Archive: Media Releases

News: More engagement this week on the Annual Plan

Update, 25 May 2022 – In response to requests from commuters, we’ve extended our evening sessions. The Featherston and Greytown sessions will now run from 5pm-7pm. 23 May 2022 If…

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News: Water resilience project a “sensible decision”

6 May 2022 An infrastructure milestone for the South Wairarapa was marked on Thursday, with the official opening of the Waiohine Treated Water Reservoir. Mayor Alex Beijen cut the ribbon…

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News: Give us your feedback on the proposed priorities for the annual plan

We want to know what you think of our proposed priorities for the next Annual Plan, which is due to be adopted on June 30. To help, we’ve published an…

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News: International Dark Sky Week comes to Wairarapa

International Dark Sky Week has reached our Wairarapa rohe for the first time, with the Wairarapa Dark Sky Association this week distributing a home lighting guide to every letterbox in…

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News: Trust leaves an artistic legacy in Martinborough

26 April 2022 Work is afoot to put a glorious new sculpture in Martinborough’s Waihinga Centre. The Waihinga Charitable Trust has commissioned local artists Sam Hamuera Ludden and Violet Edwards…

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News: EcoReef trial at Cape Palliser

23 April 2022 South Wairarapa District Council and a Wellington have joined forces to help protect Cape Palliser Road from coastal erosion. A dramatic rise in severe weather conditions has…

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News: Greytown Open Space and Wheels Park Project engagement

21 April 2022 South Wairarapa District Council is looking for public feedback on the proposed design of Greytown Open Space and Wheels Park. With the town’s continued growth and an…

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ANZAC Day in South Wairarapa District – 25 April 2022

Monday 19 APRIL 2022 ANZAC Day on 25 April will be commemorated a little differently this year. Below are notices from those organising events for our towns and communities. We…

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Tauherenikau pipeline progress

4 April 2022 Urgent work starts this week on the Tauherenikau water pipe between Featherston and Greytown. This vital infrastructure supplies Featherston’s drinking water from the Waiohine treated water plant…

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Notice: Vaccine pass and other policy changes

28 March 2022 Effective 5 April, vaccine passes will no longer be required at Council facilities Our Covid-19 settings are changing in response to the Government’s recent announcement on the…

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