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.

Love Food Hate Waste

Earlier this year, Stratford District Council implemented its Waste Minimisation Management Plan (WMMP) in order to promote effective and efficient waste management and minimisation within the district. Part of this plan is Council’s vision of working Towards Zero Waste.

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October 2018 School Holiday Programme

Download a copy of the October School Holiday Programme.

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Water main break Update 1 - September 2018

Those affected by the water main break this afternoon should have full or close to full water supply back.

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Water main break - September 2018

Due to a water main break some households and businesses are currently experiencing no or low water pressure.

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Are you eligible for a rates rebate?

The Rates Rebate Scheme was established in 1973 to provide a subsidy to low-income homeowners on the cost of their rates.

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Stratford Recycling Programme

This year has seen Stratford District Council implement a few initiatives around rubbish and recycling.

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Temporary Pool Shut Down - Update 5

The TSB Pool will be back up and running as of 3.30pm today, however, it will only be open for Swimming lessons this evening. 

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Temporary pool shutdown - Update 3

The TSB Pool Complex will be closed temporarily until Wednesday 12 September.

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Temporary pool shutdown - Update 2

The TSB Pool Complex will be closed temporarily until Wednesday 12 September.

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Temporary pool shutdown

The TSB Pool Complex will be closed temporarily on Tuesday 11 September.

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Scarecrow trail returns to Stratford

Join in Stratford's 2018 Scarecrow trail.

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Stratford District Youth Council presents "A Scary Night - The Stories you never knew"

The Stratford District Youth Council, along with the Taranaki Pioneer Village, are dying to bring you an eerie night of the grim and haunted on Saturday 27 October.

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Congratulations to our 2018 Citizen Award Winners

The 2018 Citizen Award winners were honoured in a ceremony led by Mayor Neil Volzke Tuesday 9 August at the Stratford District Council Chambers.

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Creative Communities funding applications now open

The first round of Creative Communities funding is now open for applications.

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Reducing your waste for Plastic Free July

Join Stratford District Council for Plastic Free July.

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Free computer training classes at the Stratford District Library

The Stepping UP computer classes have proven extremely popular over the past 12 months, with over 50 Stratford residents participating in over 200 classes.

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2018 Citizen Award Winners Announced

For more than 25 years the Stratford District Council Citizen Awards have been held each year to formally recognise individuals that give their time to the Stratford community.

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Tree planting to commemorate 100-year anniversary of WW1

Stratford District Council is looking for expressions of interest from local community groups to take part in Matariki Tu Rakau.

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July School Holiday Programme

The July School Holiday programme is now out.

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Representation Review initial proposal

Submissions are now open for the Stratford District Council Representation Review.

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