Buyers bid for quality cattle

By Beckie Wilson [email protected] Going once, going twice, sold – top prices matched with quality offerings made for happy vendors and purchasers at yesterday’s weaner fair at the Masterton Saleyards. The annual Masterton and Martinborough weaner steer and bull... read more
New UCOL graduate Neal Mijares alongside his tutor Richard Sexton. PHOTO/CHELSEA BOYLE

Carpenter building a career

By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] Neal Mijares was one of the many beaming faces among the hordes of students graduating from UCOL on Tuesday. Originally from Kapiti, Mr Mijares moved to Masterton three years ago keen to develop a skill set in building. On... read more

Saying no to violence

By Jake Beleski [email protected] From gang member to community leader, Wayne Poutoa’s story is proof there are ways out of a life of violence. Growing up he had stints with both the King Cobras and the Mongrel Mob, and has several jail terms to his name.... read more

Mountcastle rallies for second

By Jake Beleski [email protected] A late charge was not enough to propel Masterton’s Kerry Mountcastle to the top of the leaderboard in the New Zealand Men’s Stroke Play Championships at Hastings Golf Club on Sunday. Mountcastle finished tied for second with... read more
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