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June 14, 2016 June 2016, Regular Features, Uncategorized Comments Off on Did you know

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RIO BOSWELL competed in the National Pokemon Championships in Auckland where he won the Junior Championships for the second year in a row. As his prize Rio will now travel to Melbourne to compete there.

EMILY GOODMAN’s Skoolbro Numeracy Challenge win was for tickets to the Ice Age Live show, including meet and greet the cast.

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Hello from Martinborough Plunket

February 19, 2013 Uncategorized Comments Off on Hello from Martinborough Plunket

We hope you have been enjoying what is arguably the best summer in the best part of the country… .the Wairarapa. A lot of families will be enjoying soaking up the sun and water at our local pool which is having record numbers use it.

There are a lot of things happening in our little village over the next few weeks, and Martinborough Plunket will be there too, so mark your calendars. As you will surely know, the Martinborough Fair is the first weekend in Feb. As usual, in the town hall we will have our Mothers Room set up in the supper room. Tell all your friends who are coming from out of town this day if they need a quite space to rest, feed and change baby’s nappy or just relax, they can pop around the back of the hall as we have a space set up for getting away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds. There will even be hot and cold drinks. … Continue Reading

Library news

December 10, 2012 Regular Features, Uncategorized Comments Off on Library news

Wine – wonderful  stuff and so much of it about in Martinborough – thank goodness!  To support our many local wine producing businesses we have a big stock of books. 

The latest addition to our shelves is Wine grapes: a complete guide to 1,368 wine varieties, including their origins and flavours by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding and Jose Vouillamoz.  … Continue Reading

Spring Music at First Church

September 10, 2012 Uncategorized Comments Off on Spring Music at First Church

Spring music at First Church Martinborough  –  As part of Martinborough’s Jazz week-end the Jazz Student Choir sung  in the church on Sunday 2nd September at 11.15am, and the following week on Sunday 9th September Cantate, a well-known ladies Choir from Wellington, will be performing  a lovely varied programme of music in First Church.   Entry Koha will be welcome

Sports

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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Letters

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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