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The Council is required to prepare and adopt an annual report each financial year under Section 98 (1) of the Local Government Act 2002.
The purposes of the annual report are to:
The Council must at all times have a long term council community plan under Section 93(1) of the Local Government Act 2002. It is required to be adopted before the commencement of the first year to which it relates, and continues in force until the close of the third consecutive year to which it relates. It can be amended any time through the special consultative procedure.
The purpose of the long term council community plan is to:
Describe the activities of the Council
Describe the community outcomes of the Tararua District
Provide integrated decision-making and co-ordination of the Council's resources
Provide a long term focus for the Council's decisions and activities
Provide a basis for accountability of the Council to the community to which it serves
Provide an opportunity for public participation in the decision-making processes on activities to be undertaken by the Council
The District Plan sets out the significant resource management issues in the Tararua District and it explains the objectives, policies and methods of implementation that the Council is proposing to adopt to ensure that the district's land and associated natural and physical resources are sustainably managed.
The current Operative District Plan came into effect on 1 September 2012 after a review process, and can be downloaded below.
To view our District Plan Maps, please click here.
This statutory acknowledgement attaches to, but is not part of, the Tararua District Plan. It exists for the purpose of providing public information only.
Statutory Acknowledgement - Rangitāne o Manawatu Claims Settlement Act 2016 (1.26MB pdf)
Pre-Election Report 2016
Detailed information about the elections is set out in the Candidate Information Handbook (1MB pdf). To view the Pre-Election Report (600KB pdf), please click here.
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We have the following Emergency Management plans available for download:
Other Plans & Reports
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