One of the Tararua District Council's core strategies is to continue investment in core infrastructure. As part of this strategy, we are committed to building resilience in water, wastewater, stormwater, and roading networks. For more information on the Council's latest activities and current projects, please check the Projects section of our website or refer to the latest Annual Report


Current water restrictions in place

Total hosing ban

  • Akitio
  • Norsewood

Alternate day restrictions

  • Dannevirke
  • Eketahuna
  • Pahiatua
  • Woodville
  • Pongaroa


Restriction definitions

Total hosing ban means

  • No sprinklers
  • No soak hoses
  • No irrigation systems
  • No hosing of gardens
  • No washing of vehicles, buildings or boats

Alternate day restrictions means

Hoses may only be used on alternate days, i.e. houses with even street numbers on even days and houses with odd street numbers on odd days.