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Last updated: 14 Dec, 2021 03:36pm

Budding STEM students to send their imaginations to Mars

Budding STEM students to send their imaginations to Mars

21 January 2022 Kids in the South Wairarapa and Carterton districts are getting a chance these holidays to acquire some top-level robotics skills from Victoria University. The university’s engineering department and Wairarapa Library Service are joining forces to hold...

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Maus finds new house

Maus finds new house

Carterton's most famous rodent is heading to a new home but leaves a legacy for future artwork in the district. Maus found fame during the spring of 2021 when he was a prominent feature on Carterton’s High St. The drawing painting hung on the south face of the town's...

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Sprinkler Restrictions In Place

Sprinkler Restrictions In Place

Carterton residents on the town water supply are asked to limit outdoor watering from today [Wednesday 5 January]. Carterton District Council has called on people whose homes are linked to the urban water system to use sprinkler systems on alternate days only....

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Summer Hours and Contacts

Summer Hours and Contacts

We hope you enjoy a restful holiday break to welcome 2022. With our team members taking a well-earned break, our service hours will change over the festive period. Emergency contacts are listed below. Other opening times are also listed. Statutory Holidays The...

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Call for Carterton’s Community to Nominate Local Heroes

Call for Carterton’s Community to Nominate Local Heroes

Nominations are now open for the prestigious Charles Rooking Carter Community Awards, returning in 2022. The Awards recognise people who generously provide time, passion, and commitment to making Carterton a caring and thriving place to live. And for the first time,...

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Three Waters Update: December 2021

Three Waters Update: December 2021

Consultation: Economic regulation and consumer protection for Three Waters A consultation on the design of the economic regulation and consumer protection for the future Three Waters system closes on Monday 20 December. A joint submission by Wellington Region Councils...

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Funding applications open

Funding applications open

Applications are now open for the Carterton & Districts Returned & Services Memorial Trust Tertiary Grant and 2022 Rural Travel Fund Grant.   Carterton & Districts Returned & Services Memorial Trust Tertiary Grant. The Carterton & Districts...

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Carterton Packs The Bus

Carterton Packs The Bus

Carterton's community stepped up again to Pack The Bus. The Bus stopped at Carterton New World, and South End, St Mary's, and Carterton Schools to collect gifts. Councillor Robyn Cherry-Campbell joined members of our Community team, students and teachers of each...

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Pool Update November 29: Almost ready to open

Pool Update November 29: Almost ready to open

As summer approaches, we know everyone is hanging out to make a big splash in the pool. We’re all keen to take a dip, but we’re not quite ready to open our District swimming pool up yet. The maintenance to strengthen the changing rooms is close to completion but still...

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Carterton Events Centre staff member wins national award

Carterton Events Centre staff member wins national award

26 November 2021 Carterton Events Centre Sales and Marketing Coordinator Jenni Hall successfully made her mark on the New Zealand awards sector last night by winning the EVANZ Rising Star of the Year Award. The Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand [EVANZ]...

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Residents Survey provides direction for 2021/22

Residents Survey provides direction for 2021/22

12  November 2021 Carterton District Council’s 2021 Annual Residents Survey results are now publicly available and provides valuable insights into what the Carterton community values and where it feels the Council can improve. The survey provides an overview of the...

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