Crash driver back in court

By Don Farmer [email protected] As he stood in court almost a year ago, a Featherston teenager heard how he would have to live with the “heart-breaking” effects of his actions which led to the deaths of two young friends in a high-speed crash. This... read more

Wai United win Chatham Cup thriller

Wairarapa United goalkeeper Coey Turipa makes a save under pressure from Angus Kilkolly of Napier City Rovers. PHOTO/DUNCAN BROWN By Jake Beleski [email protected] Wairarapa United survived an extra time thriller against Napier City Rovers yesterday afternoon to... read more
Allyson Lock at Wairarapa Hospital. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

Pharmac ‘not off the hook’

By Emily Norman [email protected] It’s not a miracle Masterton mother Allyson Lock can walk again. It’s just lucky that she kept fighting for treatment. Mrs Lock is one of 11 New Zealanders living with Pompe disease, a rare inherited degenerative disorder which... read more
Wainuioru principal Karen Goodall, and New Zealand Educational Institute staff Viv Nicol, Michelle, Maguren, and Katrina Ford, Labour candidate Kieran McAnulty, and NZEI member Mike Meehan. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

Rural schools in need

Wainuioru principal Karen Goodall, and New Zealand Educational Institute staff Viv Nicol, Michelle, Maguren, and Katrina Ford, Labour candidate Kieran McAnulty, and NZEI member Mike Meehan. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN   By Emily Norman [email protected] Having to... read more

Traditional rivals collide

Wanganui Collegiate No 8 Finau Nimatasu scoring his team’s third try. PHOTO/JAKE BELESKI By Jake Beleski [email protected] A stirring fightback wasn’t quite enough for Rathkeale College to overhaul Wanganui Collegiate in yesterday’s first XV... read more
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