Masterton District Council (MDC) has closed Henley Lake for recreational use and issued a health warning after tests showed high concentrations of cyanobacteria (toxic algae).
Garden sprinkling will be limited to alternate days for Masterton residents from Sunday 1 December, as Masterton District Council (MDC) responds to a sustained period of dry weather.
A new simplified water restrictions system will make it easier for Masterton residents to understand how to conserve water this summer.
Masterton District Council is putting a ballot box on the road on Friday (11 October) to enable voters around the district to drop their votes in without having to go to the Council office.
Masterton District Council is starting a conversation with residents about traffic speeds in and around Masterton, as the first stage of a review of speed limits.