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Toilets and viewing platform for Lansdowne trail

Toilets and viewing platform for Lansdowne trail

A grant of nearly $238,750 from the Toursim Infrastructure Fund will enable construction of toilets and a wetland viewing platform on the Lansdowne Trail, near new the new mountain bike park, currently under construction.

Sprinkler ban introduced

Sprinkler ban introduced

Masterton District Council has introduced further water restrictions following continued dry conditions. Sprinkler use is banned – only hand-held hoses may be used. Restrictions are linked to flow levels in the Waingawa River, the source of Masterton’s drinking water.

Masterton District Council appoints new CE

Masterton District Council appoints new CE

Masterton District Council has appointed David Hopman as its new Chief Executive.
Hopman, who has been acting in the role of CE for the Council since July, was offered the role following several weeks of recruitment by agency JacksonStone & Partners.

Long-term plan adopted, 2021/22 rates set

Long-term plan adopted, 2021/22 rates set

Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson has acknowledged the work of councillors, and the range of differing views, as Masterton District Council today adopted its Long-Term Plan (LTP) 2021-31 and finalised rates for the 2021/22 year.