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.

Topp Twins announced for Summer Nights

The Summer Nights act for 2018 has been announced.

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Join in the scarecrow hunting

The inaugural Stratford Scarecrow Trail opened on Friday 27 October.

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Sport travel fund now open

The Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund is now open!

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Creative funding allocated

The Creative Communities grant aims to increase participation in the arts at the local level, and to increase the range and diversity of arts available to communities.

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Beauty Therapy, Tattooing, and Skin Piercing Bylaw opens for consultation

Stratford District Council’s Statement of Proposal for the Draft Beauty Therapy, Tattooing and Skin Piercing Bylaw has been released for consultation today.

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Zorbing brings X Factor to Youth Sports Day!

If you are prepared to be transformed into a giant human airbag, you have got to check out Stratford District Youth Council’s Youth Sports Day this school holidays.

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October School Holiday Programme

The school holiday programme is here! The friendly team at the iSite will be taking bookings for all activities. No phone or online bookings will be taken and a registration form is required.

Registration Form

Click Here to view the October Holiday Programme

 

Recycled Critters - Winners Announced

Stratford children got into the spirit of Clean Up New Zealand Week and showcased their creativity with entries in a Recycled Critter Competition.

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New variable speed limit for Regan Street

Stratford Primary School pupils can feel safer crossing the road with a new variable speed limit in place.

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Keeping Stratford Beautiful

With the annual Clean Up New Zealand Week just around the corner, it’s time to be a tidy kiwi and join one of the largest voluntary efforts in the country.

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2017 Citizen Awards announced

Every year hard working local volunteers are recognised by the district for their continued contributions to the community.

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A more user-friendly King Edward Park

The King Edward Park Reserve Management Plan was adopted at the Stratford District Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 11 July.

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King Edward Park swing bridge reopened

The swing bridge in King Edward Park reopened last week following maintenance work being completed.

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2017/18 Annual Plan adopted with a 3% rate increase

Stratford District Council’s 2017/18 Annual Plan was adopted at its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 13 June.

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Get your skates on with Youth Council

If you have always wanted to give ice skating a go, now is your chance.

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Get Your Skates On with the Stratford District Youth Council

If you have always wanted to give ice skating a go, now is your chance.

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Free computer training programme available

Free computer training courses for the community are being launched this week at the Stratford District Library.

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Youth Council to heat up Long Weekend with a Pool Party

If you are staying home for Queen’s Birthday weekend and looking for something to do in Stratford, then come on down to the TSB Pool Complex and party with DJ Marky B.

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King Edward Park Swing Bridge Closed

Repair work is due to commence on the swing bridge behind the TET MultiSports Centre in King Edward Park on Thursday, 1 June.

 

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Customer Satisfaction Survey

Residents are being asked to have their say in the Stratford District Council’s annual customer satisfaction survey.

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