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Carterton District Council is White Ribbon accredited and fully supports the White Ribbon initiative to stop violence against women.

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Carterton library open until 2pm Saturdays

Carterton library open until 2pm Saturdays

6 May 2021 We’re aligning our Wairarapa Library Services Saturday hours, so Carterton, Featherston, Greytown and Martinborough libraries are now all open until 2pm on Saturdays. You can still access Ebooks and audiobooks 24 hours a day for free with your library card...

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Cheques no longer accepted after Friday 21 May 2021

Cheques no longer accepted after Friday 21 May 2021

Due to a phase out of cheques by banks, we can no longer accept payments via cheque. We can accept some payments online, such as dog registrations. You can view these here We also have other ways that you can pay your rates – You can pay for the whole year by 20...

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2021 By-election Results

2021 By-election Results

Dale Williams has been elected to the Carterton District Council, after voting in the by-election closed at midday today. Preliminary results show Mr Williams is the successful candidate with 1,397 votes out of the 2,325 votes which have been counted thus far. While...

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Anzac Parade and Service 2021

Anzac Parade and Service 2021

Carterton's Anzac Parade and Service details for Sunday 25th April: 10:45am Parade participants assemble at the Carterton Events Centre, 50 Holloway Street. 11am Parade starts. Leaves Holloway Street, travels along High Street to Memorial Square. After the Memorial...

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A friendly reminder that all our Wairarapa Library Services branches will be open until 2pm today (Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough) ... See MoreSee Less

Due to a phase out of cheques by banks, we can no longer accept payments via cheque. We can accept some payments online, such as dog registrations.

We also have other ways that you can pay your rates – You can pay for the whole year by 20 August manually online or you can set up direct debits which go out weekly/fortnightly on Thursdays. Direct debits that we set up exempts your account from penalty and is our preferred method. To set this up, please email rates@cdc.govt.nz
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Cheques, this out.

We’re aligning our Wairarapa Library Services Saturday hours, so Carterton, Featherston, Greytown and Martinborough libraries are now all open until 2pm on Saturdays. And remember, you can still access Ebooks and audiobooks 24 hours a day for free with your library card number and PIN via the Libby app at www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/ ... See MoreSee Less

Today we had a full day of people speaking about their submissions to our draft long term plan. It was fantastic to hear the diverse range of topics from our passionate community before the council deliberates tomorrow. Special thanks to our youngest submitter Molly from St Mary’s School Carterton - she’s 10 years old! 👏 ... See MoreSee Less

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Molly was amazing - expect to see her around the CDC table in future! Thanks also to all the submitters - a healthy mix of challenging, considered, and constructive input into the deliberation process for Carterton districts 10 year plan.

Isn't she amazing so real about this project which sounds is going to happen for the kids at our beautifull. Pools

We’ll done Molly, Abi had told me about this - good luck ☘️

Go Molly 💓💓💓

Rosemary Schischka

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It's official! Final results for the 2021 By-Election are now in:

Dale Williams 1404 votes
Mike Osborne 513 votes
Grant Pittams 420 votes

Thank you to everyone who voted 🙂
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