Spring 2017

Prominent Auckland painter Adrian Jackman now calls Carterton home. 

It’s Wairarapa’s gain, but we might have Whanganui to thank for it. Simon Burt explains.

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.

“With Salute our philosophy is if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” says Ken Miller, who now co-owns and runs one of the Wairarapa’s most loved restaurants, with his partner Jason Brumbaugh. By Katherine Robinson.

“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.

Sometimes all we need is encouragement from the right person at the right time to unleash latent talent and turn it into a business.  By Katherine Robinson.

Artist and knitting supremo Kate Caie talks to Katherine Robinson, about the stand-out appeal of giant knitting.