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 13 May 2016.
Application forms and funding criteria are available from the Carterton District Council or by contacting Carolyn McKenzie on 06 379 4082 or can be downloaded from here. If you need guidance with filling out the application form you can download the guide here.

Elections 2016
Please click here to find out more about our local body elections

Wairarapa residents urged to get talking about Wellington
Wairarapa residents are being invited to get talking about their Capital City – how they find getting around and through it and what they love most about how Wellington looks, feels and functions. Click here to find out more

The Carterton Charles Rooking Carter Community Awards
2016 Charles Rooking Carter Awards Nominations are open now!
Nominations close 5pm on Friday 29 April
Awards Dinner will be on Saturday 11 June 2016.
For further information, nomination forms and guidelines click here!


Water restriction
Water restriction are now in place to conserve our water supply. Hand-held hosing and sprinkler use only is permitted.

  • Even numbered properties on even days
  • Odd numbered properties on odd days

Liquor Licencing Christmas Newsletter
If you are planning an Event this Summer please read our Liquor Licencing Christmas Newsletter

Carterton District Council Guidelines for UAV (drones) Over Council Reserves 

Due to the interest and increased use of UAV (drones)  Council has introduced guidelines for UAV (drones) over and within Council reserves. Please view here

27 April 2016
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.

Carterton Community Notice Board Requests
If you are a local organisation, club or group that have a notice you would like to share with the community on the electronic notice board located at Carrington Park Click here

Visiting Carterton

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.....…..