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Rural Women NZ Martinborough Branch

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On a beautiful Autumn day, Sunday May 3rd, 20 people and 2 dogs walked the streets of the world “Martinborough style” to recognise the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) “Women Walk the World Day”, and to celebrate 90 years of the association now known as Rural Women NZ.

A total of 110kms was walked and the $95 raised by donations will be given to the ACWW “Pennies for Friendship Fund” which supports women and their families in developing nations of the world. Our thanks are extended to the members of the public who joined us in this walk and for their kind donations.
RWNZ Martinborough meet the second Thursday of the month. New members very welcome. Contact: Janice Mills 307 8895 or Carolyn Nicol 306 6334

Martinborough Bowling Club

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Robert Murray and former All Black  and coach Alex ‘Grizz ‘ Wyllie MBE at the recent Bottle – O - Fours Tournament.

Robert Murray and former All Black and coach Alex ‘Grizz ‘ Wyllie MBE at the recent Bottle – O – Fours Tournament.

The Martinborough Bowling Club recently held their end of season gathering in the club’s Regent St rooms. Club President Peter ” Pedro ” McGillicuddy welcomed over 30 guests and reiterated the players thanks for their support throughout the 2015 bowling season.

Results of the club’s 2015 championships were declared as well as major achievements by members during the season. Club stalwart Peter “Rabbs ” Ireland was prolific in both club and tournament events winning singles ,pairs , triples and fours , as well as being in the winning team of the Greytown Fruit Bowl Triples. … Continue Reading

Twinkle twinkle little Earth

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Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are!
Up above the world so high
Like a diamond in the sky
Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are!

Twinkle twinkle little Earth
Got your message, wracked with mirth!
What I am is far from small
One humungous fireball
No star twinkles quite like me
Not even Billy Connolly.

Martinborough memories

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An essay written by a Sacred Heart College New Plymouth student at a creative writing course. Many people will recognize ‘granny and Poppa’

A perfect square, leading to any destination I could choose, the centre and focal point of the town. I was in the middle deciding which path I would take. A pedestrian crossing on each side of the square could take me anywhere I wanted to go. Four paths lead from here to the centre of the square, connected by a circle of bright pink and orange flowers that were in full bloom and this was my destination. … Continue Reading


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


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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