The purpose of consultation is to provide a basis for residents, ratepayers and other stakeholders to have their say in the direction for the Tararua District.

The existing alcohol “Liquor Control” Bylaw will expire on 18 December 2018, in accordance with Local Government (Alcohol Reform) Amendment Act 2012, Section 11. A new bylaw is proposed
The New Zealand Transport agency seeks to designate land to accommodate a new state highway connection to replace the closed SH3 Manawatū Gorge route.