Media Releases

Stratford District Council produces a weekly newsletter in the Straford Press called Central Link which is full of snippets of Council and community information, which can be found here.

You are also welcome to look at our media releases, listed here with the newest at the top.

UPDATE 2: Cyclone Gita Damage Update

The high winds brought to Stratford by Cyclone Gita yesterday afternoon, have caused a number of trees to be blown over across the district and block several roads.

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Childrens Day event at TSB Pool Complex

Join us to celebrate National Childrens Day at TSB Pool Complex on Sunday 4 March from 2pm to 4pm.

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Resealing programme to start - February 2018

The first stage of the 2018 reseal programme in Stratford will begin on Wednesday 14 February.

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Colour in the Park - February 2018

Stratford is getting set to colour-in the park – literally!

The Stratford District Youth Council is organising Colour in the Park, a five kilometre family fun run/walk through King Edward Park, where participants will get doused in colour at one kilometre intervals.

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Stratford District Water Restrictions have been lifted

As from today the water restrictions that were in place in Stratford, Midhirst and Toko have been lifted.

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Summer Nights Movies 2018

Following the extremely successful Summer Nights concert which attracted a crowd of over 1,700 it’s now time to continue celebrating the great summer weather with Summer Nights Movies in the park.

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Join the summer throw down

Kick start the new year by joining the TSB Pool Complex six week outdoor summer throw down challenge.

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Top 50 Things to Do in Stratford!

A bucket list for young people is the latest creation of the Stratford District Youth Council (SDYC), who hope to inspire their peers to enjoy all that Stratford has to offer.

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Have your say on the future of Victoria Park

At the Policy and Services Meeting in November Council adopted the draft Reserve Management Plan for Victoria Park and is now inviting the public to have its say on the plan.

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Christmas gifts needed for annual appeal

The festive season is almost upon us and with Christmas just around the corner the Stratford District Council is once again asking residents to donate a gift for those less fortunate.

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Get ready for summer reading

Get Wild About Reading this summer with the Stratford Library’s Summer Reading Programme.

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Water restrictions start for Stratford District

The dry weather in Central Taranaki has finally taken its toll on the Stratford water supply.

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Topp Twins announced for Summer Nights

The Summer Nights act for 2018 has been announced.

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Join in the scarecrow hunting

The inaugural Stratford Scarecrow Trail opened on Friday 27 October.

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Sport travel fund now open

The Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund is now open!

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Creative funding allocated

The Creative Communities grant aims to increase participation in the arts at the local level, and to increase the range and diversity of arts available to communities.

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Beauty Therapy, Tattooing, and Skin Piercing Bylaw opens for consultation

Stratford District Council’s Statement of Proposal for the Draft Beauty Therapy, Tattooing and Skin Piercing Bylaw has been released for consultation today.

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Zorbing brings X Factor to Youth Sports Day!

If you are prepared to be transformed into a giant human airbag, you have got to check out Stratford District Youth Council’s Youth Sports Day this school holidays.

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October School Holiday Programme

The school holiday programme is here! The friendly team at the iSite will be taking bookings for all activities. No phone or online bookings will be taken and a registration form is required.

Registration Form

Click Here to view the October Holiday Programme

 

Recycled Critters - Winners Announced

Stratford children got into the spirit of Clean Up New Zealand Week and showcased their creativity with entries in a Recycled Critter Competition.

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