Council Services over the Holiday Season
Dannevirke Service Centre closes at 5pm on Friday 20 December and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020
Dannevirke Library closes at 1:00pm on Saturday 21 December and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020
Pahiatua Service Centre closes at 4:30pm on Friday 20 December and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020
Pahiatua Library closes at 12 Noon Saturday 21 December and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020.
Woodville Service Centre & Library closes at 5pm Friday 20 December and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020
Eketahuna Service Centre & Library closes at 4:30pm on Friday 20 December and will re-open on Monday 6 January 2020
For emergency assistance involving council services during this time, please call the normal office telephone number; this will connect you to our after-hours service, which is available 24 hours a day.
Tararua i-SITE Visitor Information Centre: Woodville
Tararua i-SITE will be open every day except Christmas Day. Opening hours on weekends and statutory holidays are 9:30am to 2pm; for all other days the hours are 8am to 5pm.
Please check with your supplier.
Collection days will remain unchanged.
Landfills and Transfer Stations
All landfills and transfer stations will be closed Christmas Day. Normal operating hours otherwise apply.
For assistance with lost, found or roaming dogs, please contact us on the normal Council phone numbers.. If your dog is impounded while we are closed, they may be released by arrangement (if currently registered), please call council as our Afterhours service will be able to advise of process.
Land Information Memorandum (LIM)
Any LIM report requests received with payment from 9 December 2019 onwards will be completed after the New Year break. It takes 10 working days to process the LIM report.
Please note that no LIM processing will occur between 5pm, 20 December 2019 and 8am, 6 January 2020.
In accordance with Section 48 of the Building Act, Council has 20 working days to grant or refuse a building consent application. However, the period from 20th December to the 10th January every year is not classified as working days under the Building Act 2004.
Tararua District Council Offices will be closed from 20 December 2019 until 6 January 2020 Therefore any building consent applications submitted after 1 December 2019 will be affected.