Wairarapa

An hour’s scenic drive from New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, the Wairarapa region is located in the south-eastern corner of the country’s North Island. Wairarapa, named for its largest lake, means ‘glistening waters’; the name was reportedly given to the area by the early Maori explorer Huanui who glimpsed the lake and surrounding rivers from the ranges to the west. The region was settled by Maori beginning in the 14th century, and Europeans arrived in the 1840s. Wairarapa remained a peaceful farming region even during the tumultuous New Zealand Wars, and even people head there from the cities to enjoy a quieter pace of life.

Wairarapa is largely rural, a wide sprawl of open space stretching from the rugged, bush-clad Tararua Range to the east and south coasts. Masterton is the region’s main town; others include Carterton, Greytown, Martinborough and Featherston. Each town has a unique character: Carterton is regarded as an arts hub; Masterton plays host to the annual Golden Shear sheep-shearing contest; Greytown is known for its architectural charm and beautiful trees; Featherston is a mecca for railway and military buffs; and Martinborough is famous for its wineries.

The Wairarapa is a small wine region, with just 3% of New Zealand’s total land under vine and 1% of its total production. However, despite its size, Wairarapa wine country is home to some of the most iconic and sought after wineries including Te Kairanga and Craggy Range. There are 20 wineries around Martinborough, most of which can be reached on foot or by bicycle from the Martinborough’s village square. Each November, the Toast Martinborough festival celebrates the region’s wines and showcases Wairarapa’s boutique wine and food producers. The festival brings 10,000 people to the town, which has a permanent population of just 1300.

Perhaps unsurprisingly due to its rural character, Wairarapa’s economy is centred on agricultural industries. Forestry and sheep, beef and dairy farming are major land users. The move into viticulture in the 1980s brought diversity and prosperity to the sector. Tourism is a growth area today, with Wairarapa marketing itself as ‘New Zealand’s Capital Country,’ pitched at Wellington visitors seeking a country experience with city comforts. A number of regional festivals and fairs attract thousands to the area, and lifestyle blocks and weekend holiday homes are sought after by Wellingtonians seeking peace and quiet not far from the city.

Wairarapa is the birthplace of numerous notable New Zealanders, including comedians Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) and Raybon Kan, and champion golfer Sir Bob Charles. Wairarapa was also the site of a major political milestone, when in 1995 Georgina Beyer was elected mayor of Carterton, making her the world’s first transsexual mayor. She went on to become the Wairarapa’s Member of Parliament in 1999, making her the world’s first transsexual MP.

Latest News

Good things being said about Kenray Roofing

"Thank you so much for a job very well done. We are thrilled with the result. It has caused such a lot of interest to people passing by and cars slowing down to look. What a pleasure it has been to have your team here, all so pleasant and such hard workers. They really got stuck in and knew what they were doing. Your company rocks!" Many thanks Alf and Sheila
March 7, 2017

Another excellent review for Murdoch James Estate

In a South Wairarapa valley in the North Island of New Zealand, you’ll find the town of Martinborough - a picturesque village surrounded by premium boutique wineries including the renowned Murdoch James Estate. Hills lining the valley give shelter from the wind and rain as well as providing a stunning backdrop to the town. Cold winters, with snow on the ranges, and hot dry summers followed by long dry autumns provide ideal conditions for the cool climate grape varieties grown here. “Martinborough, world famous for its combination of highly suitable soil types and favourable climate, enables passionate winemakers to produce wines of finesse and character.” – Roger
January 26, 2017

Another excellent review for Guten Appetit Catering

"Darrell really helped us to bring together the intimate wedding we aspired to. He took the time to understand he brief and took our concept and ideas. Darrell understood what we wanted and added to it, offering suggestions to make it even better and then delivered with style and good humour on the day. We are grateful to Darrell and the other staff at Guten Appetit for their efforts delivering the elegant, no-fuss event we wanted. We don't know what we would have done without them Suzie & Steve, February 2016."
January 9, 2017

Windy days, empty camps

For Castlepoint Holiday Park operator Kerry Ellis, the first part of this summer has been one of the worst in his seven years running the park.
January 5, 2017

Quote of the Day

"Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down." - Ray Bradbury
January 4, 2017

Wairarapa Country Music Festival

We are delighted to announce that the Topp Twins are coming to the Wairarapa Country Music Festival 2017! Their performance on Saturday 14th January 2017 will be a highlight of this 3-day festival.
January 2, 2017

Quote of the Day

"Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer." - Jean de La Fontaine
December 22, 2016

Wairarapa Country Music Festival

We are delighted to announce that the Topp Twins are coming to the Wairarapa Country Music Festival 2017! Their performance on Saturday 14th January 2017 will be a highlight of this 3-day festival.
December 20, 2016

Paramedics brace for silly season

Being physically assaulted is the last thing a paramedic should have to expect when out on a life-saving job.
December 18, 2016

MoreFm's Christmas In Greytown

​Enjoy the festive atmosphere of Greytown's Christmas Market, the colour, and sounds of the Christmas Parade, and picnic under the trees whilst listening to Carols in the historic setting of the Cobblestones Museum.
December 15, 2016

Shopping on Easter Sunday step closer

Both CDC and SWDC adopted draft policies yesterday, giving the green light to move forward and consult their communities on Easter Sunday trading.
December 14, 2016

Quote of the Day

"The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love." - Jean de la Bruyere
December 12, 2016

Park project gets big boost

The project to rejuvenate of Masterton’s Queen Elizabeth Park has had a huge shunt forward with a decision this week which will immediately free up $424,000 not intended to be spent this financial year.
December 9, 2016

Quote of the Day

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau
December 8, 2016

Fully Catered Christmas & New Year Trekking Getaway

Couples, families, groups and friends are invited to an 'all inclusive' Christmas or New Year getaway at Ica Station Homestead (home of the Whareama Coastal Walk). Come and spend 3 fantastic fully catered days and nights here in our little piece of paradise!
December 6, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!" - Joseph B. Wirthlin
November 30, 2016

Free wi-fi comes to Masterton

Masterton’s CBD will now have free wi-fi.
November 29, 2016

Holiday Scrub and Balm Gift Making Workshop By Marty Girl

Join Adi mid-week after the kids are dropped at school for a fun crafty morning that will leave you feeling prepared for Christmas! Adi will teach her masterful scrub and balm techniques and give you lessons on labelling, scents, texture and health benefits of your own skin care line – just in time for Christmas!
November 27, 2016

Make a Silver Ring Band Workshop

Make a beautiful custom jewelry piece by learning the basic techniques of silversmithing.
November 25, 2016

Shock closure of college building

Wairarapa College looks set to lose one of its most historic buildings after an administrative block of the on-campus hostel was deemed not up to modern earthquake standards.
November 24, 2016

Twilight Christmas Market

The Twilight Christmas Market is held annually on the first Saturday of December, come along and kick start your Christmas shopping with some amazing gifts. Locally crafted creations on sale. A night not to be missed.
November 23, 2016

Quote of the Day

"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know." - W. H. Auden
November 21, 2016

Great feedback for Kapiti Hypnotherapy

“Initially, I was a sceptic! I believed the worst about hypnosis and most certainly did not believe hypnotherapy was any better! When I met Anne-Marie and spoke to her of my concerns, she corrected my long standing, misrepresented belief system and encouraged me to see her professionally. From our first appointment, I was at ease in Anne-Marie's care and I responded to hypnotherapy admirably! Soon I was practicing everything Anne-Marie taught me, in order to help myself. Before long, I was facing my world with a new found confidence. After only five hypnotherapy sessions, Anne-Marie had taught me coping mechanisms for highly stressful and challenging situations. All my anxieties are now under my control and my confidence has been restored. Recently, I went for a job interview, attended a recall and won the role. Thank you, Anne-Marie for teaching me the valuable skills I needed to manage my life. I really wanted to master my emotions, and you helped me to do that. Today, I am a convert!” -AW
November 18, 2016

Vineyard and Winery Tour - Toast Martinborough Weekend

Margrain Vineyard wants to share their love of Martinborough, winemaking and of course, their wine!
November 17, 2016

Quote of the Day

"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." - Friedrich Nietzsche
November 15, 2016

Petition for safer cycling

Wairarapa Automobile Association representatives would like to see a law change allowing children and the elderly to cycle on footpaths.
November 13, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein
November 10, 2016

Heavy rain washes out roads

Roads were damaged, trees were toppled, and several spots were struck by surface flooding as the region was drenched by heavy rain.
November 9, 2016

Wings Over Wairarapa Air Festival 2017

Internationally renowned and the largest air show in the North Island, Wings will bring over 70 different aircraft to Masterton for a weekend off on the ground and in the air entertainment. Held only every two years, this Wings will be bigger, brighter, bolder and noisier than any Wings before - with some exciting changes to the programme. We can’t wait to see what you think of the new show!
November 7, 2016

$20m housing development

The construction of a new $20 million Masterton residential housing development is underway, with the developer hoping to make the most of a region-wide housing shortage.
November 3, 2016

Hospice Wairarapa Country Christmas

Hospice Wairarapa invites you to join in the festivities of our biennial Country Christmas celebrations.
November 1, 2016

Quote of the Day

"On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it." - Jules Renard
October 30, 2016

How to Taste Wine - Toast Martinborough Weekend

A lively, tutored tasting to help you unlock your senses of sight, smell and taste and experience more of the wine.
October 27, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines." - Robert H. Schuller
October 26, 2016

Fluoride free water on tap

Masterton people now have access to fluoride-free water with the installation of a tap on Manuka Street, but some are calling for more drastic change.
October 24, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead." - Oscar Wilde
October 20, 2016

Warning after images shared online

A Wairarapa college is urging parents to talk to their children about the dangers of sharing images after an “explicit” video of a student was posted online.
October 18, 2016

More positive comments for Chemdry Wairarapa

"Very considerate re: carpet which had been laid one week prior to them coming. I was very impressed. Happy to recommend service." - J Scott
October 16, 2016

Vegas Wedding Chapel Launch Party

You're invited to enjoy an afternoon of fun, food, family & friends under the warm glow of the newly complete Vegas Wedding Chapel - outdoor DJ booth & entertainment hub.
October 16, 2016

The end of homework?

Some Wairarapa schools have no homework, some have plenty.
October 13, 2016

Greytown Country Market

The goal is to provide a gathering place for our community that celebrates the diversity and creativity of Wairarapa and Wellington.
October 12, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" - Erich Fromm
October 10, 2016

Monotype Print Making Workshop

Learn to make a monotype print of your own with visiting Ventana resident artist Mark Johnsen, who will guide you every step of the way.
October 6, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time." - Arnold H. Glasow
October 4, 2016

Smoking areas in retreat

Smoking has been on the run in Wairarapa for years with towns gradually tightening the screw on puffers.
October 2, 2016

Quote of the Day

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows." - Ralph Marston
September 29, 2016

Showgrounds land sold to developer

A large chunk of Solway Showgrounds in Masterton has been sold to a developer, and is thought to be earmarked for new housing.
September 28, 2016

Saluté Annual Burger and Beer Festival

Now into its third year, the Saluté Burger and Beer festival is back again for 10 days in October.
September 26, 2016

Awesome comments for Kate McLaren

"That is so cool! I'm going to print it out and hang it up at home. Thanks Kate, I really enjoyed the painting workshop." - TA-C
September 22, 2016

Rental Crisis

There is a chronic shortage of rental homes in Masterton, with a buoyant property market meaning rentals are being sold to first home buyers.
September 22, 2016

Introduction to Upholstery Skills

Graham & Sons is a small firm founded in 1952, specializing in high quality upholstery for both residential and commercial clients, in the Wairarapa and Wellington regions.
September 20, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - Francis of Assisi
September 18, 2016

Colour Your Own Lorien Zoo

In celebration of the newest Thunderpants "Lorien Zoo" print, designed by Ventana artist Lorien Stern, we are hosting a Free Workshop (with Thunderpants purchase) from 1 pm onward, come anytime before 3:30 pm.
September 15, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." - Confucius
September 14, 2016

Little school in survival mode

The board and principal of a little Wairarapa school are determined to find a way round funding cuts expected to impact on small schools throughout the country.
September 12, 2016

Quote of the Day

"I believe in living today. Not in yesterday, nor in tomorrow." - Loretta Young
September 8, 2016

More buildings fail design standards

A further five near-new commercial buildings owned by Lands Trust Masterton (LTM) have been identified as potentially failing seismic design standards.
September 6, 2016

Carterton Daffodil Festival

Located in the heart of the Wairarapa, Carterton's popular Festival offers an abundance of activities ranging from the famous Daffodil picking at Middlerun, Street Markets, Horse Drawn Surrey Rides, the Big Wai Art Sale in the Events Centre and loads more.
September 4, 2016

Mum’s warning over meds

Carterton toddler James Brady was nearly poisoned when he swallowed several Panadol tablets.
September 1, 2016

Decode Your Diva

Learn the secrets of being a powerful, happy woman. This night is not about clothes - this is a night of motivation for women who want to love their lives. Lisa O’Neill is coming to Carterton to bring out your inner Diva!
August 31, 2016

Quote of the Day

"'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." - Alfred Lord Tennyson
August 30, 2016

Decode Your Diva

Learn the secrets of being a powerful, happy woman. This night is not about clothes - this is a night of motivation for women who want to love their lives. Lisa O’Neill is coming to Carterton to bring out your inner Diva!
August 25, 2016

Illegal dumpers beware

The days are numbered for people using laybys to dump their household rubbish, with one vigilant councillor taking it upon herself to monitor the mess.
August 23, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." - Dr. Seuss
August 21, 2016

Winter’s sting on the run

Wairarapa people are optimistic blue skies this week linked with revved up warmth from the sun is heralding an end to winter and the arrival of sustained better weather ahead.
August 18, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence." - Colin Powell
August 17, 2016

A Taste of Greytown

Residents of a small New Plymouth street fear someone will die if fire hydrants are not installed near their homes.
August 15, 2016

More positive comments for Cellfield New Zealand

"Our Cellfield experience with Jessie, was well above my expectations and exceeded what you suggested. So yes, I'm a great fan, money well spent from my point of view." - Martin
August 11, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action." - Benjamin Disraeli
August 11, 2016

Wairarapa SPCA Bake Sale

Pop into the Wairarapa SPCA Op Shop and support our amazing volunteers and their Cupcake Day bake sale!
August 9, 2016

More positive comments for Master Glaziers

"All the mirrors are in and looking good. The installers were great, and there was plenty of good phone contact to say what was happening - rare in a building exercise I have found out." - Jos
August 7, 2016

Rainbow fence causes ‘ruckus’

Painting a playground fence rainbow should be quite a straightforward project, but the idea has ruffled a few feathers in Eketahuna.
August 7, 2016

Quote of the Day

"To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." - David Viscott
August 4, 2016

Worried farmers in crisis over weevil threat

Increasingly worried pea crop farmers have been given alternatives to help escape the “crisis” brought on by the discovery of the pea weevil in Wairarapa.
August 3, 2016

Heartland Classics

Our Heartland Classics tour features two irresistible programmes including finely crafted quartets by Haydn and Mozart; Schubert’s brief but intense Quartettsatz; two of Dvorak’s short, descriptive Cypresses; Mendelssohn’s exuberant Quartet no 3 in D; and Dvorak’s optimistic American quartet.
August 1, 2016

Fair deal sought for migrant workers

Low skilled migrant workers from the Solomon Islands employed in horticulture and viticulture in Wairarapa are struggling on many fronts to get a fair deal.
July 28, 2016

Quote of the Day

"If you can't convince them, confuse them." - Harry S Truman
July 26, 2016

Natural Solutions Class

Learn about natural solutions and healthy living with essential oils. Freebies and spot prizes up for grabs plus yummy food, tea and coffee. Bring your friends and make a night of it.
July 24, 2016

Quote of the Day

"People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining." - Stephen Hawking
July 21, 2016

Another excellent review for GT Environmental Services Ltd

"In building our house we used GT Environmental Services to supply and install all our draining and septic waste needs and also water pump supply. The service was excellent and it all went according to plan, including email photographic copies of drainage layout for future reference. Workmanship was efficient and to a high standard and on time. We have since used Graham and GT Environmental Services for drainage work and septic work at our coastal property and again nothing was a problem and innovative planning to suit coastal requirements was implemented with precision. We would not hesitate to recommend this very professional business to anyone requiring waste or septic expertise and services." - Jeanette
July 20, 2016

Introduction to Upholstery Skills

This one day class will give you an introduction to all of the basic skills and techniques of upholstery, through making your own footstool. You’ll also gain an insight into those ‘tricks of the trade’ which achieve a professional finish.
July 20, 2016

Close shave in roundabout crash

A Carterton hairdressers had a close shave yesterday morning when a vehicle careered into the shop's window, leaving staff "pretty shaken up".
July 18, 2016

Greytown votes no confidence in flood protection proposal

About 100 Greytown people "unanimously" cast a vote of no confidence in Greater Wellington Regional Council's flood protection plans for the town at a meeting on Monday.
July 12, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely." - Auguste Rodin
July 10, 2016

Pop-up Doggy Deli

Right in the heart of the Wairarapa you'll discover an artisan deli for dogs. Treat your pooch to gourmet, grain free, free range doggytreats. Made with only the freshest, locally sourced, human-grade ingredients and proudly handmade in the Wairarapa.
July 7, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Laughter is an instant vacation." - Milton Berle
July 6, 2016

Shock as new trust buildings fail quake standards

Six near-new commercial buildings in Masterton, all owned by Lands Trust Masterton, have failed to meet new building standards and are potential earthquake risks.
July 4, 2016

Another excellent review for Kapiti Hypnotherapy

Anne-Marie is a wonderful, caring and extremely competent professional. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with her as a trainer and colleague. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience. She is passionate about what she does. She has the skills, energy and vision to assist people towards their desired outcomes. I believe that any client of Anne-Marie's should consider themselves lucky to have her help and be truly excited about the possibilities. - Ed
June 30, 2016

Batik Style Silk Scarf Workshop

In this three hour course you will learn to design and paint your own silk scarf in whatever colourful arrangement and design you desire. Expert textile artist Leanne Taylor of Ramari Textiles will provide you with the steps using a modern and mess less resist painting technique that functions much like the traditional Batik style of wax painting.
June 30, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Correction does much, but encouragement does more." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
June 28, 2016

Youths rounded up by locals and car seized

Six youths who might have thought a country town would be the ideal location to do burn-offs were swiftly brought down to earth after being told off by locals and having their car seized by police.
June 26, 2016

Quote of the Day

"God is in the details." - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
June 23, 2016

Thieves target tobacco

Wairarapa police were kept on their toes this week, arresting burglars in Masterton, Martinborough and Featherston and dealing with the aftermath of vandalism.
June 22, 2016

Matariki Celebrations

Matariki is a community festival that revives the Māori tradition of marking the passage of time and celebrating the Māori harvest within a modern context.
June 20, 2016

Clampdown on illegal fires

Masterton is facing a winter air pollution crisis that could lead to a clampdown on woodburners and fines being imposed on people breaching the outdoor fire ban.
June 16, 2016

Good things being said about Accord Plastics

"We have been dealing with Accord Plastics for over a decade now and have always found them prompt and reliable in delivery. Their products have always been excellent quality at a competitive price." - Charlie
June 14, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack." - Sun Tzu
June 14, 2016

WorldVision Charity Concert

This year for WorldVision, some Masterton Colleges are hosting a charity concert to fundraise for Syrian children. Come join us for an evening of student talent such as singing, dancing, Shakespeare and more! The schools involved are Solway College, St Mathews Collegiate, Rathkeale College and Wairarapa College. Special guests will also be performing on the night- more updates to come!
June 12, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." - Lord Acton
June 9, 2016

Time to talk Eketahuna wastewater

Public submissions on Tararua District Council's 20-year consent application for Eketahuna's wastewater will be discussed next Wednesday at a pre-hearing meeting at Caccia Birch in Palmerston North.
June 8, 2016

WorldVision Charity Concert

This year for WorldVision, some Masterton Colleges are hosting a charity concert to fundraise for Syrian children. Come join us for an evening of student talent such as singing, dancing, Shakespeare and more! The schools currently involved are Solway College, St Mathews Collegiate, and Rathkeale College. Special guests will also be performing on the night- more updates to come!
June 6, 2016

Masterton Town Hall an earthquake risk

Masterton Town Hall's auditorium has been declared off-limits after an engineering report found it does not meet required earthquake standards.
June 2, 2016

Pick Your Own Pickling Olives and Demo

Pick your own Kalamata, South Australian Verdale or Manzanillo olives. Watch a demonstration of pickling so you can try your hand at home.
May 31, 2016

More positive comments for Chemdry Wairarapa

"Very considerate re: carpet which had been laid one week prior to them coming. I was very impressed. Happy to recommend service." - J Scott
May 26, 2016

Wairarapa DHB gets $3m funding boost

Carterton District Council's newest manager is bringing a wealth of building experience to his new role.
May 26, 2016

Quote of the Day

"There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met." - William Butler Yeats
May 25, 2016

The Oversew Fashion Awards 2016

This show promotes 'upcycled' fashion by recognising talented, aspiring designers who recreate, revamp and redesign pre-loved clothing into sustainable fashion garments.
May 23, 2016

Wairarapa councils back smokefree plan

A Compass Health smoke-free promotion has gained the support of all three Wairarapa district councils.
May 19, 2016

Quote of the Day

"The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." - Thomas Paine
May 17, 2016

Great feedback for Thermawood Wairarapa

We have enjoyed the company and professional expertise of Jim and Kevin to replace sash and other windows in our house. We highly recommend their services to people contemplating the advantages of double glazing. - Brian
May 15, 2016

Joy Cowley Creative Writing Workshop for Adults

Legendary writer of New Zealand literature for children, Joy Cowley, shares her insights and experience in this one-off creative writing workshops for adults.
May 15, 2016

Quote of the Day

"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know." -W. H. Auden
May 12, 2016

Wairarapa Young Farmers Dames and Gangsters Ball

t's that time of year again folks! The Wairarapa and South Wairarapa Young Farmers are proud to present 1930s Dames and Gangsters as our theme for 2016.
May 11, 2016

Drug thieves fight for privacy

A MAN and a woman who stole an anaesthetic drug from Wairarapa Hospital are continuing their fight to keep their names secret.
May 9, 2016

Hamlet

The Lord Lackbeards are returning to Gladstone!
May 5, 2016

Quote of the Day

"I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed." -Robert H. Schuller
May 4, 2016

Big dry worrying for Wairarapa farmers

Wairarapa farmers are fearful of worsening drought conditions in the region as unseasonal dry conditions continue into May.
May 2, 2016

25th Anniversary Wairarapa Green Dollar Market

Join Green Dollar members at Carterton's Senior Citizens Hall as they celebrate 25 years as a community group. There will be a range of stalls that will feature a variety of arts and crafts, delicacies to stock your pantry and hot food and drink to tempt your taste buds.
April 28, 2016

Quote of the Day

"But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated." -Ernest Hemingway
April 26, 2016

Eel deaths blamed on aphid invasion

An infestation of giant aphids clinging to the willows along the Whangaehu stream is ringing alarm bells for a Longbush resident, who scooped out more than 40 dead eels from the stream.
April 24, 2016

Farewell Zealandia Concert Series

The Farewell Zealandia Concert Series runs alongside the "Farewell Zealandia - Forgotten Kiwi Songs of WW1" Exhibition
April 21, 2016

Lake drowning blamed on gear

A coroner has identified wrong rescue gear, the wearing of waders and possible impairment by a lifejacket as being contributing factors in the death of a Greytown whitebaiter swept out to sea at Lake Ferry last August.
April 20, 2016

Quote of the Day

"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly." -Richard Bach
April 18, 2016

Pick Your Own Grapes

Come along to Fantail Grove and pick some of our yummy table grapes. They're the old-fashioned kind that have pips - and loads of taste. We provide everything you need to pick (bucket, scissors or secateurs). We know you're likely to eat a few as you pick and that's just fine.
April 14, 2016

Masterton call for parking rules clarity

A Masterton man is calling for better signs to identify council-owned carparks after learning a $40 fine could be imposed for parking nose-out in an off-road diagonal park.
April 12, 2016

Ambulance service under threat

With an earthquake risk to Eketahuna's St John ambulance bay and the town facing low volunteer interest, the community will soon be asked whether retaining the service is a viable option.
April 4, 2016

French Country Fair

Held at the beautiful Tauherenikau Racecourse where stalls and musicians weave in and out of the old rustic buildings and under the big chestnut trees.
March 31, 2016

Quote of the Day

"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." -Virginia Woolf
March 29, 2016

Vow to fix gem of a lake

Persistent problems with water flow at Henley Lake which have bugged Masterton District Council for years has led to a determined bid to overcome them once and for all.
March 27, 2016

Easter Fully catered 3 Day - Whareama Coastal Walk

The Whareama Coastal Walk is a fantastic walking experience over private farmland and isolated Wairarapa coastline.
March 22, 2016

Wairarapa call for forestry export change

A call for government to crackdown on the hidden costs faced by exporters has the backing of a leading Wairarapa businessman.
March 21, 2016

Wairarapa dam grant irks critics

Opponents of a Wairarapa irrigation scheme are continuing to speak out in the wake of last week's $804,000 grant from the Government.
March 13, 2016

Quote of the Day

"If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be. " -Yogi Berra
March 9, 2016

Carterton Farmers' Market

Carterton Farmers’ Market is on Sundays weekly 9am-12.30pm, Carterton Events Centre during June - August and Memorial Square next to the roundabout throughout the rest of the year (September-May).
March 3, 2016

Report clears council of bullying

A lack of proof into alleged abuse and bullying at Tararua District Council has meant an external review has declared council's process fit for purpose.
March 1, 2016

Quote of the Day

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it. " -Yogi Berra
February 28, 2016

Swim standards slammed as 'appalling'

HELP NEEDED: Kids being helped across the pool during last year's Multisports triathlon.
February 25, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends." -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
February 24, 2016

La Fiesta

a Fiesta is the coolest little festival in Aotearoa New Zealand celebrating women and community. More proof that all the best stuff happens in Whanganui!
February 22, 2016

Residents ask: What's the problem?

If it ain't broke don't fix it, was one Carterton man's advice to the Local Government Commission (LGC).
February 18, 2016

Martinborough Summer Pix Competition

Martinborough Village presents the Summer Pix Competition 2016. Send us your images of Martinborough in summertime, wineries, restaurants, camping, the coast, river, walking, tramping, cycling, sunrises, sunsets, everything! What does summer in our beautiful region mean to you?
February 16, 2016

Quote of the Day

"If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I." -Michel de Montaigne
February 14, 2016

Wairarapa Farmers' Market

The Wairarapa Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 9am to 1pm (rain or shine!) at its new location, under cover at The Farriers Bar and Eatery, 4 Queen St North, Masterton. Entry is on the north end of Chapel and Queen Streets, SH2 (opposite the Fire Station). There is plenty of car parking and a bicycle rack.
February 11, 2016

Quote of the Day

"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us." -Joseph Campbell
February 10, 2016

5.7 South Island quake felt throughout New Zealand

The 1.38pm quake was 35km south-east of St Arnaud, Nelson, at a depth of 65km.
February 8, 2016

Waitangi Alert

Elevating forthright voices of liberation "Waitangi Alert 2016" is the antithesis of the many celebratory public events held on Waitangi Day that are given over to the misleading promulgation of Aotearoa as a multi-cultural paradise.
February 4, 2016

Rotary Martinborough Fair

he Roitary Martinborough Fair is held in the picturesque Martinborough Square. This iconic fair, reportedly the largest in Australasia, comprises over 480 stalls selling artwork, crafts, clothing, food and other quality products. Free entry to the public.
February 4, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Don't forget to love yourself."
February 2, 2016

Police urge drivers not to flee

Speaking at a press conference at Masterton police station in the wake of the deaths yesterday, Detective Senior Sergeant Barry Bysouth urged drivers not to try to flee from police.
January 31, 2016

Cruise Martinborough Vintage Market

Run in conjunction with Cruise Martinborough, a vintage and retro market with vintage, upcycled, and recycled goods for sale. Lots of variety and genuine vintage goods.
January 28, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Go for it now. The future is promised to no one."
January 27, 2016

Angry wasps attack Wairarapa hunter

A man who was stung more than 40 times by wasps has been airlifted to Wairarapa Hospital.
January 25, 2016

Huri Huri: Wairarapa's Bike Festival

Wairarapa is the place to get on your bike over Wellington Anniversary weekend!
January 21, 2016

Quote of the Day

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
January 19, 2016

Blitz on expired regos in Wairarapa

Police are reminding drivers to check their car registrations this summer after checkpoints found higher than usual numbers of cars with lapsed registrations.
January 17, 2016

Martinborough Summer Pix Competition

Martinborough Village presents the Summer Pix Competition 2016. Send us your images of Martinborough in summertime, wineries, restaurants, camping, the coast, river, walking, tramping, cycling, sunrises, sunsets, everything! What does summer in our beautiful region mean to you?
January 14, 2016

Quote of the Day

"When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred."
January 13, 2016

Legal fight over Greytown works

A GREYTOWN pressure group is preparing for a legal battle with the South Wairarapa District Council for proposed works in the town's historic heritage precinct.
January 12, 2016

Wairarapa Farmers' Market

The Wairarapa Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 9am to 1pm (rain or shine!) at its new location, under cover at The Farriers Bar and Eatery, 4 Queen St North, Masterton. Entry is on the north end of Chapel and Queen Streets, SH2 (opposite the Fire Station). There is plenty of car parking and a bicycle rack.
January 7, 2016

Rural fire risk warning

WAIRARAPA has endured its worst start to the rural fire season on record with a major blaze at Whareama still at risk of reigniting.
January 5, 2016

Quote of the Day

"After all is said and done, more is said than done."
January 3, 2016

12 Nights of Christmas

The Twelve Nights of Christmas is back for another year. Every night from Sunday 13th December through to Thursday 24th September there will be local acts and events happening in the town square.
December 22, 2015

Quote of the Day

"A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves."
December 21, 2015

Scares spark alarm reminder

Extra guests over Christmas may mean extra smoke alarms are needed, Masterton Fire Service has warned - especially in sleepouts and caravans.
December 20, 2015

Martinborough Christmas Parade

The annual Martinborough Christmas Parade is coming!
December 18, 2015

Worker joins fight for equal pay rates

A Masterton woman has joined a group of education workers fighting for equal pay.
December 16, 2015

Quote of the Day

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
December 14, 2015

Featherston Christmas Market

The featherston main street will once again display a distinct european flavour, with christmas decorations, unique street displays, and market stalls along the venue.
December 10, 2015

Quote of the Day

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness."
December 8, 2015

Water restrictions kicking in across the region

Water restrictions are just beginning to kick in across Wairarapa, according to information provided by district council and regional councils -- as Niwa declares the region's soils to be "severely drier than normal".
December 6, 2015

New Rags Market Christmas Night Market

Our wonderful night market is here again, bringing you an array of the best craft, art and vintage for you Christmas shopping.
December 3, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories." -Sun Tzu
December 1, 2015

Scam websites fooling farmers

The "click to buy" instinct for online shopping this Christmas is best left to toys rather than tractors, warns one farming machinery association.
November 30, 2015

Carterton's Annual Christmas Parade

The Rotary Club of Carterton is delighted to organise this Annual Event and to introduce Santa Clause to his first official function in the Wairarapa. Lots and lots of floats, with handouts of sweets and balloons given to children watching the parade. A Pipe Band, a Brass Band and a New Orleans style Brass Band, vintage cars.
November 26, 2015

Quote of the Day

"They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything."
November 25, 2015

Spell check for Mangaakuta road sign

A Masterton landowner from a Maori family that for hundreds of years has lived at the same site near the town - Mangaakuta - is still pushing to correct a wrongly-spelt road sign pointing the way to his ancestral home.
November 23, 2015

St Andrews Christmas Gala

Christmas gala with a big variety of stalls.
November 19, 2015

Quote of the Day

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."
November 17, 2015

Rathkeale Christmas Fete

The Rathkeale Christmas Fete is a Christmas Market featuring live entertainment, shopping, food stalls and much more.With over 60 stalls and set in the beautiful Rathkeale College grounds, this is one not to be missed!A great opportunity to start on the Christmas shopping. Gold coin entry.
November 12, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."
November 10, 2015

Gorge plunge for Masterton girl

A Masterton teenager who plummeted down a steep slope from the top of the Manawatu Gorge on Saturday was plucked to safety by rescue helicopter after narrowly avoiding a 300m fall to the road below.
November 8, 2015

Quote of the Day

"The mountains are calling and I must go." -John Muir
November 5, 2015

Gigantic Gala and Garage Sale

The most amazing array of quality sale goods - home wares, baby gear, clothing, books, DVD's, toys.
November 4, 2015

Everyone was screaming, he was smashing around' - Boy thought he was going to die on gravity ride

A 12-year-old boy told his mother he thought he was going to die after he came adrift and was thrown around inside an amusement ride in Clareville over the weekend.
November 2, 2015

Herb Federation of New Zealand 15th Biennial Conference

The Wairarapa Herb Society is proud to host the 15th HFNZ Conference "Celebrating The Olive". The olive (Olea europaea) is a tree with a rich history recording its diversity. Today recognition of the many culinary and health benefits have seen a proliferation of olive groves, many found in the Wairarapa region of the North Island of New Zealand.
October 29, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out." -Edwin Markham
October 27, 2015

Big dry predicted for this summer

The "big dry" summer forecast for Wairarapa is coming to pass, according to latest figures from Niwa and Greater Wellington Regional Council.
October 25, 2015

Alice In Wonderland - All Day Events

Parents and kids - Dress up as your favourite Alice in Wonderland character and join us down the rabbit hole for a family fun day of games, face painting, movie and a Mad Hatters Tea Party you’ll want to remember. There will be cake and biscuit making competitions, costume and colouring in competitions – pick up your entry forms from Mitre 10 Mega or Mitre 10 Martinborough.
October 22, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Our work is the presentation of our capabilities."
October 21, 2015

Police seek monster slide owner

The owner of the Monster Slide that collapsed in Masterton this year has been found guilty of obstructing a health and safety inspector - and police are looking to arrest him.
October 19, 2015

Leo - A Physical Theatre Event

What would happen if the laws of gravity were to suddenly change? Jaws will drop as Leo takes ‘off the wall’ to a whole new level.
October 15, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Man is what he reads."
October 13, 2015

$12m child support debt in Wairarapa

Wairarapa parents owed more than $12million in child support at the end of the financial year.
October 11, 2015

Strange Vibes Tour

If Frank Sinatra and Barnaby Weir went on a drug fuelled night out and created a super-powered love child, that would be Strangely Arousing.
October 8, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others."
October 7, 2015

El Nino prompts fresh fire warning

A warning has been sounded about rural fire dangers on the heels of a blaze that ignited in high winds among a stand of trees near Martinborough on Sunday.
October 5, 2015

14Forty - LAN Event

Masterton's very own 24hr LAN event set up to raise money for Lakeview Schools PTA.
October 1, 2015

Quote of the Day

"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable." -Lucius Annaeus Seneca
September 29, 2015

Masterton cops probe killer blaze

Masterton police are investigating an unexplained fire that gutted a house within 300 metres of the police station and suffocated a pet dog.
September 27, 2015

SQUEALER presents the AC/DC experience

Squealer are coming to King street live on Saturday the 26th of September
September 25, 2015

Quote of the Day

"You must do the things you think you cannot do."
September 23, 2015

El Nino worsens regional fire risk

The worst rural fire risk in nearly two decades is likely this summer for Wairarapa, say firefighters.
September 21, 2015

Storytelling Guided Tours

We recommend visitors attend one of our guided tours which provides a complete experience and is tailored to the weather conditions. Our central theme is ancient starlore which includes tales fro antiquity of the solstices, equinoxes, and the signs of the zodiac.
September 17, 2015

Quote of the Day

"We're all working together; that's the secret."
September 15, 2015

Crash halts traffic

A two-car collision between a ute and a car caused major headaches for drivers heading over the hill after Carterton's Daffodil Festival yesterday afternoon.
September 13, 2015

Sarah Spicer & Stevie Tonks - Up Close & Live Tour

Sarah Spicer & Stevie Tonks recently impressed New Zealand and generated thousands of new fans in the 2015 season of X Factor. These are two of the best top 10 acts as voted by the public, and its now an opportunity to see them perform live and up close in these specially selected venues around the country.
September 10, 2015

Wairarapa set to home refugees

If New Zealand steps up its refugee quota, Wairarapa has the welcome mat out.
September 9, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day."
September 7, 2015

Simon Thacker's Ritmata

The debut New Zealand tour by award winning UK quartet Simon Thacker's Ritmata, performing exhilarating music by the visionary Scottish guitar virtuoso, distilling the essence of his pioneering intercultural musical experiences and lifelong absorption in some of the most powerful sounds from across continents and epochs.
September 3, 2015

Quote of the Day

"There are some people who, if they don't already know, you can't tell 'em."
September 1, 2015

Poems & Blues - When Poetry Comes to Town

Wairarapa Word presents a balance of live poems and live music to end National Poetry Day 2015 in the Wairarapa.
August 27, 2015

More traffic complaints noted

Complaints about traffic offences in Wairarapa's police district increased last financial year on the previous one but a Wairarapa police officer puts the rise down to improved reporting.
August 26, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down."
August 24, 2015

Bride of the Year Contest - Entries Open Now

Entries open now for the contest to be held on Friday 21 August 2015 at 8pm. The contest, presented by Masterton Plunket, is open to brides who were married between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2015; married in the Wairarapa, have lived or are living in the Wairarapa, or whose husband has lived in the Wairarapa.
August 20, 2015

Quote of the Day

"Courage is knowing what not to fear."
August 19, 2015

Trapped driver cut free after crash

A passer-by comforted a trapped and critically injured woman at a crash scene near Masterton yesterday after watching as her car was almost torn in half during a high-speed collision with a milk tanker.
August 17, 2015

Once on Chunuk Bair

This play pays tribute to the young men of Wellington Battalion who fought and died during the capture of Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli.
August 13, 2015

Quote of the Day

"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
August 11, 2015

Retro Music Party

It's Sally's 50th birthday and she's asked us to play in the Thurley Lounge at the Cossie Club this Friday. The "Party" is open to all for a small cover charge of $10 and the music will be for dancing with some quieter listenable-to songs earlier.
August 6, 2015

Crazy Fact!

New Zealand will deny people residency visas if they have too high of a BMI and there has been cases of people rejected because of their weight.
August 5, 2015

Wairarapa draws Aussie, UK migrants

Wairarapa is a popular destination among migrants from Australia and the United Kingdom.
August 3, 2015

Quote of the Day

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
July 30, 2015

Alpha Course Invitation Night

Is there a life after death? Are you really free and happy with your lot in life? What does it really mean to be a Christian?
July 28, 2015

Livestock transport - going the distance

Is livestock transport in need of a shake-up? CATHERINE GAFFANEY investigates the merit of suggested improvements to the industry.
July 26, 2015

Quote of the Day

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
July 23, 2015

Chimney fire alert in Wairarapa

Your chimney could be on fire and you wouldn't know it.
July 22, 2015

Crazy Facts

The courts in New Zealand allowed a child to be named ‘Number 16 Bus Shelter’.
July 20, 2015

The Warratahs

The Warratahs return with Runaway Days - their first new studio album in nine years.
July 16, 2015

Ram raiders escape on stolen quad

hieves making off with equipment stolen from a Masterton school have used a stolen quad bike to ram their way through a fence in an early-morning burglary.
July 15, 2015

Qoute Of the Day

I like guys who have a plan or a dream. A good sense of humor is also a must. I can be weird with my humor and say things that are random. You need to understand that I'm really goofy and go with it.
July 15, 2015
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Jacks Maintenance

http://www.jacksmaintenance.co.nz/house-clean-hamilton

Our knowledgeable team can cater all your needs and can offer you with each home maintenance services that you require. We have the right contractors to serve you.

As landlords ourselves, owning four houses, you can expect a service that caters perfectly to your demands. We understand what is required and ensure you feel comfortable.

We are passionate about becoming the Waikato's most well known, most trusted property maintenance company.

Maintain your home & rental property
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You can always keep your home looking wonderful with the help of an expert service for your home repairs and preventive home maintenance.Make the most of your outdoor environment
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You can maintain your garden with a reliable garden design and professional planting services or a gardening and lawn mowing service. House painting for interior and exterior

Give your home the new and fresh look it needs! We provide an interior and exterior painting service to cater for all house types.

www.jacksmaintenance.co.nz

Property maintenance, landscaping & improvements.


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Landscaping Waikato

McCanns Mowing

https://www.mccannsmowing.co.nz/tractor-mowing-hamilton

Professional and highly skilled Waikato commercial lawn mowing

The McCanns Mowing team of experienced lawn mowing contractors offer. Commercial mowing - no job too big!

School lawn mowing and grounds maintenance. Mowing lawns and paddocks for lifestyle blocks.

Commercial mowing services!  Click here.

From factory premises to roadside mowing to subdivision developments to airport grassed areas, McCanns Mowing can cater for all your commercial mowing requirements no matter how large the job is.Farms and schools
 https://www.mccannsmowing.co.nz/lawn-mowing-hamilton.html

If you are looking for a perfect mow for your school grounds or lifestyle block the team at McCanns Mowing can offer you the best service you will find anywhere. Parks and sports fields

Get the job done right the first time! Don't risk damage to your sports field. The team at McCanns has got all the equipment and knowledge to get your field and park looking good!

www.mccannsmowing.co.nz

Mowing services for all parks, lifestyle blocks, schools, commercial and sports fields.


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BuilderDecksFencing ContractorsLandscaping Manawatu/Wanganui

LC Builders

http://www.lcbuilders.co.nz/deck-builder-palmerston.html

All building & landscaping for new homes, existing homes & commercial buildings

LC Builders offers you.. An experienced and reliable building and construction team

Full project management and building of your new home

Build your perfect new home
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Whatever your housing requirements are, the team at LC Builders has the knowledge and experience to deliver the excellence you deserve. Whether you need space, functionality, or something a little more exotic, we would love to work with you to ensure your new home is built exactly as you want it.Alterations and Additions services
 http://www.lcbuilders.co.nz/home-additions-palmerston

LC Builders has completed a substantial list of alterations which have included everything from single room additions to adding entire new stories. Let us create that extra space you need or do that makeover you always wanted.Outdoor Living
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Offering full landscaping services,decking and fencing services and other options can help transform a house into a home for you.

www.lcbuilders.co.nz

Making new homes, renovations and commercial buildings in the Palmerston North and Manawatu regions


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Concrete ContractorsConcrete CuttingLandscaping Wellington - Miramar

Concrete & Landscaping

http://www.concreteandlandscaping.co.nz/effluent-systems-palmerston

Forget the do-it-yourself landscape design and concrete works – trust your property improvement requirements in the hands of the experts.

Dan Hart, along with his expert team of landscape and concrete contractors, excel in what they do, and provide a solution to suit all requirements and expectations.

With a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all concrete and landscaping services and the ability to work on a tight budget, you can trust our team at Concrete & Landscaping.

 The experts in all types of concrete work

Concrete cutting Concrete sealing Concrete grinding Concrete flooring Driveways Patios Pathways Vehicle crossings And more… Design and construction of garden landscape?  Click here.

Lawns Paving Decking and fencing Retaining walls Garden planting Stone work Pergolas Balustrades Planter boxes Garden edging ALL SPECIALISED AREAS - WE'LL DO THEM!?  Click here.

Decorative concrete Coloured concrete Custom decks Custom fences Cow shed construction Effluent systems And much more...

www.concreteandlandscaping.co.nz

Lower North Island


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Landscaping North Shore

Plantmoretrees Ltd

http://www.plantmoretrees.co.nz/tree-planting-plans

When it comes to your revegetation, replant and rebuild damaged lands, Plantmoretrees are your best option.

Planting services for your wetland plants, trees and shrubs. Tree planting services for landscape development.

We provide native shrubs, native plants and native trees. You can fill out the form to the right to have your native plant supply and tree planting quote for free.

Revegetation property services
 http://www.plantmoretrees.co.nz/revegetation-auckland-planting

With expert revegetation techniques and planting services, you can restore disturbed land for a beautiful bush backdrop in your garden.Wetland projects
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With wetland plants, you can encourage a wide variety of wildlife to your property. You can view a list of names of the native plants to have an idea of planting choices for your property.Site development?  Click here.

Professional tree planting services can enhance the appearance and value of your property. With maintenance programmes, you can guarantee the maturity of native plants and trees.

www.plantmoretrees.co.nz

Auckland revegetation, wetland and landscape planting experts.


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14th March, 2017 - North Shore
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TradeSkills Waikato

http://hamiltonplumbing.co.nz

If you need trusted and reliable tradesmen, TradeSkills Waikato is your one-stop-shop in the Hamilton and Waikato region.

With certified tradesmen in all areas, TradeSkills has the experience to do any job and to be able to do it right.

Do you need a builder, electrician, plumber, house painter, gardener or an all around handyman? Call us at Tradeskills Waikato!

Interior & exterior painting
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Need a new coat of paint applied to your house? Our professional paint team has the know how to paint and wallpaper all areas of your house and property. House additions and building

No matter what your renovation need, the team at TradeSkill have got the team at hand to complete your building work to the highest quality.Full plumbing services!  Click here.

TradeSkill provides a full plumbing service for your home and property. With certified workmen TradeSkill is able to do all jobs no matter how big or small.

www.tradeskillswaikato.co.nz

Repairs, renovations and Maintenance services for your property


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Tradeskills Wellington

http://www.tradeskillswellington.co.nz/plumbing-services-lower-hutt

Trustworthy tradesmen for your home improvements

Leave it to Tradeskills if you are planning for property maintenance or home renovations – if you are looking for general contractors, we have the highly qualified tradesmen in the industry.

Read the positive feedbacks we got from our previous TradeSkills customers, it will surely give you a peace of mind that we can complete the job with a high standards and to your satisfaction.

Painting Services.  Click here.

We can guarantee that our painting contractors can do interior, exterior painting, wallpaper hanging and plastering with a neat and reliable result.Building!  Click here.

Get the home you always dreamt of with renovations and other building services and improvements.Plumbing & Drainage
 http://www.tradeskillswellington.co.nz/plumbing-services-lower-hutt

Our highly experienced plumbing contractors can complete all plumbing and drainage works, like new installations and maintenance.

www.tradeskillswellington.co.nz

Property Development Authorities


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Landscaping Bay of Plenty

TREE WISE MEN

http://treewisemen.co.nz/commercial-landscaping-services.html

You need to take a tree out of your property?

Do you need a professional tree service to manage, remove, prune or maintain your trees, hedges or shrubs?

Looking for professional specialists in landscaping and revegetation contracting?

Tree service experts.  
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Have a difficult tree that requires removal? As qualified and insured professional aborists with over 40 years of combined experience, our specialist team can take care of it quickly, efficiently and professionally - no matter how big or small the job. Expert tree pruning & maintenance
 
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With our unique maintenance packages we offer a huge range of deals so that your trees and shrubs will never run away on you.Landscaping services?  Click here.

With our enthusiastic team of horticultural specialists we are able to give customers solutions to any of their landscaping and planting requirements. We offer packages from total maintenance plus building site preparation work and clearing.

treewisemen.co.nz

Qualified arborists for all your tree removal, tree maintenance & landscaping needs


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14th March, 2017 - Bay of Plenty
Landscaping North Shore

Woodruffe Property Investments

http://www.garnhamwoodruffe.co.nz/property-maintenance-auckland

Transforming your outdoor area and creating your 'dream garden' is made easy and stress-free with the help of Garnham Woodruffe's landscape contractors.

Leave all your gardening issues to us.

We can perform everything you needed from plans to final construction and installation.

 Enhance your home with new garden design

It's important that your garden is designed and constructed to suit the surrounding area and weather conditions. Our garden landscaping contractors will provide expert advice and services to ensure the best results are achieved.Add some unique features on your garden.  Click here.

It's amazing how much a new feature in your garden can improve your property. Talk to the landscaping team about how retaining walls, decking, fencing and other features can update your home.Regular property maintenance
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We can do the maintenance and all preservations works in your property from tree cutting, stump grinding, weed spraying, hedging – all throughout the year, you can trust us.

www.garnhamwoodruffe.co.nz

Servicing Auckland with landscaping, project manaegement and property maintenance


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14th March, 2017 - North Shore
Landscaping Hamilton

CGC Landscape Company

http://www.cgclandscapes.co.nz/landscaping-services-tauranga

Provides commercial and residential landscape services all over the North Island right from 1995

Lead by popular TV presenter, David Clayton-Greene the CGC Ltd team offer a wide range of services, both commercial and residential.

Services for landscaping?  
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CGC Ltd specializes in design, consultation, project management, full project installation through to maintenance.Project management
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The ideas, design and build that are being offered by CGC Ltd can alter your property and make it standout from others. 
From design, consultation to Implementation and safety upgrades


Early Childhood Learning Centres, Schools and Kohanga Reo

www.cgclandscapes.co.nz

Garden design and landscaping for the north island – Located in Tauranga


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14th March, 2017 - Hamilton
Landscaping North Shore

Classic Landscapes

http://www.classiclandscapes.co.nz/garden-edging-auckland

If you need any landscaping, get in touch with Classic Landscapes today...

Garden & Lawn Experts – just watch while your back and front yard landscaping and garden ideas turns into reality.

Preserving the Walls & Fences – construction of your fencing and landscape requirements

Creative gardens & lawns
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Recreate your garden today! We can help with design, construction, and sourcing new garden plants & unusual garden plants. View our landscaping pictures for examples and ideas.Maintaining the walls & fences.  Click here.

Solid construction of the retaining walls and fences. We can create the fence design and style for you, that suits your needs and the overall appearance of your home.Finish off your design
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You can give final touches to your garden and landscape with cobblestone edging and garden paths for an additional stunning look. Talk with us today about your plans.

www.classiclandscapes.co.nz

Landscaping and gardening services for an exceptional outdoor living space


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14th March, 2017 - North Shore
Landscaping North Shore

Creative Landscape Solutions

http://aucklandfencesandgates.co.nz

Make the ideal outdoor living space for your family

Gives you with all the landscaping solutions you need

Makes sure that you get your ideal outdoor area. Contact our team of landscapers at Creative Landscape Solutions.

 Soft and hard landscaping services

We make landscape design projects smoothly. We can do all your landscaping needs from the consultation to the construction. Regular garden maintenance

Ensures that your property looks beautiful all year round with garden maintenance. Contact us for complete garden maintenance packages.Fence and gate construction!  Click here.

Get property fences and gates to blend in with your garden and property. We also committs oon making school an security fences and more.

www.landscapesolutions.co.nz

Make your property look better with the ultimate landscaping experience Servicing Greater Auckland area From Wellsford to Pukekohe


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14th March, 2017 - North Shore
BuilderDraughtsman/ArchitectLandscapingRenovations Wellington - Miramar

Image Design Ltd

http://www.mikegilchrist.co.nz/landscaping-design-wellington.html

Certified alteration and building professionals.

You do not have to spend a large amount of money in purchasing a new home that will work for you.

With over 20 years of drawing plans and building in Wellington. We have got all your house plans covered.

 Design and plan management

You can rest assured that your property is in good hands since you are working with a team that has over two decades of experience in house renovation design in the Wellington landscape.Offers building and project management.  Click here.

No matter what the renovation, we provide a full service from planning and building to the clean up, with the team leaders managing your project the whole way. From your landscaping up to the finishing touches

Make the most of your property and create a great outside environment with landscaping renovations and garden design.

www.mikegilchrist.co.nz

Renovation and building design experts


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14th March, 2017 - Wellington - Miramar
Landscaping Northland/Auckland

021 Garden

http://www.021garden.co.nz/garden-planting-auckland

From the initial design through to the construction and maintenance, we'll ensure you get your dream garden!

To make sure that your dream garden will last for a long time, 021 Garden believes in providing the whole garden landscaping service.

Our home and garden specialists can offer you the complete services that you need for… Landscape construction Landscape design plans Garden maintenance services Garden planting services

Tailored landscape designs
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 Skilled in landscape construction

Garden planting that will benefit your home
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Landscaping & garden services


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14th March, 2017 - Northland/Auckland
Landscaping Central Wellington

Lexus Landscaping

https://www.creativelandscapedesign.co.nz/

For an enhanced lifestyle in your home, talk to the landscape design team here at Lexus Landscaping .

With over three decades of experience in the landscaping industry you can have complete peace of mind that your all landscaping services are covered.

Your new garden design is completely customised to suit the individual requirements of your property and lifestyle.

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Your new garden design is completely customised to suit the individual requirements of your property and lifestyle. Our complete and undivided attention will be on your garden makeover, as we only work on one job at a time.

www.creativelandscapedesign.co.nz

Wellington region's Exclusive Landscape Architecture Specialists


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14th March, 2017 - Central Wellington
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Trade Skills Auckland

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Experienced & reliable tradesmen, all in one roof

Here at TradeSkills Auckland we can provide you with a tradesman or handyman that is fully certified to perform the job at hand.

From kitchen renovations to building access ramps, bathroom upgrades to installing a Showerdome, house painting to deck building, TradeSkills can do it all!

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Get rid of the build up of steam in your bathroom so that you can reduce the build up of mould and keep you bathroom looking great for longer. House painters
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For all your interior painting and exterior painting jobs, you can source professional painters through TradeSkills Auckland & Whangaparaoa. We cater for every kind of painting job from minor painting touch-ups to full house painting.Verandahs and ramps
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From ACC approved timber ramps for easier access to your home to deck building, retaining wall construction or timber fencing, the TradeSkills tradesmen are available for all your exterior property maintenance and renovations.

www.tradesmenauckland.co.nz

Property improvement specialists.


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14th March, 2017 - North Shore
Landscaping North Shore

Above Ground Landscaping Ltd

http://www.abovegroundlandscaping.co.nz/landscape-designer-auckland

From commercial grounds maintenance to residential gardening services, Above Ground Landscaping are your local Auckland landscaping company.

At Above Ground Landscaping, we offer you the best range of gardening services from tree pruning and weeding to weed spraying, lawn mowing and more.

Find out how our professional landscaping team can keep your home or business grounds looking great, all year round.

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For all your garden landscaping and grounds maintenance needs in Auckland, we've got you covered. With our crew of exceptional landscapers, we offer helpful, professional services that keep your commercial grounds looking flawless.Keeping your garden beautiful!  Click here.

With lawn mowing services, planting expertise, and qualified landscape designers, the team at Above Ground Landscaping have everything you need to have the garden of your dreams... and all at very competitive prices. Quality landscape design

With qualified landscape designers, and years of experience, Above Ground Landscaping have a wealth of knowledge. Our professional designers will design a garden that suits your specific, all year round needs.

www.abovegroundlandscaping.co.nz

Grounds maintenance and garden landscaping services for your Auckland residential or commercial property.


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14th March, 2017 - North Shore
Landscaping Christchurch

Greenscapes

https://www.greenscapes.co.nz/landscape-design-christchurch

Garden design and outdoor landscaping for your home and qualified professionals with years of experience, servicing Canterbury wide

Book an appointment for our services throughout the South Island, for experienced landscaping specialists from the Canterbury region.

From desk construction to irrigation to garden design and planting, Greenscapes provides it all with a range of services also including paving and excavation.

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Greenscapes has experience with designing and creating all kinds of gardens, whether they are low maintenance, commercial, backyard, small or big, they can make it. Why hesitate to create your perfect garden space? Call us at Greenscapes today!Planting and sowing services..  Click here.

Create a tranquil, relaxing environment with our landscaping services. If you want more than just design, we also offer services sowing your lawn and planting for your convenience.Creating your landscape designs
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From concept plans to completion, the team at Greenscapes will bring your landscape design ideas to life. See your outdoor landscaping ideas come to life with Greenscapes landscape design.

www.greenscapes.co.nz

Christchurch and Canterbury's best experts and professionals specialising in landscaping.


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14th March, 2017 - Christchurch
Landscaping South Wellington

Bedrock Home & Garden

http://www.bedrocksupplies.co.nz/garden-supplies-wellington

Your one-stop shop for Wellington landscape supplies... with everything from decorative pebbles and stones to timber supply.

Bedrock Home & Garden have all your landscaping supply needs covered with a range of bulk products.

All your landscaping supply needs can be found at Bedrock, including untreated and treated timber such as Macrocarpa and railway sleepers.

Landscaping products in bulk!  Click here.

Bedrock Home & Garden are your one-stop shop for all bulk landscaping supplies, with products ranging from mulch and compost to paving sand and topsoil. Timber supply for any project

From decks and raised flower beds to outdoor furniture, our timber supply has a range of possible uses. Talk to us about our supply or treated timber, railway sleepers and untreated timber today.Supply of stones and garden products
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Check out the selection of garden supplies at Bedrock Home & Garden today. You are certain to find the right product, charming artwork or decorative stone collection for your garden.

www.bedrocksupplies.co.nz

Local delivery right to your doorstep, with our bulk landscaping supply company located in Happy Valley, Wellington.


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14th March, 2017 - South Wellington
Landscaping North Shore

Warwick Price Landscaping

http://www.warwickpricelandscaping.co.nz/garden-design-auckland

Our team of landscapers will give your Auckland property the garden you have always dreamed of.

From courtyards and gardens to pools, our landscaping experts have experience designing and constructing a variety of exceptional projects.

Regardless of the outdoor entertainment area, pool, or garden you have in mind, our team have the expertise to construct and design it for you.

A landscaping team with experience
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We always strive to achieve something unique that has that elusive ‘wow’ factor. As well as offering our own garden design service we can help you choose the best independent landscape designer for your project.Auckland's reputable experts in hard landscaping.  Click here.

Right from initial design to the finished project, our Auckland based landscape designers offer nothing but the best workmanship and craftsmanship as we strive to fulfill all your hard landscaping needs.Look no further for great gardens in Auckland
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Still not convinced of our exceptional garden design and construction services? See our gallery as a visual testament to our past successes and projects we have completed.

www.warwickpricelandscaping.co.nz

Providing a variety of Auckland-wide landscaping services from construction and implementation to design.


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14th March, 2017 - North Shore
Landscaping Hamilton

Armstrong Landscape Contractors

https://www.armstronglandscape.co.nz/earth-moving-companies-hamilton

Hard landscaping is smart, neat, clean and gives you the edge in the Hamilton region.

Waikato’s oldest hard landscaping company gives you 35 years experience in paving solutions, retaining walls and garden clearing.

With the help of hard landscaping, your property will rise in value and look great.

 Top quality, beautifully finished paving

Paving stones offer endless design possibilities and offer a fashionable, manageable and classy touch to any outdoor area. We can help you find the perfect look with the expert use of cobblestones,flagstones, basalt sets and much more.Exceptional quality retaining walls!  Click here.

Exposed areas and hazardous banks threatening your property? Armstrong Landscape Contractors have the solution for you! We offer retaining walls in a range of styles that look superb and are effective too.Garden and property clearing.  Click here.

Our professional team are equipped with all the right gear for the job, to ensure your confined excavation and earth moving services are done safely and properly.

www.armstronglandscape.co.nz

Talk to our experts about our hard landscaping services for your Waikato property.


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14th March, 2017 - Hamilton
Landscaping Central Wellington

Wind Gardens

http://www.windgardens.co.nz/garden-landscape-solutions

In a windswept area, you can still turn a barren land to a beautiful garden!

Landscape garden design and build for your home or commercial property in the Wellington region and beyond.

Are you living in an area exposed to strong winds? Wherever you live, you can have a low maintenance but stunning landscape garden.

 Make a garden that works for you

Plating and landscaping your backyard is a talent and an art, so you should know that your chosen plants would grow and bloom.We can manage your property makeover
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Our experienced team can solely manage all the landscaping design and building for you.Low maintenance garden plants?  Click here.

When a garden is well planned out we can ensure that it will stay looking good and hassle free for years to come.

www.windgardens.co.nz

Landscaping consultant specialist for wind affected and difficult terrain


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14th March, 2017 - Central Wellington
Landscaping Wellington - Miramar

Gardens By Design

http://www.gardensbydesign.co.nz/garden-landscape-design.html

Let us solve your garden dilemma with stylish, manageable and unique landscape ideas.

Turn your garden design ideas into reality with an experienced, creative garden designer passionate about quality design.

You can help the environment when you grow your own food in your edible and eco-garden.

Add value to your property with quality garden designs!  Click here.

Let our ideas and your become one and create an amazing garden we can all be proud of! Now you can enjoy your garden with out worrying what you need to be planting next. Gardens and walkways for businesses
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Make your business stand out from the competition with an inviting entrance and great visual looks to put yours and your clients minds at ease.  Edible gardens

There is nothing quite like the satisfaction of growing your own food, especially when it is made easy with well thought out, easily-tended gardens. Edible gardens are particularly beneficial for children as they help teach good work and eating habits.

www.gardensbydesign.co.nz

Creative garden & landscape design. Sustainable eco-friendly designs tailored to the individual - Wellington


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14th March, 2017 - Wellington - Miramar
Landscaping Lower Hutt

Rawlinson Landscaping

https://www.rawlinsonlandscaping.co.nz/garden-maintenance-west

Rawlinson Landscaping is Auckland's premier garden and outdoor living team.

Need a garden that is designed and created specially for your home? Then talk to your Auckland experts at Rawlinson Landscaping today.

From full landscape design services to one off landscape construction or ongoing garden maintenance across Auckland, Rawlinson Landscaping can do it all.

 For landscaping designs that stand the test of time, call Rawlinson Lanscaping

If you want landscapers that are experienced, reliable and have a wealth of landscaping knowledge, then Rawlinson Landscaping is the solution for you! From deck maintenance to garden design, when you need a professional call Rawlinson.OUR EXPERIENCED BUILDERS CAN CREATE TIMBER RETAINING WALLS & MORE...
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Rawlinson landscapers specialise in landscape construction. Decks, Pergolas, Pools, Patios, Paving, Retaining Walls, Driveways, of all sizes. If you want to avoid the hassle of DIY disasters, talk to a professional hardscaping company.Superb maintenance for Auckland gardens
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For a high standard of workmanship and prompt garden maintenance services that include plant care, lawn laying and tree felling, talk to Rawlinson Landscaping! Our years of experience and training makes us the perfect choice to take care of your garden.

www.rawlinsonlandscaping.co.nz

Giving local New Zealanders a reason to be outdoors with exceptional Auckland landscaping services.


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14th March, 2017 - Lower Hutt
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