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What’s On at Park Street?

This weekend we have a great range of events happening on Park Street. Make the most of the school holidays and get down there to enjoy everything from live music to skateboarding workshops and more. The timetable is as follows:   Friday 18th January   2pm and 3pm – The bubble show makes a come […]

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QUICK FIVE: Your questions answered

We’ve been getting a lot of interest in the parklet on Queen Street and the pedestrianised space in Park Street. Here are some quick answers to five questions/comments. It’s too piecemeal, we need something coordinated We totally agree! Last year Masterton District Council adopted a strategy to inject life into the town centre. But, these […]

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Welcome to Play on Park

Our pedestrianised space on Park Street is up and running with all the different elements of the concept coming together over the last week. Come down and check it out Monday – Saturday between 9am and 4:30pm (weather permitting). We have a giant games space (above) basketball hoops and skate furniture as well as more […]

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2019 starts with a bang!

Things are taking shape with the next initiatives in the Town Centre Revamp underway. Today we’ve put our second parklet in place outside Charlie’s Lane, beside Paper Plus on Queen Street. Our team has also started putting together the bits and pieces that will make up “Play on Park” – a space along one side […]

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Media Release – Project Manager engaged to oversee civic centre project

29 November 2018 Masterton District Council has engaged specialist project management company Xigo to oversee its $15.5 million civic centre project. Xigo is a national project management consultancy with offices in Auckland, Wellington and Tauranga. It has managed high-profile projects such as construction of the Meridian Building on Wellington’s waterfront, Wellington’s largest office building, the […]

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UPDATE: Civic Centre Project

21 September 2018 Masterton District Council is in the process of advising parties interested in partnering in the civic centre project of next steps. In August the Council called for parties to express any interest they had in partnering on the project. Four expressions of interest were received. The Council has now begun advising parties […]

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Options on table for $15.5m civic centre

Masterton District Council is firming up options for the district’s future civic centre development. The Council earmarked $15.5 million for the facility as part of its recently adopted 2018-28 Long-Term Plan. It is now calling for expressions of interest from parties wanting to be involved. Mayor Lyn Patterson said the expression of interest was one […]

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Masterton town centre set for rejuvenation

Changes are afoot for Masterton’s town centre following Masterton District Council’s adoption of its Town Centre Strategy. The strategy gives direction and shape to planned developments in Masterton’s town centre for the next 20 years and beyond. It includes plans to integrate the Waipoua River better into the town centre, establish better links between features […]

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