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.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 21 April 2021 10:57
- Last Updated: Monday, 19 April 2021 09:15
School holidays are fast approaching, and this April there's plenty of choice to keep the kids busy, including a Shakespearean Market Day on Saturday 24 April.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 April 2021 08:55
You’re invited to be involved in and celebrate the month for matters Shakespearean!
The Stratford Shakespeare Trust with support from Council, Stratford Business Association and local businesses are celebrating Stratford’s connection to William Shakespeare with a Shakespearean Market Day on Saturday 24 April 2021.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 25 March 2021 09:54
Stratford District Council’s proposed activity for the Long Term Plan 2021-2031 (LTP), outlined in its consultation document and supporting information was adopted for public consultation at an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday 23 March 2021.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 March 2021 21:23
Next Tuesday, 16 March 2021 our Library and i-SITE will be having new furniture installed. The facility will be closed for the morning to allow for installation and set up.
The Library, i-SITE and AA Express services will open at 12noon.
If you have any questions please contact the team on 06 765 5403.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 11 March 2021 13:45
As from Thursday 11 March the water restrictions that were in place in Stratford, Midhirst and Toko have been lifted.
Recent rain means that river levels have now increased to an acceptable level, and the odds and evens system that was in place has now been lifted.
Thank you for your cooperation during these restrictions.
- Last Updated: Monday, 22 March 2021 15:44
On Tuesday night four new Stratford District Youth Councillors were officially sworn in by District Mayor Neil Volzke.
Brooke Hereora, Ciara Staines-Huley, Taylyn Kelsen and Victoria Payne have joined Connor Giblin (Co-Chair), Harmony Hanover (Co-Chair), Achim Hanne, Alena Hojdelewicz, Emma Steele, Keisya Gunawan and Taleesha Kelsen to make up the full 11 members of the Stratford District Youth Council.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 02 March 2021 16:24
Update, 4pm 2 March 2021:
This work is now complete and the water supply is back up and running in Midhirst.
Following this repair, you may experience discolouration or cloudy water. The water is still safe to drink but we encourage you to run your taps until the water runs clear.
- Last Updated: Monday, 22 March 2021 15:41
The site of the new aquatic centre in Stratford was blessed today by Koro Sandy Parata and representatives from Ngāruahine, Ngāti Maru and Ngāti Ruanui.
Stratford District Mayor Neil Volzke turned the first sod and gave thanks to everyone who had been involved in getting the project to this point, including the Stratford Cricket Club who have been accommodating in giving up their cricket wicket for the project to go ahead.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 18 February 2021 09:38
At 11:59pm on Wednesday 17 February Auckland moved to Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand moved to Alert Level 1.
This means our Council facilities can provide services without the restrictions of Level 2.
However Alert Level 1 does not mean Alert Level 'none'.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 03 February 2021 12:19
The recent dry weather in Central Taranaki has finally taken its toll on the Stratford water supply.
Stratford District Council have imposed water restrictions from today, Wednesday 3 February 2021.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 27 January 2021 09:23
Stratford District Council is excited to announce that Summer Nights will be back on the events calendar for its 11th year – scheduled across two weekends this February 2021.
You’re invited to enjoy the musical talents of Aotearoa’s most sought after piano man, Shaun Preston, on Saturday 13 February 2021 for Summer Nights concert in the Ted McCullough Rhododendron Dell, King Edward Park.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 January 2021 15:59
This week elected members had their first meeting for 2021, providing an opportunity to reflect on the last couple of months of 2020 and get stuck in to policy and bylaw reviews as they look ahead to the future of the Stratford district.
District Mayor Neil Volzke says, "With the disruptions of 2020 now behind us, we are looking ahead to a busy and much brighter year in 2021."
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 20 January 2021 09:21
Congratulations to Emily Armistead who was the lucky winner of a Bluetooth speaker as part of the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs Workforce Programme prize draw which was drawn once registrations reached 100.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 20 January 2021 09:14
Applications are now open for the Stratford District Youth Council (SDYC) 2021/22 year.
This is your chance to be a part of an awesome group of youth making a difference in our community.
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(06) 765 6099
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