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It’s time to have your say!

It’s the time of year where Carterton District Council reviews its Annual Plan for the 2019/20 year. This is a key planning document and its purpose is to enhance transparency and accountability to the Carterton community by outlining the activities of the Council...

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Creative Communities funding now open

Do you have an idea for a creative project? The Creative Communities Scheme is now open for applications. The purpose of the funding is to support a wide range of community arts projects including: Craft/Object arts, Dance, Interarts, Literature, Ngā Toi Māori,...

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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and a satisfactory reduction in fire danger, the prohibited fire season (total fire ban) in the Wairarapa district has been revoked.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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