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: Tuesday, 04 February 2020 10:12
Last year Stratford District Council reviewed its Speed Limits Bylaw, proposing to amend some speed limits within Stratford, Midhirst, Toko and Whangamomona.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 23 January 2020 11:48
Stratford Library is excited to introduce a new weekly activity for under two year olds and their parents/caregivers.
Starting from 10 February 2020, Wā Pēpi Baby Time will be every Monday during school term time at 9:15am.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 09:49
Stratford District's recycling bin contamination is very high at the moment,and we need to make a coordinated effort to reduce this.
Our contamination rate sits at 17.2%! This means that close to 20% of what goes in household recycling bins should end up elsewhere, like in the general waste bin.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 16 January 2020 16:38
On Saturday 18 January, Stratford will be the place to be as we celebrate 10 years of Summer Nights with a concert in King Edward Park and the Stratford Speedway hosts the Independent Wrap New Zealand Minisprint Championship!
- Last Updated: Thursday, 19 December 2019 20:34
Thank you to everyone who donated towards the 2019 Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal.
Council staff have been busy over the last two days sorting presents into their gift boxes ready for delivery, and on Thursday 19 December the gifts made their way to their new homes.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 19 December 2019 15:54
Midhirst water supply will be impacted by an urgent power outage on Sunday 22 December.
We have been informed that Powerco Limited is planning to switch off the power supply in the Midhirst area on Sunday 22 December 2019 between 9.15am and 12noon for urgent maintenance/repairs.
- Last Updated: Monday, 16 December 2019 08:54
It's getting warmer, and that means more swimming to keep us cool.
Stratford District Council would like to remind all pool owners and occupiers that you have a responsibility to ensure your swimming pool fences meet the Building Code on restricting access to residential pools.
- Last Updated: Friday, 13 December 2019 14:39
Summer is here and it’s soon time to relax. It’s also time to sort out your Christmas presents and it’s a perfect time for some great Zero Waste summer tips to help you go green over the holidays.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 16 January 2020 10:04
Stratford district is set to celebrate the 10th year of the popular free community events fondly known as ‘Summer Nights’.
- Last Updated: Friday, 13 December 2019 10:12
Christmas and New Year holidays are fast approaching, and some of our Council facilities will be closed over the break.
Check out what's open and when by viewing the below PDF.
- Last Updated: Monday, 02 December 2019 15:12
Today, the Government announced its intention to fund $9.6m to seal the remaining unsealed section of State Highway 43 (SH43), after a successful application was submitted by Stratford District Council in conjunction with the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 17 December 2019 11:24
Find out what fun family activities are on these summer school holidays in Stratford!
Download our School Holiday Programme booklet or pick up a hard copy from the Stratford i-SITE, Stratford Library, Council Service Centre or TSB Pool Complex.
- Last Updated: Monday, 25 November 2019 08:46
Stratford District Council would like to thank everyone who has been in contact about the love letters found in our archives room.
As a result of peoples’ time and effort to research this case, we have been able to identify our author Harry as Thomas Harry Penn writing to Grace Martin.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 19 November 2019 16:56
Stratford District Council want to make it easier and safer to walk and cycle around our awesome district and we need your help.
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(06) 765 6099
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