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, 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...


The Carterton Crier, November, 2017

The Carterton Crier, November, 2017Friday 17th of November 2017: Hakas, scarecrows and school pet days - just a few of the community activities in this brilliant little town. More...


Carterton Crier October 2017

Carterton Crier October 2017Monday 16th of October 2017: October Issue: Things are opening in Carterton: flowers, sports clubs, festivals. More...


Carterton Crier September 2017

Carterton Crier September 2017Tuesday 3rd of October 2017: 32 page bumper issue of The Carterton Crier brimming with local stories. More...


The Carterton Crier, August, 2017.

The Carterton Crier, August, 2017.Tuesday 3rd of October 2017: Lots of good stuff about Carterton and around. More...


The Carterton Crier, July, 2017.

The Carterton Crier, July, 2017.Monday 10th of July 2017: Grandparents make the word go round. And one day our children will be grandparents too. In this issue Matariki, the Lions' visit Carterton, art, sustainable sustainable living and news of all of the exciting things that are about to happen. More...


The Carterton Crier, June 2017

The Carterton Crier, June 2017Monday 12th of June 2017: The arts, children, action, sport and local resourcefulness. More...


The Carterton Crier, May, 2017.

The Carterton Crier, May, 2017.Thursday 11th of May 2017: Anzac Day with more young people than ever before. The ground is broken for Papakainga housing at Hurunui-o-Rangi Marae. Heart of Arts puts on a fascinating 'found art' exhibition. Sports hub plan moves back to Howard Booth Park. Margaret Jamieson remembers her youth in the 1930s and 40s in the 'good little town' of Carterton. Amalgamation is still a hot topic. News of sports, hobbies, music, children and much more. Kahungunu Exhibition at Aratoi. What's on around Carterton in June. And much more in the May 2017 edition of the Crier. More...


The Carterton Crier, April, 2017.

The Carterton Crier, April, 2017.Monday 10th of April 2017: What if there's an earthquake in Carterton? In the April issue of the Crier we see a lively, functional community - people working with others to make the town safer, better educated, more democratic, more interesting, more united more ecologically aware and more beautiful. More...


The Carterton Crier, March 2017.

The Carterton Crier, March 2017.Monday 13th of March 2017: The number of stories in the Crier keeps growing as the activities in the community grow. There are many regular long-term community activities that underpin our town - and also spontaneous ones that pop up from time to time - like the Boomerang Bags initiative. Read about it in this issue. More...

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