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

Critical Water Shortage across the district

Tararua District is experiencing a critical water shortage following an extended period of drought-like weather. A medium-scale adverse event has been declared for the Tararua District. Council and key rural representatives contributed to the application for this declaration, which demonstrates just how severe conditions are getting. Further information can be found here

Please click one of the options below for information on your area. If your town does not have a page listed below, please refer to the current water restrictions.

Please let us know if you are in a rural area and have no water by completing this form.