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Stratford’s Summer Nights Series Is Back For 2022

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 10:26 am | Stratford District Council

Summer Nights is back for its 12th year! The Summer Nights 2022 line-up includes two great events with movies on Saturday 29 January and music on Saturday 19 February. Chill out with friends and family on Saturday 29 January with a movie in the park. ... More >>

Stratford District Youth Council Applications Open

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 4:01 pm | Stratford District Council

The Stratford District Youth Council (SDYC) is recruiting Youth Councillors for 2022! It’s your chance to join a team of youth invested in making a difference and hosting awesome local events! Applications are open now for 2022/2023 and close ... More >>

Safer School Streets Proposed For Stratford

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 1:18 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) is currently undertaking a district wide approach to making streets around schools safer. Working with all urban schools, SDC is kicking off the project with the Stratford High School on Swansea Road. Victoria Araba, Director ... More >>

Stratford District Council - Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Stratford

Friday, 12 November 2021, 10:45 am | Stratford District Council

Taranaki District Health Board and the Ministry of Health announced last night that there are 6 positive COVID-19 cases in the Stratford community. This further confirms the recent positive wastewater sampling found in Stratford over the last 10 days. ... More >>

SDC Working Closely With Health Providers In Response To Positive COVID-19 Result Detected In Stratford

Friday, 5 November 2021, 10:43 am | Stratford District Council

Please see an update below which can be accredited to Sven Hanne, Chief Executive: · Taranaki District Health Board has announced a wastewater sample in Stratford has tested positive for COVID-19. Further testing is underway and results are expected ... More >>

Stratford’s 5th Scarecrow Trail Starts Today

Friday, 29 October 2021, 9:13 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford district’s favourite scavenger hunt kicks off today as we invite locals to jump on the Stratford Scarecrow Trail and see what creative creatures can be found. The trail is an annual celebration that runs alongside the region’s garden and ... More >>

Community Help Needed For Stratford Heritage Collection Project

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 11:20 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) holds a large collection of photos of Stratford District places, people, and events, and is seeking the help of locals to correctly identify them. SDC was recently successful in a funding application through the National ... More >>

Have You Recently Completed Your Trade Certificate?

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 5:24 pm | Stratford District Council

This November Stratford District Council (SDC) is celebrating local people who have recently completed their chosen training. The annual Trade Graduation celebrations are part of the Mayors Task Force for Jobs initiative and are a chance to recognise ... More >>

Stratford District Council Express Views On Three Water Reforms

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 4:36 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council discussed its concerns on the Central Government Three Waters Reform at a Policy and Services Committee meeting yesterday, which will be fed into a letter of feedback for Central Government this week. Local authorities ... More >>

School Holidays Set To Be A Wheelie Good Time!

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 7:56 am | Stratford District Council

With the October school holidays about to kick off, Stratford District Council (SDC) is excited to announce that locals will have the opportunity to try out the brand new Stratford Bike Park. Chief Executive Sven Hanne says, “The Bike Park isn’t ... More >>

Calling All Stratford District Scarecrows

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 2:14 pm | Stratford District Council

Entries are now open for Stratford District’s 5th Scarecrow Trail! <img src="" width="541" height="720"> Pre-School Category Winner 2020 ... More >>

Stratford Creative Communities Funding Round Extended

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 3:17 pm | Stratford District Council

To ensure local arts and cultural projects in the Stratford district can thrive during these uncertain times, the Stratford Creative Communities Assessment Committee is extending the current funding round for an additional two weeks. Sheila Boyes, ... More >>

Council Services At Level 3 From 1 September 2021

Monday, 30 August 2021, 4:44 pm | Stratford District Council

From Wednesday 1 September, Taranaki will be in Alert Level 3. For Stratford District Council services, this means a couple of changes to our service delivery across the district. Chief Executive Sven Hanne says, “The move to Level 3 sees a return to ... More >>

COVID-19 Update - Stratford District Council

Friday, 20 August 2021, 6:32 pm | Stratford District Council

ALERT LEVEL 4 RESTRICTIONS CONTINUE FOR COUNCIL SERVICES As announced by the Government today, all of New Zealand will remain in Alert Level 4 until 11.59pm Tuesday 24 August 2021. For Stratford District Council services, this means a continuation of the restrictions ... More >>

Stratford District Council Services At Alert Level 4

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 11:29 am | Stratford District Council

In response to COVID-19 the Government moved the country to Alert Level 4 from 11.59pm, Tuesday 17 August, Council is reassuring residents that core services will continue as normal. Chief Executive Sven Hanne says, “Residents can be assured that core ... More >>

Stratford District Council Confirms Initial Proposal For Representation Review

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 5:50 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council is reviewing how it represents its communities for the next two elections. At this afternoon’s Ordinary meeting, Council discussed the different options available for representation and decided on their initial proposal ... More >>

CHUNUK BAIR Commemorations In Stratford

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 9:16 am | Stratford District Council

The annual ceremony to honour the anniversary of the battle of Chunuk Bair will be held at the Malone Memorial Gates, Portia Street, Stratford on Sunday 8 August 2021 from 9.00am until 9.30am. Members of the public are invited to attend the wreath ... More >>

Council Clarifies Building Foundation Requirements

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 11:50 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council has recently developed guidelines for compliance with the foundation bearing requirements of NZS3604 for the construction of Timber Framed buildings in the Stratford District. The guidelines which are available on Council’s ... More >>

Dedicated Community Members To Be Recognised With Citizens Awards

Monday, 19 July 2021, 3:23 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council is pleased to announce four Stratford District community members will be presented with a Citizens Award in 2021. District Mayor Neil Volzke says year on year he’s impressed at the continued effort people put in to the wellbeing ... More >>

Celebrate Puanga In Whakaauhrangi, Stratford

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 11:09 am | Stratford District Council

From 26 June to 10 July 2021, people can get involved with free activities to reflect, learn, share and celebrate Puanga. Community Services Director Kate Whareaitu says, “Puanga is a special time of year, it’s when we can reflect on the past 12 months ... More >>