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Featherston rushes to vaccinate

Featherston rushes to vaccinate

Featherston residents queue for covid vaccines at Anzac Hall. PHOTO/SUE TEODORO SUE TEODORO sue.teodoro@age.co.nz Hundreds of Featherston residents are hurrying to get covid vaccinations after four positive cases were identified in the town last week. More than 200...

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SWDC splashes the cash

SWDC splashes the cash

PHOTO/STOCK. ADOBE.COM SUE TEODORO sue.teodoro@age.co.nz South Wairarapa District Council [SWDC] offices got an early Christmas present of tens of thousands of dollars of new office gear. On December 15, Martinborough residents noticed workers offloading items from...

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Chanel’s leading lights lauded

Chanel’s leading lights lauded

Principal Debi Marshall-Lobb with Chanel College dux and winner of the Masterton District Council Youth Award Nicki Thomson Shulz. PHOTO/FILE The Times-Age wants to celebrate the success of Wairarapa’s secondary school students in a year where covid-19 threw learners...

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Welcome to Wairarapa, young Nico Auron Hume

Welcome to Wairarapa, young Nico Auron Hume

Wairarapa’s first baby in 2022, Nico Auron Hume. PHOTO/MARY ARGUE MARY ARGUE mary.argue@age.co.nz When contractions started five weeks early, Monique Hume wondered, “Braxton-Hicks or baby?” But as they crept closer together on New Year’s Day, she could no longer...

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Further locations but no new cases

Further locations but no new cases

Vaccination protesters gathered along State Highway 2 in Masterton on Friday. PHOTO/TOM TAYLOR Vaccines primed for U12s GRACE PRIOR grace.prior@age.co.nz Seven new covid-19 locations of interest emerged in Wairarapa on Friday, although there were no new covid-19 cases...

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Resilience and success at Makoura

Resilience and success at Makoura

PHOTO/FILE The Times-Age wants to celebrate the success of Wairarapa’s secondary school students in a year where covid-19 threw learners yet more curveballs. Today, Makoura College provides TOM TAYLOR with a breakdown of its students’ triumphs in 2021. Principal...

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Four cases isolating in Featherston

Four cases isolating in Featherston

PHOTO/STOCK.ADOBE.COM No panic needed, MP McAnulty says Grace Prior grace.prior@age.co.nz Four people are isolating in Featherston with covid-19, with possible links to a trip to Rotorua, the Ministry of Health [MOH] confirmed on Thursday. Wellington Regional Public...

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With wisdom and courage

With wisdom and courage

PHOTO/FILE The Times-Age wants to celebrate the success of Wairarapa’s secondary school students in a year where covid-19 threw learners yet more curveballs. Today, Wairarapa College provides TOM TAYLOR with a breakdown of its students’ triumphs in 2021. Wairarapa...

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Covid-19: Locations of interest in region

Covid-19: Locations of interest in region

GRAPHIC/TIMES-AGE Casual contacts to monitor symptoms GRACE PRIOR grace.prior@age.co.nz Four covid-19 locations of interest have emerged in Wairarapa since Tuesday evening, causing a Masterton cafe to shut up shop temporarily. Three of the locations of interest were...

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Charting a good course

Charting a good course

St Matthew’s Collegiate School principal Kiri Gill says students coped well with last year’s covid-19 intrusions. PHOTOS/FILE The Times-Age wants to celebrate the success of Wairarapa’s secondary school students in a year where covid-19 threw learners yet more...

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Two shed fires on street suspicious

Two shed fires on street suspicious

A shed in Martinborough caught fire on Monday night. PHOTO/SUPPLIED Fire officers call for tighter shed security MARY ARGUE mary.argue@age.co.nz Two shed fires on the same road in central Masterton in the past two weeks are thought to have been deliberately lit, while...

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Kuranui’s students celebrated

Kuranui’s students celebrated

For the first time in 60 years, the entire Kuranui College student body attended the senior prizegiving. PHOTOS/LUCIA ZANMONTI The Times-Age wants to celebrate the success of Wairarapa’s secondary school students in a year where covid-19 threw learners yet more...

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Toxic algae puts locks on Henley

Toxic algae puts locks on Henley

Due to toxic algae, Masterton District Council has closed Henley Lake for recreational purposes. PHOTOS/TOM TAYLOR Lake closed to rowers, swimmers, and canines TOM TAYLOR tom.taylor@age.co.nz Masterton District Council has again closed Henley Lake for recreational...

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Balloon tragedy: A decade on

Balloon tragedy: A decade on

Masterton fire station officer Mike Cornford, former Carterton Mayor Ron Mark, and Carterton fire chief Wayne Robinson with certificates of appreciation presented to the fire brigades after the tragedy. PHOTO/FILE Tragedy pulls community together GRACE PRIOR...

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Gliders to rule the summer skies

Gliders to rule the summer skies

View from the cockpit as Grae Harrison takes a spin above Papawai airfield. PHOTO/MARY ARGUE MARY ARGUE mary.argue@age.co.nz A gentle hum in the air and streaking shadows across the ground will be the only clue to a fierce sky-bound competition next month. The skies...

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