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, 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...


The Carterton Crier, June, 2019

The Carterton Crier, June, 2019Friday 14th of June 2019: Bumper issue: Dalefield School's new radio station, Restoring wetlands, Mandarin language teacher in Carterton schools, community nursing in Wairarapa, dgital savvy seniors, students build a classroom, Martin Doyle at Heart of Arts (see picture), Jan Eagle retrospective and much more. More...


The Carterton Crier, May, 2019

The Carterton Crier, May, 2019Tuesday 14th of May 2019: Our people, our history, our activities, our children - the things and people we care about. More...


The Carterton Crier, April, 2019

The Carterton Crier, April, 2019Wednesday 17th of April 2019: School children demand action for the climate while the people of the Wairarapa join the rest of the country to stand against the hatred that caused the recent Christchurch tragedy; bilingual street signs, special Easter Farmers Market, community garden building bee, Ka Pai Carterton gets moving, Heart of Arts fundraising auction - and much more. More...


The Carterton Crier, March, 2019

The Carterton Crier, March, 2019Wednesday 6th of March 2019: Sustainable farming, children facing the future, seniors facing the digital age, Miss Honey - the teacher's aid with a difference, a found art auction, Carterton's film society, drama, music, sport, Council news and what's on, in and around Carterton. More...


The Carterton Crier, February, 2019.

The Carterton Crier, February, 2019.Thursday 14th of February 2019: - Digital Seniors starts up at Haumanu House - a free course for people over 65 who would like to become more familiar with their new technology. - Waiword: Caren Wilton, Author of My Body My Business, featuring conversations with sex workers. - Carterton railway station gets a makeover. - Carterton's film society - Sunset Theatre - starts another stunning year. - R2R Colour Run And much more. More...


The Carterton Crier December 2018

The Carterton Crier December 2018Thursday 17th of January 2019: Hurunui-o-Rangi marae builds six papakainga houses, Carterton writer, Caren Wilton, launches best-selling book of interviews with sex workers, Kindergarten's Helen Waldron retires, Scottish dancing ends the year, new exhibitions at Aratoi. Wairarapa students excel. More...


The Carterton Crier November, 2018

The Carterton Crier November, 2018Thursday 15th of November 2018: Carterton's eco warriors, Christmas, sports, arts, kids - and much more. More...

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