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EMERGENCIES

NONE

Visit the Emergency Management page for information regarding Emergency Preparedness and where your local Civil Defence Centre is located.

ROADS ARE OPEN

NO CLOSURES

Road closures will be updated here when council have received information from NZTA or similar authorities.

FIRE STATUS

RESTRICTIONS

Restricted Fire Season in place from Monday 11 December 2017.
A restricted fire season is now in place throughout Carterton District. All fires now require permits. This also includes Fireworks and Chinese Lanterns.

For rural fire permits, ring Wairarapa Rural Fire District Office on 06 370 9557 or go to www.wrfd.org.nz and apply on-line.
For urban fire permits, ring Carterton District Council on 06 379 4030.

WATER STATUS

Water Restrictions now in place

Carterton District Council is imposing water restrictions on the use of the Town Water Supply, due to the lack of rain fall and the current low level of rivers and streams.  Water restrictions come in to force today, Monday 27th November.

Hand-held hosing and sprinkler use only, is permitted:

  • Even numbered properties on even numbered days.
  • Odd numbered properties on odd numbered days.

Notice also applies to rural addresses connected to Town Water Supply and will be upgraded to a total hosing ban if we cannot reduce the current demand on our water supply.

Visit the Water usage page to see Carterton’s daily totals