Contact Us

Telephone: 06 306 9611 (including our after hours contact centre)

South Wairarapa District Council
19 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711
PO Box 6, Martinborough 5741
New Zealand

Open hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Media enquiries:

Dog complaints: 06 306 9611 (calls will divert to our call centre after hours and they will contact the on duty Dog Ranger)

Feedback: For complaints, compliments or general feedback, you can use our Feedback Form

Get it Sorted: For things that need fixing, you can use the Get it Sorted Form. If urgent contact 06 306 9611.

Libraries: For library locations and opening hours, see our libraries page

Building: Book an appointment with the Building or Planning team


Appointments: Book an appointment with another Council department or call 06 306 9611.

Executive Leadership Team and Managers

Paul GardnerInterim Chief Executive Officer
View the Chief Executive job description
Communications & Engagement
Sheil PriestGeneral Manager Communications &
Policy & Governance
Amanda BradleyGeneral Manager Policy &
HR & Corporate Services
Paul GardnerGeneral Manager Human Resources & Corporate Services
Operations & Partnerships
Stefan CorbettGroup Manager Partnerships &
Tim LangleyRoading
Annette BeattieLibrary Services
James O’ConnorManager, Partnerships & Operations
Planning & Environment
Russell O’LearyGroup Manager Planning &
Kendyll HammondPlanning
Sara EdneyBuilding Control
Rick MeadManager Environmental
Karon AshforthGeneral Manager,

Our leadership team is focused on creating a great place to work in, and leads teams dedicated to delivering a wide range of services, initiatives, and projects.

Please click here to see how various departments interact.

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