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Councils unite to fight COVID-19

Councils unite to fight COVID-19

The three Wairarapa Councils are uniting to fight the spread of COVID-19 and urgently asking the community to follow Government advice. A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Wairarapa and the Councils have been advised to close libraries as a precaution. The...
Update on confirmed COVID-19 case in Carterton

Update on confirmed COVID-19 case in Carterton

21 March 2020 On behalf of Carterton Mayor Greg Lang This afternoon the Ministry of Health confirmed Wairarapa’s first case of COVID-19. Out of interest to our close-knit community, and with the permission of the affected staff members, we can now confirm that this...
Water Shut Off on Charles Street today – 9.30am

Water Shut Off on Charles Street today – 9.30am

Reticulation staff will be doing an emergency fire hydrant repair in Charles st this morning from 9.30am and water will be shut off from this period. The job should only take 1 hour and water may come on earlier than stated. Residents of the area effected  are advise...
Clock tower update March 2020

Clock tower update March 2020

We know many of you will be wanting to know the outcome of the clock tower decision at Wednesday’s Ordinary Council meeting. A report was made to council for additional funding to complete the remediation work on the clock tower. The estimated cost to complete...
Community Garden BBQ

Community Garden BBQ

Kia ora koutou Sadly we will have to cancel our get together in the garden this Friday however I know some of you are keen to get involved so if that’s you, please contact Anna Kingsley annakingsley@inspire.net.nz or Lisa Matthews lisajanematthews@gmail.com, or send...
Dry ground prevents removal of corrugations and pot holes

Dry ground prevents removal of corrugations and pot holes

The current dry period has put the council between a rock and a hard place. The ground is so dry that we can’t grade the roads to remove corrugations and pot holes, and we share the community’s frustrations. We appreciate everyone’s patience while we work...