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Plastic Bag Ban from 1 July 2019

Plastic Bag Ban from 1 July 2019

From 1 July 2019, the Waste Minimisation (Plastic Shopping Bags) Regulations 2018 comes into force, meaning retailers can no longer sell or provide single-use plastic shopping bags to customers for carrying or distributing their sold goods. This ban affects all...
Sparks Park

Sparks Park

We’ve noticed there has been some chatter in the community about a possible residential development adjoining Sparks Park. Council is aware of a potential proposal that could involve swapping a portion of the existing park with another piece of adjoining land.  ...
Technical issues with our online forms

Technical issues with our online forms

It appears some of the forms on our website aren’t working as they should be. We appreciate your patience while we work to fix this as quickly as we can. In the meantime, if something you need on the website isn’t working or you need to contact us, please...
Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) Consultation

Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) Consultation

Carterton District Council is consulting on the issue of joining the Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA). We’re inviting submissions beginning Wednesday June 5 and ending Wednesday July 5. Click here for the Statement of Proposal and here for supporting documents....
Recycling wheelie bins – coming soon!

Recycling wheelie bins – coming soon!

In 2018 the three Wairarapa Councils consulted on a plan to introduce wheelie bins for recycling and following consultation, it was decided that the three Councils would jointly introduce wheelie bins. The improved recycling service will be cleaner, greener and...