Carterton District Council issues new ‘urgent’ Boil Water notice

Carterton District Council issues new ‘urgent’ Boil Water notice

Carterton District Council has yet again announced a brand new Boil Water notice after last month consisted of lifting and going back into advisories due to low-levels of E-coli being identified in the water system. The notice was previously lifted after a number of advisories confusing locals. A potential fault...

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Carterton District Council lifts Boil Water advisory

Carterton District Council lifts Boil Water advisory

The Carterton District Council has lifted its boil water advisory after an extended period since March 12. The reason for the notice was due to findings of low-level E.coli contamination. Residents and businesses no longer need to boil their water. A potential fault was identified in one of the valves...

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Carterton District Council confident about lifting Boil Water notice

Carterton District Council confident about lifting Boil Water notice

Carterton District Council announced on Sunday morning that it is confident boil water notices will be lifted next week but remains vigilant as the advisory stays in effect until further notice. Businesses and urban residents that are connected to the town water supply are advised to continue boiling all water...

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Driver faces serious injuries after crashing into Cow in Wairarapa

Driver faces serious injuries after crashing into Cow in Wairarapa

A driver struck a cow on Lake Ferry Road at around 6:40 am on Thursday in the Wairarapa. As a result of the incident, the driver involved faced serious injuries. The cow died. Emergency services were called to the scene where the injured was flown to Wellington Hospital at around...

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Three Waters Reform: Carterton District Council think they are smart

Three Waters Reform: Carterton District Council think they are smart

In recent time the Carterton District Council has been a complete failure in maintaining its drinking water systems. A council Zoom meeting was streamed to their Facebook page, which mentions the rates need to be increased, but the money gathered will not improve infrastructure practically. Instead, it is more of...

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Carterton District Council failure following E.coli Drinking Water advisories

Carterton District Council failure following E.coli Drinking Water advisories

The District Council of Carterton is under fire for malfunctioning of alerting its residents and the merry-go-round concerns of its Drinking Water. Last week, an advisory was issued on March 12 after E.coli samples returned low-level positive results from two water Bores. Residents and businesses were urged to boil all...

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Carterton boil Water Advisory extended ‘until further notice’

Carterton boil Water Advisory extended ‘until further notice’

Carterton District Council has extended its boil water advisory ‘until further notice’ following an announcement made on March 12, urging residents to boil their water after low-levels of E.coli bacteria contamination were found in two bores. The next public update is expected before 6 pm on March 15. All businesses...

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E.coli found in Carterton Water Bores, boil notice issued

E.coli found in Carterton Water Bores, boil notice issued

Carterton District Council issued a notice urging residents to boil their water after low-levels of E.coli bacteria contamination was found in two of the bores. The notice was issued and effective from 3 pm Friday, March 12 to 3 pm March 13. “This allows time to flush the pipes and...

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Wings Over Wairarapa canned due to COVID-19 Alert Level changes

Wings Over Wairarapa canned due to COVID-19 Alert Level changes

Wings Over Wairarapa has announced this morning that they have canned the remainder of their show due to COVID-19 Alert Level changes. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced in a press briefing on Saturday night that Auckland would move to Alert Level 3 Lockdown. Simultaneously, the rest of New Zealand goes...

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Councillor Steffen Bertram resigns from Carterton District Council

Councillor Steffen Bertram resigns from Carterton District Council

The Carterton District Council is holding a by-election following the resignation of Councillor Steffen Bertram. The resignation becomes effective from February of 2021. Mr Bertram was elected onto the council during the 2019 Local Body Elections. He was part of the Audits and Risk Committee. Also, a member as the...

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