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Stratford’s Free Positive Ageing Forum For June Puts The Focus On Safety

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 12:29 pm | Stratford District Council

This month’s event will focus on staying fire safe in the home, crime prevention advice, and the use of medical alarms. There’ll also be a presentation from Mayor Neil Volzke on the Elizabeth Watson Fund, which is available to provide financial ... More >>

Pedestrian Access Across SH3 In Stratford’s CBD Is About To Double – Have Your Say On The Design Options Before 16 June

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 2:44 pm | Stratford District Council

Two options are being considered by SDC when it makes a final decision by the end of June. These are available to view online and in person at council facilities until Sunday 16 June. More >>

Puanga Celebration Aims To Inspire Connection, Reflection, And Aspiration In Whakaahurangi, Stratford

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 3:59 pm | Stratford District Council

In celebration of Puanga, the Māori New Year, Stratford District Council (SDC) and Ngāruahine Iwi Health Services are pleased to announce A Starry Night will return to Whakaahurangi, Stratford on Thursday 27 June at the Stratford War Memorial Centre, ... More >>

The Victoria Park Pond’s Clean And Refill Is Finished, But Trashy Habits Have Been Uncovered

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 10:30 am | Stratford District Council

Illegal dumping of rubbish in a public place within the district may result in an infringement notice of up to $400. More >>

Mystery, Creativity, Rubber Duckies, And Skating? It’s All Part Of Stratford’s Youth Week Vibe!

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 3:23 pm | Stratford District Council

Youth Week runs from 20 to 26 May 2024. During this time, young people from all over the country will host events to celebrate the talent, energy, and contribution of Aotearoa’s youth. More >>

Safe New Speed Limits For Stratford District School Zones From Monday 6 May

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 9:35 am | Stratford District Council

The new speed limits are fixed, meaning that drivers will need to observe the limits 24 hours a day. This keeps school students, staff, and families safe on the streets outside of drop-off and pickup times. More >>

Free Swim Session On At Wai O Rua – Stratford Aquatic Centre To Celebrate Children’s Day, Sunday 3 March

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 3:39 pm | Stratford District Council

There will be 100 happy kids in Stratford on Children’s Day, Sunday 3 March, as Wai o Rua – Stratford Aquatic Centre celebrates the occasion with 100 free pool entries and ice-creams for kids 15 years old and under from 3pm. Rennie Naicker, ... More >>

‘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 >>





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