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: Friday, 30 October 2020 12:33
Stratford district’s famous Scarecrow Trail kicks off today and finishes Friday 13 November 2020.
You’re invited to hit the trail with friends and family to see how many scarecrows you can find. It’s a fun, free activity for everyone to do, with prizes up for grabs for those who play.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 19:20
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 21 October 2020 15:00
Stratford District Council is pleased to announce a partnership with local internet provider Primo, offering access to free WiFi along Broadway, Stratford.
Through this partnership, WiFi will be provided free of charge to users between the northern and southern roundabouts along Broadway from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 12:25
A new piece of artwork on Fenton Street in Stratford pays homage to the rare white Pīwakawaka which has graced the parks and gardens of Stratford in 2020.
- Last Updated: Monday, 19 October 2020 10:26
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 October 2020 08:41
A Trade Graduation Ceremony is being held in Stratford on Thursday 5 November to celebrate local people completing their chosen training.
The ceremony is part of the Mayors Task Force for Jobs initiative and is a chance to recognise members within the community who have recently finished their trade certificates.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 September 2020 17:26
Update 5pm: This has now been fixed and the lines flushed. Tap water may still appear cloudy for a short period, to help this you can run your outside tap to clear the water service line to your property.
Thanks for you patience. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Council on 06 765 6099.
- Last Updated: Friday, 02 October 2020 12:43
Every three years Council produces a Long Term Plan (LTP). This plan looks closely at the first three years and then takes a more general view of the outlying seven years.
The most recent LTP was produced in 2018 and looks to 2028. Council will repeat this process in 2021 and that LTP will look out ten years to 2031.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 29 September 2020 12:43
Entries are now open for Stratford District’s annual Scarecrow Trail!
An online registration form for Scarecrow entries is available here or alternatively forms can be picked up from the Stratford Library or Stratford i-SITE.
- Last Updated: Monday, 28 September 2020 10:02
The Government has announced that Stratford District Council is receiving a Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment of $339,190 towards the renovation and refurbishment of eight community halls.
Stratford District Mayor Neil Volzke says the district’s halls and facilities are hugely important to our community. “This funding boost provides a considerable cost saving to the community in the upkeep of much treasured community assets, and puts local people in work,” he says.
- Last Updated: Monday, 14 September 2020 15:56
To kick off Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week), Stratford District Council has participated in the nationwide Māori Language Moment at 12noon today by launching a te reo Māori recording of Romeo and Juliet’s glockenspiel scene.
The launch was supported by representatives from local schools, marae, and community members.
- Last Updated: Sunday, 13 September 2020 11:27
Update 11.20am: Water has now been restored.
Thanks for your patience.
A water pipe on Pembroke Road East has burst. Water has been shutdown to properties in the area between Cordelia Street and Swansea Road.
Contractors are on-site making the needed repairs and we expect water to be restored to properties by 12noon today.
24 HOUR PHONE:
(06) 765 6099
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