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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


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, …

Football Club’s season ends with a shield

Martinborough Football Clubs senior season concluded in style on 19th September with a 3-2 win against Douglas Villa in Masterton.  The team were delighted to have won theWairarapa Knockout Shield which is now proudly displayed at its Club rooms at Cool Change Bar & Eatery. Spokesperson Lucy Douglas said, “It’s been my …

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 …

Regular Features

Under Martinborough Stars

Starlight, star bright, first star I see tonight: I wish I may, I wish I …

South Wairarapa Rotary News

Di Banks, Leader of Learning Support and Vocational Pathways at Kuranui College spoke to Rotary …


At our September meeting the Guest Speaker, Sarah Wright from Digital Seniors, asked us why …

Regional Council notes

The recent election has delivered a very different political landscape for New Zealand.  With a …

November Recycling days

Wednesday 4th Wheelie Bin Wednesday  11th Glass Wednesday 18th wheelie bin Wednesday 18th Glass Wednesday …

News from First Church

Now Labour Weekend is behind us and summer days are ahead, here’s hoping we can …

Martinborough Golf Report

Another very busy month at the Golf Club which began with the Mens 54/36 Hole …

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