Creative business booming in south

Creative business booming in south

Ceara Lile and Mario Gregor in their newly opened Featherston business. PHOTO/ GRACE PRIOR GRACE PRIOR grace.prior@age.co.nz Featherston has a new creative addition in the works with Mario Gregor and Ceara Lile opening their two joined businesses, Konstantin, a fine...

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Parent gives stranger danger warning

Parent gives stranger danger warning

Kylie Wilson and Kyra Pye say a man in the white van was acting suspiciously on Wednesday after school. PHOTO/ALEYNA MARTINEZ ALEYNA MARTINEZ aleyna.martinez@age.co.nz Kyra Pye from Douglas Park School has only just started walking home to practice for next year when...

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Aviation trailblazer’s gong

Aviation trailblazer’s gong

Rona Fraser at Government House with Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy. PHOTO/SUPPLIED KAREN COLTMAN karen.coltman@age.co.nz Delayed by the covid-19 lockdown and a later than planned general election, Rhonda [Rona] Renyl Nga-Tiawa Fraser was excited to finally be...

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Ucol links with keen employers

Ucol links with keen employers

The Ucol reception entrance in Masterton. PHOTO/SUPPLIED ARTHUR HAWKES arthur.hawkes@age.co.nz Ucol in Masterton and Business Wairarapa, the chamber of commerce, teamed up to provide an exciting new opportunity for industry figures to engage with the college on...

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Olive Press triumphs in Oz awards

Olive Press triumphs in Oz awards

Katrina Bach, left with Rachel Priestly in Greytown at The Olive Press with their award-winning oils. PHOTO/KAREN COLTMAN KAREN COLTMAN karen.coltman@age.co.nz Greytown’s The Olive Press has scooped a major award at this year’s Australian International Olive Awards....

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Fire risk in region rising

Fire risk in region rising

Dry paddock in Masterton. PHOTO/ FILE GRACE PRIOR grace.prior@age.co.nz Extreme fire risk has increased in Masterton due to climate change, an environment ministry report shows. Masterton has gained an extra week of warm days each year due to climate change from 1972...

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Money-troubled Budget Advisory to close

Money-troubled Budget Advisory to close

Susan Brader, chairwoman of the Wairarapa Free Budget Advisory Service. PHOTO/ARTHUR HAWKES Big blow for the region ARTHUR HAWKES arthur.hawkes@age.co.nz In a crushing blow to Wairarapa residents with money worries, the Free Budget Advisory Service is closing its...

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Awardees celebrate with high tea

Awardees celebrate with high tea

Gareth Winter with Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House. PHOTOS/SUPPLIED KAREN COLTMAN karen.coltman@age.co.nz Four Wairarapa recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours were treated to a high tea at Government House after receiving their investitures at government house...

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Footpath checks under way

Footpath checks under way

Footpath and road inspector Russell Sanson getting ready to do an inspection down Cole St. PHOTO/KAREN COLTMAN KAREN COLTMAN karen.coltman@age.co.nz At a warm 20 degrees Celsius in Masterton on Tuesday morning, Russell Sanson began his inspection of the asphalt...

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Have your say on speed

Have your say on speed

The 70kmh signs on the approach to Featherston. PHOTO/FILE ARTHUR HAWKES arthur.hawkes@age.co.nz The New Zealand Transport Agency is inviting people to voice their thoughts on speed limit changes in Wairarapa, with a focus on State Highway 2 between Masterton and...

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Maunsell’s ‘Magnificent Seven’

Maunsell’s ‘Magnificent Seven’

John Bartlett, left, and Bill Maunsell with the feral sheep. PHOTOS/ARTHUR HAWKES Rogue sheep returned – after six years They say lightning never strikes twice, but the same can no longer be said for enormous, feral sheep, Arthur Hawkes reports. After the emergence of...

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Showing rookies the ropes

Showing rookies the ropes

Kieran McAnulty with his parents Marie and Mike McAnulty. PHOTO/KAREN COLTMAN KAREN COLTMAN karen.coltman@age.co.nz No longer a parliamentary newbie, McAnulty showed throngs of new entrant Labour MPs around the corridors of power on Monday. At the weekend, Labour...

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Justice at last for Sandi-Lee

Justice at last for Sandi-Lee

Sandi-Lee Field and her son Lachlan. PHOTO/ALEYNA MARTINEZ ‘Don’t be scared, ask for help’ ALEYNA MARTINEZ aleyna.martinez@age.co.nz Colour has returned to Sandi-Lee Field’s face this week. On Friday, she received the news that the Accident Compensation Corporation...

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