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, October 2018

The Carterton Crier, October 2018Thursday 11th of October 2018: Carterton net-ballers and footballers win big awards, an emergency at South End School reveals our healthy emergency services and a caring community, the Pukaha Garden Tour wants volunteers and much much more, it's spring and everything is starting up again. More...


Carterton Crier, September 2018

Carterton Crier, September 2018Tuesday 11th of September 2018: Getting the elderly online, keeping them in touch with the community, supporting teachers and nurses, looking forward to the Scarecrows Big Day Out at Gladstone, and the Pukaha Wairarapa garden tour, sustainable living, the community caring for the community and much more. More...


Carterton Crier, August 2018

Carterton Crier, August 2018Wednesday 15th of August 2018: Paying attention to the future: new ideas in the community: sport, gardens, mixing youth and experience. More...


The Carterton Crier, July 2018

The Carterton Crier, July 2018Tuesday 31st of July 2018: Support for autism, 3Mile community up and running, Picturing a resilient future, Solar power offered to the community, Laughing at chronic illness. More...


The Carterton Crier, Jun 2018

The Carterton Crier, Jun 2018Wednesday 13th of June 2018: Retired working dogs to foster or adopt; Fix It Lab to start up in Carterton; Haumanu House community garden grows; Money to restore Sayer's Slab Whare. More...


The Carterton Crier May 2018

The Carterton Crier May 2018Wednesday 16th of May 2018: Anzac Day, saving the planet, township and government agreement and much much more. More...


The Carterton Crier, April, 2018

The Carterton Crier, April, 2018Friday 13th of April 2018: In this issue: Celebrate Carterton is a visionary project that drew 1500 locals and visitors to a day of information and celebration at the centre of town. School children have written about their days out and sporting events. A Masterton discussion group moves to Carterton. And much more local activity. More...


The Carterton Crier March 2018

The Carterton Crier March 2018Tuesday 13th of March 2018: Carterton's non-stop community: Maori partnership with Council, a group of great swimmers, honouring our history, vibrant schools, organising for a better train service and much more. More...


The Carterton Crier, February 2018

The Carterton Crier, February 2018Friday 16th of February 2018: A new campaign for better rail services in the Wairarapa is attracting support. Arts, culture and sport are thriving. We look at local history through interview and archive. There's a new co-working space opening in Carterton and Agony Aunty goes off the wall. More...


The Carterton Crier, December 2017

The Carterton Crier, December 2017Monday 29th of January 2018: Christmas in Carterton, firefighting National Regional champs, community action, farewells and a prizewinning school. More...

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