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Update on work taking place along Lincoln Road

Update on work taking place along Lincoln Road

For the past seven months, our council has been undertaking 900 metres of sewer renewal along Lincoln Road. This was to replace an ageing pipe which allowed infiltration of ground water and causing increased stormwater flows into our waste water treatment plant. The...

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Restricted Fire Season has begun

Restricted Fire Season has begun

Restricted fire season is now in place. Lighting a fire is riskier than usual, so you’ll need a permit. You may also need to meet specific conditions to help you light your fire safely and prevent it from getting out of control. For permit enquiries, please visit...

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Kiwi Christmas Dinner Basket

Kiwi Christmas Dinner Basket

FOOD BANK CHRISTMAS HAMPER COLLECTION Preparing a special meal and joining with family around the table are visions that come to mind when we think of Christmas dinner.  For many families and individuals in our area, however, enjoying a special meal when finances are...

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Council Holiday Hours

Council Holiday Hours

The Council offices will be closed from midday on 24 December, reopening at 8.30am on Monday 6th January. During this time, your rubbish and refuse collection service will run as usual, with collection on Monday 23rd and Monday 30th December, and Monday 6th January....

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Summer 2019/20 Outdoor Pool Hours

Summer 2019/20 Outdoor Pool Hours

The Carterton outdoor swimming pool summer 2019/20 season hours:  The outdoor pools will be open from 16 November. Monday – Friday 2pm – 6pm Weekends 10 am – 6pm Christmas Day CLOSED School Holidays/Public Holidays – 10am – 6pm We will also have some extended hours...

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Carterton Sustainable Wastewater Open Day

Carterton Sustainable Wastewater Open Day

We're having an Open Day! Come along any time between 11am - 2pm Sunday 1 December to see the progress being made at our Carterton Sustainable Wastewater Project Situated at Gallon Road, Carterton (Right of State Highway 2 opposite Waihakeke Road turnoff). No bookings...

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Sparks Park Update

Sparks Park Update

Yesterday (25 November) the hearing committee made up of councillor Russell Keys, Deputy Mayor Rebecca Vergunst, and former Mayor John Booth recommended to NOT put forward an application to partially revoke the Department of Conservation reserve status and therefore...

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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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Creative Communities Grants Open

Creative Communities Grants Open

Calling all artists, performers, entertainers, crafters and budding arty folk – applications to the Carterton Creative Communities Scheme are now open! If you have an idea for a creative community project, check out how we may be able to support you in bringing it to...

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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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