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Country Dog – City Dog

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Wairarapa Library Service Rolls out Home Deliveries 

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Wairarapa Library Service is now providing home deliveries through our recently launched HomeLink Service.

If you are housebound or unable to get to a Library for any reason, recuperating from a knee replacement, just had a baby, isolating at home, then HomeLink could be just right for you. … Continue Reading

Welcome to the 2022 season for wrestling! 

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Wrestling  lasses are now underway on a Wednesday night at the club from 5.30pm.

With a challenging 2020/2021 years New Zealand Wrestling is looking for a ‘new normal’ with the national calendar looking full of new and old tournaments!

Featherston Amateur Wrestling Club is proud to announce its hosting of the 2022 New Zealand Secondary School Championships in the long weekend of 25 June.   … Continue Reading

What a load of Rubbish!

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Tonnes of rubbish end up in our landfills every week even though many of us try to recycle as much as we can. 

We use the Wairarapa Black and Yellow bins. We sort our paper, cardboard, cans, and plastics 1, 2 and 5; and put them in the recycling bins to go to the Masterton Recycling centre, the largest recycling centre in NZ and built to European standards. 

But Red Wheelie bins, and Yellow plastic bags go straight to the landfill.  … Continue Reading



Roll the Jack

With Rozanna Muriwai, as the new president of the Martinborough Bowling Club, the Club is humming. “When we returned from Bahrain 2 years ago, we wandered down to the Bowling Green to check it out. Both my husband and I love bowling, says Rozanna. We joined. The social side of …

Rare mother – daughter success at South Wairarapa Karate Club

The South Wairarapa Okinawan Goju Ryu karate club is continuing to grow in both numbers and achievements, and it was great to see two Martinborough locals recently achieve their Shodan (blackbelts) in September this year. Mother and daughter, Clare and Bonnie Miller,  travelled to Dunedin with Senpai Anna Borjesson and …

Sibling Rivalry

It’s not often that two members of the same family compete for the winning place in the Womens’ Silver Golf Championships. But that is just what took place at the Martinborough Golf Club Sunday 7th November.  Debbie Donaldson and Anna Posseniskie, the daughters of Viv and Martin Napier, went head …

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Recycling days

Thursday      June 9th     Wheelie bin Wednesday  June 15th  Glass Wednesday June …

Letter to the Editor

It’s been more than 2 years now since COVID hit NZ.   Since then we’ve …

From the Mayor

This month, the Star management have asked for an overview on 3Waters, and what I …

Under The Martinborough Stars

Another glorious summer is here! I’m saying this while sitting my cold office listening to …

Recycling dates

Thursday 10th February glass Wednesday 16th February wheelie bin  Wednesday 23rd February glass


Just prior to Christmas the Martinborough Volunteer Fire Brigade advised that we were starting our …

Maree’s musings

ANOTHER YEAR … I’m hoping, like me, that you looked forward to the return of …

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