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Martinborough Business Assn.

July 6, 2020 July 2020 Comments Off on Martinborough Business Assn.

Well we got through the Covid-19 lockdown, or have we !!

Surreal times for which there is no playbook. It was said that going into lock down was the easy bit,  but coming out is hard and will possibly be increasingly challenging for many people and businesses.

The MBA exists  to support its members and connect them with the help and advice that they might need.

We have established a strong partnership with WellingtonNZ and Destination Wairarapa ensuring we are close to the tourism and economic opportunities being promoted through government agencies such as MBIE and NZ Tourism. … Continue Reading

Martinborough Museum News

July 6, 2020 July 2020 Comments Off on Martinborough Museum News

The museum is open again.  Saturdays 11.30-3.30 pm, Sundays 11.30-1.30pm

Here are a few things you can do there:

Marvel at Moa bones found in caves near Martinborough

Learn about the historic building that houses the museum … Continue Reading


July 6, 2020 July 2020 Comments Off on MATARIKI & ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY AT ARATOI

Dates: 4 July 2020 – 30 August 2020

Artists: Glen Butler, Sharisse Eberlein, Mark Gee, Rebecca Kempton, Pete Monk and John Whitby

Wairarapa is on the verge of becoming a Dark Sky Reserve, a region dedicated to preserving the pristine night sky. Darkness is vital for human wellbeing, creatures’ life cycles, navigation and our own cultural and historical understanding of our world and the universe beyond. … Continue Reading

Meet Bruce.

July 6, 2020 July 2020 Comments Off on Meet Bruce.

For the last 8 years he has given his blood (‘Bruce Juice’) whenever needed to save the lives of lots of wee dogs.

This is just one example of how the Wairarapa works. We support each other all the time – even our pets are there for one another.

As a Community, we are strong and have always looked out for each other, we know this is continuing to happen during this challenging time.

A shout out to all the caring, loving, kindness and support that is going on in our community right now!! Good job.”

South Wairarapa Vets


Thanks to our sponsors

The Martinborough Football Club held the P+K Marty Masters Se7ens on the 31 October, and it was a huge success. Thanks to all our amazingly generous sponsors; P+K Martinborough, Mitre10 Martinborough, Cool Change, The Claremont Hotel, Top10 Holiday Park Martinborough, Martinborough Vineyard,  Circus Cinema, Ata Rangi, HealthFit, Physio Spot, Dry …

Martinborough Golf Report

At the end of October we held the finals of the Club Championships in near perfect conditions.  In the Seniors Division Tony Russo took on Lance Phelps with Tony shooting a magnificent 63 in the morning round and continuing that form into the afternoon, finally winning on the 25th hole.  …

Martinborough Golf Report

Another very busy month at the Golf Club which began with the Mens 54/36 Hole Open.  The players had to endure some very windy conditions on the Saturday but fortunately the weather was a lot kinder on the Sunday.  Winners of the 54 Hole Division were:  Best Gross Owen Lloyd, …

Regular Features

From the mayor

Merry Christmas! We now have a new electorate MP, Keiran McAnulty and I look forward …

Cooking corner

Catering for a vegetarian this Christmas? Here’s the Vegan Society’s Nut Roast recipe Ingredients  1 …

Councillor comment

Here we are the last Star for the year and what a year it has …

Did you know

I’M DREAMING of a white Christmas. But if the white runs out I’ll drink the …

Recyling calendar

December Wednesday 2nd glass Wednesday 9th wheelie bin Wednesday 16th glass Saturday 26th wheelie bin …

Regional Council notes

Time to start thinking Older residents in our region may well remember the massive flooding …

News from First Church

May these be the gifts your Christmas brings – Peace, Gladness, Good Health   and …

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