Celebrating the British and Irish Lions Tour in Martinborough

The Martinborough Business Community is going all out to welcome travelling rugby fans to Martinborough this winter. With thousands of international rugby fans expected to descend on Wellington for the Lions v All Blacks Test on the 1st July, we are looking forward to tempting them over the hill to …

One bygone era meets another

An impressive array of early nineteenth machinery, cars, tractors and motorbikes was on display for the Wellington American Car club to peruse on their sunny afternoon stop off at Martinborough during Sunday club run through the Wairarapa Put together by Jim Clark and friends the display filled the spacious Cotter …

Starting the Day Right.

It is well established that children find it hard to learn when they’re hungry. That’s what led to the setting up of The Breakfast Club in Martinborough. Every weekday morning a team of volunteers prepares and serves a healthy breakfast to between 10-12 children before they head to school. The …

Back to Back Shakespeare Regional Champions

The Performing Arts Department at Kuranui College is experiencing a great deal of success of late, especially in the area of Shakespeare.  This year they performed a 15min scene from “Pericles: The Prince of Tyre” at the Regional Shakespeare competition, and took out the competition.  They are now off to …

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Wairarapa Art Sale features artistic diversity

May 9, 2017 May 2017 Comments Off on Wairarapa Art Sale features artistic diversity

The Wairarapa Art Sale showcases Wairarapa talent – from established artists to complete newcomers. The show is at the Featherston Community Centre 14 Wakefield St Featherston during the Featherston Booktown celebration, so it promises to be a vibrant weekend. Opening night is 11th May from 6pm where people can get an early look and meet the artists. Friday 12th May and Saturday 13th May: 9am – 5pm Sunday 14th May: 9am – 1pm … Continue Reading

Starting the Day Right.

May 9, 2017 May 2017 Comments Off on Starting the Day Right.

Starting-the-day-right-(a)_ladyIt is well established that children find it hard to learn when they’re hungry. That’s what led to the setting up of The Breakfast Club in Martinborough. Every weekday morning a team of volunteers prepares and serves a healthy breakfast to between 10-12 children before they head to school.
The breakfasts are provided free to the children, thanks to generous business and private sponsorship. Donations of suitable breakfast staples are always welcome as well. … Continue Reading

Winter INDOOR Sport Join Us!

May 9, 2017 May 2017 Comments Off on Winter INDOOR Sport Join Us!

Featherston RSA Indoor Bowls started with a Bang Tuesday 21st! Of March. New to our happy little group is Dot, Georgie, Barbara, Danny and Kay. A big welcome was expressed by Barbara L who is this year’s Secretary and Christine our ‘Master of the Programme’. … Continue Reading

MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

April 11, 2017 April 2017, Sports Comments Off on MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

Martinborough-rugby-club Our Senior players have been training hard, and with a couple of pre seasons games played, they are ready to start the 2017 season. The Premier competition starts this Saturday 8 April against Greytown, over in Greytown so show your support and get to see the new playing strip being worn for the first time!
Our first Senior home game will be on Saturday 22 April vs Gladstone, this will a great opportunity to check out our players new gear, our newly painted goal posts (thanks Trevor Hawkins and Kim Lace!), the moving of our No1 field, AND awesome looking post protectors and flags generously sponsored by Mitre 10 Martinborough.
The JAB competition starts on the 13 May, our Registration Night has been but if your child is keen to play you can register via the link on our website or contact Becs Madden for more information 0273394153. … Continue Reading

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Golf Club news

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 …

MARTINBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

Our Senior players have been training hard, and with a couple of pre seasons games played, they are ready to start the 2017 season. The Premier competition starts this Saturday 8 April against Greytown, over in Greytown so show your support and get to see the new playing strip being …

Great win for Martinborough

Wairarapa 1st Prize goes south Martinborough Tennis Club lifted the coveted Gawith Shield last week at the Masterton Tennis Centre, beating Carterton 4 matches to 2 in the finals of the summer competition.           In spite of the best the renowned Spooner brothers could muster, the …

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Did you know

LIFE FLIGHT’S Westpac Rescue Helicopter has flown to the Wairarapa eight times this month (between …

From the Mayor

I would like to thank everyone who attended the Martinborough ANZAC Day commemoration; it was …

DID YOU KNOW

MARK your calendar May 20th for the Great Tuturumuri Bake Off. Try home grown produce, …

Fire Brigade report

It been a busy month for members of the Martinborough Volunteer Fire Brigade. The local …

Know your town.

Did you know? The Martinborough Fairs began as a three day Bush Carnival in February …

Library News

Martinborough Library first meeting of the Friends will be held on Wednesday 12 April at …

Two by Two

“Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins”. As said Ludwig …

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