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WHAREKAKA NEWS

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Wharekaka-newsWe have had a busy month at the rest home during June.  Lovely sounds of music have filtered through every corner of the facility.  A fabulous concert was enjoyed by everyone.  A special thank you to Vicki Jones, Dawn Proctor and our own Cherry Van Kranen for taking the time to come in and give us an enjoyable afternoon.

We were also fortunate to have a visit from the talented children of Pirinoa School.  They showed us their skills on the piano and Ukulele. … Continue Reading

Wharekaka Dining Room Expands

July 8, 2013 July 2013 Comments Off on Wharekaka Dining Room Expands

Wharekaka-dining-roomAn exciting new development is underway at Wharekaka, but one that few in the community will be aware of because of its location behind the main building.

The dining room at Wharekaka is undergoing a major expansion to give greater space and a more pleasant environment for residents’ mealtimes. The dining room itself will be about twice its original size, and a large outdoor deck is to be constructed beyond that. … Continue Reading

THE  ‘GREAT TORA COOK OFF’

July 8, 2013 July 2013 Comments Off on THE  ‘GREAT TORA COOK OFF’

2013-Cook-Off-(b)Tora’s Great Cook Off, held at Queen’s Birthday weekend, attracted a huge crowd and, with over 60 entries in the seven categories, plenty of great food. 

All the main ingredients of the entries had to be caught, killed or grown in and around the coast, and there were some very inventive recipes presented with lots of interest in the paua fritter, and seafood sections.  The under fourteen’s category drew plenty of entries with some very inventive recipes, and deserts being very popular. … Continue Reading

The equipment

July 8, 2013 July 2013 Comments Off on The equipment

The-equipmentIn the last issue’s item on the new rescue equipment purchased for the Martinborough St John Ambulance by Toast Martinborough we were rather remiss in not describing the actual use of each item. So to rectify this omission:

The main item in the photo is the Hartwell Combi Carrier. This is a spinal-board type carrier which can be used in cases where a stretcher can not access.

The equipment on the left of the photo is a strangely named KODE2 . A spinal immobilization devise used to support trapped patients in vehicles. It looks rather like a large corset. … Continue Reading

Sports

Martinborough Junior Hockey – 2019 Results and Prizegiving

Our 1st XI team came so close to victory in their final of the A-grade competition against rivals, MIS Falcons.  Martinborough scored an early goal in the first half of the game and held their defence until MIS scored a late goal in the final 3 minutes to draw 1-1 …

Kahutara School Hockey Wrap-up

Kahutara School managed to enter a total of three teams in various Wairarapa Hockey Association junior grades played at Clareville Hockey Stadium this season, a mean feat for a school of our size.  The Kahutara Blue team played Tuesday nights in the 6 Aside quarter field grade. The team did …

Junior Rugby

Our 2019 JAB season has come to an end, we have had an another amazing season with some awesome results. 2019 saw MRFC have around 75 registered players each year our numbers continue to grow and we have some huge things in the pipeline for 2020. Congratulations to all players …

Regular Features

Letters

Plenty of issues Our current mayor seems to think the council had a hand in …

Did you know

‘YOU WILL NEVER reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog …

Cooking corner – Potato rendang

INGREDIENTS 8 small potatoes, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 185 …

Know your town – Soldiers’ Memorial Park

Originally the Square was called Martin Square and the North – South and East – …

 Community Garden News

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” Margaret …

News from Wharekaka

The AGM was held on 19 September.  Attendees heard that Wharekaka is in good heart …

Under The Martinborough Stars

Take a look up tonight and you’ll see a sparkling silver band of stars dominating …

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