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Carterton ANZAC Service
Carterton's 2015 Service will be held on Saturday 25 April.
Those who wish to be involved in the parade are asked to meet outside the Council Offices on Holloway Street at 10.45am. The parade will commence towards Memorial Square at 11am. Following the laying of the wreaths the public service will continue at the Events Centre.
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 06 379 4088.
Carterton Fields of Remembrance
There will be a small service at the Carterton Memorial Square on Tuesday 21 April at 12.30pm, open to all, to officially open the Fields of Remembrance.
Click here to view the list of names and locations of our lost Wairarapa soldiers.
The Carterton Charles Rooking Carter Community Awards
2015 Charles Rooking Carter Awards Nominations are open now!
Nominations close 5pm on Friday 15 May
2015 Awards Dinner will be on Saturday 13 June 2015.
For further information, nomination forms and guidelines click here!
To watch last year’s nomination videos click here
Information Centre Assistant
Come and work in the Carterton Events Centre. Carterton District Council is looking for a highly organised, energetic and motivated individual to join the Carterton Events Centre Team. This position involves weekend work.
The Carterton Events Centre is a multi-purpose community building incorporating a full restoration and extension of New Zealand’s oldest working public library, and an auditorium able to host performing arts, cultural events and activities, exhibitions, conferences and social events
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team, accuracy in recording information and cash handling and an ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
If you are friendly and outgoing, have excellent communications skills, a current drivers licence and have a well-rounded local knowledge then this could be just the job for you.
A position description is available from the Carterton District Council, Holloway Street, Carterton or by contacting the Council office on 06 379 4030, email email@example.com
Or can be viewed here
Applications close 4 May 2015 and should be addressed as follows:
Information Centre Assistant Vacancy
Carterton District Council
PO Box 9
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carterton Community Arts Council
Creative Communities Funding
The Creative Communities Scheme is a relationship between Creative NZ and local authorities and supports opportunities for New Zealanders to participate in the arts in their local community.
The Carterton Community Arts Council administers this scheme on behalf of the Carterton District. Applications for the next funding round will close on Friday 15 May 2015.
Application forms and funding criteria are available from the Carterton District Council or by contacting Sandra Hayes on 06 379 4030 or can be downloaded below.
Getting creative in our Community - Placemaking Programme
We want your ideas on how we could transform the new Carrington Park Public Toilets so tourists are compelled to stop, take a photo, and spend some money in our town.
Download the flyer here
NOTIFICATION OF APPLICATION FOR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONSENT
UNDER SECTION 93(2) OF THE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ACT 1991
The Carterton District Council, 28 Holloway Street, (PO Box 9), Carterton has received an application for resource consent from South Wairarapa Veterinary Services.
The application is for subdivision of property in Rural (Primary Production) zone, at 3236 State Highway 2 into 4 lots, and land use consent for establishing a veterinary clinic on proposed Lot 4. For more information please view here
Local Government Reorganisation
The Local Government Commission has issued a draft proposal for reorganising local government in Wellington and Wairarapa. Submissions on the draft proposal closed on 2 March 2015. The Carterton District Council’s submission to the Commission can be read here
Water restrictions lifted
There are no longer any restrictions on the use of the Town Water Supply.
Open Fire Season
Open Fire Season
There are currently no fire restrictions throughout Carterton urban area and Wairarapa rural district.
In the urban area, approved incinerators must be used.
For rural fire enquiries, ring Wairarapa Rural Fire District Office on 06 370 9557.
For urban fire enquiries, ring Carterton District Council on 06 379 4030.
Planning on visiting the Carterton region or have family coming to visit and need somewhere to stay? The Carterton Holiday Park offers a park like setting with individual private sites. It is close to the shops, parks, swimming baths and the entrances to the Tararua ranges. The park offers 24 powered sites, numerous non-powered and tent sites. It also boasts 6 fully furnished, heated and carpeted self-contained units sleeping up to six people (bring your own bedding or hire from us) plus 4 budget cabins. The park also has well equipped communal facilities. Click here to find out more.....…..