About this site

This page has information about this website, including privacy and copyright issues.

The Taranaki Regional Council has made every reasonable effort to provide complete and accurate information on this website, but accepts no responsibility or liability for the public's subsequent use or misuse of the information provided.

While every effort is made to keep this website up to date, please note that some documents and information may have been superseded and/or amended since they were first published.


The collection and use of personal information by Taranaki Regional Council is regulated by the Privacy Act 1993. Under this Act, personal information may be collected only for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of the council and only if necessary for that purpose. Such information must, as a general rule, be collected directly from the individual concerned and that person must be told why the information is needed.

The Taranaki Regional Council will use personal information provided by website visitors only for the reasons it was given. The only use we make of personal information (usually email addresses) is to respond to queries arising from our website. We do not otherwise make use of personal information, nor do we provide it to third parties unless written permission is given by the website visitor concerned.

All enquiries about or formal requests for information in terms of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, or the Privacy Act 1993 should be in writing to:

The Chief Executive
Taranaki Regional Council
Private Bag 713
Stratford 4352


This website and all its content (unless otherwise stated) is owned by the Taranaki Regional Council and is subject to copyright. Website visitors may reproduce, store and use the content of this website for personal, informational and non-commercial purposes only.

Except as stated in the above paragraph, no portion of the content of the website, including text, graphics, photos and the Council logo, may be copied or used without the written permission of the Council.

Website use

Website visitors are not allowed to do anything which alters the website, or interferes with or affects its working. This includes removing anything from it, adding anything to it, linking it to another website, and distributing any part of it to anyone else.


When a link is provided from this site to another site, or to a PDF file on this site, it will generally open in a new browser window.

PDF files

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Contact details

Email webmaster@trc.govt.nz if you have any comments about this site, or use the site feedback form.