Wairarapa Hospital will be short-staffed as junior doctors take strike action. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

DHB warns 24/7 service under threat

By Emily Norman [email protected] Wairarapa Hospital would struggle to deliver a 24/7 service if latest union demands were met, a Wairarapa senior medical professional said. Wairarapa junior doctors began a three-day strike this morning in solidarity with the New... read more
$200,000 from the Pain Farm estate will go towards building a children's playground next to the Waihinga Centre, pictured is an artist's impression of the project.

Mixed views on centre upgrade

By Hayley Gastmeier [email protected] Some South Wairarapa district councillors may be ready to sign off an updated budget of Martinborough’s Waihinga Centre, while others are yet to make up their mind. Yesterday new details were released on the project,... read more
Kieran Charnock as his character William in the film, The Rehearsal.

Wairarapa son up for acting award

By Emily Norman [email protected] A former Rathkeale College student is up against Golden Globe-nominated actor Sam Neill in the New Zealand Film Awards category for Best Supporting Actor. Kieran Charnock, who grew up in Carterton, is one of five actors vying for... read more
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