SUNDAY 4th DECEMBER 2016 - We have delivered 5000+ copies of the magazine over the last two days in and around the Wairarapa; there's still parts of Masterton and Featherston to do early next week. Already 1000 copies have been delivered to our distributors in Wellington city which covers over 30 locations and venues.
With a print run of 10,000 there's plenty of copies to last the summer season. The response to the new issue has been brilliant, so a big shout out to everyone for their support and loyalty as we go into our 11th year of publishing.
Spring - After a winter break and it’s time for change, renewal and to refresh the look of the magazine with the new masthead and design, complemented by the inspiring photography of Esther Bunning and her team.
Created out of a former supermarket and carpark in Greytown, The Hub is a sleek, slick 21st century development around an open plaza.
“This year we are polishing the silver and ensuring we create a sophisticated experience for all ticket holders … as we know a 25th anniversary is a rare milestone for a festival to reach.”
One of the Wairarapa’s oldest pubs is back in business with a new team at the helm.
The expression ‘patience is a virtue’ comes to mind when looking at the miniature works of Nancy Graham along with the delicate works of Ann Parker and the Lansdowne lacemakers.
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.
Gene de Marco and his team of specialised craftsmen and restorers are keeping the memory of World War One aircraft alive.
Cindy Marriott’s exciting new brand – NZ Farm Girl - is as homegrown as it gets, hailing from Tinui, deep in the Wairarapa countryside.
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.
Ask Raewyn Wilson why she decided to become a Bach Flower practitioner and there’s no hesitation – “I wanted to help people get the benefits that I did when I was suffering.” Now she is busy doing just that from her renovated villa in Greytown.
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.
Visitors to this year’s popular Carterton Daffodil Festival will be full of the joys of spring thanks to a diverse programme.
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.
Carl and Toni of Country Life Furniture are pleased to introduce Kate Garrett as their new Curtain/Design consultant.
Sharlene Epiha is the third generation of her family to work at the iconic Tui brewery.
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.