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What happens next?

Submissions on the draft proposal closed Wednesday 3 May. The Commission issued a final proposal for a new Wairarapa District Council on 19 July 2017. This page now contains the archived information from the draft proposal stage that ran from March to June 2017.

Hearings took place on the following dates at the listed venues. A detailed schedule including submitters and their allocated times was posted prior to each hearing day.

Date

Venue

Time

Tuesday
23 May

 

Function Room  Martinborough Hotel Martinborough

From 2.00pm

View the Martinborough schedule (PDF, 100kb)

Wednesday
24 May

 

Harry Hall Room
Waiata House                       
27 Lincoln Road       
Masterton

From 9.00am

View the Masterton schedule (PDF, 100kb)

Wednesday
31 May

Hurunui O Rangi Room
Carterton Events Centre
Carterton

From 9.20am

View the Carterton schedule (PDF, 260kb)

Thursday
1 June

Greytown Town Centre
89 Main Street
Greytown

From 9.30am

View the Greytown schedule (PDF, 250kb)

Tuesday
6 June

Rooms 105-106, Level 1 Department of Internal Affairs   147 Lambton Quay
Wellington 

From 9.30am

(Report to reception, Level 1)

View the Wellington Schedule (PDF, 75kb)

Public information days

Public information days were held in the Wairarapa on Friday 31 March – Sunday 2 April, and Friday 7 April – Sunday 9 April. Local Government Commission staff were available to answer questions. Locations and times below:

Date

Venue

 

Time

Friday
31 March

Masterton 

Masterton District Library

54 Queen Street

10.00am – 12.00pm

Friday
31 March

Martinborough

The Village Café

6 Kitchener Street

2.00pm – 4.00pm &

6.00pm – 8.00pm

Saturday
1 April

Masterton

Wairarapa Farmers’ Market

4 Queen Street North
(The Farriers Bar and Eatery)

9.00am – 1.00pm

Saturday
1 April

Greytown 

Freshchoice Greytown

12 Hastwell Street

3.00pm – 6.00pm

Sunday
2 April

Carterton

Carterton Farmers’ Market

Memorial Square

9.00am – 12.30pm

Friday 7
April

Carterton

Carterton Events Centre
Foyer

10.30am – 1.00pm

Friday
7 April

Greytown

Town Centre

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Saturday
8 April

Masterton 

Mitre 10 MEGA

159-167 Ngaumutawa Road

10.00am – 12.00pm

Saturday
8 April

Masterton

Pak ’n’ Save

Queen Street, Kuripuni

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Sunday
9 April

Featherston

Super Value

Featherston Gateway
42 Fitzherbert St

10.00am – 1.00pm

Further Information