Creative Carterton

Creative Carterton


Art is in the Heart... of the  Wairarapa. Carterton, our awesome arty, ideas-town ranked as the 10th most creative town in New Zealand in an Infometrics "Creativity Index", published in June 2018. 

Lance Walker, Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency chief executive explained the results:

"The Creativity Index results also show that it's not only the big cities in the region which are providing creative careers in desirable locations. Smaller places such as South Wairarapa and Carterton have also come alive with those opportunities..."

Infometrics Creativity Index

  • Wellington – 6.4 per cent
  • Auckland – 4.7 per cent
  • Queenstown Lakes – 4.5 per cent
  • Kāpiti Coast – 4.5 per cent
  • Dunedin City – 3.9 per cent
  • Porirua – 3.6 per cent
  • Lower Hutt – 3.6 per cent
  • Christchurch – 3.4 per cent
  • South Wairarapa – 3.4 per cent
  • Carterton – 3.3 per cent

Full article available from NZ Herald

Posted on 5 June 2018

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