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Posts Tagged ‘ Masterton ’

PHOTO ESSAY: Hot shots from the Wairarapa Balloon Festival 2018

Jun 27th, 2018 | By | Category: News, Picture story

The 2018 annual Wairarapa Balloon Festival is in it’s 19th year and continues to attract participants from around the country. Sally Heming documents the weekend.



Masterton’s Millennium group honours stalwart supporter

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Newly renamed lake honours George Bain’s contribution to reserve and region’s environment



WATCH: First the novel, next the movie for new Masterton author

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Creative Writing, Latest News, News

Yarns in Barns Festival launches new author who is already into the second book in a trilogy



Women fly and run Wairarapa Balloon Festival

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The sky’s no limit for women who have chased their dreams. SALLY HEMING talk to them about their stories.



Angel of Grace statue may help bless Masterton with outdoor arts policy

May 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Long fight for statue inspired by need for ‘symbol of positivity’ has made council think about public art



Solway Primary School ex-students gather for 100th party

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

School which survived closure threat makes it to centenary with plenty of stories



Principal prepares children for jobs that don’t exist yet

Apr 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Solway Primary School’s new Principal steers school into 21st century learning



Evolving retail scene sees Masterton shops close

Mar 22nd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



From Masterton to Mars – Kiwi woman on a quest to red planet

Feb 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Countdown to 2024 lift-off after beating 199,000 others to still be in running for space trip.



Samoan women sewing their way to language confidence

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Uncategorized

Wairarapa REAP has helped a group of women with their sewing skills and also their English.



INFOGRAPHICS: A look at Wellington in the 2013 Census

Dec 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The NewsWire team looked at the latest census results and examined the population growth of the capital’s ethnicity, gender and housing make-up.



Former Masterton mayor speaks up at amalgamation meeting

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Ex-mayor Frank Cody spoke up against regional council changes in a recent meeting.



NewsWire’s coverage of council elections

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Labour MP Kris Faafoi congratulates Nick Leggett, right, on his re-election as Porirua’s mayor on Saturday. Click on the headline for NewsWire’s coverage of national media.



Masterton school connects with Pacific families

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

LAKEVIEW SCHOOL in Masterton is planning to reconnect with the local pacific community by holding a Pasifika festival. Principal Ed Hodgkinson says the local residents lost their connection with the school when it merged nine years ago and it has taken a lot of effort to bridge the school back into the community.



Merging schools need time and resources

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

CHILDREN’S EDUCATION is at risk if the merging of schools isn’t done right says a Wairarapa principal who has been through it. Lakeview School was established in Masterton when Hiona Intermediate, Lansdowne and Totara Drive schools merged in 2004.



Masterton’s Vintage Aviator Anzac Day tribute

Apr 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Famous vintage aircraft take to the skies over Wairarapa.



Rimutaka Hill Road open with black ice warning

Aug 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Cars may be moving, but stock still worries Wairarapa farmers.



Protesters seek new route to delay fare increases

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Passengers will pay more but campaigners not giving up.



Wairarapa’s woeful summer of pollution

Mar 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council says all good for swimming – just not after rain.