Public Notice of Meetings

The following meetings are publicly notified by the Tararua District Council. Meetings of the Council, its committees and community boards are open to the public. A period of up to 30 minutes is set aside for public participation at the commencement of the Tararua District Council, Committee and  Community Board meetings. Please contact the Democracy Services Team prior to the date of the meeting if you wish to arrange a time to speak at the public forum.

Meetings Calendar

You can view and download a one-page calendar of Council's meeting schedule for the calendar year below:

2024 Meeting Calendar

Agendas and Minutes

Find agendas, minutes and attachments for Tararua District Council, Council's Committees, Dannevirke Community Board and Eketahuna Community Board

Notice of Meetings – June 2024

The following meetings will be held during JUne 2024, and will be open to the public to attend. Any changes to these details will be provided on the Council’s website. A period of up to 30 minutes is available for Public Forum at the start of Council, Committee and Community Board meetings. Please email the Democracy Services Team via governance@tararuadc.govt.nz to arrange a time to speak during public forum.

Wednesday 5 June 2024

9:30am  Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

(Note: meeting of Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee has been cancelled)

Monday 10 June 2024

10:00am Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Tuesday 11 June 2024

8:30am  Finance and Performance Committee – extraordinary meeting
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Note change in start time from that originally notified.

The purpose of this meeting is to Hear submissions on the Consultation Document and supporting information for the proposed Long-term Plan consultation.

Monday 17 June 2024

9:00am  Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 19 June 2024

8:30am  Finance and Performance Committee - extraordinary meeting
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

The purpose of the extraordinary Finance and Performance Committee extraordinary meeting is to deliberate on matters raised through submissions the  Long Term Plan consultation.

1:00pm  Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 26 June 2024

1:00pm  Tararua District Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Bryan Nicholson
Chief Executive

Notice of Meetings – May 2024

The following meetings will be held during May 2024, and will be open to the public to attend. Any changes to these details will be provided on the Council’s website. A period of up to 30 minutes is available for Public Forum at the start of Council, Committee and Community Board meetings. Please email the Democracy Services Team via governance@tararuadc.govt.nz to arrange a time to speak during public forum.

Wednesday 1 May 2024

9:30am  Finance and Performance Committee – extraordinary meeting
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

The purpose of this meeting is to adopt the Consultation Document and supporting information for the proposed Long-term Plan consultation.

Wednesday 8 May 2024

1:00pm  Community Development and Wellbeing Committee
Pahiatua Council Chamber, 136 Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 13 May 2024

10:00amEketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 15 May 2024

1:00pm  Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 20 May 2024

9:00am  Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 22 May 2024

9:00am  Finance and Performance Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 29 May 2024

1:00pm  Tararua District Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Bryan Nicholson
Chief Executive

Notice of Meetings – April 2024

Monday 8 April 2024

10:00am Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 10 April 2024

9:30am  Extraordinary Finance and Performance Committee – Adopt Draft Long Term Plan; Proposal and Consultation
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke
Replaced by extraordinary Council meeting

9:30am  Extraordinary Council - this meeting will consider a motion to rescind a previous resolution re options for the Long-term Plan process and make a new resolution in its place.
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 15 April 2024

9:00am  Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 17 April 2024

1:00pm  Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Thursday 18 April 2024

10:00am District Licensing Committee Hearing
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider an application for renewal of an Off-Licence. Hearing cancelled

Wednesday 24 April 2024

9:30am  Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm  Tararua District Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Notice of Meetings - March 2024

The following meeting will be held during February 2024, and will be open to the public to attend. Any changes to these details will be provided on the Council’s website. A period of up to 30 minutes is available for Public Forum at the start of Council, Committee and Community Board meetings. Please email the Democracy Services Team via governance@tararuadc.govt.nz to arrange a time to speak during public forum.

Wednesday 6 March 2024
1:00pm Community Development and Wellbeing Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 11 March 2024
10:00am Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Monday 18 March 2024
9:00am Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 20 March 2024
1:00pm Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Tuesday 26 March 2024
9:30am Audit and Risk Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 27 March 2024
1:00pm Tararua Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Note that this meeting will consider a recommendation to revoke an earlier resolution and make a new resolution in its place.

Notice of Meetings - February 2024

Monday 12 February 2024
10:00am Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Tuesday 13 February 2024
9:30am Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 19 February 2024
9:00am Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Tuesday 20 February 2024
9:30am Audit and Risk Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 21 February 2024
9:00am Finance and Performance Committee
Council Chambers, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 28 February 2024
1:00pm Tararua District Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Notice of Meetings – January  2024

Wednesday 31 January 2024

1:00pm  Tararua District Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

The public excluded section of this meeting will consider a report seeking revocation of an earlier resolution that was decided with the public excluded, and making an amended motion in its place.

Notice of Meetings – December 2023

Tuesday 5 December 2023

1:00pm  Community Development and Wellbeing Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 6 December 2023

7:00pm  Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 11 December 2023

10:00am  Eketāhuna Community Board
Huia Room, Pukaha Mt Bruce, State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 13 December 2023

1:00pm  Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 18 December 2023

9:00am  Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 20 December 2023

9:30am  Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

November 2023 Meetings

Wednesday 1 November 2023

7:00pm, Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Tuesday 7 November 2023

9:30am, Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 13 November 2023

10:00am, Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 15 November 2023

1:00pm, Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 20 November 2023

9:00am, Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 22 November 2023

9:00am, Finance and Performance Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

11:00am, Extraordinary Audit and Risk Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

The purpose of the extraordinary Audit and Risk Committee meeting is to receive the Audit Opinion from Audit New Zealand on the Annual Report 2022-23.

Wednesday 29 November 2023

9:00am, Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

October 2023 Meetings

Tuesday 3 October 2023

1:00pm, Community Development and Wellbeing Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 4 October 2023

7:00pm, Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Thursday 5 October 2023

10:30am - Extraordinary Council meeting  - CANCELLED
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Please note the extraordinary meeting called to make decisions for preparations for repairs to the Dannevirke Impounded Supply, has been cancelled.  A new meeting will be arranged and notification provided as soon as possible.

Monday 9 October 2023

10:00am, Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Tuesday 10 October 2023

9:30am, Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 16 October 2023

9:00am, Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 18 October 2023

1:00pm, Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 25 October 2023

11:00am, Audit and Risk Committee (note change of start time)
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm, Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Turesday 31 October 2023

9:00am, Extraordinary Council meeting
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

The purpose of the extraordinary Council meeting is to consider options related to repairs for the Dannevirke Impounded Supply.

September 2023 Meetings

Please note the Strategy Growth and Planning Committee meeting originally scheduled for 5 September 2023 will now be held 9:30am, Tuesday 10 October 2023, Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 6 September 2023

7:00pm, Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 11 September 2023

10:00am, Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Monday 18 September 2023

9:00am, Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 20 September 2023

1:00pm, Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 27 September 2023

1:00pm, Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

August 2023 Meetings

Tuesday 1 August 2023

1:00pm, Community Development and Wellbeing Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 2 August 2023

7:00pm, Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 14 August 2023

10:00am, Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 16 August 2023

1:00pm. Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

This meeting will consider a report seeking revocation of an earlier resolution, and making an amended motion in its place.

2:00pm, Woodville Domain Board

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Woodville Domain Board will be held on Wednesday 16 August 2023, 2:00pm at Woodlands Road Hall.  Residents of the district are invited to attend.

7:30pm, Kumeroa Domain Board

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Kumeroa  Domain Board will be held on Wednesday 16 August 2023, 7:30pm at Kumeroa Hall, Township Road.  Residents of the district are invited to attend.

Monday 21 August 2023

9:00am, Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 23 August 2023

9:30am, Finance and Performance Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 30 August 2023

9:30am. Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

This meeting will consider a report seeking revocation of an earlier resolution, and making an amended motion in its place.

Thursday 31 August 2023

9:00am. Hearing - Land Use Consent Application - Energy Bay Limited - 410 Mangamaire Road Pahiatua
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

July 2023 Meetings

Tuesday 4 July 2023

9:30am Strategy, Growth & Planning Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 5 July 2023

7:00pm, Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 10 July 2023

10:00am, Eketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Monday 17 July 2023

9:00am, Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

7:30pm, Mangatainoka Domain Board

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Mangatainoka Domain Board will be held on Monday 17 July 2023, 7:30pm, at the Mangatainoka Hall.

Tuesday 18 July 2023

9:30am Audit and Risk Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm Victoria Domain Board Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Victoria Domain Board will be held on Tuesday 18 July 2023, 1:00pm, in the Papatawa Hall. Residents of the district are invited to attend.

Wednesday 19 July 2023

1:00pm. Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

June 2023 Meetings

Tuesday 6 June 2023

1:00pm  Community Development and Wellbeing Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 7 June 2023

9:30am  Finance and Performance Committee – Hearing of Annual Plan Submissions
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

7:00pm  Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 12 June 2023

10:00amEketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 14 June 2023

9:30am  Finance and Performance Committee – Deliberations on Matters Raised through Annual Plan Submissions
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 19 June 2023

9:00am  Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 21 June 2023

1:00pm  Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 28 June 2023

9:30am  Tararua District Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

May 2023 Meetings

Tuesday 2 May 2023

9:30am  Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm  Community Development and Wellbeing Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 3 May 2023

7:00pm  Explore Pahiatua
Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 8 May 2023

10:00amEketāhuna Community Board
Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Monday 15 May 2023

9:00am  Dannevirke Community Board
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 17 May 2023

9:30am Audit and Risk Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm  Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 24 May 2023

9:00am  Finance and Performance Committee
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 31 May 2023

9:30am  Tararua District Council
Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Note that this meeting will consider a recommendation to revoke an earlier resolution and make a new resolution in its place.

Notice of Revocation and Alteration of Resolution

Notice is given that the Council meeting being held 31 May 2023 will consider a report seeking revocation of an earlier resolution, and making an amended motion in its place.

April 2023 Meetings

Tuesday 4 April 2023

9:30am Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm       Community Development and Wellbeing Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 5 April 2023

7:00pm       Explore Pahiatua

Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Tuesday 11 April 2023

10:00am      Eketāhuna Community Board

Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Monday 17 April 2023

9:00am       Dannevirke Community Board

Training Room, Business Network Building, 40 Denmark Street, Dannevirke. Access to the meeting room is at the rear of the building - please use driveway between numbers 40 and 42 Denmark Street and enter directly into meeting room from there.

Tuesday 18 April 2023

9:30am       Audit and Risk Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 19 April 2023

1:00pm      Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 26 April 2023

9:30am       Tararua District Council

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

March 2023 Meetings

Wednesday 1 March 2023

9:30am                Tararua District Council

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

7:00pm                Explore Pahiatua

Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Monday 13 March 2023

10:00am              Eketāhuna Community Board

Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 15 March 2023

9:30am                Tararua District Council

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 20 March 2023

9:00am                Dannevirke Community Board

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Friday 24 March 2023 meeting cancelled

9:30am                Audit and Risk Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Wednesday 29 March 2023

9:30am                Tararua District Council

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

February 2023 Meetings

Wednesday 1 February 2023

7:00pm                Explore Pahiatua

Community Centre, Main Street, Pahiatua

Tuesday 7 February 2023

9:30am                Infrastructure, Climate Change and Emergency Management Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

1:00pm                Community Development and Wellbeing Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Monday 13 February 2023

10:00am              Eketāhuna Community Board

Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2, Eketāhuna

Wednesday 15 February 2023

1:00pm                Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

*Note the Strategy, Growth and Planning Committee meeting scheduled for 15 February 2023 has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled to another date.

Monday 20 February 2023

9:00am                Dannevirke Community Board

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

Training Room, The Business Network building, 40 Denmark Street, Dannevirke. Entry to meeting is via rear door accessed from car park behind building.

Note: change of venue

Wednesday 22 February 2023

9:30am                Finance and Performance Committee

Council Chamber, 26 Gordon Street, Dannevirke

*Note the Finance and Performance Committee meeting scheduled for 22 February 2023 has been cancelled.  The business scheduled for discussion at this meeting will now be considered by Council at its 1 March 2023 meeting.

January 2023 Meetings

Council and Committees

Audit and Risk Committee                      Tuesday 24 January 2023 at 9:30am
Tararua District Council Chamber
26 Gordon Street
Dannevirke

Tararua District Council                            Wednesday 25 January 2023 at 1:00pm
Tararua District Council Chamber
26 Gordon Street
Dannevirke

December 2022 Meetings

Council and Committees

Tararua District Council                      Wednesday 14 December 2022 at 9:30am
Tararua District Council Chamber
26 Gordon Street
Dannevirke

Community Boards

Dannevirke Community Board           Monday 5 December 2022 at 8:00am
Tararua District Council Chamber
26 Gordon Street
Dannevirke

Eketahuna Community Board            Monday 12 December 2022 at 10:00am
Eketahuna War Memorial Hall
Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2
Eketahuna

Community Committees

Explore Pahiatua                                Wednesday 7 December 2022 at 7.00pm  
Community Centre
Main Street
Pahiatua

November 2022 Meetings

Council and Committees

Tararua District Council                      Wednesday 16 November 2022 at 9:30am
Tararua District Council Chamber
26 Gordon Street
Dannevirke

Community Boards

The first meetings of the new Community Boards will be held as follows, and includes the elected board members making their statutory declarations for this term.

Dannevirke Community Board           Monday 7 November 2022 at 1:00pm
Tararua District Council Chamber
26 Gordon Street
Dannevirke

Eketahuna Community Board            Monday 14 November 2022 at 10:00am
Eketahuna War Memorial Hall
Corner of Jones Street and State Highway 2
Eketahuna

Community Committees

Explore Pahiatua                                Wednesday 2 November 2022 at 7.00pm  
Community Centre
Main Street
Pahiatua

October 2022 Meetings

Tuesday, 25 October 2022

7:00pm First Triennial Council Meeting

This meeting will be held at The Hub, 43 Gordon Street, Dannevirke. The Mayor and Councillors will make and attest their formal oaths of office. The meeting will then adjourn to reconvene the next day in Council Chambers.

Wednesday, 26 October 2022

9:30am - Reconvened First Triennial Council Meeting 9:30am