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Updates from Masterton District Council

CONGRATS – The Wairarapa Awards

Congratulations to all the winners in the inaugural Wairarapa Awards. The Tranzit Group was named winner of the Trust House Supreme Award. A full house of 300 representatives from the Wairarapa business community attended Thursday’s event at the Copthorne...

UPDATE: Civic Centre Project

21 September 2018 Masterton District Council is in the process of advising parties interested in partnering in the civic centre project of next steps. In August the Council called for parties to express any interest they had in partnering on the project....

Town Centre work not just a pretty picture

23 August 2018 Comment - by Lyn Patterson, Mayor of Masterton Earlier this month Masterton District Council adopted its first-ever Town Centre Strategy. It’s a much-needed development that gives direction and shape to planned investments in our town centre...

Wairarapa Local Alcohol Policy Adopted

We're pleased to share news that the Wairarapa Local Alcohol Policy has been adopted, in accordance with final decision received from the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority on 1 August 2018. The policy will come into force throughout the Wairarapa region on 1...

Smokefree Policy

Masterton District Council adopted the revised Smokefree Policy at their meeting on 28 June 2017. The key change from the previous version of the policy is that Council has expanded the number of places that are designated as smokefree. The focus of the policy is on...