A mail box outside the Featherston Post Office has been robbed.
Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Union has been praised for a dramatic turnaround in its off-field performance.
A spike in residential property sales and long-term growth in mortgage uptake indicates a lift in the Wairarapa market.
A personalised white cross for each soldier from the region who died in World War I will be laid on Anzac Day next year.
Organisers of the biennial Wings Over Wairarapa air show are looking to extend the event to three or four days.
Three of the five Wairarapa town water supplies were found to have tested positive for E coli bacteria over the past two years, but retesting found no evidence of ongoing contamination.
A distraught elderly widow had to be helped into court to be told how she caused the death of a motorcycling grandfather.
Teenagers losing faith in official mental health services are turning to informal counselling with people who have lived through suicide of their children.
Faecal matter has been detected in drinking water supplies in the Wairarapa.
He has made headgear for Hollywood stars, Hobbits, and biker gangs - and now, a prince.
Wairarapa has some of the worst youth smoking rates in the country.
The last surviving pilot from the famous Dambusters raid will help launch the next edition of a popular air show.
A proposal to transform Martinborough Town Hall into a modern events and community centre was unveiled last week.
A toddler seriously injured in an alleged assault is "a bundle of joy" at the prospect of going home tomorrow.
A farmer says living in a potential dam site has cost her $170,000 and damaged her health and business.
A truck caught fire this morning on State Highway 2 near Mt Bruce north of Masterton.
A scheme to link Wairarapa social agencies has been launched with the aim to reduce youth crime, truancy and risky behaviour among young people.
Rates are going up in Masterton, but not as much as the council had planned.
Dangerous electrical work and a sawn-off shotgun were among finds at a cannabis operation in Masterton.
Along with Auckland, Wellington has recorded NZ's largest reduction in reported crime, stats show.
Photographer snaps Milky Way over Wairarapa
A striking image of towns dotting a dark valley beneath the very centre of our galaxy is causing a stir on social media.
Bogus charity collectors asking where "wealthy" people live have prompted a warning from police.
Five people have been injured in a two-vehicle crash in Carterton this morning.
Rural mayors say better communication is needed by Civil Defence when responding to quakes.
Four people have been found guilty of murdering Glen Jones in a vigilante attack.
LATEST: Four people have been found guilty of murdering Featherston man Glen Jones.
The last remnant of what was once a mighty forest stretching from north of Dannevirke to Masterton will change hands as part of a Treaty settlement agreed on today.
A relative of a man charged with assaulting a toddler says she has received death threats.
A jury has gone home at the end of its first full day of deliberations in the Glen Jones murder case.
The new 900 square-metre Featherston supermarket will adopt the SuperValue brand when it opens in July this year.
A man who allegedly assaulted toddler Caleb Skinner, leaving him with brain damage, has been named and charged with assaulting another child.
A Scottish tourist has possible back injuries and serious leg injuries after rolling a quad bike.
Power has been restored to 400 homes in Featherston, Wairarapa, after much of the town spent the evening in darkness.
The belief about the alleged rape of a woman may have been a mistake that cost a Featherston man his life, a jury has been told.
Disabled Featherston man Glen Jones died from an "extremely violent and brutal attack", a Wellington jury has been told.
Years spent seeing boys through the court has inspired a police prosecutor to dream up challenge for his own son.
'Women of steel' put Wairarapa club on winning course, reports Caleb Harris.
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A century-old convent's transformation into a gracious family home got a tick from perhaps the hardest people to please - the nuns who used to live there.
A man accused of murdering a Featherston resident became distressed telling police about seeing the body.
Looking back over the past hundred years of one of St Matthew's Collegiate it is easy to see how times have changed.
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For a young guy with a short attention span, Brando Yelavich has certainly shown he has truckloads of perseverance.
A toddler badly hurt in an alleged assault will today make his latest step towards recovery.
A man accused of murdering a Featherston shop employee says things "escalated".
A freight train derailed after hitting a cow on the Wairarapa train line this morning.
Three teens jumped a fence into James Cameron's hemp plantation and stole some crop.
A woman who drove people accused of a fatal vigilante attack told police she heard a blood curdling cry and someone saying "No".
A woman who drove people accused of a vigilante attack on a man said she thought it would only involve scaring him.
Several Wairarapa vineyards are changing hands.
Food and wine lovers were rewarded for braving a forecast cyclone at the annual Wairarapa Wines Harvest Festival.
The woman accused of instigating the fatal beating of a Featherston man said she couldn't forget the victim's screams.
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