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Restricted Fire Season (fire by permit)

Restricted Fire Season Due to cooler temperatures and a satisfactory reduction in fire danger, the prohibited fire season (total fire ban) in the Wairarapa district has been revoked. While the fire danger has reduced, there are still some concerns around the...

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Carterton District Councillor Resigns

Councillor Tracey O’Callaghan resigned from her elected member position with Carterton District Council earlier today, with immediate effect. Tracey was elected onto council during the 2016 local body elections and was a member on the Audit and Risk Committee, Policy...

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Water Race Restrictions Now In Force

Due to the lack of rain fall and the current low water levels of the Waingawa & Mangatarere Rivers, water restrictions have been imposed on the use of the Taratahi & Carrington Water Race. As our water allocation has been reduced to the lowest take, we need to...

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PROHIBITED Fire Season

Please be advised that from 8:00am Friday 15th February 2019 the Wairarapa Urban and Rural areas are moving into a PROHIBITED fire season. ALL fire permits previously issued will be SUSPENDED from this date. For more information visit Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ)...

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Water restrictions now in force

Water restrictions on the use of the Town Water Supply is now in force due to the lack of rain fall and the current water of rivers and streams. Hand-held hosing use only is permitted. Even numbered properties on even numbered days. Odd numbered properties on odd...

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Email down

Just letting all our networks know that we are currently experiencing issues with our external email and phone lines, and therefore have little communication with all our community. We apologise if this causing any inconvenience, hopefully we will be up and running...

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Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund Applications Open

        Carterton District Council invites applications from rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people aged between 5 and 19 years who require subsidies to assist with transport expenses to local sporting competitions. Information...

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