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Masterton District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Work To Start On Raising Pownall Street Pedestrian Crossing

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 2:22 pm | Masterton District Council

A temporary crossing, controlled by traffic management staff, will operate to the north of the existing crossing during the work. More >>

Expressions Of Interest Sought For Disability Advisory Group

Monday, 6 May 2024, 1:49 pm | Masterton District Council

The Disability Advisory Group will be made up of up to 12 members, including two elected members - Mayor Gary Caffell and Cr Marama Tuuta - up to four iwi representatives, and six community members appointed by a selection panel through the EOI process. More >>

Masterton Mayor Backs Call To Return GST On Rates To Councils

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 3:00 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton Mayor Gary Caffell fully supports a call by Local Government NZ for the Government to return GST on rates to councils. Data provided by Infometrics estimates GST on rates for Masterton District amounts to $5.13 million, about 10 per cent of ... More >>

Accessibility Improvements For McJorrow Park Playground

Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 2:39 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has begun work to improve accessibility at McJorrow Park playground, removing an area of bark chip and replacing it with a soft pour flexi surface. More >>

LTP Submissions Pass 150 Mark

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 4:44 pm | Masterton District Council

More than 150 submissions have so far been received on Masterton District Council’s proposed Long-Term Plan, halfway through the consultation period. The LTP sets out the Council’s plans for the next 10 years, and how these will be paid for. More >>

Follow The Stars For Matariki 2024

Monday, 22 April 2024, 4:40 pm | Masterton District Council

Applications are now open to groups and individuals planning community events for Matariki, with Masterton District Council again offering grants of up to $500 to help organisers, and planning a map of events running from Monday 24 June to Sunday ... More >>

Major Work To Renew Renall St-Ngaumutawa Road Roundabout

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 1:49 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is taking advantage of the school holidays to carry out major renewal work on the Renall St-Ngaumutawa Road roundabout, which will require traffic diversions for two weeks from Monday 15 April. School-day traffic is the ... More >>

Time For Masterton To Have Its Say On The Next 10 Years

Friday, 5 April 2024, 9:19 am | Masterton District Council

Masterton Mayor Gary Caffell is urging the community to take time to have their say on Masterton District Council’s proposed 2024-34 Long-Term Plan, Tō Wāhi, Tō Mahere – Your Place, Your Plan. More >>

Congratulations To Bob Francis - Senior New Zealander Of The Year!

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 12:18 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton Mayor Gary Caffell has congratulated former mayor Bob Francis, named the Ryman Healthcare Senior New Zealander of the Year, Te Mātāpuputu o te Tau, for 2024. Bob was Mayor for seven terms from 1986 to 2007, and Gary said his work for ... More >>

Updated Property Valuations Available Online

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 2:17 pm | Masterton District Council

Quotable Value’s (QV) updated property valuations are now available through the Masterton District Council website’s property search portal. Properties can be searched using street address, valuation number, or legal description - search 'Property ... More >>

Murder Amongst The Vines At Le Gra

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 2:50 pm | Masterton District Council

There’s murder and mayhem afoot in the Le Gra Vineyard this Saturday, as the Masterton District Library hosts the One Book, One Community annual event - a bookish korero with crime author Madeleine Eskedahl. Book one in The Matakana series features murder ... More >>

Community Climate Fund Opens

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 12:27 pm | Masterton District Council

Applications open tomorrow (Friday 8 March) for Masterton District Council’s Community Climate Fund, launched last year and offering grants ranging from $2,000 to $20,000, from a total fund of $50,000. Last year eight groups received funding, that met criteria ... More >>

$5.34m Funding Received For Cyclone Gabrielle Road Repairs

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 9:20 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has received approval for $5.34m funding from the Government’s emergency works fund, for recovery work following Cyclone Gabrielle in February 2023. This money is earmarked for repair of slips and drop-outs on Blairlogie Langdale ... More >>

Masterton District Council Defers Amalgamation Discussions

Monday, 4 March 2024, 10:28 am | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has announced that discussions regarding local amalgamation have been postponed in favour of addressing more immediate community needs. The Council has opted not to allocate any resources at this time towards further exploration ... More >>

Waitangi In Focus At Masterton District Council

Wednesday, 17 January 2024, 11:55 am | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is working with local iwi to create a family-focused Whānau Day to celebrate Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Waitangi Day. Manager Community Facilities and Activities, Corin Haines said that interest in an event on or around ... More >>

Toxic Algae At Henley Lake

Friday, 12 January 2024, 2:56 pm | Masterton District Council

Tests carried out by Masterton District Council have shown concentrations of cyanobacteria (toxic algae) have increased at Henley Lake, and it is recommended that visitors avoid contact with the water, in particular children, pregnant women and the elderly. ... More >>

High Demand Prompts Warning Of Further Water Restrictions

Tuesday, 9 January 2024, 12:53 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is urging residents to curb water use – specifically garden watering – in an effort to avoid further water restrictions as usage hits a new high. Garden watering is currently restricted to sprinklers on alternate days ... More >>

Cycleway Funding Cut

Wednesday, 3 January 2024, 11:08 am | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has ceased work on progressing the Eastside Link Cycleway following Government’s confirmation that funding for the project has been withdrawn. Cr Tim Nelson said he was disappointed the project wouldn’t be going ahead for ... More >>

Masterton District Council Closes Dive Pool

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 3:11 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has regretfully directed its Trust House Recreation Centre contractor, Belgravia Leisure Ltd to close the outdoor Dive Pool from today for the foreseeable future. Acting Manager Community Facilities and Activities, Ian Osland ... More >>

Water Restrictions Introduced For Masterton

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 11:19 am | Masterton District Council

Lower flow levels in the Waingawa River, the source of Masterton’s drinking water, have meant Masterton District Council has introduced water restrictions for the first time this summer. Garden sprinklers may now only be used on alternate days – odd ... More >>





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