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: Sunday, 18 August 2019 20:51
Twenty one people have put their hands up to stand as a candidate in the Stratford District Council elections this October.
This is a record high number for nominations through Council since the existence of the urban and rural wards in 2007.
- Last Updated: Monday, 05 August 2019 05:14
The first of two funding rounds for the 2019/20 Stratford District Creative Communities Scheme (CSS) is now open.
Stratford District Council Director Community Services, Kate Whareaitu said these grants aim to increase the participation, range and diversity of arts and cultural activities within the Stratford district.
- Last Updated: Friday, 09 August 2019 05:11
With nominations for the October elections closing in less than two weeks, Stratford District Council Chief Executive Sven Hanne is urging those interested in standing to get their nominations in early before the deadline.
- Last Updated: Friday, 02 August 2019 02:56
The annual ceremony to honour the anniversary of the battle of Chunuk Bair will be held at the Malone Memorial Gates, Portia Street, Stratford on Thursday 8 August 2019 from 9.30am until 9.45am.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 July 2019 05:19
Are you our next Romeo, Juliet or Narrator?
Stratford District Council and the Stratford Business Association are looking for young people aged 13 years and over to audition to be the new voices of Stratford’s daily Glockenspiel performance.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 18 July 2019 20:51
If you see yourself as a potential leader and are passionate about your district then now is your chance to give local politics a go and to have a say in your community’s future.
- Last Updated: Friday, 12 July 2019 02:04
Candidate information meetings for people considering standing in the local authority and District Health Board elections are being held on Saturday 20 July 2019.
- Last Updated: Monday, 08 July 2019 01:43
As part of Plastic Free July, we need your help to design a reusable tote bag.
This design competition is open to all ages and closes at 1pm on Wednesday 31 July.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 18 June 2019 22:45
Stratford residents and visitors to the district are invited to come together for a community celebration for Puanga – The Māori New Year.
From 22 to 29 June 2019, people can get involved with free activities in the Stratford district to reflect, learn, share and celebrate Puanga.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 13 June 2019 01:52
Stratford District Council adopted it’s 2019/20 Annual Plan at its Ordinary Meeting yesterday, Tuesday 11 June.
- Last Updated: Monday, 17 June 2019 03:32
If you have a dog in the Stratford district, now is the time to renew their registration for 2019/20. You can now do it online and you could be in to win too!
One of three $150 gift vouchers are available for Stratford district dog owners who renew their dog’s registration online before 30 June 2019.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 04 June 2019 00:05
Visitors to Stratford Library can now benefit from an increased number of computers and services associated with them.
- Last Updated: Monday, 03 June 2019 23:31
Did you know the TSB Pool Complex in Stratford has group fitness classes? Did you know they aren’t all water based?
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 28 May 2019 00:11
Stratford District Council is pleased to announce the following successful contracts for Council public services from 1 July 2019:
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 14 May 2019 20:55
Youth Councils around New Zealand are making a difference for the future of youth and Stratford’s Youth Council is right up there with the best! Now it’s your chance to be involved.
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