Masterton Monthly Wrap 2020
Masterton Monthly Wrap 2019
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Updates from Masterton District Council
A cheeky daylight thief has stolen more than a dozen ratepayer-funded plants from an Opaki Road traffic island at the northern end of Masterton.
Masterton District Council is determined to minimise the number of dog owners who pay more than they need to for dog registration this year.
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
Castlepoint beachgoers will have fresh toilet facilities next summer as a rebuild of the toilet block near the lagoon kicks off this week. The circa $300,000 project is being partly funded through the Tourism Infrastructure Fund.
Installation of water meters in Masterton is progressing well, with extra contractors involved following the four and a half weeks of Alert Level 4 lockdown.
Just in time for the freedoms of Alert Level 2, Masterton District Council is launching a digital public art trail around town, giving locals and visitors an online map highlighting public art pieces.
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.
Masterton District Council will live stream hearings on Wednesday, 6 April, to hear submissions on the Annual Plan 2020/21 and the Speed Limit Review.
Masterton’s swingbridge across the Waipoua River is likely to be re-opened to all users by summer, after Masterton District Council approved replacing decking on the bridge to make it once again accessible to mobility scooters as well as pedestrians and cyclists.
The aviation and agricultural communities in Wairarapa are deeply saddened by the death of a pilot in a crash at Kourarau Hill, Carterton, this morning.
As part of the move to Alert Level 3, transfer stations in Masterton, Carterton, and Martinborough, will reopen for all waste and recycling from Tuesday, 28 April, with strict social distancing protocols.
Masterton District Council has dropped a range of fees and charges and extended timeframes as immediate measures to support the community during the COVID-19 response.
All three Wairarapa district councils are putting measures in place to ensure ongoing support for local retailers and service providers during lockdown.
After one of the driest summers in recent memory, consistent rain over recent days has allowed Masterton District Council (MDC) to end garden watering restrictions for what is hoped is the foreseeable future.
The three Wairarapa Councils are uniting to fight the spread of COVID-19 and urgently asking the community to follow Government advice.