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Stratford District Council
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Website www.stratford.govt.nz


The first Stratford Town Board was formed in 1882. The Stratford County Council was formed in 1890. The Stratford Borough Council was formed on 22 July 1898. The Stratford District Council was first formed on 1 April 1989 from a merger between the former Stratford Borough Council and former Stratford County Council and reconstituted on 1 November 1989 as part of the nation-wide "revolution" in Local Government. The Stratford District Council is one of three in the Taranaki region, the other two being the New Plymouth District Council and the South Taranaki District Council. 




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Tuesday, 18 December 2012
3:03PM
School Holiday Programme Join in the January 2013 school holiday programme! See all of the awesome activities that are happening here. 229 views

Friday, 2 November 2012
11:44PM
Feedback sought on Stratford's Brand Stratford District Council is reviewing its branding. 220 views

11:42PM
Trades Celebrated Mayor Neil Volzke hosted the fifth Stratford District Trade Graduation Ceremony on Thursday 1 November at the Council Chambers. 138 views

Wednesday, 31 October 2012
1:14PM
Visit our local gardens Stratford has seen an increase of visitors to its parks with the start of the garden festivals last Friday. 130 views

Friday, 28 September 2012
1:10PM
Council to adopt Economic Development Strategy Council has a role in looking to increase opportunities for residents and visitors to Stratford.  Council is doing this by contributing to the wealth of its residents through its economic development strategy, which is being considered this week by Councils Policy & Services Committee. 158 views

Friday, 7 September 2012
6:36PM
Library User Survey - Have Your Say The library plays a special role in the Stratford community. 192 views

Wednesday, 5 September 2012
5:31PM
Library Development - Have your say 145 views

3:31PM
Keep Stratford Beautiful The national Keep New Zealand Beautiful campaign runs from the 16th to 22nd September 2012 and the Stratford District Council is encouraging all schools, organisations and community groups in the Stratford District to register for the event to Keep Stratford Beautiful. 199 views

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
12:31PM
Romeo Nominations 150 views

Monday, 27 August 2012
2:59PM
New water treatment plant for Stratford 259 views

2:49PM
2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Each year Stratford residents are invited to complete a survey, which rates the satisfaction levels of services Council provides. 184 views

Wednesday, 8 August 2012
11:41AM
Community Grants Pool Open 115 views

Tuesday, 7 August 2012
2:42PM
Community Grants Pool Open The 2012/2013 Community Grants Pool is now open. 126 views

2:40PM
No ashfall for Taranaki from Tongariro eruption The ash from last night’s eruption at Tongariro Volcano has fallen locally around the mountain and is being blown east. 194 views

12:11PM
Volcanic activity potential threat to Taranaki The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management has issued a volcanic advisory that volcanic activity is occurring at Mt Tongariro and the Volcanic Alert level for Tongariro has been changed to Level 2. 144 views

Wednesday, 1 August 2012
12:27PM
Arboretum Replanted after Vandalism The Percy Thomson Arboretum on Cloten Road was replanted this week after the destructive vandalism that happened over Queen’s Birthday weekend this year.  Stratford District Council would like to thank New World Stratford for their generous donation towards purchasing the new plants. 172 views

Wednesday, 25 July 2012
5:17PM
Direct Debit - A Good Option Have you thought about paying your rates via direct debit?  With the beginning of the new financial year comes the first instalment of rates and Council would like to encourage rate payers to use direct debit. 169 views

Wednesday, 18 July 2012
1:09PM
Fees and Charges Reminder 123 views

Wednesday, 11 July 2012
1:01PM
New Youth Council Sworn In 277 views

Monday, 9 July 2012
5:38PM
Sonnet Competition Open Now   2012 Shakespeare Society Sonnet Competition Entries are now being taken for the annual Stratford Shakespeare Society 2012 Sonnet Competition. 171 views

Thursday, 5 July 2012
3:23PM
Stratford Citizens Recognised Each year hard working locals are recognised by the District for their continued contributions to the community. 202 views

Wednesday, 4 July 2012
12:35PM
2012 Citizens' Awards - Stratford Citizens Recognised Each year hard working locals are recognised by the District for their continued contributions to the community. 139 views

Monday, 2 July 2012
2:06PM
What's on these school holidays? Find out what's on these school holidays. 129 views

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
12:48PM
Improving Safety on Stratford District Roads Stratford District Council is again making its annual request to residents and road users to help identify areas on local roads for minor improvement works. 91 views

Wednesday, 20 June 2012
1:16PM
Stratford Community Satisfied Each year Stratford residents are invited to complete a survey, which rates the satisfaction levels of services Council provides. 89 views

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
11:40AM
2012 Citizens Awards - Recognising Our Local Champions The Stratford District Council again wishes to recognise citizens who have made, or who are making, an outstanding contribution to the general well-being of the Stratford District.  Those selected, from nominations, either by organisations or individuals (not immediate family members), will be presented with an award certificate. 111 views

11:38AM
Licensing Service at Information Centre 123 views

Thursday, 7 June 2012
5:12PM
Victoria Park Playground Development As part of this year’s planned playground development a section of the play area at Victoria Park has been redeveloped and now includes a new piece of equipment. 132 views

Wednesday, 6 June 2012
2:33PM
Playground Development As part of this year's planned playground development a section of the play area at Victoria Park has been redeveloped and now includes a new piece of equipment. 157 views

2:29PM
Gardens Targeted by Vandals Vandalism has occurred over Queen’s Birthday weekend, with a number of public gardens being destroyed. 151 views



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