Wairarapa-Bush coach Josh Syms is putting "origin" ahead of "import" in his efforts to cast the net wide for top rugby talent.
Police and neighbourhoods are joining forces to combat the ongoing scourge of burglary, thefts and vehicle crimes around Wairarapa.
As Wairarapa's largest community-owned enterprise Trust House Ltd's future is important to us all and the two candidates vying for a position on its controlling body have varying opinions about its direction.
He may usually be the one doing the tracking but this time it's police search dog Thames who has gone missing.
Top vineyard kept serving drunken, aggressive festival goers, authority finds.
It may have been on an artificial surface but there was nothing fake about the action at Trust House Memorial Park.
Vandals have been targeting trucks in Pahiatua and owners warn there could be consequences.
Sale of prominent business marks end of an important phase for community-owned enterprise.
Wairarapa farmers and landowners praised over the creation of a walkway across their land to the historic Tinui Anzac Cross.
Something for everyone at King Street Live next month.
Wairarapa's new state-of-the-art artificial sports turf the way of the future for provincial rugby and football.
Wairarapa's district councils combine to lobby for some of the government's $350m digital networks fund.
A hui on local government reorganisation is being described as an anti-amalgamation forum and the pro-amalgamation Wairarapa MP Alastair Scott wants no part of it and questions the timing.
Greytown photographer Geoff Walker captured the last moments of the Carterton balloon tragedy. In his journey to forget he forges positive links with a Ugandan community.
A family-owned Tranzit bus service celebrated its 91st birthday last week and is going from strength to strength.
Englishman to lay British Legion wreath at the Masterton cenotaph on Anzac Day.
It's a garment many take for granted, but it's an item those in poorer countries can seldom afford.
Wairarapa opioid prescriptions are the highest in New Zealand, but local health authorities are questioning the figures.
A man who initially claimed he was "sleep-driving" has pleaded guilty to drink driving while suspended.
A man has been hospitalised after an assault overnight in Wairarapa.
James Cameron has further distanced himself from dairy farming, adding an organic vegetable venture to his Wairarapa portfolio.
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.