Carterton District Council

The Carterton District Council provides local services and facilities, such as public transport, rubbish and recycling, libraries, parks, and recreation facilities. It also makes decisions about building and planning, local regulations, and infrastructure, such as water supply and sewerage. The council is made up of eight councillors and the mayor. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Carterton District Council election.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

  • Relocate the admin staff to the events centre and cancel the proposed $4.5m rebuild of the admin building.

    Repurpose the administration building for community use and rename it in honour of the former mayor, Georgina Beyer.

    Explore alternative uses to preserve the heritage of Belvedere Hall and save it from demolition.

  • Support maintaining sports facilities and clubs to encourage the youth to more fully participate.

    Continue maintenance on local facilities and encourage community use and involvement.

  • Continue to explore the Carrington Park upgrade to cater to a wide range of age groups.

    Dedicated off-lead dog park secondary to the offering at Sparks Park.

    Bring more co-existing events with Greytown and Masterton to bring more and more tourism to Carterton.

  • Plan pro-actively for a re-created and inviting town centre, working closely with local businesses and the wider public.

    Provide a dog pound, preferably shared with another council but if not then alone (the main need is to provide rather than talk about one).

    Ensure responsible parks management, including inviting facilities, regular maintenance and ample 'doggie-do' bins.

  • Utilise volunteers where possible to organise and support community events.

    Maintain status quo ensuring asset maintenance promotes maximum useful life.

    Investigate costs and cost recovery opportunities from our facilities.

  • Relocate the admin staff to the events centre and cancel the proposed $4.5m rebuild of the admin building.

    Repurpose the administration building for community use and rename it in honour of the former mayor, Georgina Beyer.

    Explore alternative uses to preserve the heritage of Belvedere Hall and save it from demolition.

  • Support maintaining sports facilities and clubs to encourage the youth to more fully participate.

    Continue maintenance on local facilities and encourage community use and involvement.

  • Continue to explore the Carrington Park upgrade to cater to a wide range of age groups.

    Dedicated off-lead dog park secondary to the offering at Sparks Park.

    Bring more co-existing events with Greytown and Masterton to bring more and more tourism to Carterton.

  • Plan pro-actively for a re-created and inviting town centre, working closely with local businesses and the wider public.

    Provide a dog pound, preferably shared with another council but if not then alone (the main need is to provide rather than talk about one).

    Ensure responsible parks management, including inviting facilities, regular maintenance and ample 'doggie-do' bins.

  • Utilise volunteers where possible to organise and support community events.

    Maintain status quo ensuring asset maintenance promotes maximum useful life.

    Investigate costs and cost recovery opportunities from our facilities.