About our district
Find out about Stratford district, its location, heritage and history.
Stratford Aerodrome is a general aviation aerodrome located 4kms northeast of the Stratford township on Flint Road. Learn more about it here.
Stratford District has seven cemeteries, five of which are now closed. You can learn more about them on this page.
Citizenship Ceremonies are held by Council 3 to 4 times per year to welcome new citizens to New Zealand.
Civil Defence and Emergency Management
Stratford District Council is part of the Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management group.
Facilities for hire
Stratford District Council provides a variety of affordable and useful facilities for hire.
Funding and Grants
Funding opportunities available to individuals and community groups in the Stratford District.
Housing for the elderly
Council owns 10 single-person units for people who are over 65 years of age and meet specific criteria.
Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal
The Mayoral Christmas Gift Appeal is a valued tradition in Stratford, encouraging local residents to donate gifts to deserving families.
Parks and Reserves
Stratford is home to a number of parks and reserves, playgrounds, walkways and open spaces for all to enjoy. Check them out!
School Holiday Programme
Stratford District Library and Visitor Information Centre
A vibrant, busy community hub. In addition to a modern library service, residents and visitors can access a wide range of travel information, booking services and complete NZTA and AA transactions.
Wai o Rua - Stratford Aquatic Centre
The TSB Pool Complex is an all-weather, family friendly facility complete with three pools of varying depths, a fully fenced outdoor grass/BBQ area and heated shower amenities.