wta080317hgmark01.jpg Senior Constable Mark Brown is leading a new initiative focussed on reducing youth offending. PHOTO/HAYLEY GASTMEIER

New programme to steer youths on right path

By Hayley Gastmeier [email protected] Wairarapa Police have launched a new initiative designed to steer youth away from a life in the criminal justice system. Spearheading the programme is Masterton’s Senior Constable Mark Brown, who has been working... read more
The South Wairarapa District Council, Martinborough. PHOTO/HAYLEY GASTMEIER

Tears shed over Easter trading vote

By Hayley Gastmeier [email protected]   Tears were shed by conflicted councillors yesterday as the South Wairarapa District Council voted in support of Easter Sunday trading. Masterton and Carterton councils recently passed the policy, meaning shops... read more
Sisters Nicky Brindle and Sue Wright.

Sisters selling top cafe

By Hayley Gastmeier [email protected]   The “2 Short Whites” are calling it a day. Sisters Sue Wright and Nicky Brindle have put their central Greytown cafe on the market. Located on Main St in The Hub complex, 2 Short Whites launched in July 2015. The... read more
A snapshot of the view from the glide which began and ended in Greytown and spanned between Hawkes Bay and the Cook Strait.

There and back again – an epic 1000km glide

By Hayley Gastmeier [email protected] An epic 1000km gliding round trip that began from Greytown Soaring Centre has left Keith Essex on a high. On Sunday he took up a challenge to be the first person to clock up 1000km from the Papawai club, after the idea... read more
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