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SH2 Remutaka Hill – one-night closure Wednesday 18 January 2023

A reminder that State Highway 2 Remutaka Hill will close on one night during January 2023. The January date is Wednesday 18 January 9pm to 4am. Please note that the…

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Heavy Rain Warning for Eastern Hills and Tararua Range

MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for the EASTERN HILLS and ranges of Wairarapa and the TARARUA RANGE from 8pm Tuesday 10 January to 9pm Wednesday 11 January. Expect…

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Further Notice of By-election for the Greytown Community Board

The nomination period to fill the extraordinary vacancy for the Greytown Community Board has now closed. Nominations have been received from Janette Wallace Gedge (Independent) and Neil Morison (Independent). As…

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By-election for Greytown Community Board vacancy goes ahead

Nominations to fill a remaining vacancy on the Greytown Community Board have closed, and there are two candidates, Janette Gedge and Neil Morison. A by-election will be held and Greytown…

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Weather advisory: Thunderstorm, heavy rain

Update 6.50pm: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Wairarapa has been lifted, but a Heavy Rain Warning remains in place. The heavy rain warning for Wairarapa north of Featherston continues until…

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Improvements in Featherston Masterplan go to design phase

South Wairarapa District Council has given its planners the green light to advance detailed designs for improving Featherston’s main street and the link between the main street to the train…

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Summer holiday hours and services

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Most of us at Council are also taking a break but there will be the necessary cover to…

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Notice: Dog Control Policy and Practices Report for 2021/2022

To enable Council to adopt the report on dog control policy and practices so as to meet the requirements of Section 10A of the Dog Control Act 1996. Dog Control…

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Ponatahi Road update

Our roading team is working hard to rebuild the section of Ponatahi Road just north of Martinborough and get it back to two lanes before Christmas. Once the road is…

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Last chance to Pack the Bus

Thank you South Wairarapa for your generosity towards the Pack the Bus Christmas gift drive this week. There was a great outpouring from our district which is destined for 30…

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