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Charles Rooking Carter Awards 2021 winners announced

Charles Rooking Carter Awards 2021 winners announced

The Charles Rooking Carter Awards, were held at the Carterton Events Centre on Saturday evening, where the community came together to celebrate Carterton’s coolest people. The Charles Rooking Carter Community Awards was created by the Carterton District Council in...

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Update on wastewater ponds – Friday18 June

Update on wastewater ponds – Friday18 June

18 June 2021 We have borrowed an aerator for pond 2 (pictured). This is needed to raise the dissolved oxygen levels in the ponds. Aerobic bacteria need dissolved oxygen to survive. We are working to transfer healthy bacteria into the ponds and increase aeration to...

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Update on raised pedestrian crossing High St Sth

Update on raised pedestrian crossing High St Sth

18 June 2021 Good progress has been made with the safety improvement work on the raised pedestrian crossing near South End School in the past weeks and we thank you for your patience. Capital Journeys has advised they are nearing the end of the programme and the work...

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Update on wastewater ponds – Tuesday 15 June

Update on wastewater ponds – Tuesday 15 June

15 June 2021 The Council has taken the following actions: • We are sourcing additional aeration units – these are needed to raise the dissolved oxygen levels in the ponds. Aerobic bacteria need dissolved oxygen to survive. • The aerobic bacteria in the sludge digest...

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Carterton Funding Workshops

Carterton Funding Workshops

Register your interest for a FREE funding information workshop. Come along to; - Hear presentations from Funders - Find funding information and resources - Spend one-on-one time with funders Two sessions available: 2pm - 4pm OR 530pm - 730pm Register your interest at...

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Three waters reform – Update June 2021

Three waters reform – Update June 2021

2 June 2021 Today the DIA released 4 evidence based reports in relation to the three waters reform, building the case for change. These can be found at https://www.dia.govt.nz/Three-waters-review What does this mean for our council and community? We’re still waiting...

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Water Transgression Report May 2021

Water Transgression Report May 2021

May 2021 Last month, we promised you a full and comprehensive public report of the investigation and remedial work taken during the boil water notice, and our ongoing plans for our water infrastructure. This is now available online here To keep up to date with further...

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Carterton library open until 2pm Saturdays

Carterton library open until 2pm Saturdays

6 May 2021 We’re aligning our Wairarapa Library Services Saturday hours, so Carterton, Featherston, Greytown and Martinborough libraries are now all open until 2pm on Saturdays. You can still access Ebooks and audiobooks 24 hours a day for free with your library card...

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Cheques no longer accepted after Friday 21 May 2021

Cheques no longer accepted after Friday 21 May 2021

Due to a phase out of cheques by banks, we can no longer accept payments via cheque. We can accept some payments online, such as dog registrations. You can view these here We also have other ways that you can pay your rates – You can pay for the whole year by 20...

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2021 By-election Results

2021 By-election Results

Dale Williams has been elected to the Carterton District Council, after voting in the by-election closed at midday today. Preliminary results show Mr Williams is the successful candidate with 1,397 votes out of the 2,325 votes which have been counted thus far. While...

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Anzac Parade and Service 2021

Anzac Parade and Service 2021

Carterton's Anzac Parade and Service details for Sunday 25th April: 10:45am Parade participants assemble at the Carterton Events Centre, 50 Holloway Street. 11am Parade starts. Leaves Holloway Street, travels along High Street to Memorial Square. After the Memorial...

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