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Localised 0800 Number

Localised 0800 Number

We have a localised 0800 number for the Wairarapa if you are struggling to get essential items or need additional support. 0800 239 247 If you haven’t already please make sure you’re following the Covid-19 – Wairarapa Updates page.

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Passing of former Carterton Mayor Barry Keys

Passing of former Carterton Mayor Barry Keys

Thursday 2nd April 2020 Media Statement – Passing of former Carterton Mayor Barry Keys Carterton District Council acknowledges the passing of former Carterton Mayor, and local barrister, Barry Keys. Barry was Mayor from 1984 to 1995.  He oversaw the amalgamation of...

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Total Fire Ban Lifted – Now Restricted

Total Fire Ban Lifted – Now Restricted

As from yesterday (Monday 30 March) the Wairarapa District is moving to a restricted fire season, that if fires by permit only. The Public need to go to www.checkitsaright.nz or 0800-65-86-28 to get permits.

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Rubbish and recycling during Alert 4 lockdown

Rubbish and recycling during Alert 4 lockdown

Rubbish and recycling during Alert 4 lock down Urban residents: The kerbside rubbish collection will continue as normal. Recycling collection will be suspended for the next two weeks while we ensure a safe protocol for pick-up and processing. Don’t forget to pick up...

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Councils unite to fight COVID-19

Councils unite to fight COVID-19

The three Wairarapa Councils are uniting to fight the spread of COVID-19 and urgently asking the community to follow Government advice. A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Wairarapa and the Councils have been advised to close libraries as a precaution. The...

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Update on confirmed COVID-19 case in Carterton

Update on confirmed COVID-19 case in Carterton

21 March 2020 On behalf of Carterton Mayor Greg Lang This afternoon the Ministry of Health confirmed Wairarapa’s first case of COVID-19. Out of interest to our close-knit community, and with the permission of the affected staff members, we can now confirm that this...

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Clock tower update March 2020

Clock tower update March 2020

We know many of you will be wanting to know the outcome of the clock tower decision at Wednesday's Ordinary Council meeting. A report was made to council for additional funding to complete the remediation work on the clock tower. The estimated cost to complete the...

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Community Garden BBQ

Community Garden BBQ

Kia ora koutou Sadly we will have to cancel our get together in the garden this Friday however I know some of you are keen to get involved so if that’s you, please contact Anna Kingsley annakingsley@inspire.net.nz or Lisa Matthews lisajanematthews@gmail.com, or send...

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Carterton’s new Happy to Chat bench

Carterton’s new Happy to Chat bench

An initiative from Joy for Generation’s Lucy Adlam to keep all members of Carterton’s community connected has seen the inclusion of the district’s first official ‘Happy to Chat’ bench. The seat on the corner of High Street and Holloway Street provides Carterton...

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Update on cycle skills track at Carrington Park

Update on cycle skills track at Carrington Park

Are you as excited about the kids' cycle track as we are?! Work is well under way now and we've got a sign up on the fence so you can check out the plans for yourself. Thanks to Lions Club of Carterton, NZ for this amazing project. Anyone wishing to donate to this...

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WELL DONE CARTERTON!

WELL DONE CARTERTON!

We appreciate all the hard work you've been doing to conserve water, and it's really making a difference. The water ban will continue until we have significant rainfall to increase the flows at the Kaipatangata Stream, which is our main water source. And although it's...

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