Wairarapa Times-Age building. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

Former Times-Age editor dies

By Emily Norman [email protected] A passionate “news man” and former editor of the Wairarapa Times-Age has died. Andrew Wyatt, who was editor of the newspaper in the years 1983 – 2003, died at his Masterton home on Friday, aged 67. Mr Wyatt, who was born in... read more
John Chesmar funeral October 4 2016. Friends and family of Masterton's John Chesmar say farewell. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

Farewell to “a champion”

By Emily Norman [email protected] Wairarapa will be a quieter place without John Chesmar – the man who had the “most infectious laugh” in Masterton. He was farewelled by more than 400 people yesterday at The Village Chapel in Kuripuni. Known for his love of... read more
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