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Last updated: 14 Dec, 2021 03:36pm

Bins out Tuesday! Public Holiday Monday

Bins out Tuesday! Public Holiday Monday

Rubbish, waste, and recycling to be collected Tuesday 24 January due to a public holiday on Monday 23 January. Wheelie bin collection for those with recycling wheelie bins numbered 1. Glass crates for those with a bin numbered 2.

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Cyclone Hale Rural Recovery Assistance

Cyclone Hale Rural Recovery Assistance

Wairarapa farmers and growers affected by Cyclone Hale are invited to ask for help if they need it. Up to $80,000 has been released by the Government to the East Coast Rural Support Trust to help with the recovery from the considerable damage caused by Cyclone Hale...

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Community Grants Fund Open Now!

Community Grants Fund Open Now!

Applications are now open for the Carterton & Districts Returned & Services Memorial Trust Tertiary Grant and 2023 Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund.   Carterton & Districts Returned & Services Memorial Trust Applications for grants are invited...

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21/12/22 ROAD CLOSED – SERIOUS CRASH PONATAHI ROAD

21/12/22 ROAD CLOSED – SERIOUS CRASH PONATAHI ROAD

21 December 2022 Police are responding to a serious crash in Ponatahi, near Carterton. Sadly, one person has died. A second person has been seriously injured. The road is closed on Ponatahi after the Millars Rd intersection and is expected to be closed for some time...

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20 December 2022 Severe Thunderstorm Watch

20 December 2022 Severe Thunderstorm Watch

20 December 2022 * 4pm update - Waiohine Gorge Road closed due to sizeable slip MetService New Zealand has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for a period of 8 hours from 2pm to 9pm Tue, 20 Dec and HEAVY RAIN WARNING for the Tararua District and Wairarapa north of...

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๐Ž๐ซ๐๐ข๐ง๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ข๐ฅ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐š ๐œ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ฉ ๐œ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฆ๐จ๐ง๐ฒ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ

๐Ž๐ซ๐๐ข๐ง๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ข๐ฅ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐š ๐œ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ฉ ๐œ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฆ๐จ๐ง๐ฒ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ

It was fantastic to celebrate with 11 Carterton citizens to officially welcome them to New Zealand with our first citizenship since 2020. Thank you to Hurunui-o-rangi Marae for to pลwhiri, and to St Maryโ€™s school tamariki for your beautiful waiata and powerful haka....

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Pack The Bus spreads Christmas cheer in Carterton

Pack The Bus spreads Christmas cheer in Carterton

Our generous community turned out again to Pack The Bus, and one of our lovely locals almost packed it herself! Carterton's own Lisa Lee raised $3350 through her company Pretty Pearls & Crystals NZ. Lisa's auctions gathered online donations from across the world...

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