The ultimate goal to see Martinborough plastic bag free

"The goal is one bag for every person in Martinborough, that's a target of 600 bags", Carolyn Irwin, one of the founders of this eco-initiative doesn't think small. Neither does co-founder Amanda Ra, these women mean business in the war against plastic pollution, the ultim...
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Overall winner "Quad bike fishermen at Lake Ferry" Rebecca Kempton

"This is a stunning image that summarises evenings/summer at the lake, with the skyline making it distinctly Wairarapa. Thousands of people visit lake ferry every year and this image reflects this with a warm, peaceful tranquility. Beautiful composition - and the treatment g...
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BLURRING THE LINES BETWEEN PHOTOGRAPHY & MIXED MEDIA

More than straight shooting photography, Esther Bunning takes you on a spectacular journey with her portraiture and conceptual photographic art. Ethereal, magical, timeless....Esther's portfolio captures the imagination, telling tales of people, families and moments to be...
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LADY OF THE RINGS

July 17, 2016

MARY WALL JEWELLERY DESIGN, AN EXPRESSION OF WHO YOU ARE

Creating exquisite jewellery is Mary Wall's passion and her work is exceptional. "I love working with people, all my artistic flair has gone into creating these pieces. Getting to know a client, what suits them, finding a piece that reflects their character in a meaningful...
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THE STORY OF HALL

July 12, 2016

FABRIC, DESIGN AND A PASSION FOR BOTH - THE HALLMARK OF HALL

Like blood coursing through the veins, fabric, design and a passion for both is deeply woven into Lorraine Halls story. From an early age she developed a love for the rag trade, with her Mother a dressmaker and parents who owned Masterton store Halls fabrics - "it runs in ...
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JUST OVER AN HOUR FROM WELLINGTON - A BRILLIANT ESCAPE!

Discover the brilliant escape of South Wairarapa, just a short drive from Wellington City you'll find our beautiful region of wine, olive oil, artisan producers, artistic talent, boutique shopping (forget the big malls!), wide open spaces relaxing events and venues. Take t...
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LA PETITE MANOUCHE - INSPIRING & UPLIFTING GYPSY JAZZ

Inspiring and uplifting - La Petite Manouche delivered a flawless performance to a packed out enthusiastic crowd at the Village Cafe last Friday night. Joined by Luke Smillie on percussion, Gypsy Jazz guitar duo Burke Goffe and Robbie Averill enticed and entertained with ...
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Booktown NZ

June 10, 2016

FEATHERSTON IS THE WAIRARAPA'S RISING STAR!

Featherston is definitely the Wairarapa's rising star - and Booktown the jewel in its crown. The 2nd annual Booktown event was held in Featherston this May and we went along to enjoy, literate, participate and totally immerse in this incredible cultural event - the ONLY on...
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On a beautiful Autumn Sunday in May, we visited the Country Cooking School of Mary Biggs at Te Puhi in Featherston, Wairarapa. Just 50 minutes from Wellington New Zealand lies this idyllic country food farm with a historic colonial homestead - set on 35 acres of established ...
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Mothers Day in Martinborough

We love this time of year, celebrating Mum's is akin to celebrating life and we have some amazing offers for you to share with your special lady....
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