Animals & Noise

Useful Forms

Below is a list of forms that you may find useful as a dog owner. If you have any queries, or the form you require is not listed below, send us an email, pop into your nearest Council Service Centre or phone us on 06 374 4080 or 06 376 0110.


To prevent nuisance and threats to community safety from dogs and
wandering stock.

Tararua District Council's Animal Control Officers operate from Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm, with an afterhours service to cover weekends and public holidays (as well as to provide back up when necessary).

The Animal Control Officers also operate as General Inspectors, covering other duties such as:

 •   Dairy Stock Crossings;

 •   Abandoned Vehicles;

 •   Over Hanging Vegetation;

 •   Noise Control;

 •   Illicit Dumping; and

 •   Fire Hazards.

Dead animals on the road or footpath are not the responsibility of Animal Control, neither are cats (dead or alive).

Animal Control Officer (ACO) Contact Details

Phone (06) 374 4080 or (06) 376 0110
Fax (06) 374 4137
ATT: Animal Control Officer
Location 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke
Postal Address PO Box 115, Dannevirke