Bring it to Colombo project all go

By Jake Beleski [email protected] A $500,000 Lotteries Commission grant means work on rebuilding Masterton’s Colombo Rd netball facilities will get underway very soon. Bring it to Colombo Trust chairman, Luther Toloa, said the first sod would be turned with the... read more

New hope for SPCA centre

Wairarapa SPCA shelter on Ngaumutawa Rd, Masterton. PHOTO/FILE By Hayley Gastmeier [email protected] It is possible that Wairarapa’s SPCA centre will be reopened, if its members vote to join a new national body. That’s according to Wairarapa SPCA... read more

Boy’s special bond with Stickman

CAPTION: Joshua White, 5, and his mother Natasha Mason, with Joshua’s closest friend, Stickman PHOTO/JADE CVETKOV By Beckie Wilson [email protected] Most young children have a favourite teddy bear or cuddly blanket, but a young rural Masterton boy’s best buddy... read more

Kuranui football continues to grow

Lincoln Williams in action for Kuranui College. PHOTO/SUPPLIED By Jake Beleski [email protected] The number of Kuranui College students playing football has grown so rapidly in recent years that the school has had to put in an additional football pitch. The... read more

CrossFit powers into Masterton

Ngapera Parata, co-owner of Crossfit Manaia in Masterton. PHOTO/CINDY MCMURTRIE By Jake Beleski [email protected] The CrossFit exercise regimen has been growing on a global scale in recent years, and now one of New Zealand’s premier events is coming to... read more
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