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.

Summer Nights Movies 2017

The Summer Nights series will continue with two consecutive movies being played in mid February.

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Summer Nights Concert 2017

Next year’s Summer Nights concert details have been released this week with national group The Warratahs being named as the headline act.

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New Local Alcohol Policy Adopted

The joint Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) for New Plymouth and Stratford districts has been adopted by both council's.

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Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy 2017 Consultation

The Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy 2017 is currently out for consultation. 

Consultation closes at 4.30pm on 10 February 2017.

Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy

To have your say please click here

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Christmas in Prospero Place

With the installation of Stratford’s 8.8 metre outdoor Christmas tree the festive season has well and truly hit Prospero Place. The square will be filled with festive cheer this December with a raft of activities happening from 1 December.

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Wow factor for shop fronts

Some of Broadways retail shop fronts have been given a make over this week.

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Sail into the summer reading programme

The popular Summer Reading Programme has returned to the Stratford Library this summer.

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Mayoral Christmas gifts for giving

The traditional Mayoral Christmas gift appeal will be held in December. Mayor Neil Volzke is appealing for people to bring their donated new or pre-loved toys, and gifts to the Council Office and place them under the Christmas tree.

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Future of Whangamomona in Focus

The Republic of Whangamomona will be looking to its future, with the release of an issues and options paper on Monday night by the Stratford District Council.

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Train as a lifeguard

The TSB Pool Stratford is offering you the opportunity to become a qualified lifeguard.

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Stratford launches into the future

The future of the Stratford district got a little more focus, with the release of three major plans tonight.

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Election Results

The results of the 2016 election are in.  

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Council to use new standard building consent forms

Stratford District Council is one of more than 20 councils that are working together to bring consistency to the building consent process.

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New roading contractor to start

Following a competitive tender process the Stratford District Council has awarded a three year roading contract.

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Satisfied Stratford

Every year Stratford ratepayers are invited to complete a customer satisfaction survey, asking them to provide feedback on their satisfaction levels with services Council provides.

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Library reopens its doors

The Stratford District Library reopened its doors to the public today.

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2016 Citizen Award recipients announced

Each year hard working locals are recognised by the District for their continued contributions to the community.  The recipients for the 2016 Stratford District Citizen Awards are:

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2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Stratford residents can expect to receive a copy of this year’s Customer Satisfaction Survey over the next week.

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Contamination doubles - we need your help

Seven months into the new rubbish and recycling contract, contamination in the recycling collection has more than doubled.

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Stratford District Council wins national Award

The 2016 McGredy Winder SOLGM Local Government Excellence Awards celebrate the very best in professional excellence in local government management.

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