Harvesting of Southern Reserve Pine Trees

Riversdale Beach Ratepayers Association (RBRA) and Masterton District Council (MDC) have finalised plans for harvesting the forestry block in Riversdale’s Southern Reserve. These trees, about 1000 in number, have reached an age where they should be harvested.

Water restriction eased to allow sprinkler use

Weekend rain in the Tararua Range has lifted the flow of the Waingawa River, enabling Masterton District Council to ease garden water restrictions for the next few days to sprinklers on alternate days – houses with odd numbers on odd days, evens on evens.

Town Hall survey results released

More than 1,300 responses were received as part of Masterton District Council’s community engagement on the future of its Town Hall, closed in 2016 after being found to be earthquake-prone.