Wairarapa News

Fluoride-free tap for Masterton

Like several other towns and cities, Masterton has recently installed a fluoride-free tap.

Masterton has become the latest town to install a fluoride-free water tap

Wairarapa AOS callout

Police searching a Featherston house on Waite St.

Armed Offenders Squad uncovers cannabis operation in Wairarapa.

Scooter victim crashed on rock

Though helmets are not compulsory many riders do wear them.

Five-year-old Carterton boy's injury renews calls for compulsory helmet rule.

Trust buildings needed fixing

Lands Trust Masterton chairwoman Leanne Southey.

Ceiling services not properly secured in several commercial buildings in Masterton.

Popular seminar series to be held in Carterton

November 1 speaker Sarah Laurie flanked by Sara Orsborn (left) and Carissa Fairbrother.

Bubbles and inspiration is back

Ease of access for cancer patients touted

Chemotherapy may come to Wairarapa, according to the Wairarapa DHB

Though there is a long way to go, chemotherapy may be coming to Wairarapa.

Blitz too much for Bush

Zac Guildford unloads under pressure during the match. The former All Black scored a try but it wasn't enough as ...

Wanganui ended Wairarapa Bush's Meads Cup tilt with a convincing victory.

Featherston fire possible arson

A fire at a house in Featherston is being investigated after two girls were seen leaving the property before the blaze.

Investigators are looking into claims that two girls were seen leaving house before fire.

Taratahi comes up short

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre sat below average in three of the report's four performance indicators.

Fewer than two in five students completed their qualifications last year.

Crash briefly closes SH2

Emergency services have cleared a crash just north of Masterton.

A person is in a serious condition after a crash just north of Masterton this afternoon. 

Council may face building action

Waiata House in Masterton was held up as a gold star building, meeting 130 per cent of code when it was built. It later ...

Wrangle over earthquake-prone buildings in Masterton could lead to legal action.

Three Trust buildings earthquake prone

Waiata House

All of Lands Trust Masterton new buildings may be affected by design flaws.

Wellington holiday trains limited

Maintenance being carried out over Labour Weekend will see many train services replaced by buses on all four of ...

All four Wellington train lines to undergo maintenance work over Labour Weekend.

Professional pathway for young Wairarapa footballers

Paul Ifill working with some of the academy attendees at Rathkeale College.

Academy making progress as eight trainees make national league squads and two are selected for A-League development team.

WaiBush to face Wanganui juggernaut in Meads Cup semi

Cameron Hayton shone on his 50th first class appearance for Bush, dotting down three tries in the 44-22 win over East Coast.

Wairarapa Bush had enough luck to make the playoffs but now face a Wanganui side with a daunting 100 per cent record.

The Warehouse pops up in Greytown

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The Warehouse's arrival in quaint, boutique Greytown has drawn a mixed reaction.

WREDA slims down

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency chief executive Chris Whelan says every sent saved in the agency's ...

Wellington economic development agency restructure could save $500,000 a year.

Kokako tops for wildlife centre video

Kahurangi the kokako intrigues and entertains visitors to Pukaha Mt Bruce.

The contest to find the favourite native bird in New Zealand is on again.

Blustery night for Wellington

Wellington has been hit by strong winds over night.

Strong winds woke much of Wellington early on Wednesday.

School building design fixed in time

Kuranui College's new art studios

Design flaws in a new high school building in Greytown were discovered and fixed before it was built.

Aratoi chair steps down

Fraser Mailman has recently stepped down as chair of Aratoi after four years in the role

The chair has of Masterton art museum Aratoi has stepped down, citing a conflict of interest.

A&P shows discuss merger

The grandstand at the Masterton A&P Association showgrounds.

In the wake of financial difficulties for one organisation, Wairarapa's two A&P associations have discussed merging.

'I rolled him over and he was dead' video

Masterton cyclist Phil Sutherland helped save a fellow rider who had collapsed with a cardiac arrest.

A cyclist was brought back from the dead after collapsing at a Masterton bike race.

Worker hurt in farm bike crash

A Wellington Free Ambulance training exercise took place in Wairarapa only a month before the incident.

Teen breaks arm as he is thrown from bike while herding stock.

Young politician to 'talk to the people'

Carterton District Council's newly elected councillor, Rebecca Vergunst, at 22,  is one of the youngest councillors, if ...

A 22-year-old Carterton mother used a combination of social media savvy and experience in youth work to successfully run for council.

Bitter sweet start video

Reid+Reid co-founder Chris Reid.

Is craft gin the new craft beer? Wairarapa gin company ready to take on the world.

Booze police v vineyards

Larry McKenna, of Martinborough's Escarpment vineyard, who has pulled out of this year's festival.

It's one of the most popular wine festivals, but some vineyards are calling time on Toast Martinborough.

WaiBush need bonus point win

WaiBush's Peni Rokoduguni in action for Heartland U19's earlier this year, the young winger got two tries off the bench ...

Wairarapa Bush got the win they needed in Gisborne and now have to win with a bonus point against East Coast and hope other matches go their way.

New mayor won't enter new office

Michael Feyen has put an assessment of the building as his first job.

Horowhenua's incoming mayor says new office in Levin is an earthquake risk.

City checks building design standards

DKSH warehouse, Railway Rd, Palmerston North.

Council acts to find out if building design flaws have occurred in Palmerston North.

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