Beating the odds

Maggie Robinson and her daughter Liv. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN   EMILY NORMAN If there was one word to describe Liv Robinson, it would be “survivor”. The Wairarapa College old girl has had neurosurgery twice, pneumonia three times, and is blind. But those setbacks... read more
Doug Wilson with his hose Jed pulling in to the Pongaroa Fuel Stop. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

Fuel flows in Pongaroa

Doug Wilson with his hose Jed pulling in to the Pongaroa Fuel Stop. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN   EMILY NORMAN A horse-drawn cart, and a 1930 Model A Ford were among the first modes of transport to roll on through the forecourt of Pongaroa’s new petrol station on the... read more
A wide range of fashions is set to be modelled at the show. PHOTO/SUPPLIED

Fashions on show

EMILY NORMAN Wairarapa people will be strutting their stuff on the catwalk as a fundraiser for Aratoi next Thursday. The second ever Aratoi Fashion Show will kick off at 6pm on October 26 onsite, and will showcase this year’s summer fashions from Kuripuni’s Hebe and... read more
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