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Final Proposal for a Wairarapa District Council

Final Proposal for a Wairarapa District Council

Visit the Local Government Commission website for a full overview of the proposal , the details, and what happens next. On Tuesday 18th July, the Local Government Commission briefed the three Wairarapa councils on the final proposal of the Wairarapa District Council....

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Celebrating Carterton’s Coolest People

Celebrating Carterton’s Coolest People

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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Clareville Cemetery welcomes Natural Burials

Clareville Cemetery welcomes Natural Burials

From 1st July 2017, Clareville Cemetery will offer Natural Burials as an alternative to normal burial options. Carterton District Council has made the decision after numerous enquiries and requests for natural burials. Over the past 15 years a public movement has...

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Carterton Celebrates 160 years

Carterton Celebrates 160 years

2017 marks the 160th anniversary since Carterton was established by Charles Rooking Carter. Carterton District Council has recognised this anniversary by creating a 160 year logo which can be used on marketing and advertising council activities. Carterton businesses...

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Waste Management and Minimisation Plan

Waste Management and Minimisation Plan

The councils of the Wellington region are working together to reduce waste.  Following a review of their waste management practices, the councils have developed a new draft Wellington Region Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP). Submissions are now CLOSED. ...

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Draft Annual Plan Consultation 2017/18

Draft Annual Plan Consultation 2017/18

Submissions are now CLOSED.  We are currently consulting on the Draft Annual Plan 2017/2018 and encourage Carterton residents to "Have their say" on what you think the council should be doing and the services we should be providing over the next year. Council has put...

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Easter Sunday Shop Trading – All you need to know.

Easter Sunday Shop Trading – All you need to know.

Carterton District Council adopted the Easter Shop Trading policy at their council meeting on Wednesday 22nd February 2017. View news article here View CDC Easter Trading Policy here The adoption of the Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy took effect from Easter Sunday...

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Quick response to water outage.

Quick response to water outage.

Carterton residents experienced a water outage on Monday morning, due to damage to an overflow pipe within Carterton District Council’s water infrastructure. Local residents were quick to inform council of the water outage, with the operations team swift to respond....

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Open Fire Season

Open Fire Season

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 that the Wairarapa Rural Fire District REVOKES the previously imposed Restricted Fire Season and declares an OPEN FIRE SEASON across the whole of the Wairarapa Rural Fire District....

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Name confirmed for new park.

Name confirmed for new park.

Carterton's newest park will be called "Bird's Park". During the month of January Carterton District Council invited feedback via a survey created to understand what people want in their local park. The name of the park was a popular topic, and it was agreed at the...

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Connected Carterton gather to prepare.

Connected Carterton gather to prepare.

Last Sunday Carterton residents gathered together to start their community emergency preparedness plan. With emergency preparedness at the forefront of the country’s attention the Carterton District Council has been working alongside, Resilient Carterton, Project...

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Water Restrictions still in place for Carterton

Water Restrictions still in place for Carterton

Carterton water restrictions are still in place, and could be increased due to damage caused to council’s water intake infrastructure after the Kaipatangata Stream, Cartertons’ primary water supply, flooded several days ago. Cartertons’ water supply is being sourced...

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