Rain breaks dry spell

Rain breaks dry spell

Parts of Wairarapa and the Kaikoura coast received between 30mm to 50mm in the 24 hours to 11am yesterday. PHOTO/METSERVICE BECKIE WILSON [email protected] An early Christmas present never hurts, and nor did the rain that fell across the region on Wednesday...

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Amalgamation? No thanks

Amalgamation? No thanks

Wairarapa people have spoken, and they have decided it's a big “no” to merging the three district councils into one. Voting ended at midday today and results showed residents agreed the best way for Wairarapa to move forward was to keep the Masterton, Carterton and...

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One dead after crash near Castlepoint

One dead after crash near Castlepoint

A motorcyclist has died after a crash between a motorcycle and a truck near Castlepoint on Monday morning. Police said the crash happened at 9.20am, about 5km from Castlepoint. The man was in a critical condition when emergency services arrived, but died at the scene....

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First table, best deal

First table, best deal

First Table founder Mat Weir. PHOTO/SUPPLIED CHELSEA BOYLE [email protected] Securing the first table while dining in Wairarapa is about to get more appetising than ever. Business First Table, which offers 50 per cent off meals if you book a restaurant’s first...

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Weather at a glance

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