Language no legal barrier

Language no legal barrier

Gawith Burridge Lawyers’ multi-lingual staff, from left, Charlotte Albagnac [Portuguese, Spanish], Marta Wojcikowski [Polish], Debbie van Zyl [Afrikaans, German], Christin Schetter [German], Jennifer Bauer [Mandarin, Japanese], Shahla Siddiqui [Farsi] – and they all...

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Snail mail’s new spot

Snail mail’s new spot

Tania Goodall and Kim Juno are kept busy with 220 post boxes. PHOTO/GIANINA SCHWANECKE GIANINA SCHWANECKE Gianina.schwanecke@age.co.nz ‘Snail mail’ has found a new home in Take Note Carterton after Tania Goodall took over managing the postal services counter last...

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Car fire closes Remutaka Hill Rd

Car fire closes Remutaka Hill Rd

PHOTO/ANGELA LITTLE The Remutaka Hill Rd was closed Sunday afternoon after a car fire spread to surrounding bush on the Featherston side. The road was closed from 12.10pm but was reopened shortly after 3.30pm under stop and go control. Road users are advised to expect...

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Orchard plans blossoming

Orchard plans blossoming

An artist impression of the proposed retirement community, The Orchards, in Greytown. PHOTO/SUPPLIED HAYLEY GASTMEIER hayley.gastmeier@age.co.nz The planned Orchards retirement village in Greytown is one step closure to reality with the resource consent now lodged...

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Protecting south’s best trees

Protecting south’s best trees

A totara at a residential property in Greytown is one of South Wairarapa’s notable trees. PHOTO/SUPPLIED HAYLEY GASTMEIER hayley.gastmeier@age.co.nz Native trees around 500 years old and the iconic Greytown gum are among 331 trees and tree groups deemed worthy for...

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$9m sports hub on cards

$9m sports hub on cards

A proposed sports hub for Greytown would replace Kuranui College’s earthquake-prone gymnasium. PHOTO/SUPPLIED Big plans for Greytown community complex HAYLEY GASTMEIER hayley.gastmeier@age.co.nz The Greytown community could be getting a brand-new multi-million dollar...

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Cricket stalwart gets top honour

Cricket stalwart gets top honour

PHOTO/FILE Bracewell continues to share passion The Wairarapa Cricket Association’s Doug Bracewell received the prestigious Sir Jack Newman Award at the New Zealand Cricket Awards function in Auckland on Thursday night. The award is presented by the New Zealand...

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Library launch for Jack

Library launch for Jack

Illustrator Viv Walker, left, and author Tania Atkinson in front of the statue of Russian Jack outside Masterton Library, where the pair will be hosting a launch of their book Old Russian Jack today. PHOTO/SAM TATTERSFIELD SAM TATTERSFIELD sam.tattersfield@age.co.nz...

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Udder perfection

Udder perfection

Steve Olds with a fresh bottle of milk. PHOTO/GIANINA SCHWANECKE GIANINA'S BLOCK GIANINA SCHWANECKE gianina.schwanecke@age.co.nz A return to delivering milk to homes in glass bottles is on the way It’s no April Fool’s joke – glass bottle milk deliveries are set to...

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International award for innovation

International award for innovation

Glenn Malcolm with his award for Fletcher Building Excellence. PHOTO/SUPPLIED GIANINA SCHWANECKE gianina.schwanecke@age.co.nz Competing against Fletcher Building employees from around the world, a Masterton man was one of just 10 recognised with an award for...

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Clients rally for service

Clients rally for service

The meeting to consider the liquidation of the Wairarapa Free Budget Advisory Service. PHOTO/ELI HILL ELI HILL eli.hill@age.co.nz Emotions were running high at an unruly meeting on Wednesday to decide the fate of Wairarapa Free Budget Advisory Service. Around 80...

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It’s official: Our buns are hot

It’s official: Our buns are hot

Masterton’s Pak’nSave owner/operator Andrew Summerville and Ten O’clock Cookie bakery manager Marrisa Laken with top quality buns. PHOTO/SAM TATTERSFIELD SAM TATTERSFIELD sam.tattersfield@age.co.nz Two of the top 10 hot cross buns in the country are baked in...

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Devil in water meter detail

Devil in water meter detail

The Masterton District Council has set aside $5 million to roll out water meters. PHOTO/SUPPLIED PAM GRAHAM pam.graham@age.co.nz A Masterton District Council committee yesterday firmed up just how it would go about installing smart water meters. The council has set...

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