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
Kura Kaupapa O Wairarapa 25th Jubilee celebrations, Johnstone Street Masterton, Saturday. PHOTO/CHRIS KILFORD

TKKM o Wairarapa celebrates

By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] Parents, teachers, pupils and former pupils gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Wairarapa school in Masterton last Saturday. Principal Hohepa Campbell said it was special family-oriented... read more
Rathkeale College Christmas Fete, Saturday, the cream tea venue proves a popular resting place. PHOTO/CHRIS KILFORD

Rain can’t dampen Christmas fun

By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] The littlest visitors at the Rathkeale College Christmas Fete enjoyed mini truck rides around the campus on Saturday. A two-carriage truck was driven by arguably the most knowledgeable tour guides – the Rathkeale College... read more
Wairarapa Garden Tour, Greytown, Saturday, umbrellas were a "must".... PHOTO/CHRIS KILFORD

Garden tour a soggy success

By Chelsea Boyle [email protected] The weekend’s sold-out Wairarapa garden tour has been labelled a huge success, generating profits in excess of $35,000. Pukaha Mount Bruce executive officer and garden tour co-coordinator John Gilberthorpe said they had “sold... read more
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