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TUIA Programme Applications now open

TUIA Programme Applications now open

The three Wairarapa councils are welcoming applications to join the TUIA Programme. TUIA is a mentoring programme for Māori aged 18-25 which encourages our rangatahi to grow in their communities. The partnership between the Mayors and rangatahi will help them develop...

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AND THE WINNER IS…

AND THE WINNER IS…

Option 2 with 53% of the vote! Your elected members resolved that the voting process was fair and accepted the outcome of the public vote. Please note, the vote was for the paint scheme only as there is currently no funding set aside for lighting and we are yet to...

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Farewell to our friend Lorraine Gittings

It is with immense sadness we say goodbye to our good friend Lorraine Gittings. Lorraine passed away Sunday morning, surrounded by her family. Lorraine is survived by her husband Dave (our infrastructure and services manager), her two adored children and her two much...

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Carterton Community Emergency Hub Exercise

Carterton Community Emergency Hub Exercise

Join the team for our Community Emergency Hub exercise, Sunday 3rd November from 2pm. - Learn about how your community can respond to the challenges of a disaster - Practice what to do at your Community Emergency Hub - Come along and find out how the Carterton...

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Temporary Closure of Norman Avenue

Temporary Closure of Norman Avenue

Carterton District Council is temporarily closing the intersection of Norman Avenue and State Highway 2 due to on-going safety concerns. The temporary closure comes into effect on 7 October following a decision by councillors in September. The Carterton elected...

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Recycling wheelie bin numbering error

Recycling wheelie bin numbering error

An error made when delivering Carterton’s new recycling wheelie bins has seen all residents receive a bin labelled with a number 1. The new collection system started today, with recycling wheelie bins labelled number 2 due to be collected this week and bins labelled...

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Climate Change Advisor appointed

Climate Change Advisor appointed

South Wairarapa District Council and Carterton District Council are pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Barthe to the role of Climate Change Advisor. The need for a Climate Change Advisor became apparent after a number of submissions were received during...

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9th of September is the day to remember

9th of September is the day to remember

9TH OF SEPTEMBER IS THE DAY TO REMEMBER! Many of you have received your recycling wheelie bins already, and we're excited to start this service the week beginning September 9th. It's great to see so many of you wanting to get out and use all that extra space in your...

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Carterton considers clocktower colour consultation

Carterton considers clocktower colour consultation

Carterton District Council’s Policy and Strategy Committee will next week decide on whether Carterton residents can choose a new paint colour for the town’s iconic clocktower. The once heralded “Carterton’s Big Ben” has been under construction lately after a seismic...

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Plastic Bag Ban from 1 July 2019

Plastic Bag Ban from 1 July 2019

From 1 July 2019, the Waste Minimisation (Plastic Shopping Bags) Regulations 2018 comes into force, meaning retailers can no longer sell or provide single-use plastic shopping bags to customers for carrying or distributing their sold goods. This ban affects all...

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