Dipton

Dipton

Dipton is believed to have been named after Dipton Woods – a beautiful forest in Northern England.

The first settlers arrived in the 1850s, calling the area the Moonlight Ranges.

Farming is the economic backbone of the Dipton area.

Representation and facilities are listed below.

Community Partnership Leader

Karen Purdue

Karen Purdue
027 230 7619
Email: karen.purdue@southlanddc.govt.nz

Councillor

Darren Frazer

Gavin Macpherson

Cr Gavin Macpherson
570 Argyle-Otahuti Road, Waianiwa, RD 4, Invercargill 9874
(03) 235 2789, 021 121 1655
Email: gavin.macpherson@southlanddc.govt.nz

Neil Paterson

Cr Neil Paterson
444A O’Shannessy Road, RD 1, Winton 9781
(03) 236 1343, 021 554 737
Email: neil.paterson@southlanddc.govt.nz

Representation

Dipton Community Development Area Subcommittee

The Chair of the Dipton CDA is:

Mike Smith

CDA members are: Kathleen English, Adrian Harris, Sue Melvin, Brian Russell, Colin Smith, Mike Smith, Councillor Darren Frazer (Council representative). 

 

Dog map

The Dipton dog map displays where dogs are allowed, where they need a lead and where they are prohibited.

DIPTON DOG MAP [JPG, 922 KB]

Playground

Dipton Playground

2207 State Highway 6 (Lumsden-Dipton Highway)

Community Centre

Dipton Community Centre

2022 Dipton-Lumsden Highway

Cemetery

Dipton Cemetery

1838 South Hillend Dipton Road
Winton Area Office