Martinborough is used to seeing people on bikes, but when Dave Frow cycles through the village heads swing and eyes widen in surprise and delight. That’s because his bike is an eye-catching Penny-farthing. Susan McLeary reports.
Three Wairarapa photographers achieved success at this year’s NZIPP Iris awards held recently in Wellington.
Collaborating on ‘The Look of Martinborough’ book, local historian Mate Higginson and writer/publisher John MacGibbon worked in John’s office as they sourced and assembled 170 pages of words and pictures. How appropriate, as the room was Mate’s childhood bedroom. Susan McLeary finds out more.
A desire to swap a fast-paced city existence for a more relaxed lifestyle was the primary motivator for the Ransoms’ move to the Wairarapa …but they also discovered an exciting business opportunity lay here for them in the world of tourism.
“Serendipitous” is the word Louise Ballinger used to describe how she and her partner Russell Cameron came to take over the reins of popular Greytown café Two Short Whites.