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: Wednesday, 06 May 2020 02:47
We'd like to hear from you on our draft Communications and Engagement Strategy.
The draft strategy provides a framework to support communications and engagement between Council and the community.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 22 April 2020 23:06
Councillors have carefully reviewed the 2020/21 Annual Plan.
In light of the current challenges caused by COVID-19, they have considered expenditure reductions that won’t add further pain to the local economy or negatively impact the services provided.
- Last Updated: Monday, 20 April 2020 22:55
For the first time in history, Anzac Day Services across New Zealand have been cancelled due to COVID-19. In the Stratford district, we’re supporting the RSA and New Zealand Defence Force campaign #StandAtDawn to remember those who gave their lives for our country.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 22 April 2020 18:48
Since Alert Level 4 commenced, Councillors and staff have been getting on with business, while adapting to a new way of connecting.
District Mayor Neil Volzke says the last couple of weeks of video conferencing with his peers and council officers has been a real learning curve for all, but something we’ve adapted to quickly.
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 14 April 2020 07:26
As of Tuesday 14 April the water restrictons that were in place in Stratford, Midhirst and Toko have been lifted.
Recent rainfall means that river levels have returned to an acceptable level, and the odds and evens system is no longer in place.
Thank you for your cooperation in conserving water during this time.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 02 April 2020 21:24
Stratford District Council is supporting an initiative that assists small-medium sized businesses in the Stratford district through the implications of COVID-19.
- Last Updated: Sunday, 29 March 2020 03:44
As we settle in to the routine associated with the Level 4 Covid-19 Alert, it seems in general people are adjusting well to the new rules. Please remember, the most important message for us all is stay at home and save lives.
- Last Updated: Sunday, 29 March 2020 01:21
Temporary changes to rubbish and recycling collection
Because we’re at Alert Level 4 due to COVID-19 there is a slight change to our rubbish and recycling collection.
Your general waste (red lid) collection remains the same, and will be collected every Monday as normal.
- Last Updated: Monday, 23 March 2020 05:06
In response to the Government’s announcement on Monday 23 March 2020 Stratford District Council closed its facilities, including the Stratford Library, Stratford i-SITE, TSB Pool Complex, and Council’s Service Centre.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 19 March 2020 02:52
The Stratford District Council has imposed a total ban on all outdoor water use following the continuous hot and dry weather conditions.
- Last Updated: Friday, 13 March 2020 00:50
The latest funding round of the Sport New Zealand Rural Travel Fund for people in the Stratford district is now open and closes Friday 20 March.
- Last Updated: Thursday, 27 February 2020 22:11
This morning Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones announced that a further $13.4 million will be spent on improving State Highway 43 (SH43) the ‘Forgotten World Highway’.
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