Joint Wairarapa Councils Positive Ageing Strategy

The Wairarapa Positive Ageing Strategy is being developed by the three Wairarapa District Councils to prepare for our rapidly ageing community.  In the next 25 years, the number of Wairarapa residents aged over 65 is expected to increase by approximately 79% to nearly 15,000, or 1 in 4 residents.

The draft strategy has now been completed and outlines the way in which the Councils will work together to improve and integrate their work for our older people.  Extensive local research and consultation has been undertaken as part of this process. The Joint Councils was adopted the strategy in May and it will be finalised and officially launched within the next few months.

Project updates

Update #1

Update #2

Update #3

Update #4

Update #5

If you have any questions, or would like to be kept updated, please email us.

Find out more about Positive Ageing Strategies in New Zealand and internationally.

More information about the development of strategy is available on Carterton District Council's Seniors Page.

If you have any questions, or would like to be kept updated, please go to your local District Council website or contact:
• South Wairarapa District Council: enquiries@swdc.govt.nz 
• Carterton District Council: gerry@cdc.govt.nz
• Masterton District Council: aaronb@mdc.govt.nz / hoanip@mdc.govt.nz

South Wairarapa District Council