The Carterton Crier

The Carterton Crier is a monthly community magazine, written, edited and distributed by volunteers. It appears on this website courtesy of Carterton District Business Inc.

We welcome contributions. We publish unique, local stories about the community. Stories about individuals should demonstrate the subject's connection to the community. We have a word limit of 300 for stories, 200 for letters, and 50 for What's On postings. If you would like to be included on our database in order to receive regular reminders, email the editor with your contact details.

Deadline the 25th of each month. (There is no January edition).

Editorial email: crier.ed@gmail.com. Advertising email: cartertoncrier@gmail.com.

Latest Edition & Back Issues


The Carterton Crier June 2020

The Carterton Crier June 2020Tuesday 9th of June 2020: We made it through. Level 1 is upon us. Read about what we got up to under lockdown, and why Carterton is going to bounce back quickly. More...


The Carterton Crier May 2020

The Carterton Crier May 2020Thursday 14th of May 2020: We're back in print folks, so keep your ideas and advertising coming in. We couldn't do it without you. More...


The Carterton Crier April 2020

The Carterton Crier April 2020Wednesday 8th of April 2020: Online only this month folks, please tell all your friends to have a read at www.cartertonnz.com/crier More...


The Carterton Crier March 2020

The Carterton Crier March 2020Thursday 5th of March 2020: The first post-Farr design Crier... we're all in this together! A rock solid response all round. More...


The Carterton Crier, February 2020

The Carterton Crier, February 2020Wednesday 5th of February 2020: It's all happening in Carterton, all the time. And reading the Crier is the best way to find out about our thriving, bubbling community - our art, craft, drama, education, hobbies, sports, connecting activities, learning opportunities, culture, Māori life and language. It's also goodbye from Jan Farr - editor for the past four years - and hello to Paul Dykes - who takes over for a short while. More...


The Carterton Crier, December, 2019

The Carterton Crier, December, 2019Wednesday 11th of December 2019: Another big issue, packed with what's happening in Carterton. More...


The Carterton Crier, November, 2019

The Carterton Crier, November, 2019Tuesday 12th of November 2019: Dads get together, goodbye to the old mayor, hello to, a new council and a new era - and the ongoing doings of an active, caring community. More...


The Carterton Crier, October, 2019

The Carterton Crier, October, 2019Friday 11th of October 2019: Galleries working together, people learning amazing things about horticulture, children having pre-school adventures, local body elections, our history, our Daffodil Festival, service groups helping those in need, the warmth and innovation of our sporting groups - there is so much going on in this town that we can barely keep up! More...


The Carterton Crier, September, 2019

The Carterton Crier, September, 2019Friday 13th of September 2019: Ka Pai Carterton's work for a community-driven future for our town, The Carterton Schools' Rock band and a whole lot of exciting stuff in between. More...


The Carterton Crier, August, 2019

The Carterton Crier, August, 2019Tuesday 20th of August 2019: Curl up with this issue on a cold, wet winter's days. It will keep you entertained for a while! More...

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