Wairarapa

Wairarapa baker earns his crust video

Kloeg stands outside the Clareville Bakery, on the outskirts of Carterton.

Going from Carterton to Auckland and back in one day, Michael Kloeg takes his baking seriously.

Strong line-up for Golden Shears

Rowland Smith on his way to winning the All Nations Open Shearing Final in Southland in February. He will be back in ...

New Zealand shearing's big guns are coming to town but there are some dark horses who could surprise.

From Masterton to a galaxy far, far away

Digital painter Sarah de Schot was part of a team that won a Bafta award and an Oscar for their work on the 2014 movie ...

When Forest Whitaker's Star Wars character needed to lose a foot, Sarah de Schot made it happen.

Green MP in Masterton to speak on climate

Dr Kennedy Graham will speak about climate change implications for rural New Zealand at REAP House on March 6.

Sustainable Wairarapa to host climate change expert Dr Kennedy Graham.

Trust buildings offered up

The Masterton building housing Burger King is one of many the Masterton Trust Lands Trust is selling.

A Masterton community trust is looking to sell $6 million of assets.

Campaigner calls for ABS brakes

Allan Kirk, of New Zealand Motorcycle Consultants, says motorcycles should have ABS brakes installed, such as on this ...

Former Superbike star not convinced ABS brakes would be a gamechanger in NZ.

For the love of fitness

Deborah Davidson is a huge fitness fanatic.

Our series on the hidden interests of the region's councillors continues. This week, Jack Barlow talks fitness with the ever-active Deborah Davidson.

Gladstonebury to kick off

Gladstone VIneyard in rural Carterton will be the home of the new Gladstonebury music festival.

New music festival hopes to attract some of the country's best breakthough bands.

Wairarapa police close in on burglary ring

Burglaries are on the decline after a new police operation in Wairarapa.

After a string of burglaries throughout Wairarapa, police have taken action.

Pokie machine deception alleged

Mike O'Brien in 2007.

When authorities did not trust a key person, his influence was hidden, court told.

Hockey tests for Clareville

Two tests against Pakistan will mark the first time the Black Sticks men's side has played in Wairarapa.

International hockey is on its way to Carterton.

MOSES rocks Aratoi

MOSES' band members were adept at switching instruments. Here, Liam Macklin takes a turn on the drum kit while frequent ...

They came, they saw, they rocked.

Science lecturer comes to Wairarapa

Victoria University researcher David Harper is coming to Masterton.

How smart might animals be? David Harper will tell you.

Don't panic, airshow organisers tell ticket holders

The Yak 52 team sits forlornly on Hood Aerodrome as rain continues to pour down.

Wings Over Wairarapa organisers are advising ticket-holders to be patient with ticket refunds.

Milking sheep up for auction video

The Kings aim to encourage others into the industry .

Dairy sheep will be up for auction in Carterton next month, in a Kiwi first.

Aerobatic antics video

Murray Rogers with his PAC-CT4B air trainer.

Pilots at Hood Aerodrome to contest who is New Zealand's best aerobatic flier.

Masterton to get Easter Sunday trading

Masterton's Queen St, seen here, might be a lot busier on Easter Sunday following a council vote.

It was tight, but the Masterton District Council is allowing shops to open on Easter Sunday.

Wairarapa cannabis bust

Wairarapa police arrested a 58-year-old man on Wednesday in possession of over 300 plants.

Police seize more than 300 plants linked to cannabis operation in Featherston and Greytown.

Carterton approves Easter trading

Carterton's main street, which will be busier on Easter Sunday in the future.

Shoppers needn't stay home on Easter Sunday, the Carterton District Council has decided.

Masterton District Council set for trading vote

Bear Flag Books owner Mark Rogers believes Easter trading rules in Masterton should stay the way they are "not because ...

It's nearly D-Day for a decision on Easter Sunday trading in Masterton.

More money for Colombo Road netball courts

The dream of revamping Colombo Road's netball courts is getting ever closer.

Masterton is inching ever closer to an up-to-date netball facility.

Metlink adds special trains for cricket

Wairarapa cricket fans will be hoping to see local boy Ross Taylor go well in Saturday's game.

Wairarapa cricket aficionados will have another way to get to Saturday's Black Caps game.

Rain hits A&P show

Wairarapa Bush's Stacey Grant talks to members of the victorious Carterton Rugby Club tug of war team.

Weather hurts, but doesn't ruin, Masterton A&P show's 130th anniversary.

Burglary rise sparks increased police presence

Cameron Cross, Acting Sergeant of the mobile police base out on Masterton's streets, puts a burglary prevention leaflet ...

Police are taking it to the streets in their fight against burglaries.

Still time to hit the beach

Bailey Van de Coolwijk, 17, from Wellington backflips into the water.

Wellington's weather gods save the best till last as the final week of summer arrives.

Maori rugby showpiece in town soon

Former Wairarapa Rugby player of the year James Goodger is in the tournament side.

Masterton hosts some of Maori rugby's top talent in March.  

Masterton juniors swim success

Masterton has a fine group of young swimmers coming through who could well go on to great things in the sport.

Masterton junior swimmers excel at nationals.

Parting gift becomes an attraction

The piano will ultimately be housed at the new town hall though it will have to have a special storage compartment built ...

Music teacher's grand piano, bequeathed to Martinborough community, has enabled the creation of a new music festival.

Former WWI pilots' relatives meet

Michael Bell, left, and Cynthia Williams, right, in front of the  Vintage Aviator FE2B.  With them is Vintage Aviator  ...

Wings continues tradition of bringing aviation fans together.

Plug pulled on air show

Aerosparx motorised gliders are one of the attractions for this year's Wings Over Wairarapa.

The Wings Over Wairarapa is cancelled in its entirety.

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