Wairarapa Emergency Department. PHOTO/FILE

Our 17,000 emergencies

By Emily Norman [email protected] Whether you’ve come down with a nasty stomach bug, broken your arm, or have managed to injure yourself with a chainsaw, Wairarapa Hospital’s emergency staff have seen it all. There were almost 17,000 admissions to Wairarapa’s... read more
Lucas Thomsen, Jan Eagle and artist Niko Thomsen on the day the sculpture was installed. PHOTO/CHELSEA BOYLE

Greytown’s new sculpture

By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] Greytown’s Stella Bull Park gained a new arty addition in the early hours of Friday morning when a massive steel sculpture of the iconic cabbage tree was erected on the Main St frontage of the park. Carterton sculptor Niko... read more
Taratahi's top graduates show off their awards. PHOTO/SUPPLIED

Taratahi grads take centre stage

By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] Karamu High School old boy Wesley Pearse has taken out the top spot for best student at Taratahi’s recent graduation in Wairarapa. Among seven accolades, Mr Pearse took home an award for dog handling skills, sheep and beef... read more

Giants win two titles

By Jake Beleski [email protected] Kuripuni Sports Bar Giants won two titles on Saturday, but only one team had to work for it. Both the premier three and President grade men’s teams turned up for finals day at Fraser Park, and both were due to play Wainuiomata.... read more
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