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The Pukemanu Bull Ride

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bullride3Pros and bros thrilled the crowd at the first Pukemanu Bull Ride.
Photos courtesy of Harrie Materman.

Public Meeting to Present the Proposal for Martinborough Town Hall & Community Centre

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Public-meeting“It is potentially a very exciting time for Martinborough and we’re very much looking forward to the findings and recommended directions”. Town Hall consultation interviewee STAR November 2013.

The time has come for the countdown to begin to the date in April when the Martinborough Town Hall Working Group (MTHWG) together with the South Wairarapa District Council will unveil the plans for the proposed refurbishment and development of the Town Hall and adjoining site. … Continue Reading

South Wairarapa Tramping Club

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Notice for Martinborough Star (March issue)
While February was a quiet month for the tramping club (members’ family commitments and some adverse weather), March promises a full and varied programme.
February trips included a walk up the headwaters of the Turanganui River. Helen Morison led the party of eight on an easy and enjoyable trip that incorporated some 30 river fordings. The last February trip will be from the Wellington wind turbine to Owhiro Bay via Red Rocks. … Continue Reading

Balloon Fiesta Flying High over Martinborough

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Balloon-FestivalBalloon pilots are thrilled to be flying over Martinborough once again as part of this year’s Wairarapa Balloon Fiesta. For the first time since 2008, the balloons will add a kaleidoscope of colour in the skies over Martinborough. Flying over the vineyards and landscape of our area is a highlight keenly asked for by fiesta participants. … 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 …

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Plenty of issues Our current mayor seems to think the council had a hand in …

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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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