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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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Strategy’s New Year programme

Media Statement Tuesday 15 January 2019 Strategy’s New Year programme Work will continue on the Wairarapa Economic Development Strategy following the Christmas holiday period. Meetings to discuss the regions priorities will commence again this week. The strategy’s...

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Positive Ageing Strategy Update

The latest news on the Positive Ageing Strategy is up and available here… if you haven’t already done it then please head along to http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PositiveAge you have until Monday 31 December to have your say on what your, or your loved ones aged future...

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Late nights starting soon at pool

Carterton's popular outdoor swimming pool will soon be including two late nights, open until 8pm, to its summer operating hours. Feedback through council Facebook page often pleaded for longer hours to allow working families, and commuters, to enjoy the pool on hot...

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Dung beetles to be rolled out nationwide

Greater Wellington Regional Council’s has recently formed a partnership with Dung Beetle Innovations to launch the first region-wide release of non-native dung beetles in New Zealand. This is something GWRC are very passionate about and would like to share with...

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