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What We Do

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This page contains information about Council's role in local government.
Updated: 25/03/2020 11:43 a.m.

We have some core jobs that we carry out on behalf of our community.

  • We provide roads, footpaths, walking tracks and cycleways so you can get around our district. 
  • We provide fresh water to drink. 
  • We dispose of rubbish, stormwater and sewage. 
  • We also provide parks, libraries and community spaces. 

We do these things every day for our community.

Other services we provide include: 

  • pensioner housing
  • health inspection
  • liquor licensing
  • parking controls
  • noise control
  • litter control
  • Civil Defence
  • building consents
  • land use consents
  • land subdivision

Council Structure

The political and management structure of Council, and how these work together.

Legislative Framework

A lot of what Council does is set by Government legislation. Follow the link below to find out more about the framework that guides what we do.

Legislative Framework

Local Governance Statement

The Local Governance statement is a collection of information about the way Council works to enable democratic local decision-making to support the purpose of local government and promote local democracy.

Our Vision and Community Outcomes

Everything we do is also guided by our vision and community outcomes. Follow the link below to learn more about our vision and community outcomes.  

Our Vision and Community Outcomes



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