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: Thursday, 16 January 2020 03:38
On Saturday 18 January, Stratford will be the place to be as we celebrate 10 years of Summer Nights with a concert in King Edward Park and the Stratford Speedway hosts the Independent Wrap New Zealand Minisprint Championship!
- Last Updated: Thursday, 19 December 2019 07:34
Thank you to everyone who donated towards the 2019 Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal.
Council staff have been busy over the last two days sorting presents into their gift boxes ready for delivery, and on Thursday 19 December the gifts made their way to their new homes.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 19 December 2019 02:54
Midhirst water supply will be impacted by an urgent power outage on Sunday 22 December.
We have been informed that Powerco Limited is planning to switch off the power supply in the Midhirst area on Sunday 22 December 2019 between 9.15am and 12noon for urgent maintenance/repairs.
- Last Updated: Sunday, 15 December 2019 19:54
It's getting warmer, and that means more swimming to keep us cool.
Stratford District Council would like to remind all pool owners and occupiers that you have a responsibility to ensure your swimming pool fences meet the Building Code on restricting access to residential pools.
- Last Updated: Friday, 13 December 2019 01:39
Summer is here and it’s soon time to relax. It’s also time to sort out your Christmas presents and it’s a perfect time for some great Zero Waste summer tips to help you go green over the holidays.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 21:04
Stratford district is set to celebrate the 10th year of the popular free community events fondly known as ‘Summer Nights’.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 12 December 2019 21:12
Christmas and New Year holidays are fast approaching, and some of our Council facilities will be closed over the break.
Check out what's open and when by viewing the below PDF.
- Last Updated: Monday, 02 December 2019 02:12
Today, the Government announced its intention to fund $9.6m to seal the remaining unsealed section of State Highway 43 (SH43), after a successful application was submitted by Stratford District Council in conjunction with the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
- Last Updated: Monday, 16 December 2019 22:24
Find out what fun family activities are on these summer school holidays in Stratford!
Download our School Holiday Programme booklet or pick up a hard copy from the Stratford i-SITE, Stratford Library, Council Service Centre or TSB Pool Complex.
- Last Updated: Sunday, 24 November 2019 19:46
Stratford District Council would like to thank everyone who has been in contact about the love letters found in our archives room.
As a result of peoples’ time and effort to research this case, we have been able to identify our author Harry as Thomas Harry Penn writing to Grace Martin.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 19 November 2019 03:56
Stratford District Council want to make it easier and safer to walk and cycle around our awesome district and we need your help.
- Last Updated: Monday, 11 November 2019 23:29
Stratford district’s Scarecrow Trail is in its last week, with all Scarecrows due to retire from the limelight after Sunday 17 November.
This means you still have time to jump on the trail, see how many scarecrows you can find, and go in the draw to win prizes.
- Last Updated: Monday, 11 November 2019 01:22
Stratford District Council has confirmed that contractors will begin work on the demolition of the ANZ Bank Building from Wednesday 13 November 2019 if weather permits.
- Last Updated: Friday, 08 November 2019 23:25
Did you know one of the biggest environmental challenges we face is food waste? If it were a country, food waste would be third largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 31 October 2019 21:21
Stratford district’s sensational Scarecrow Trail has kicked off from today and finishes Sunday 17 November 2019.
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