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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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News: Hinekura Road update

22 December 2021 Hinekura Road, a road which serves a number of farming households east of Martinborough, slipped again on December 18 due to heavy rains. The Council has only…

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News: New service for heavy swell warnings

MetService is introducing a heavy swell warnings service which is expected to particularly benefit coastal communities. The service has been available for Wellington’s South Coast for some time but is…

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News: Bringing some Christmas cheer

24 November 2021 South Wairarapa towns are getting ready to welcome “Pack the Bus” for another successful year. The bus will travel around the region picking up gifts for distribution…

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NEWS: South Wairarapa Campsites – an update

21 October 2021 South Wairarapa District Council has determined that two campsites on the Tora coastline are at risk of flash flooding and should be closed to overnight campers. This…

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NOTICE: Water work at Memorial Park

Wellington Water is replacing and diverting a sewer pipe at Greytown’s Memorial Park Water Treatment Plant. This work is vital to ensure the safety of our drinking water. The pipe…

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NOTICE: Safety risks at two camping grounds

Two camping grounds on the South Wairarapa coast are at risk of flash flooding. South Wairarapa District Council is investigating whether overnight camping needs to be banned at Te Awaiti…

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NOTICE: Vaccination drive-thrus in Martinborough

From the Wairarapa DHB: Covid-19 vaccination drive-thru clinics are being held in Martinborough this week and more are being organised throughout the rural community over coming weeks. A morning clinic…

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COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out

For up-to-date information and to book your vaccinations please go to the Ministry of Health COVID-19 Website Because a good news story is worth sharing, this Stuff article has an…

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NOTICE: Wellington Water attending surcharging wastewater main on Fitzherbert Street, Featherston.

A message from Wellington Water: Wellington Water are attending a surcharging wastewater main on Fitzherbert Street in Featherston. This has been caused by the recent heavy rain and a number…

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