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Burnside celebrates

June 18, 2015 June 2015 Comments Off on Burnside celebrates

Burnside celebrates_webTHE wet weather did not dampen spirits at the Burnside Church 140th birthday celebration last month.
 
People came from as far as Wairoa for the special day and members of the Burnside Church committee were thrilled with the turnout.  About 70 people came to the community event – held at the Pirinoa Hall due to rain – from 12.30pm to 3pm on Sunday May 17. … Continue Reading

RightWay to success

June 18, 2015 June 2015, Local Businesses Comments Off on RightWay to success

RightWay founders (from left) D.J. Shaw, Hamish Edwards, Greg Sheehan and Edwin Read and  board member Debbie Haddon

RightWay founders (from left) D.J. Shaw, Hamish Edwards, Greg Sheehan and Edwin Read and board member Debbie Haddon

Fresh approach to accounting has local company growing like wildfire

What started out as a handful of people working from flatpack desks in a small Greytown office is fast becoming the accountancy firm of choice for small business owners wanting more than just a number cruncher.
 
Accounting and advisory firm RightWay was founded by Wairarapa locals Greg Sheehan, Hamish Edwards, Edwin Read and David ‘DJ’ Shaw with Wellington’s Debbie Haddon (now a director) hired as the first key employee nearly four years ago. Since then it’s doubled revenue and head count every year and recently won ‘National Practice of the Year’ at the inaugural Xero NZ Partner Awards. … Continue Reading

Hello Potential Blood Donors

June 18, 2015 June 2015 Comments Off on Hello Potential Blood Donors

If you can possibly come and give blood on Thursday 11th June at the Martinborough Town Hall, you would be most welcome. Blood is always needed and even if you can’t give blood perhaps you can tell someone who can. It is a great community day, come and enjoy the usual reward of a free espresso coffee and home baking too! 

Please contact David Kershaw by email to david@pandk.co.nz. You can also text him on 021625327 and he will be happy to arrange a time that suits to speed things up. Otherwise you can just turn up between 8am and 2pm.

Golf Club News

June 18, 2015 June 2015, Sports Comments Off on Golf Club News

Shirley Rattray celebrating her Hole in One

Shirley Rattray celebrating her Hole in One

The newly appointed green keeper, Richard Whisker, is making his mark on the course, with a number of projects underway before the wet winter weather sets in. Work includes the annual hollow coring and top dressing on our greens, a complete rebuild of the 16th Tee, and scarifying of tees. … 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 …

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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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