Attempts to re-establish air services in Wairarapa remain grounded.
A three-day music festival on Wairarapa's remote coast has attracted top musical talent from throughout the country.
Young drivers are getting the safety message following a series of educational activities in Masterton.
A farm worker who fell so hard from a quad bike she cracked her helmet is now in critical condition in hospital.
A senior club cricket match was called off after players alleged "intolerable personal abuse".
Wairarapa's rural voice would get drowned out if it was forced to join a super-city, two of its mayors say.
Questions are being raised about the viability of a proposed water-storage scheme in Wairarapa.
Powershop is enlarging its Wairarapa service centre potentially adding 70 new jobs over the next few years.
Surveys show Wellington region's businesses are generally in favour of changing local government.
A Robinson helicopter pilot made forced landing, days after another of the brand's models was grounded after a fatal crash.
Time to batten down the hatches
MetService warns severe thunderstorms and flash floods likely to hit greater Wellington and Wairarapa.
Wairarapa Water Use Project chairman Bob Francis says the dry conditions highlight benefits of large-scale water storage.
Dam Free Mangatarere Society are not against the Wairarapa irrigation project, they just want their river excluded.
Super-city sceptics have been given a wake-up call from high-profile former naysayer Sir Bob Harvey.
Organisers of Huri Huri Wairarapa's Bike Festival will attempt to create their own version of an iconic stage of the Tour de France this Saturday.
Wairarapa has a key role in helping Kiwis get over rugby and cricket, a cycling organiser believes.
Cycle racing in Wairarapa could be put at risk if rider behaviour does not improve.
International visitors are flocking to Wairarapa, where they are spending up large.
The Government's push to off-load some state housing is good news for Wairarapa's largest community trust, but it remains to be seen whether the assets will be offered at the right price.
Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan are performing at a Martinborough winery later this month.
Gale force winds are expected to shake Wellington this afternoon.
"We think that's what kept him alive – the shocks," says friend of man who crashed 100m down a steep bank.
Plans to mass-privatise lab testing in Wellington are in disarray and patients may pay the price.
Blade Thomson's mohawk wasn't the only reason he, and the Hurricanes, stood out at Eketahuna.
Artist Zelda Bruce had suffered life-threatening burns.
A golfer who spent years amid the glamour of the PGA Tour is about to experience the sport's sheep-nibbled grassroots.
The Wairarapa Cricket Association would leave Central Districts if the price was right and will host Wellington games, regardless.
A large grass fire which threatened 46 beehives this afternoon is thought to have been sparked by a hot exhaust pipe touching long, dry grass.
Farmers have been caught out by the speed with which the severe dry conditions have arrived, says one Wairarapa farmer.
More than 2000 hectares of Wairarapa forests are being sold to overseas buyers because nobody in New Zealand wants it, according to the vendors.
Abigail Jane Schmal-Singleton is understood to be the six-year-old killed while riding a quad bike in Masterton.
A scrub fire that covered at least 20 hectares at Cape Palliser in Wairarapa has been put out.
At least three police cars were involved in a high-speed chase of a vehicle in Hamilton this evening.
To the madness of unsustainable corporate waste, a Wairarapa couple are quietly introducing a bit of method.
Many victims' families in support
Carterton balloon is seen burning and falling in photos that can now be shown.
Train passengers were forced to cram into fewer carriages after staffing issue on a Wgtn-Masterton service.
Greytown brothers built model business
Tiny toy soldiers have been big international business for Ian and Allan Farley.
Work is under way on transforming the home of Wairarapa-Bush rugby into a multi-purpose sports facility.
Wairarapa home owners who have seen their biggest asset fall in value, are being cautioned not to panic.
Anglers and conservationists are backing residents in opposing the proposed Mangatarere Valley dam in the Wairarapa.
A courier driver was threatened with having her wages docked after dogs ate a parcel she delivered.
Backers say there's still hope for Wairarapa air link to Auckland despite the company going into liquidation.
Scheme has big benefits for Wairarapa
WALT DICKSON - Wairarapa News
Dairy farming in the Wairarapa valley would be the bigger winner if a proposed irrigation scheme goes ahead.
A Facebook page for Kiwis abroad, set up by a former Masterton woman, has built a huge following.
PIERS FULLER - Wairarapa News
A social organisation has become the first in Wairarapa to become a Living Wage employer and is putting the challenge out to other employers.
PIERS FULLER - Wairarapa News
King Hokum himself is set to grace the stage at King Street Live next week.
As if Wairarapa didn't already have enough banner events on its spring-summer calendar, it looks like another winner has just been created.
John Booth has been named Carterton's mayor following departure of Ron Mark, who stepped down after becoming an MP.
In true No 8 wire Kiwi style, Tui Brewery is bringing the big game of Super Rugby back to the small town - Eketahuna.
If ever there was a time to have a few days away from Wairarapa, it won't be next weekend.