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Masterton Town Hall to be Closed Until Further
Masterton Town Hall will be closed with
immediate effect following the receipt of an initial
structural engineering report which shows that its
earthquake rating is below the required standard.
Wairarapa Gambling & TAB Board Venue Policies
The Carterton, Masterton and South
Wairarapa District Councils have reviewed the
Wairarapa Gambling Venue Policy and Wairarapa TAB
Board Venue Policy and are now undertaking formal
consultation with the communities of the Carterton,
Masterton and South Wairarapa Districts.
Open Fire Season
The Wairarapa Rural Fire District has lifted
Restricted Fire season and is going to an Open Fire
Season in the rural district.
Shaping Our Future Waihangatia Ngā Rangi Meake Nei - 2016/17 Annual
Council's draft Annual Plan for 2016/17 is out now!
The 2016/17 Annual Plan is Year 2 of the Long Term Plan (LTP)
that Council adopted last year. The Consultation Document
that outlines key differences between what we said we were going
to do in Year 2 of the LTP, and the proposed work programme for
the coming year, is now available.
Food Act (2014) Fees and Charges
The Food Act 2014 came into effect on 1 March 2016. The Act
requires food premises to operate under a Food Control Plan
(FCP) or National Programme and enables Council's to fix fees to
recover the direct and indirect costs of Council's functions
under the Act.
Restricted Fire Season - (Fire by Permit Only)
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the
Forest and Rural Fires Act, 1977, that a:
RESTRICTED FIRE SEASON has been
imposed on the lighting of fires in the open on all
lands within the Wairarapa Rural Fire District.
Commission Thanks Wairarapa Community
The Local Government Commission is appreciative of
the Wairarapa publicís attendance and contributions
at public meetings to discuss local government
reform in their area.
Council To Investigate Strengthening Masterton Municipal Building
Masterton District Council has commissioned a full structural
engineering report on the Town Hall and Chapel Street offices, prior
to carrying out this yearís planned interior renovation programme.
Henley Lake Closed to Recreational Water Users
Masterton's Henley Lake currently has high levels of
toxic algae and is closed for all water activities.