Climate Change Advisor appointed

Climate Change Advisor appointed

South Wairarapa District Council and Carterton District Council are pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Barthe to the role of Climate Change Advisor. The need for a Climate Change Advisor became apparent after a number of submissions were received during...
Wairarapa councils launch regional Positive Ageing Strategy

Wairarapa councils launch regional Positive Ageing Strategy

A region-wide strategy addressing how to meet the wellbeing needs of the Wairarapa’s ageing community was launched this morning at an event at the Carterton Events Centre. The Wairarapa Positive Ageing Strategy launch event was attended by Hon Minister for Seniors...
9th of September is the day to remember

9th of September is the day to remember

9TH OF SEPTEMBER IS THE DAY TO REMEMBER! Many of you have received your recycling wheelie bins already, and we’re excited to start this service the week beginning September 9th. It’s great to see so many of you wanting to get out and use all that extra...
Carterton first in Wairarapa to launch IdealCup CupCycling™

Carterton first in Wairarapa to launch IdealCup CupCycling™

IdealCup Founder Stephanie Fry (left) with Crystal Thompson from Wild Oats and Carterton District Council’s zero waste coordinator Jo Dean. Carterton District Council and IdealCup have teamed up to launch CupCycling™ in Carterton to support local cafes in their...
Carterton considers clocktower colour consultation

Carterton considers clocktower colour consultation

Carterton District Council’s Policy and Strategy Committee will next week decide on whether Carterton residents can choose a new paint colour for the town’s iconic clocktower. The once heralded “Carterton’s Big Ben” has been under construction lately after a seismic...
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...