Inside Heart of Arts Carterton. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

‘I believe it’s art’

By Emily Norman [email protected] One man’s discarded art is another man’s treasure. This is the case for a new exhibition at Carterton’s Heart of Arts titled Found in the Wairarapa and I believe it’s Art. The volunteer-run arts hub went on a Wairarapa-wide... read more

‘Bomber’ will be missed

By Emily Norman [email protected] Taratahi students lost a best friend last week when Bomber, the 10-year-old campus dog died of a heart attack. The black Labrador mixed with “a bit of something else” was an integral cog in campus activities and “a well-known... read more
Alcohol. PHOTO/GETTY IMAGES

Snapshot of our young people

Survey shows drinking, drug use and underage sex common among Wairarapa youth   By Hayley Gastmeier [email protected] Drug use, driving while unlicensed, bullying, binge drinking, and underage sex are some of the issues facing the region’s young people,... read more
Rentals. PHOTO/GETTY IMAGES

Out in the cold

Depleting housing stocks sparks scramble for rentals   By Emily Norman [email protected] There is a dark side to the buoyant housing market in Wairarapa. With rentals in high demand, and Trust House homes at full capacity, many people are scrambling to put a... read more
Georgina Beyer before her successful kidney transplant. PHOTO/NZ HERALD

Beyer’s transplant success

Former Carterton mayor and Wairarapa MP on road to recovery   By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] Former Wairarapa MP and Carterton mayor Georgina Beyer has had her kidney transplant and is determined to go home as soon as possible. The world’s first openly... read more
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