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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Police release names of two bodies found near Lake Taupo

Police release names of two bodies found near Lake Taupo

Police today have announced to media that they can name the two deceased bodies found near Mere Road in Lake Taupo by a member of the public on October 16 at around 7:15 am.  The name of the two people Trevor Malcolm Wiringi who is aged 50 and Helen Dorothy...

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Two Bodies found on the shores of Lake Taupo

Two Bodies found on the shores of Lake Taupo

Police are making enquiries after a member of the public found two bodies near Mere Road, Lake Taupo this morning just after 7 am. Police at this stage are working to establish the identities of the bodies, and a post mortem examination will be conducted. A scene guard will remain...

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Masterton Police looking for two offenders, youth charged after enquiries from robbery

Masterton Police looking for two offenders, youth charged after enquiries from robbery

Masterton Police are investigating and are seeking information from members of the public after a robbery that happened at Memorial Park at around 2:50 pm on Sunday, September 27. A member of the public had come across three offenders after they had broken into his vehicle. The three offenders fled...

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Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Bar in Masterton

Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Bar in Masterton

Masterton Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of the Jackson Street Bar last night. At around 10 pm, a man entered the bar, carrying a firearm, and demanded cash. The man took an amount of cash and left on foot, heading towards Queen Street. The man was wearing a balaclava,...

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