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Waste Management & Minimisation Plan 2017-2018

Annual Plan 2017-18 Consultation

We will be consulting on our draft Annual Plan 2017-18 (Year 3 of our Long-Term Plan) from Friday 7 April – Monday, 8 May 2017.

Street Tree Advisory Group

Do you have an interest and knowledge of trees in the urban environment, particularly in the streetscapes of Masterton? Masterton District Council is looking for committee members to join our Street Tree Advisory Group.

Customer Satisfaction Survey 2017

Each year Masterton District Council undertakes a telephone survey to find out what people in our community think about different local issues and the level of service that they receive from Council.

We want to offer more people the opportunity to have their say and provide feedback, so we have replicated the survey online.

Please visit this link to complete the survey and tell us what you think. The final day for responses is Friday 7th April 2017.

Wairarapa's Future - Make Your Voice Heard

The shape of local government in NZ is changing. The debate about the future of local representation and democracy across the Wairarapa region is well underway.

Wairarapa Rural Fire District - Open Fire Season

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 22 of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977 that the Wairarapa Rural Fire District REVOKES the previously imposed Restricted Fire Season and declares an OPEN FIRE SEASON across the whole of the Wairarapa Rural Fire District.

Easter Sunday Shop Trading

Masterton District Council adopted the Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy at their meeting on 22 February 2017. The policy permits shops throughout the Masterton district to open on Easter Sunday.

Water Restrictions

Masterton Urban Ward and Taueru Alternate Day Water Sprinkling Restrictions
Public Notice is hereby given that an alternate day water sprinkling ban will be in force from Monday 1st December 2016 to 31st March 2017, in the Urban Masterton water supply and Taueru water supply areas.

Wairarapa Rural Fire District - 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.

Queen Street Wai-Fi Free Public WiFi

Masterton District Council is proud to announce the launch of “Wai-Fi”, a free public Wi-Fi service in Queen Street available to all residents and visitors to Masterton.

Montfort Trimble Foundation By-election

A By-election is scheduled to be held on Friday 17 February 2017 to fill one extraordinary vacancy on the Montfort Trimble Foundation.

Council Purchases Additional Farmland

Masterton District Council has agreed to purchase 53 hectares of farmland at 236 Lees Pakaraka Road from current owners Judy and Warren Tocker.

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