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‘Odds And Evens’ Water Restrictions To Begin In Stratford District

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 1:01 pm | Stratford District Council

With Taranaki’s recent dry and hot summer weather forecast to continue, and dropping river levels, Stratford District Council (SDC) is imposing water restrictions from Saturday 17 February 2024 until further notice. Long periods of dry weather and low ... More >>

Stratford Youth Festival Bringing The Vibes To Children’s Day 2024

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 9:42 am | Stratford District Council

Zeal Taranaki and Stratford District Youth Council (SDYC) are joining forces to put on the Stratford Youth Festival on Children’s Day, from 11am to 2pm on Sunday 3 March 2024, at Victoria Park. The festival is bringing together live entertainment, ... More >>

Save The Dates. Stratford’s Summer Nights Events Announced For 2024!

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 11:39 am | Stratford District Council

Shake out your picnic blankets, dates have been locked down and the main acts announced for Stratford’s free 2024 Summer Nights concert and movie events in picturesque King Edward Park. Stratford District Council’s Summer Nights movies in the park ... More >>

Stratford’s Waste Levy Fund Opens For Projects That Reduce Waste

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 10:01 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) is calling for individuals, community organisations, and not-for-profits with waste-busting ideas to apply for help from the Waste Levy Fund and get their project off the ground. The $25,000 annual Waste Levy Fund was ... More >>

Start Your Hunt! Stratford’s 2023 Scarecrow Trail Opens

Friday, 27 October 2023, 11:24 am | Stratford District Council

Head to the streets of Stratford district for one of Taranaki’s largest scavenger hunts. Stratford District Council has today announced the start of the famous Scarecrow Trail, where eagle-eyed seekers search for unique community made scarecrows to win ... More >>

Shakespeare, Dance Battles, And Bagpipes; Creative Community Funding Recipients Are Announced

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 12:08 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford’s Creative Community Scheme (CCS) has awarded $11,405.75 to eleven creative projects in the latest round of arts funding. Stratford CCS Assessment Committee Chair, Councillor Ellen Hall, says Shakespeare’s legacy is well and truly alive ... More >>

Stratford Sustainability Expo Aims To Encourage People To Get Waste Wise

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 3:23 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) is holding a new sustainability event to get residents reusing, recycling, and repairing what would normally be sent to landfill. The Waste Wise Expo, being held from 9am to 3pm at the Stratford War Memorial Centre, will ... More >>

Revised Transport Choices Project Given A Green Light By Stratford District Councillors

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 11:46 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) Elected Members have cleared the path for the town’s Transport Choices School Safety Improvement project to move forward, after the scope of work was confirmed at the latest council meeting on 10 October. Detailed designs ... More >>

Stratford’s Transport Choices Team Reviewing Plans Before October Council Meeting

Monday, 25 September 2023, 11:29 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) is reviewing feedback on the Transport Choices School Safety Improvement Project. The aim of the project is to create a safe transport network that has room for community members of all ages to enjoy healthy and environmentally ... More >>

Transport Choices Phase 2 Plans, Linking The East And West Sides Of Stratford, Released For Public Feedback

Monday, 4 September 2023, 1:55 pm | Stratford District Council

  Stratford District Council (SDC) has released Phase 2 plans for their Transport Choices School Safety Improvement Project to the community for their feedback before designs are finalised at the end of the month. Their goal? To get Stratford’s ... More >>

Stratford District Asked About Changes To Kerbside Waste Collection And Draft Waste Management And Minimisation Plan

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 11:30 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) is asking residents for feedback about proposed changes to waste collection; including when to introduce a food waste collection service, options for reducing general waste collection to every two weeks, and if ... More >>

Stratford’s Kid-friendly Transport Choices Project Unveiled. Community Encouraged To Have Their Say!

Monday, 14 August 2023, 1:45 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council’s School Safety Improvement Project is looking to put kids in the driving seat, or rather the bike seat, with the unveiling of plans for a tamariki-friendly network of safe walking and cycling paths between Stratford primary ... More >>

Creative Projects In Stratford Get 9k Boost

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 1:10 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) has awarded $9,184 to eight creative projects in their latest round of arts funding. Councillor Ellen Hall, Stratford CCS Assessment Committee Chair, says Stratford District has a strong, diverse, and ... More >>

Job-seekers Empowered Through Stratford’s Workforce Programme

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 11:01 am | Stratford District Council

It’s been another successful year for Stratford District Council’s (SDC) Workforce Programme. Since August 2022, over 40 full-time work placements have been made, and 98 job-seekers have been helped with employment advice, CV services, and financial ... More >>

Stratford Fund Awards $24k To Five New Sustainable Projects

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 9:09 am | Stratford District Council

Through their new Waste Levy Fund, Stratford District Council (SDC) has awarded $24,276 to five new local projects that will decrease the amount of waste going into landfill. The successful projects include school and communal composting and recycling ... More >>

Stratford Commemorations For Anzac Day 2023

Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 10:42 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) invites the community to commemorate Anzac Day, 25 April 2023, with events to remember the service and sacrifice of New Zealand’s service personnel, past and present. Mayor Neil Volzke says, more than 100 years ... More >>

Proposed Increases To Fees And Charges As Council Plans For 2023/24

Thursday, 30 March 2023, 8:17 pm | Stratford District Council

This week Stratford District Council (SDC) discussed fees and charges for 2023/24, as part of its annual planning process. Elected members focused on making increases to some fees and charges for Wai o Rua – Stratford Aquatic Centre, building, dog ... More >>

Meet Your 2023 Stratford District Youth Councillors

Thursday, 23 March 2023, 11:21 am | Stratford District Council

On Tuesday 7 March 2023 five new Stratford District Youth Councillors were officially sworn in by District Mayor Neil Volzke. <img src="" width="720" height="450"> Ellie Brady, Justin Salisbury, ... More >>

Creative Communities Fund Open To Local Arts Projects

Tuesday, 7 March 2023, 10:30 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is once again open to fund arts and cultural projects, and Stratford District Council is urging local creatives to get in their application. Chade Julie, Acting Director Community Services, says supporting ... More >>

Applications Open For New Fund To Reduce Stratford’s Landfill Waste

Monday, 13 February 2023, 9:55 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council (SDC) has created a $25,000 Waste Levy Fund to support new initiatives that reduce the amount of waste going into landfill. Funding applications are now open, and the council is encouraging individuals, community organisations, ... More >>





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