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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 >>

Project Group Excited About Moving Forward With Civic Facility Options

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 11:57 am | Masterton District Council

Members of the Civic Facility Project Advisory Group are excited about the options Masterton District Council has agreed to take forward for consultation for the Masterton Library and town hall sites. At their final meeting for the year on Wednesday, the ... More >>

Council Votes To Enter FOSAL Buy-out

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 1:00 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has voted to enter the Government’s Future of Severely Affected Land (FOSAL) voluntary buy-out programme for properties severely impacted by the North Island weather events in January and February. Under the FOSAL funding ... More >>

Council To Agree Civic Facility Options

Monday, 11 December 2023, 7:29 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council will this week decide what options for the proposed civic facility to take forward for consultation, following feedback earlier this year. The Council asked for a steer on the project as part of the Annual Plan consultation ... More >>

Five Grants Awarded By The Peter Laing Memorial Trust

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:18 pm | Masterton District Council

7 December 2023 A total of $7000 has been awarded to five successful applicants for the Peter Laing Memorial Trust Grants, presented today (7 December 2023). The Trust offers grants to Wairarapa people intending to follow a practical farming career ... More >>

Dive Pool To Close For Maintenance

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 1:09 pm | Masterton District Council

The dive pool at the Trust House Recreation Centre will be closed for a week from Monday 4 December, reopening on Monday 11 December. This is to allow it to be emptied for maintenance before the Christmas holidays and to address water loss that has ... More >>

Check Before You Buy - Plant Thieves Likely To Try Cashing In

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 3:04 pm | Masterton District Council

Fed-up Masterton District Council staff want help in fighting plant thefts from Queen Elizabeth Park, The latest thefts in the past week have brought to 28 the number of lavender plants stolen from Hosking Garden – designed to be a drought-resistant, ... More >>





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