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Last updated: 15 Mar, 2017 05:07pm

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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Upcoming committee meeting agendas

Upcoming committee meeting agendas

30 June 2021 On Wednesday 4 August we will be having our Infrastructure and Services committee and Policy and Strategy committee meetings. These are open to the public to view and are livestreamed via our Facebook page. You can find the full agendas here If you would...

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Free Home Health Assessment Via Libraries

Free Home Health Assessment Via Libraries

26 July 2021 A new home health assessment toolkit is available from Wairarapa libraries, in a joint initiative by Masterton, Carterton and South Wairarapa District Councils. The kit – which is free to use and available from Masterton, Carterton and Greytown libraries...

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Carterton District Council appoints new Chief Executive

Carterton District Council appoints new Chief Executive

14 July 2021 Carterton District Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Hamilton to the position of Chief Executive following a unanimous decision from the Council’s elected members at a Public Excluded Extraordinary Council meeting on Monday. Geoff...

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Charles Rooking Carter Awards 2021 winners announced

Charles Rooking Carter Awards 2021 winners announced

The Charles Rooking Carter Awards, were held at the Carterton Events Centre on Saturday evening, where the community came together to celebrate Carterton’s coolest people. The Charles Rooking Carter Community Awards was created by the Carterton District Council in...

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Update on wastewater ponds – Friday18 June

Update on wastewater ponds – Friday18 June

18 June 2021 We have borrowed an aerator for pond 2 (pictured). This is needed to raise the dissolved oxygen levels in the ponds. Aerobic bacteria need dissolved oxygen to survive. We are working to transfer healthy bacteria into the ponds and increase aeration to...

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Update on raised pedestrian crossing High St Sth

Update on raised pedestrian crossing High St Sth

18 June 2021 Good progress has been made with the safety improvement work on the raised pedestrian crossing near South End School in the past weeks and we thank you for your patience. Capital Journeys has advised they are nearing the end of the programme and the work...

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Update on wastewater ponds – Tuesday 15 June

Update on wastewater ponds – Tuesday 15 June

15 June 2021 The Council has taken the following actions: • We are sourcing additional aeration units – these are needed to raise the dissolved oxygen levels in the ponds. Aerobic bacteria need dissolved oxygen to survive. • The aerobic bacteria in the sludge digest...

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