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Football Club’s season ends with a shield

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Senior Football Club Shield Winners 2020

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 first season with the club. Despite facing some tough opposition and losing more games than we’ve won, the team has shown some great character and has been very welcoming of newcomers”. … Continue Reading

FIRE BRIGADE REPORT

The year is quickly flying along and a pretty dry Spring has meant there is plenty of dry material about, and the brigade has already responded to a couple of vegetation fires. Remember hot, dry and windy summer conditions dramatically increase the chances of fire getting out of control. If you need advice or before lighting a fire, check the latest conditions and permit needs at www.checkitsalright.nz .

Congratulations to our latest member to successfully complete a course, Qualified Firefighter Annah Rait. Well done!  … Continue Reading

Egmont Street Eatery and Palliser Estate summer collaboration

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One of the Capitals best loved restaurants, Egmont Street Eatery, is setting up a satellite operation at Palliser Estate winery in Martinborough for the upcoming summer months, offering bistro style lunch dishes and grazing plates. ‘Egmont at Palliser’ will be serving their trademark culinary goodness inspired by the producers and food artisans of the Wairarapa, all created to match Palliser’s beautiful wines and to be enjoyed in the park-like surrounds of Palliser’s home vineyard and winery

From the 19th November, ‘Egmont at Palliser’ will be open five days a week (Thursday – Monday). The menu will evolve with the season and is designed for the relaxed, summer environment – be it in bean bags on the lawn, shady tables in the courtyard or in the newly renovated dining room. It’s definitely the place to be this summer. … Continue Reading

Did you know

THERE ARE nineteen thousand registered real estate agents in New Zealand and two hundred and thirty five listed real estate firms. The largest firms are Barfoot and Thompson with 603 staff, Harcourts with 253 staff and Bayleys with 235 staff

THE FIRST blast furnace for smelting iron ore was not built in Coalbrookdale in 1709 as commonly taught, but in China before 200 BC. The first iron bridge was built in Ching-tung in the Yunnan province where it stands to this day. 

“SAYING ATHEISM is a belief system is like saying that not going skiing is a hobby” – Ricky Gervais.  … Continue Reading

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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 …

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Martinborough Golf Report

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

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