Rain in the Tararua Range has enabled Masterton District Council to lift all water restrictions from tomorrow (Wednesday 31 March).
An extended spell without significant rain has forced Masterton District Council to tighten its water restriction, limiting watering to hand-held hoses only.
Garden watering in Masterton is now limited to handheld hoses, following a sustained period of dry weather and falling levels in the Waingawa River, the source of Masterton’s drinking water.
Henley Lake has become one of only three parks in New Zealand to receive an international Green Flag community award. In awards announced this week by Recreational Aotearoa, Queen Elizabeth Park has also retained its Green Flag status, for the third year running.
Masterton District Council is optimistic that gradual improvements in the town’s air quality will continue this winter. Air quality is measured by World Health Organisation guidelines focused on small