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Applications are now open for the TUIA programme

Applications are now open for the TUIA programme

The Tuia programme is an intentional, long term, intergenerational approach to develop the leadership capacity of young Maori in communities throughout New Zealand. This programme involves local Mayors selecting a young Māori person from their district to mentor on a...

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Kaiwhata Road closed – 11 November 2020

Kaiwhata Road closed – 11 November 2020

Kaiwhata Road is closed due to a slip blocking the Kaiwhata River, causing flooding across the road at Kummerstein. Signage advising the road is closed has been placed at Kaiwhata/Te Wharau Rd intersection with signage at the Kummerstein boundary. Kaiwhata Road is...

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Pools open from 14 November

Pools open from 14 November

The Carterton outdoor swimming pool summer 2020/21 season hours:  The outdoor pools will be open from 14 November 2020. Monday – Friday 2pm – 6pm Weekends 10 am – 6pm Christmas Day CLOSED School Holidays/Public Holidays – 10am – 6pm Late nights: Wednesdays and Fridays...

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Proposed name change for Carterton Events Centre

Proposed name change for Carterton Events Centre

22 October 2020 The Carterton Events Centre could further bolster its already well-known brand as Wairarapa’s premier events venue should a proposed name change get across the line at next week’s Ordinary Council meeting. In a report to council included in the agenda,...

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Clock tower update 25 September 2020

Clock tower update 25 September 2020

25 September 2020 What work is yet to be carried out? The panels on the side of tower need to be constructed, plastering is required over the top of the wrap to bring back its concrete appearance, the clock face needs cleaning, painting needs to be done and then we...

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Lights out until Monday

Lights out until Monday

Thursday 24 September We apologise for keeping you in the dark about the situation with the street lights. There is an entire quadrant of lights currently out between Kupe Drive and Pembroke Street, affecting Lincoln Road, High Street and most streets in between. This...

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Daffodil Festival 2020 cancelled

Daffodil Festival 2020 cancelled

Carterton District Council is disappointed to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Daffodil Festival due to today’s announcement from the government that Wairarapa will remain in alert level 2 until at least 16 September. The council has been planning and preparing...

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Covid alert levels and the Daffodil Festival

Covid alert levels and the Daffodil Festival

24 August 2020 We appreciate your patience whilst we waited for today’s announcement regarding NZ’s Covid Levels.  We have decided to delay making a final decision about the 2020 Daffodil festival until next week.  This will give us more time to ensure we have the...

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