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Masterton District Council - Latest News [Page 3]

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 >>

Labour Weekend Alcohol Ban In Castlepoint And Riversdale

Tuesday, 18 October 2022, 3:11 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is reminding people enjoying Labour Weekend in Castlepoint and Riversdale that alcohol-free zones will be in place in public areas. The restriction will apply between 7pm and 7am, starting at 7pm on Friday 21 October and ending at ... More >>

New Masterton District Council Progress Results Released

Saturday, 8 October 2022, 6:55 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has today released progress results for its newly elected Council, following this year’s Local Elections. They are: · Mayor: Gary Caffell · Masterton Whakaoriori General Ward Councillors: Bex Johnson, Tom Hullena, Tim ... More >>

Hood Masterplan Recognised With National Award

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 2:40 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is delighted its work on the Hood Aerodrome Masterplan has been recognised in the 2022 NZ Airports Awards. Development of the masterplan saw the Council awarded the Small Airport Commercial and Non-Aeronautical Award last ... More >>

Next Generation Technology For New Masterton Building Consent Process

Friday, 16 September 2022, 5:32 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is moving to a new online building consent application and processing system from today (16 September). The new system, Objective Build, is the next generation of regulatory software, and will replace the current Simpli ... More >>

Council Grants Top $200,000

Thursday, 15 September 2022, 1:00 pm | Masterton District Council

  Masterton District Council has allocated more than $200,000 in Community Wellbeing and Community Events grants. A total of 36 applications were received for Community Wellbeing grants, totalling $297,812 from a budget of $130,102. The Council’s ... More >>

New Waipoua Bridge A Spectacular Addition To Recreation Trail

Tuesday, 6 September 2022, 1:46 pm | Masterton District Council

The opening of the new Whitipoua walking and cycling bridge across the Waipoua River today (6 September) adds a spectacular physical and cultural asset to the Waipoua recreation trail. Masterton District Council approved construction of the bridge ... More >>

Council To Deliberate On Climate Action Plan Submissions

Monday, 22 August 2022, 4:07 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council will on Wednesday (24 August) deliberate on its draft Climate Action Plan, after receiving 87 written submissions and hearing in person from 23 submitters. The Council has been working with a climate change community ... More >>

Nominations Closed For Masterton Elections

Friday, 12 August 2022, 5:35 pm | Masterton District Council

Nominations have now closed in the Masterton Local Elections for 2022. Candidate nominations in the Masterton District as at noon today (12 August) are as follows: Masterton District Council Mayor (1 vacancy): · Craig Bowyer · Gary Caffell · ... More >>

How Should Masterton Spend $3.88 Million?

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 12:37 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council is asking residents how it should spend $3.88 million in funding being offered by the Government as part of the ‘Better Off’ support package in the Three Waters Reforms. In April, the Government announced that councils ... More >>

Ombudsman's Findings Welcomed

Monday, 11 July 2022, 7:25 pm | Masterton District Council

11 July 2022 The Ombudsman has rejected complaints that Masterton District Council’s public consultation about financing the Civic Facility was flawed and not compliant with Local Government Act 2002. The complainant also said the decision not to inform ... More >>

2022/23 Annual Plan Adopted – New Fees And Charges

Friday, 1 July 2022, 2:27 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton District Council has adopted its Annual Plan for 2022/23, and new fees and charges, along with an associated average residential rates increase of 6.8 per cent. The increase is after allowing for a 1.8 per cent growth in the rating database ... More >>

Office Of Auditor-General’s Response Welcomed

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 4:02 pm | Masterton District Council

Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson has welcomed the response by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) to complaints relating to Council decisions around the Civic Facility. In a response released today, the OAG said it had received complaints about whether ... More >>





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