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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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Councils take action during Global Climate Change week

Councils take action during Global Climate Change week

Helping reduce the effects of climate change has become even easier for members of the South Wairarapa and Carterton communities after the two councils developed a set of easy to follow actions to start during Global Climate Change Week. The councils’ newly appointed...

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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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The Clock Tower colour vote has arrived!

The Clock Tower colour vote has arrived!

The time to choose Carterton’s clock tower paint colour has finally arrived and will be given over to our residents to decide. The once heralded “Carterton’s Big Ben” has been under repair this year after a seismic assessment in 2015 identified the structure as being...

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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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Sparks Park

Sparks Park

We've noticed there has been some chatter in the community about a possible residential development adjoining Sparks Park. Council is aware of a potential proposal that could involve swapping a portion of the existing park with another piece of adjoining land.   We...

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Technical issues with our online forms

Technical issues with our online forms

It appears some of the forms on our website aren't working as they should be. We appreciate your patience while we work to fix this as quickly as we can. In the meantime, if something you need on the website isn't working or you need to contact us, please email us on...

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Recycling wheelie bins – coming soon!

Recycling wheelie bins – coming soon!

In 2018 the three Wairarapa Councils consulted on a plan to introduce wheelie bins for recycling and following consultation, it was decided that the three Councils would jointly introduce wheelie bins. The improved recycling service will be cleaner, greener and...

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