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South Wairarapa District Council   District Councils - Martinborough, Wairarapa
The South Wairarapa District is divided into three wards centred on Martinborough, Featherston and Greytown.
The Martinborough Ward is bounded by the sea, in the south, heading north along the east side of Lake Wairarapa and continuing north along the Tauherenikau river to State Highway 53; east along State Highway 53 to the Martinborough Bridge crossing the Ruamahanga river tot he Carterton boundary.

The Featherston Ward is bounded by the seas in the south, heading north along the Tararua Ranges, past the Rimutaka Range to the headwaters of the Tauherenikau river, then following the Tauherenikau river east then south to Lake Wairarapa, continuing south along the shore of Lake Wairarapa out to sea.

The Greytown Ward is bounded by Featherston and Martinborough wards to the South and East, the Waiohine River to the North and the Tararua Ranges to the West.

The total population of the South Wairarapa District recorded at the 2006 census was 8,892, being 4,416 Males and 4,476 Females.

State Highway 2 passes through the northern portion of the District from the boundary with Upper Hutt City at the top of the Rimutaka Range to Featherston then along the plains through Greytown and on to Carterton and Masterton. State Highway 53 is the main route between Featherston and Martinborough. Council's road network (excluding 7.3 km of State Highways) consists of 596.8 km rural roads and 53.4 km urban. The District has 310.4 km of unsealed roads.

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