The mouse house. PHOTO/DAVE LINTOTT

New play equipment arriving

By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] The ‘mouse house’ is up and spinning in the Kids Own Playground in Masterton. The mouse house is a tunnel-like piece of playground equipment that spins as people run inside – just like an oversized exercise wheel for mice. It... read more
Masterton Community Church Christmas Lunch at the Masterton War Memorial Stadium. PHOTO/EMILY NORMAN

Christmas lunch shared by many

By Emily Norman [email protected] Happy faces filled the Masterton Memorial Stadium yesterday as bellies were filled with Christmas Lunch. The Room at the Inn Lunch, put on annually by the Masterton Community Church (MCC), served up hot vegies, meat, and pudding... read more
A shot of a meteor shower snapped just north of Masterton. PHOTO/SEAN HERBERT

Shooting stars

By Emily Norman [email protected] The journey into photography hasn’t been an easy one for Wairarapa’s Sean Herbert. It wasn’t until he was bedridden in hospital diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines, that he began to... read more
Wide angle of whole fair. PHOTO/JADE CVETKOV

Country fair fun

By Beckie Wilson [email protected] The 19th annual Mauriceville Country fair was blessed with fine fair weather on Sunday. The Clarke Memorial Domain was packed with people out to enjoy a Sunday afternoon. And the combination of good music, great stalls and... read more
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