Archive: Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: Long Term Plan and Spatial Plan consultations open for community feedback

31 March 2021 South Wairarapa District Council is seeking community feedback on its proposed Spatial and Long Term Plans. The two consultation documents are available online, in council offices and…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Reports of ‘blue staining’ at some Featherston & Greytown properties

South Wairarapa District Council and Wellington Water have noted a recent increase in the number of reports of bathroom fixtures in Featherston & Greytown showing signs of blue staining, often…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Consent application for Underhill Rd

18 February 2021 There is an active resource consent application being processed by South Wairarapa District Council under the Resource Management Act (RMA) for river stone stockpiling and crushing on…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Innovating Streets trial in Martinborough underway

2 February 2021 The Innovating Streets co-design process for the northern side of Martinborough Square has kicked off, after central government funding was secured to design and create a temporary,…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Featherston and Greytown move to tighter watering restrictions

11 January 2021 From 5pm Tuesday 12 January residents of Featherston and Greytown are being asked not to use sprinklers, irrigation systems or unattended hoses, and to use hand-held watering…

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MEDIA RELEASE: SWDC releases Annual Report for 2019/2020

12 January 2021 South Wairarapa District Council’s Annual Report for the past financial year, 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020, was adopted by Council on Thursday, 17 December and…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Craggy Range donates 800 gifts to Wairarapa’s ‘Pack the Bus’ for a second year

3 December 2020 After the Martinborough Square ‘Pack the Bus’ park-up this morning, Craggy Range requested a special stop at its Te Muna vineyard, where it was met by Craggy…

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MEDIA RELEASE: New hybrid cars to reduce SWDC’s carbon emissions

3 December 2020 New, more environmentally-friendly hybrid cars are replacing some of SWDC’s aged, petrol car fleet. The four new hybrid vehicles will help towards reducing the Council’s carbon emissions…

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MEDIA RELEASE: South Wairarapa’s priorities for now and the future

6 November 2020 South Wairarapa District Council would like to thank everyone who completed the ‘What’s on Top?’ survey or attended a community engagement event to give feedback on what…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Featherston community facilities receive Government funding

28 September 2020 Featherston facilities have received a total of $413,000 from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) to support economic growth and stimulate employment displaced by Covid-19 under the Shovel-Ready…

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