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Community Grants Funding now open

Community Grants Funding now open

Applications are open to community organisations for funding to support charitable, cultural, philanthropic, recreational and other activities that are beneficial to the Carterton community. Two funds are available: The Local Community Grants Fund is to support local...

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Update on clock tower – May 2020

Update on clock tower – May 2020

We know you’ve been wondering what’s happening with our clock tower upgrade. We are happy to report that we have secured new contractors and they have recommenced remediation work. Once all the work including reinstalling the clock mechanisms has been completed, we’ll...

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The latest information from Central Government on Monday afternoon included the fantastic news that many of our food and beverage businesses can now begin to prepare to move out of Level 4 -lock-down and into Level 3 with restricted trade next Wednesday 29 April....

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Transfer Stations and Rural Rubbish

Transfer Stations and Rural Rubbish

As we will be under alert level 4 for another week, drop-off points have been provided at each district's transfer station for rural residents to drop off their household waste only in prepaid council bags. Rural residents should drive to the kiosk at each transfer...

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Moving to Alert Level 3 from Tuesday 28 April.

Moving to Alert Level 3 from Tuesday 28 April.

Today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that New Zealand will be able to move to Alert Level 3 from Tuesday 28 April. We know how hard you’ve worked Wairarapa and we must ensure that we do not lose any of the gains we have made. THE KEY THING TO REMEMBER (AND...

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Our playground and skate parks are closed.

Our playground and skate parks are closed.

At council we understand how tempting it is to stop at our playgrounds while you are out enjoying some local exercise.  These are closed for everyone’s safety.  It’s now known that COVID-19 can stay alive on various surfaces for numerous days. We’ve heard reports of...

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Councils focus on business support

Councils focus on business support

8 April 2020 All three Wairarapa district councils are putting measures in place to ensure ongoing support for local retailers and service providers during lockdown. They say helping local businesses now will help speed up the recovery of the local economy once Alert...

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