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Ten Year Plan submission period ends

Thursday 24 May 2018 Media Statement – Carterton Ten Year Plan submission period ends Consultation on Carterton’s Ten Year Plan closed at midday Wednesday 23 May, with 123 submitters formally having their say on Council’s plans for the next decade. Mayor John Booth is...

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UltraFast Broadband rolling out in July

Chorus has announced that the build of the UltraFast Broadband fibre network (UFB2) in Carterton will commence in July 2018 and will be completed within a 12 month period. Fibre provides the broadband equivalent of an autobahn right to the door of homes and...

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Creative Communities Funding

A last chance for all artists, performers, entertainers, crafters and budding arty folk - applications to the Carterton Creative Communities Scheme close next Friday 27th! If you have an idea for a creative community project, check out how we may be able to support...

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Join Neighbourhood Support to get prepared

Join Neighbourhood Support to get prepared Neighbourhood Support has come a long way from the original Neighbourhood Watch model which had a strong focus on preventing crime.  While that is still one of the important roles, there is a new emphasis is on developing and...

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Clock Tower upgrade

The iconic Carterton Clock Tower will soon undergo required earthquake strengthening works. The work, scheduled to take place in the next few months, will mean some disruption to the site and in particular the silencing of the clock tower bell. Carterton District...

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Fencing your Swimming and Spa Pool

If there is a swimming or spa pool on your property (no matter if you own or rent) it’s your responsibility to make sure it’s safe and that no child can come to harm by accessing your pool without supervision. The Government has recently changed the law to increase...

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April School Holiday Programme

Registrations for our April School Holiday Programme are now open! This free programme runs during the second week of the school holidays from Mon 23rd - Fri 27th April, with the exception of Wednesday 25th April (Anzac Day public holiday). For more information about...

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Council and Marae forge meaningful partnership

Wednesday 21st February marked a special day for council and Hurunui o Rangi Marae, coming together to officially sign their MOU, formalising their working relationship. Mayor John Booth acknowledged the importance of the partnership for the good of the community, and...

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Extra hours for Dalefield Transfer Station

Responding to feedback from its community during the recent “Our Future Carterton” engagement prior to Christmas, Carterton District Council has put the wheels in motion to extend the weekend hours at the Dalefield Road Transfer Station. Infrastructure and Services...

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Carterton Residents Survey 2017

Performing for our people Mayor John Booth Tuesday 13th February 2018 The Local Government Act 2002 states that the purpose of local government is to enable democratic local decision-making and action by, and on behalf of, communities; and to meet the current and...

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Prohibited items causing landfill fires

PROHIBITED ITEMS CAUSING LANDFILL FIRES The three Wairarapa Council's have been asked to distribute the following caution to Wairarapa residents on behalf of their landfill disposal provider, Midwest Disposals. The last 2 years has seen a dramatic increase in the...

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