A shop, gallery, workshop centre and music venue, Ventana Creative Collective aims at becoming Martinborough’s creative heart.
Masterton writer and music fan Karl du Fresne went on a pilgrimage to some of the places celebrated in American pop songs.
Spruced up, with refreshed menus and different faces at the helm, three of the town’s top restaurants offer a new look this season.
Following their sell-out tour of the South Island earlier this year, the music/theatre/comedy show ‘Sons of a Bitch & Mel Parsons’ will be gracing woolshed stages throughout the North Island this October to November and will be performing various dates in the Wairarapa.
Part of the joy of living in small town New Zealand is not only the friendly open nature of its people but their propensity to be resourceful, collaborative and supportive. The Wairarapa Farmers’ Market benefits from such members who are diverse and willing to go the extra mile.
The world of open source “making” has arrived in the Wairarapa in the form of a high-tech laboratory designed to turn people’s ideas into real objects.
An olive tree on a bare section in Plimmerton was the unlikely inspiration for executive coach and mentor Mena Antonio to live in Wairarapa.
Come January 2017, the world’s greatest minds on the subject of Pinot Noir will descend upon Wellington’s waterfront for a three-day extravaganza celebrating the red grape variety, and extraordinary wines made from it, here in New Zealand.
All eyes will be skyward come February 2017 for the biennial Wings Over Wairarapa Air Festival being held at Masterton’s Hood Aerodrome.
Christmas means many things to many people: spiritual thanksgiving, family, giving and receiving and living traditions.
A campaign created to inspire out-of-towners to enjoy a winter break in the Wairarapa has been hailed as a huge success by Destination Wairarapa, the regional tourism organisation.
No excuses for not looking sharp this summer, guys; there’s a new menswear shop in Martinborough.
Murdoch James Estate is celebrating its 30th year as a Martinborough wine producer by winning gold medals and a trophy at two prestigious competitions in London.
The success of Toi Wairarapa’s new base in Carterton’s High Street has only just begun, according to the Trust’s enthusiastic chair, Greg Lang.
Gather some friends for a magical Christmas Weekend in the Wairarapa Countryside, 5-6 November. Inside each of us is a little memory of the magic of Christmas.
Historic homestead gardens, small town gardens and rambling country gardens feature in this November’s Wairarapa Garden Tour, an annual fundraiser for Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre.