The Taranaki Regional Council works with the Taranaki community to help make the region a fantastic place to live, play and do business.
Our healthy environment is highly valued and the provision of services, amenities and infrastructure are vital to the well-being and lifestyle of everyone in Taranaki. Strong investment by the Taranaki community and the Council contributes to Taranaki’s enviable lifestyle:
- Checking river health.
- Monitoring swimming spots.
- Restoring native habitats.
- World-class Pukeiti, Tupare and Hollard gardens.
- Public bus services.
- Investing in Yarrow Stadium.
- Assisting Puke Ariki, heritage and culture.
The Council works with the region’s industries, farmers, iwi and communities to ensure the sustainable use, development and protection of our environment which supports a strong regional economy:
Reporting environmental performance.
- Promoting riparian fencing and planting.
- Supporting sustainable farming.
- Eliminating possums, other predators and pest plants.
- Providing flood protection.
- Monitoring nature’s extremes.
Taking Taranaki forward
- Connecting people and planning for the future.
- Supporting community initiatives.
- Building scientific knowledge.
- Educating future generations
- Owning Port Taranaki.
Taranaki Regional Council — working with people, caring for Taranaki.
To work for a thriving and prosperous Taranaki by:
- Promoting the sustainable use, development and protection of our natural and physical resources.
- Safeguarding Taranaki’s people and resources from natural and other hazards.
- Promoting and providing for significant services, amenities and infrastructure.
- Representing Taranaki’s interests and contributions regionally, nationally and internationally.
We will do this by leading with responsibility, working co-operatively, to encourage community participation, and taking into account the Treaty of Waitangi.
Local Governance Statement 2016-2019
The Taranaki Regional Council Local Governance Statement provides information about the processes through which the Council engages with its community; how it makes decisions; and how citizens can influence those processes.Taranaki Regional Council Local Governance Statement 2016-2019 (415 KB pdf) (single document only)