Community Facilities

Camping Grounds
Aim - to provide a great place to camp out for a holiday and embrace the outdoors.

Cemeteries
Aim - to provide attractive burial places where the community can remember loved ones and celebrate our district’s heritage.

Community Buildings
Aim - to provide community buildings for social, cultural, recreational and educational activities.

Housing
Aim - to provide access to affordable and suitable long-term housing for older people with limited income and assets.

Council owns and manages 80 housing units targeted for older people with limited incomes. Tenant rentals cover the ongoing cost of the provision of these units.

Libraries
Aim - to meet the community’s needs for recreational and educational reading; and the provision of information.

Parks and Reserves
Aim - to protect and enhance the natural character of the district, and provide a mix of parks and reserves facilities for leisure and recreation.

Swimming Pools
Aim - to provide funding support for community pools which will promote community wellbeing.

Service Centres
Aim - to provide excellent customer service and stakeholder access to services locally.

Tararua provides the people of New Zeland with a range of camping options at the doorstep of an outstanding variety of tramping and walking opportunities.
These buildings provide suitable venues for residents to meet for leisure, recreation, sport, cultural, social, and educational activities.
Council owns and manages 67 housing units targeted for older people with limited incomes.
Aim - to protect and enhance the natural character of the district, and provide a mix of parks and reserves facilities for leisure and recreation