Susan Colton, right, with her design “Susie Q”. PHOTO/CRAIG RAY

‘Masterpiece’ wins newbie top fashion prize

Susan Colton, right, with her design “Susie Q”. PHOTO/CRAIG RAY CHELSEA BOYLE [email protected] Former Wairarapa College pupil Susan Colton was set to debut her designs as a newbie at Fashion Week, but has found out her work will open the runway at three shows.... read more
Patrice O’Connor became the principal of Greytown School at the start of this year. PHOTO/FILE

Funding cuts as school roll swells

Patrice O’Connor became the principal of Greytown School at the start of this year. PHOTO/FILE CHELSEA BOYLE [email protected] A rapidly increasing roll has forced Greytown school to introducing zoning, with the principal saying a growing town could mean more... read more

Whitebait season begins

BECKIE WILSON [email protected] Whipped together with egg, salt and pepper, and a squeeze of lemon is how veteran whitebaiter Betty Butt has eaten her catch for the past 46 years. The Lake Ferry woman moved into her home that overlooks Lake Onoke 26 years ago so... read more

Woman badly hurt in crash

The head on car crash in Dalefield, SH2, on Friday night. PHOTO/SUPPLIED CHELSEA BOYLE [email protected] One woman was flown to Wellington Hospital after a head on car crash which left State Highway 2, on Friday night. The woman was trapped in her car and had to... read more
Veterans, widows and descendants of the 28th Maori Battalion gathered at Masterton’s Cole St Marae on Saturday.   PHOTO/JADE CVETKOV

Maori veterans remembered in book

Veterans, widows and descendants of the 28th Maori Battalion gathered at Masterton’s Cole St Marae on Saturday. PHOTO/JADE CVETKOV CHELSEA BOYLE [email protected] Descendants of members of the 28th Maori Battalion will soon see their ancestors’ contribution to... read more

Solar co-op eyes Carterton

Energy Democracy Managing Director Alan Major and chairwoman Shelley Major. PHOTO/SUPPLIED CHELSEA BOYLE [email protected] Two siblings set on making green energy more accessible to people on low-incomes have their sights on Carterton to home the first solar... read more
Rodger Fox mentoring Rathkeale/ St Matthew's student jazz band. PHOTO/HAYLEY GASTMEIER

Jazzing it up with the Fox

Rodger Fox mentoring Rathkeale/ St Matthew’s student jazz band. PHOTO/HAYLEY GASTMEIER   HAYLEY GASTMEIER [email protected]   When Rodger Fox was in high school in the 1960s there were only two college jazz bands in the entire country – “one... read more
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