Park’s Adventure Park in Pahiatua. 293 views

Wednesday, 20 July 2011
Tararua's rates pegged back Tararua’s overall 2011/2012 rates increase by 4.26%, and Annual Plan, have now been officially adopted. 272 views

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. 164 views

Rates pegged back Tararua’s overall 2011/2012 rates increase by 4.26%, and Annual Plan, have now been officially adopted. 183 views

Friday, 8 July 2011
New Tararua shuttle service Mike Huxford, of Citrus Sunrise Shuttles Limited has seen the potential of the Tararua District, and is launching a new shuttle service. 510 views

Earthquake Prone Building Policy Released for Community Consultation Tararua District Council have adopted and released the draft June 2011 Earthquake Prone Building Policy. 223 views

Mayoral Fund to benefit Christchurch School 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. 303 views

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