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Age Concern Senior of the Year Award 2021

Age Concern Senior of the Year Award 2021

Age Concern Senior of the Year Awards Carterton District Council is proud to support the Age Concern Senior of the Year Award and celebrate the amazing work of our older people in the Wairarapa, whether it be their volunteering, their teaching and their coaching. They...

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Water Race Election Results

Water Race Election Results

Water race election results Four Carterton water race users have been re-elected to their positions on the Council's Water Race Committee. Votes takes place every three years, and the latest election closed on Monday August 30 for the positions. John McFadzean will...

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2021 Carterton Daffodil Festival cancelled

2021 Carterton Daffodil Festival cancelled

27 August 2021 Carterton District Council today made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Carterton Daffodil Festival following an announcement from the Government that Wairarapa will remain in Alert Level 4 lockdown until Tuesday 11.59pm and then into Alert...

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Wairarapa Library Services

Wairarapa Library Services

Wairarapa Library Service can deliver ebooks and audio books straight to your phone, tablet, or computer! See below for a quick guide to using your library during lockdown: Need a library card? Visit wls.org.nz to sign up for a new account. Just click on My Account...

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Mayors encourage continued lockdown discipline

Mayors encourage continued lockdown discipline

23 August 2021 Mayors encourage continued lockdown discipline Wairarapa’s mayors have acknowledged the need for an extension to the Level 4 lockdown and urged residents to continue their efforts to beat the Covid-19 outbreak. South Wairarapa Mayor Alex Beijen said it...

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Direct debit payments delayed until Friday 20 August

Direct debit payments delayed until Friday 20 August

20 August 2021 A few people noticed that their rates direct debit payment did not go out on Thursday 19 August as scheduled. Council staff are doing the best they can to continue running services as usual during Alert Level 4 lockdown but there was a delay in setting...

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Councils quick to respond to Level 4 lockdown

Councils quick to respond to Level 4 lockdown

18 August 2021 COUNCILS QUICK TO RESPOND TO LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN Wairarapa’s three district councils moved quickly to reactivate a coordinated response to the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown that came into effect at 11.59pm on Tuesday. Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson said...

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Carterton District Council welcomes new Chief Executive

Carterton District Council welcomes new Chief Executive

9 August 2021 Carterton District Council welcomed its new Chief Executive Geoff Hamilton today with a pōwhiri in the Carterton Events Centre Taratahi Auditorium. Geoff has made the move from Ōhope and brings with him experience as a Chartered Accountant and a strong...

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