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Election returns available

Daily election returns for the 2022 South Wairarapa District Elections are now available on the Electionz website.

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Featherston Masterplan feedback

Featherston residents have indicated that they are open to smaller sections and denser housing provided it is done well, so more people can access affordable housing that meets their needs.…

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State Highway 53, Wairarapa, to reopen tonight (22 September)

Quick work by Waka Kotahi’s roading crews has cleared a significant slip from State Highway 53 between Featherston and Martinborough. A full closure and diversions have been in place since…

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Lifesaving packs

A local initiative to get flu and Covid-19 help to the most vulnerable in South Wairarapa is gathering momentum. The kits are the brainchild of two local women, Sandy Ngamoki and…

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Voting open for local elections

Voting for this year’s local body elections is open. How to vote If you are enrolled to vote, you should have received your voting papers in the post. Voting papers…

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The Queen’s State Memorial Service

Message from the Office of the Governor-General: New Zealand will mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II with a State Memorial Service and one-off public holiday on Monday 26 September.…

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Share your views on smoking and vaping

Wairarapa’s three district councils are asking residents, businesses and community organisations for their views on smoking and vaping to contribute to the development of a combined smoke and vapefree policy…

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Have a say on our Rangatahi (Youth) Strategy

The three Wairarapa Councils are working together to review the district’s Rangatahi (Youth) Strategy to support youth voices in local government. This review will be expanded to include South Wairarapa.…

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Upcoming Wai Word author events

Wai Word has been bringing notable authors into the Wairarapa for over a decade to share their writing and skills with audiences. Our Wairarapa Library Service is partnering with Wai…

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Return of Kāinga Ora public housing to Greytown

[Media release from Kāinga Ora] Kāinga Ora has currently purchased two sites in Greytown and Woodville and have signed contracts with Jenninan Homes and Westwood properties to acquire housing in…

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