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.

What's on at Stratford District Library

Whether you want to do some craft, discuss a book you love or take part in an interactive learning class, Stratford District Library has a wide variety of activities available for its residents to participate in.

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Youth Futures Expo lands in Stratford

The Stratford District Youth Council and Stratford High School have worked together to revamp careers day, into the Youth Futures Expo. The Expo will focus on educational pathways, career pathways and personal development.

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Sign up to receive your rates invoice by email

You can now opt in to recieve your rates invoice by email.

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Stratford District Citizens' Awards 2018

Nominations are now open for the Stratford District Council Citizens’ Awards and Youth Citizens’ Awards.

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Customer Satisfaction Survey Now Open

For your chance to win one of five Stratford Business Association Vouchers, complete the 2017/2018 Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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Applications for Stratford District Youth Council are now open

Youth Councils in New Zealand provide young people with a voice, and give them the opportunity to represent the views of their peers in the community. If you really want your voice to count, then this is your opportunity to join the Stratford District Youth Council.

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Mobility Scooter Workshop comes to Stratford

On Wednesday 9 May, Stratford will host its first Mobility Scooter workshop at the War Memorial Centre.

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Improving recycling in Taranaki

In an effort to improve Stratford’s recycling program, Envirowaste has begun to do random checks of recycling bins in conjunction with the recycling bin pick ups. This check will be an ongoing project aimed to decrease contamination in recycling bins.

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Anzac Day Timetable of events in Stratford.

If you wish to take part in this years Anzac Day Commemorations, please see of the following timetable of events.

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Long Term Plan Consultation Document is now available

Council adopted its Consultation Documents for the 2018 - 2028 Long Term Plan in an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday 20 March.

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Creative Communities fund now open

The Creative Communities fund is now open!

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Funding Expo is coming to Stratford

The Fit for Funding Expo is coming to Stratford this April and will feature presentations from those with practical experience and success in growing a sustainable base for their own community groups. This free event is aimed at community groups and not for profit organisations.

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Sport rural travel fund now open

The Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund is now open!

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Drop in water pressure

Some areas on the Stratford water supply may experience a drop in water pressure after 8pm tonight due to a repair to a major water main.

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Drop in water pressure Update

Some areas on the Stratford water supply may have experienced a drop in water pressure last night due to a repair to a major water main.

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Pool Lifeguard Course at TSB Pool Complex

The TSB Pool Complex is running a training course to become a qualified lifeguard later this month.

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Parks Week is Coming to Stratford

Stratford District Council is excited to announce a range of free activities available in our local parks from 13 to 18 March 2018.

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UPDATE 2: Cyclone Gita Damage Update

The high winds brought to Stratford by Cyclone Gita yesterday afternoon, have caused a number of trees to be blown over across the district and block several roads.

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Childrens Day event at TSB Pool Complex

Join us to celebrate National Childrens Day at TSB Pool Complex on Sunday 4 March from 2pm to 4pm.

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Resealing programme to start - February 2018

The first stage of the 2018 reseal programme in Stratford will begin on Wednesday 14 February.

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