Admistration changes – service as usual

As I write this months report a significant milestone in our history will take place in four days time. On the 1st July 2017, the New Zealand Fire Service along with 39 other Fire Authorities will amalgamate to become an entirely new organisation. This new organisation- Fire and Emergency New …

More Suzanne Warners needed

The first response group are qualified Wellington Free Ambulance volunteers who are able to help when called on. They are alerted when there is an emergency at the same time as the Dr and the 111 call centre.   It means that whoever is closest to a life threatening event …

Stellar Line-up for the Martinborough Music Festival

“Zephyr Wind Quintet Part of stallar line up for Martinborough’s Music Festival to be held betweeen 29 September and October 1st. A soft gentle breeze” is among the many definitions used to describe the word zephyr. To the uninitiated it is difficult to imagine that a group of instruments (flute, …

Junior Sport Kahutara School 1st XI Hockey – by Honor Clark

The Kahutara School 1st X1 Hockey team have had a great start to the season. Despite the loss of seven Year 8 students to college, and long time coach Karl Rippey at the end of last season, the young team are performing very well in the competitive 2nd grade of …

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Admistration changes – service as usual

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Recently qualified as Senior Firefighters (from left) Wayne Thomas, Jamie Brock and Justin Hudepohl.

Recently qualified as Senior Firefighters (from left) Wayne Thomas, Jamie Brock and Justin Hudepohl.


As I write this months report a significant milestone in our history will take place in four days time. On the 1st July 2017, the New Zealand Fire Service along with 39 other Fire Authorities will amalgamate to become an entirely new organisation. This new organisation- Fire and Emergency New Zealand – will give our firefighters the support they need to protect and help prepare our communities now and into the future. … Continue Reading

More Suzanne Warners needed

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More Suzanne Warners needed
The first response group are qualified Wellington Free Ambulance volunteers who are able to help when called on. They are alerted when there is an emergency at the same time as the Dr and the 111 call centre.  
It means that whoever is closest to a life threatening event gets there first and starts caring for the person until the rest of the team can arrive. … Continue Reading

Stellar Line-up for the Martinborough Music Festival

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Zephyr Wind Quintet – Ed Allen, Robert Orr, Rachel Vernon, Bridget Douglas, Robert Weeks.

Zephyr Wind Quintet – Ed Allen, Robert Orr, Rachel Vernon, Bridget Douglas, Robert Weeks.


“Zephyr Wind Quintet Part of stallar line up for Martinborough’s Music Festival to be held betweeen 29 September and October 1st. A soft gentle breeze” is among the many definitions used to describe the word zephyr. To the uninitiated it is difficult to imagine that a group of instruments (flute, oboe, horn, bassoon and clarinet) which differ from each other considerably in technique, construction and tonal qualities could play together to produce such a beautifully blended sound. But indeed they do as if powered by a “soft gentle breeze”. … Continue Reading

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The wet weather has been a godsend even though there has been a lapse in actually playing the game. The greens have benefited the most by far and the recovery process is ahead of schedule. The bonus too that no one has had to lose sleep over the water allocation consent. There …

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