Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

CDC And WBS Partner To Bring The 2021 Carterton Heart Of Winter Festival To Our Region

Carterton District Council (CDC) is proud to announce it is partnering with WBS (Wairarapa Building Society) to bring the Carterton Heart of Winter Festival to the region from the 9th to the 18th of July this year.

The partnership will see hands-on support from WBS, with staff on hand to help with the real-ice skating rink and many of the other community events.

“WBS is 100% about the Wairarapa – we’re owned by locals and our sole reason for being is to provide lending and investment solutions to grow our community,” says WBS CEO Paul Bywater. “A key part of our business is partnering with local organisations to give grassroots support to those who care about the Wairarapa like we do. The Festival is a fantastic series of events that everyone in our community can get involved with and we want be a part of making that happen.”

The Carterton Heart of Winter Festival programme has been collated by CDC and is full of events to liven up the Wairarapa mid-winter. It is during school holidays which is a bonus as there are events which will suit all budgets and keep the family entertained.

“We heard you loud and clear in 2018, we learnt from those lessons, and in 2021 we’re doing it right. Real ice, a variety of events focused on our local market, with the bonus of attracting the tourism market that comes to play in the Wairarapa over the July School Holidays,” said Glenda Seville, Carterton District Council, Community Services and Facilities Manager.

The Carterton Heart of Winter Festival is about community, fun and family and the team has been working on the programme for over 2 years. The Festival was launched late May and tickets to all of the events are on sale already, with two ice skating sessions already selling out.

“We love the fact that CDC has listened to the community and brought back the Festival bigger and better than ever. With WBS having just gone through a major rebrand and technology update, we know how much effort the team at the CDC have put into refreshing and growing the Festival,” says Bywater. “It’s something that resonates strongly with us here at WBS and we know the event is going to be something really special for our community, which is why we are so excited to be involved.”

All events are listed and tickets are available now at www.cartertonec.co.nz/winterfestival, or come in and see the team at the Carterton Events Centre and they’ll take care of you!

Not from the area and need more information on Carterton’s location, transport options, and accommodation? Head to www.cartertonnz.com. Thinking you want to stay in one of the other towns in our beautiful region? Check out www.wairarapanz.com.

For more information about WBS visit our website wbs.net.nz or follow us on www.facebook.com/WairarapaBuildingSociety

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On The America’s Cup, Critical Race Theory And A New, Weekly Music Playlist

So… Why don’t they just cut to the chase, and call it the Emirates Cup? As this column predicted several months ago, the next America’s Cup challenge is headed overseas. Here’s what Werewolf said back in March:
Emirates has made a major commitment to Portsmouth/Isle of Wight as a sailing centre of excellence – and voila, that’s where the next challenger of record is coming from, and where the next Cup contest could well be sailed. Such incredible luck for Emirates, right..? More>>

 


Government: America’s Cup Decision

The Minister responsible for the America’s Cup has confirmed the joint Crown-Auckland Council offer to host the next regatta has been declined by the Board of Team New Zealand... More>>

ALSO:


Government: To Apologize For Dawn Raids

The Government will make a formal apology for the wrongs committed during the Dawn Raids of the 1970’s.
Between 1974 and 1976, a series of rigorous immigration enforcement policies were carried out that resulted in targeted raids on the homes of Pacific families... More>>

ALSO:


Trade: EU And UK FTAs Top Of List For First Ministerial Trip Since COVID-19

Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor today announced details of his planned visit to the United Kingdom and European Union next week, where he will hold trade and agriculture discussions to further New Zealand’s economic recovery from COVID-19... More>>



Jewish Council: New Zealand Not Immune From Rise In Antisemitism

The representative body of New Zealand Jewry, the NZ Jewish Council (NZJC), has expressed concern about the high number of antisemitic incidents in New Zealand recorded last month. Spokesperson for the NZJC, Juliet Moses, said... More>>

NZNO: Nurses Reject DHB Offer And Confirm Strike Action

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says its 30,000 members who work in DHBs have voted overwhelmingly to reject a second offer in their current round of multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) negotiations... More>>

ALSO:


 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels