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Masterton District Council - Latest News [Page 2]

Hood Aerodrome Infrastructure Project Re-scoped

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 10:57 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has agreed to a re-scoping of what will be delivered as part of the Hood Aerodrome Infrastructure Upgrade Project. Over the past year, project cost estimates have risen to the point where reprioritisation is needed to ... More >>

Next Steps Agreed For Civic Facility

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 4:43 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has agreed to get costs for two options for consultation on the next steps of its planned Civic Facility project. The two options to be costed are: Option 1 (Do the minimum required): no further work on a new facility, noting ... More >>

Applications Open For Peter Laing Memorial Trust Grants

Tuesday, 12 September 2023, 4:01 pm | Masterton District Council

Applications are now open for Peter Laing Memorial Trust grants, designed to assist people who intend to follow a practical farming career. Peter Laing was a Wairarapa farmer dedicated to agriculture, farming, and his community. Grants can be used to ... More >>

Welcoming Week Packed With Activities In Masterton

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 12:19 pm | Masterton District Council

A host of events and activities culminating in a cultural festival on Park Street are in store for locals and newcomers in Masterton for Welcoming Week (1-9 September). Coordinated by Masterton District Council’s Welcoming Communities Advisor, Welcoming ... More >>

Masterton Mayor Calls Out Bad Behaviour

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 11:58 am | Masterton District Council

Masterton Mayor Gary Caffell is raising concerns about increasingly aggressive and threatening behaviour being directed at Council staff. “As Mayor of Masterton, I am in the privileged position of seeing and hearing about the very best of our ... More >>

Support For Library Passes $500,000 Mark

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 1:30 pm | Masterton District Council

More than 30 years of support for Masterton District Library by the Masterton Trust Lands Trust is being celebrated following the latest grant of $25,000, which has seen total contributions since 1991 pass $500,000. The regular annual grant, applied ... More >>

Major Boost For Recovery Response

Monday, 27 February 2023, 2:56 pm | Masterton District Council

Communities near and far have shown their generosity, with healthy support being offered to Wairarapa recovery efforts in the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle. The recently established Wairarapa Mayoral Relief Fund has seen donations start to arrive, with ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Mayoral Relief Fund For Wairarapa

Monday, 20 February 2023, 7:38 pm | Masterton District Council

A Wairarapa Mayoral Relief Fund is being set up by the three Wairarapa mayors in response to the impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle. Masterton, Carterton and South Wairarapa District Councils are currently planning how best to administer the support, and ... More >>

Masterton-Castlepoint Road Closed To Maintain Crew Safety – Expect Delays

Monday, 20 February 2023, 2:53 pm | Masterton District Council

The Masterton-Castlepoint Road will be closed between 8am and 4pm daily from tomorrow (Tuesday) until, and including, Friday 24 February, opening for one hour for traffic between noon and 1pm. The road will be closed after the Riversdale turnoff at Blairlogie-Langdale ... More >>

Response Update #1 - Cyclone Gabrielle

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 1:07 pm | Masterton District Council

Food and supplies are on the way to rural communities in the Wairarapa cut off by Cyclone Gabrielle. The Masterton-based Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for the Wairarapa is in regular communication with local communities, particularly the coastal ... More >>

Call For Climate Advisory Group Members

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 12:16 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is calling for passionate climate advocates to apply to become members of its new Climate Advisory Group, the first initiative in its Climate Action Plan , adopted last year. The group will provide advice to help ensure ... More >>

Masterton Mayor Urges New PM To Re-think Three Waters Reform

Thursday, 2 February 2023, 11:15 am | Masterton District Council

Masterton Mayor Gary Caffell is 100 per cent behind calls from Communities 4 Local Democracy He hapori mō te Manapori (C4LD) for new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins to seize the opportunity to amend Three Waters reform proposals. C4LD has called on ... More >>

Masterton Mayor Backs Budget Bid To Improve Local Rail

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 3:48 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton’s Mayor Gary Caffell has added his support to a joint budget bid that would see improved rail services across the lower north island. Mayor Caffell is one of six mayors and five chairs who have lodged a bid with the Ministers for Finance ... More >>

Masterton Retailers’ Business Group To Be Formed

Thursday, 26 January 2023, 3:55 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is leading the formation of a retailer’s business group to provide support within the retail community for some of the challenges it has been experiencing around antisocial behaviour. Formation of the group was discussed ... More >>

Water Restrictions Introduced For Masterton

Thursday, 26 January 2023, 12:30 pm | Masterton District Council

Low flow levels in the Waingawa River, the source of Masterton’s drinking water have forced Masterton District Council to introduce water restrictions for the first time this summer. Garden sprinklers may now only be used on alternate days. Restrictions ... More >>

General Waste Fee Increase To Meet Increased Cost Of Disposal

Thursday, 26 January 2023, 11:08 am | Masterton District Council

Fees for general waste disposed of at Masterton District Council’s Nursery Road transfer station will increase from 1 February to reflect an increase in the cost of waste disposal at the Bonny Glen Landfill near Marton, the final destination for ... More >>

Wairarapa Archive Opens In New Location

Thursday, 12 January 2023, 3:06 pm | Masterton District Council

Te Pūranga Kōrero o Wairarapa/Wairarapa Archive has reunited its collection and its staff at a new location and will be open to the public from Monday 16 January. Library and Archive Manager Tiffany Rawlings said the Archive Team were delighted ... More >>

Three Waters Funding Approved For Council Projects

Sunday, 11 December 2022, 7:11 pm | Masterton District Council

A total of $3.88m in Three Waters Better Off Funding has been approved by the Government for Masterton District Council projects. The majority of the funding will see $2.25m allocated to upgrades of the Masterton wastewater network – bolstering already ... More >>

Masterton Eastside Cycle Route Gets Funding Green Light

Sunday, 4 December 2022, 6:36 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has been granted funding towards a Lansdowne to Kuripuni Cycleway through the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Transport Choices programme. The project will see cycle lanes installed between Colombo Road and Crayne Street ... More >>

Te Pūranga Kōrero O Wairarapa/Wairarapa Archive On The Move

Friday, 2 December 2022, 12:46 pm | Masterton District Council

Te Pūranga Kōrero o Wairarapa/Wairarapa Archive closes to the public today (Friday 2 December) and will reopen in new premises on Monday 16 January. The new rented site at 3 Albert Street will bring archive staff and the collection back together ... More >>





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