Wairarapa Governance Review

Wairarapa Governance Review
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A report for the three Wairarapa District Councils on future governance options for the Wairarapa region is now available. 


The report and related documents and background can be viewed here in pdf form:

Full Report

Summary of Conclusions

Q & A Sheet

Better Local Government (NZ Government publication)

Media Release (16 May 2012)


You are most welcome to discuss the content of this report with Her Worship the Mayor Adrienne Staples, councillors and community board members. 


Copies of the Full Report, the associated Summary of Conclusions, Q&A sheet and Better Local Government are available at the following locations:

  • South Wairarapa District Council Office, 19 Kitchener Street, Martinborough
  • Martinborough Public Library, 14 Jellicoe Street, Martinborough
  • Featherston Library, 70 Fitzherbert Street, Featherston
  • Greytown Library, 89 Main Street, Greytown

Your written comments or questions about the report are invited.  Please email Dr Jack Dowds at DrJackDowds@swdc.govt.nz or write to us at South Wairarapa District Council, PO Box 6, Martinborough 5741. 


Once the three Wairarapa district councils have discussed the report during May 2012 they will consult Wairarapa residents on any proposal for change.


Posted 16 May 2012

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