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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 >>

Council Votes Unanimously To Introduce A Māori Ward

Friday, 21 May 2021, 3:36 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council has today decided to introduce a Māori Ward in time for the 2022 local body elections. Councillors voted unanimously in support of the decision in an emergency meeting of Council held this morning, Friday 21 May 2021- ... More >>

Changes Being Made To Long Term Plan After Submissions Heard

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 5:24 pm | Stratford District Council

On Tuesday, Stratford District Council elected members heard and deliberated on the Long Term Plan 2021-2031 submissions. After hearing from a number of submitters throughout the morning, Councillors then worked through the key issues identified ... More >>

Stratford Hosting Careers Expo This Friday

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 12:18 pm | Stratford District Council

Businesses, services and training providers from across the career spectrum are coming together this Friday in Stratford to inspire future workers. The expo is hosted by the Stratford Mayors’ Taskforce for Jobs Workforce Programme, with support from ... More >>

Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey Now Open

Monday, 10 May 2021, 10:42 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford district residents are invited to let Council know how they’re doing in the annual Customer Satisfaction Survey, open now. Complete the survey online at or fill out the posted survey, which is expected to reach letterboxes ... More >>

Nominations For Stratford Citizen Awards Now Open

Monday, 3 May 2021, 12:46 pm | Stratford District Council

The annual Stratford District Council citizen and youth citizen award nominations opened today and close on Friday 28 May 2021. The awards are a highlight on the community calendar and identify those who have shown leadership, inspiration, or dedication ... More >>

Stratford Careers Expo Set To Inspire Local Job Seekers This May

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 3:41 pm | Stratford District Council

A careers expo is planned for Youth Week 2021 in Stratford this May, and it’s sure to inspire our next generation of workers and those already in work but looking for change. Hosted by the Stratford Mayors Taskforce for Jobs Workforce Programme, ... More >>