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, 24 November 2020 17:22
The location of the new Children’s Bike Park in Stratford was blessed last week by matua Herewini Nopera of Whakaahurangi Marae in a ceremony supported by Council staff, elected members and local pre-schools. Construction work now getting underway and is due to be completed by April 2021.
- Last Updated: Monday, 23 November 2020 17:15
Christmas is fast approaching and Stratford District Council is once again asking residents to donate gifts and bring a little extra joy to some of our local families in need.
The Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal is a tradition in Stratford encouraging local residents to donate new or pre-loved toys and gifts in good condition.
- Last Updated: Friday, 20 November 2020 08:43
Stratford District Council adopted its 2019/20 Annual Report at its Ordinary Meeting in October 2020. A four page summary and the full report can be viewed online here.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 12 November 2020 07:29
Stratford district’s annual Scarecrow Trail is coming to an end this Friday 13 November, but there’s still time to jump on the trail and check out the scarecrows including our category winners!
If you haven’t already, grab a map from the Stratford i-SITE or online here.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 11 November 2020 14:06
Stratford District Council has been successful in receiving funding from the New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme, allowing the creation of two community focused positions within the Stratford Library.
- Last Updated: Friday, 06 November 2020 15:45
On Thursday 5 November, Stratford District Council celebrated the hard work and effort that goes into achieving a qualification and skills training. The 2020 Trade Graduation Ceremony held in Council’s Chambers congratulated 20 local people who had recently completed a trade certificate.
- Last Updated: Friday, 06 November 2020 13:40
Stratford Positive Ageing forums provide an opportunity to hear from speakers on topics important to you and connect with likeminded people.
Come along to the next Stratford Positive Ageing forum on Thursday 19 November, 10.30am to 12noon in the Stratford War Memorial Centre.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 05 November 2020 14:58
Stratford district’s famous Scarecrow Trail has kicked off and finishes Friday 13 November 2020.
You’re invited to hit the trail with friends and family to see how many scarecrows you can find. It’s a fun, free activity for everyone to do, with prizes up for grabs for those who play.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 19:20
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 21 October 2020 15:00
Stratford District Council is pleased to announce a partnership with local internet provider Primo, offering access to free WiFi along Broadway, Stratford.
Through this partnership, WiFi will be provided free of charge to users between the northern and southern roundabouts along Broadway from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 12:25
A new piece of artwork on Fenton Street in Stratford pays homage to the rare white Pīwakawaka which has graced the parks and gardens of Stratford in 2020.
- Last Updated: Monday, 19 October 2020 10:26
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 08:41
A Trade Graduation Ceremony is being held in Stratford on Thursday 5 November to celebrate local people completing their chosen training.
The ceremony is part of the Mayors Task Force for Jobs initiative and is a chance to recognise members within the community who have recently finished their trade certificates.
- Last Updated: Monday, 25 January 2021 13:40
Throughout the next school term there are a number of free computer classes you can benefit from.
Check the full timetables below:
- The Stepping Up programme has four courses running on a Wednesday starting 10 February 2021. The classes cover smart phones, basic photo editing, digital banking and RealMe and MyMSD accounts.
- Last Updated: Friday, 05 March 2021 15:56
Learn some computer basics in our range of free computer classes.
See the table below for what is available March, 2021. Held at the Stratford Library.
24 HOUR PHONE:
(06) 765 6099
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