New feather in Liam’s cap

CAPTION: Liam Jolliffe accepting his Victoria University Medal of Academic Excellence at his graduation ceremony last Thursday in Wellington PHOTO/SUPPLIED By Beckie Wilson [email protected] One of Victoria University‚Äôs highest awards is yet another feather in... read more

Serious quad bike crash

A man is lucky to be alive after a Saturday night fishing trip went wrong   By Beckie Wilson [email protected] A quad bike passenger was left with suspected spinal and shoulder injuries after his friend misjudged the road. Two men, believed to be in their... read more

Car ploughs into kitchen

By Beckie Wilson [email protected] A Carterton resident had a rude awakening on Saturday night when a car ploughed into the side of his house, exposing his kitchen from the outside. Ian Bayliss was asleep in bed just after 9pm, when a boarder staying with him... read more

Hard day’s ride

By Beckie Wilson [email protected] Delayed arrivals, crammed carriages and having to stand for most of the trip is a reality for most Wairarapa train commuters. And while solutions to most of these issues have been promised, consistently reliable trains may... read more

Focus on community

CAPTION: Developer Murray Searle, left, with Property Brokers sales agent Benn Milne on the 5.4ha development in Greytown PHOTO/BECKIE WILSON By Beckie Wilson [email protected] Experienced subdivision developer Murray Searle places high importance on getting a... read more
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