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Give Your Next Creative Project A Funding Boost

Monday, 3 August 2020, 11:55 am | Stratford District Council

Funding for round one of the 2020/21 Stratford District Creative Communities Scheme (CSS) is now open. Stratford District Council has a partnership with Creative New Zealand to promote, support and increase participation in community arts and cultural ... More >>

Stratford Mayor Ecstatic About Major Funding Announcement

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 1:03 pm | Stratford District Council

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s visit to Taranaki today has brought great news for the Stratford community. The Prime Minister has announced $10 million of funding to the Stratford District Council for the new pool development ($8 million), and ... More >>

Customer Satisfaction Survey Now Open

Monday, 22 June 2020, 11:59 am | Stratford District Council

Have your say on the Stratford District Council’s Customer Satisfaction Survey, open now. Complete the survey online at or fill out the posted survey, which is expected to reach Stratford residents’ letterboxes in the coming ... More >>

Funding And Jobs Announced For Stratford District Road Safety Projects

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 1:50 pm | Stratford District Council

This week Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced $1.12 million for road safety projects in Taranaki - with $770,000 of this secured for the Stratford District. District Mayor, Neil Volzke says this funding is a huge win for our community. ... More >>

2020/21 Annual Plan For Stratford District Adopted

Friday, 12 June 2020, 4:14 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council adopted the 2020/21 Annual Plan at its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 9 June. In April, Council reviewed the assumptions that the Long Term Plan (LTP) Year 3 budget was based on, and made changes to better reflect the current ... More >>

Council Services At Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 10:30 am | Stratford District Council

The move to Alert Level 2 for Stratford District Council means a step forward to getting back on track. Following safe working rules, Council will be able to open up its facilities but is reminding the community to ‘play it safe’. Chief Executive ... More >>

Council Services At Alert Level 3

Friday, 24 April 2020, 4:40 pm | Stratford District Council

Following the Government’s announcement that New Zealand will move to Alert Level 3 from Tuesday 28 April, Stratford District Council is making some changes to its services. Throughout Alert Level 4 Council have continued to deliver essential services ... More >>

Council Invites You To #StandAtDawn This Anzac Day

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 11:02 am | Stratford District Council

For the first time in history, Anzac Day Services across New Zealand have been cancelled due to COVID-19. In the Stratford district, we’re supporting the RSA and New Zealand Defence Force campaign #StandAtDawn to remember those who gave their lives for our ... More >>

Business As Usual For Councillors, But From A Distance

Saturday, 18 April 2020, 8:29 am | Stratford District Council

Since Alert Level 4 commenced, Councillors and staff have been getting on with business, while adapting to a new way of connecting. District Mayor Neil Volzke says the last couple of weeks of video conferencing with his peers and council officers has been ... More >>

Water Restrictions Start For Stratford District - March 2020

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 4:08 pm | Stratford District Council

The Stratford District Council has imposed a total ban on all outdoor water use following the continuous hot and dry weather conditions. From Thursday 19 March 2020, the Stratford District Council introduced the total ban on all outdoor water including ... More >>

SH43 Funding Another Win For Economic And Tourism Growth

Friday, 28 February 2020, 9:36 am | Stratford District Council

This morning Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones announced that a further $13.4 million will be spent on improving State Highway 43 (SH43) the ‘Forgotten World Highway’. Stratford District Mayor, Neil Volzke says the $13.4m funding announcement ... More >>

Celebrate Children’s Day With A Free Swim At TSB Pool Complex

Friday, 14 February 2020, 9:21 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford district will be celebrating all our tamariki this Children’s Day with a free pool party at TSB Pool Complex, Sunday 1 March from 1pm to 3pm. TSB Pool Complex Team Leader Holly Baker says the team are looking forward to hosting the celebrations ... More >>

Stratford’s Colour in the Park Back for 2020

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 12:52 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Youth Council invites everyone to leap for joy this leap year as they bring Colour In The Park back for 2020 on Saturday 29 February. More >>

Community Meeting Invites Ideas for Future of Big Day Out

Monday, 3 February 2020, 3:34 pm | Stratford District Council

Ideas and public support is being sought to find a future for Stratford's Baldrick's Big Day Out. More >>

Stratford Library’s New Programme for under 2 Year Olds

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 11:32 am | Stratford District Council

Stratford Library is excited to introduce a new weekly activity for under two year olds and their parents/caregivers. More >>

Glockenspiel Tours to Start This Saturday

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 2:34 pm | Stratford District Council

Ever wondered what makes the Stratford Glockenspiel tick? What Romeo and Juliet get up to when they're not reciting the famous balcony scene four times a day? Now you have the chance to see! On the last Saturday of each month, to coincide with ... More >>

10th Summer Nights a sunny success

Monday, 20 January 2020, 4:32 pm | Stratford District Council

Last weekend Stratford district celebrated 10 years of Summer Nights events with a free concert and movies in the Ted McCullough Rhododendron Dell, King Edward Park. The sun was shining and the sounds sensational as upwards of 500 people enjoyed a ... More >>

Summer Nights - free community concert and movies

Monday, 13 January 2020, 12:45 pm | Stratford District Council

This weekend Stratford district will be celebrating 10 years of Summer Nights, the district’s free community concert and movie events. On Saturday 18 January 2020 Taranaki crowd pleasers The Slacks will be headlining the Summer Nights Concert. ... More >>

Summer Nights to Celebrate 10 Years of Events

Friday, 6 December 2019, 2:30 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford district is set to celebrate the 10th year of the popular free community events fondly known as ‘Summer Nights’. More >>

Summer Nights to Celebrate 10 Years of Community Events

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 3:17 pm | Stratford District Council

Stratford district is set to celebrate the 10th year of the popular free community events fondly known as ‘Summer Nights’. More >>