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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


Roll the Jack

With Rozanna Muriwai, as the new president of the Martinborough Bowling Club, the Club is humming. “When we returned from Bahrain 2 years ago, we wandered down to the Bowling Green to check it out. Both my husband and I love bowling, says Rozanna. We joined. The social side of …

Rare mother – daughter success at South Wairarapa Karate Club

The South Wairarapa Okinawan Goju Ryu karate club is continuing to grow in both numbers and achievements, and it was great to see two Martinborough locals recently achieve their Shodan (blackbelts) in September this year. Mother and daughter, Clare and Bonnie Miller,  travelled to Dunedin with Senpai Anna Borjesson and …

Sibling Rivalry

It’s not often that two members of the same family compete for the winning place in the Womens’ Silver Golf Championships. But that is just what took place at the Martinborough Golf Club Sunday 7th November.  Debbie Donaldson and Anna Posseniskie, the daughters of Viv and Martin Napier, went head …

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