Carterton ANZAC Service
Carterton's 2015 Service will be held on Saturday 25 April.
Those who wish to be involved in the parade are asked to meet outside the Council Offices on Holloway Street at  10.45am. The parade will commence towards Memorial Square at 11am. Following the laying of the wreaths the public service will continue at the Events Centre.
For further information please email events@cartertonec.co.nz or phone 06 379 4088.

Carterton Fields of Remembrance
There will be a small service at the Carterton Memorial Square  on Tuesday 21 April at 12.30pm, open to all, to officially open the Fields of Remembrance.

The Carterton Charles Rooking Carter Community Awards
2015 Charles Rooking Carter Awards Nominations are open now!
Nominations close 5pm on Friday 15 May
2015 Awards Dinner will be on Saturday 13 June 2015.
For further information, nomination forms and guidelines click here!

To watch last year’s nomination videos click here

Carterton Community Arts Council
Creative Communities Funding
The Creative Communities Scheme is a relationship between Creative NZ and local authorities and supports opportunities for New Zealanders to participate in the arts in their local community.
The Carterton Community Arts Council administers this scheme on behalf of the Carterton District.  Applications for the next funding round will close on Friday 15 May 2015.
Application forms and funding criteria are available from the Carterton District Council or by contacting Sandra Hayes on 06 379 4030 or can be downloaded below.

Application Brochure
Application Guide
Application Form
Project Completion Report Form

Reserve Management Plans review
Please view here

Getting creative in our Community - Placemaking Programme
We want your ideas on how we could transform the new Carrington Park Public Toilets  so tourists are compelled to stop, take a photo, and spend some money in our town.
Download the flyer here


The Carterton District Council, 28 Holloway Street, (PO Box 9), Carterton has received an application for resource consent from South Wairarapa Veterinary Services.
The application is for subdivision of property in Rural (Primary Production) zone, at 3236 State Highway 2 into 4 lots, and land use consent for establishing a veterinary clinic on proposed Lot 4. For more information please view here

Local Government Reorganisation
The Local Government Commission has issued a draft proposal for reorganising local government in Wellington and Wairarapa. Submissions on the draft proposal closed on 2 March 2015. The Carterton District Council’s submission to the Commission can be read here

Water restrictions lifted
There are no longer any restrictions on the use of the Town Water Supply.

Open Fire Season
Open Fire Season
There are currently no fire restrictions throughout Carterton urban area and Wairarapa rural district.
In the urban area, approved incinerators must be used.
For rural fire enquiries, ring Wairarapa Rural Fire District Office on 06 370 9557.
For urban fire enquiries, ring Carterton District Council on 06 379 4030.

Visiting Carterton
Planning on visiting the Carterton region or have family coming to visit and need somewhere to stay? The Carterton Holiday Park offers a park like setting with individual private sites. It is close to the shops, parks, swimming baths and the entrances to the Tararua ranges. The park offers 24 powered sites, numerous non-powered and tent sites. It also boasts 6 fully furnished, heated and carpeted self-contained units sleeping up to six people (bring your own bedding or hire from us) plus 4 budget cabins. The park also has well equipped communal facilities. Click here to find out more.....…..