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Bowling Club

June 14, 2016 June 2016, Sports Comments Off on Bowling Club

The Martinborough Bowling Club recently conducted their Bottle-O Open Fours competition . In all 56 bowlers from as far afield as Christchurch , Wellington , Titahi Bay and Wairarappa clubs contested the two day event .

Club President Pedro McGillicuddy welcomed the players to the tournament stressing the fact that the clubs green wasn’t in perfect order and asked for their co-operation in an effort to play the six games. … Continue Reading

Martinborough Golf Club News

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The Martinborough Golf Club is in good spirits with club days and club competitions all being well supported. The Captains Trophy and Martin 4Ball club competitions in both the Women and Men divisions are underway for the year.

The club hosted the Wairarapa Women’s Open 4BBB at the end of April. The Women’s Committee were delighted that just over half of the field of 26 pairs were from our club. The course looked splendid in its autumn colours, and the visitors who came from Otaki, Masterton, Carterton and Riversdale enjoyed themselves. The Pair with the Best Gross, presented with the Wairarapa Open 4BBB Trophy with a Gross 73 also returned the Best Nett of 59, were Noora Rota and Jane Buchanan from Masterton. … Continue Reading

Southern netball

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Southern Netball sprung into action for another season on a bright blue winter’s morning on Saturday7th May. Everyone is enthusiastic about how the season has begun, following a few gatherings and practices the junior teams were played their first games.

Junior netball is being coordinated by Kim Whiteman, Nicholle Hawkins, Sarah Gadsby and Clem Hodgson and they are confident that numbers are set to grow. … Continue Reading

Martinborough Junior Soccer Club

June 14, 2016 June 2016, Sports Comments Off on Martinborough Junior Soccer Club

It’s been a great start to the season for Martinborough Junior Soccer. This year we have nine teams competing in the Wairarapa competition, from 5th/6th grade up to 12th grade. Our players come from Martinborough School, Kahutara School, Hadlow School, MIS and Greytown School. … Continue Reading



It is a hive of activity at the course today – lots of men with rakes, leaf blowers and leaf suckers tidying up around the clubhouse and squash club.  The course is looking good and the greens have come back well after being cored early last month. There have been …

Junior sport

Winter  is the time for a considerable number of organised winter sports. Coaches are invited to give their sport and it’s player some publicity through the Star’s Junior Sport section. Just send your   copy to beckett36@gmail.com by the last Wednesday of the month. A clear high resolution photo is …

Wrestling Club news

Training nights are back again and it’s great again to see new faces! Training nights are Wednesdays at theFeatherston gym. . Under ten years from 5.30 and over ten years from 6.30 . North Island Championships are being held in Katikati on 27 June and attendance is encouraged.  This is …

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Cooking corner

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Councillor comment

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