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Made in Wairarapa

A couple of local businessmen have taken it upon themselves to organise a showcase for Wairarapa businesses to market themselves to the wider public and network with other manufacturers who are doing cool stuff in this region. Photographer and picture framer Pete Nikolaison, and furniture maker Alastair Dickson are putting on the Made in Wairarapa […] Continue reading →

City boys over the Moon in Martinborough – Moon Over Martinborough

An expat American City Boy lands on 20 Acres and an Olive grove in New Zealand. Jared, and partner ‘Rick’ (he’s shy, so that’s not his real name) are two American city boys who moved to rural New Zealand in 2006. They live on 20 acres just outside the charming wine and olive village of […] Continue reading →

Wairarapa businesses get a helping hand

By The Martinborough Star – Businesses in Wairarapa have a brand new resource available. Grow Wellington, the region’s economic development agency, has appointed Aaron Mcleigh as Business Growth Manager. Aaron is one of five new managers in the organisation’s Business Growth Team, each of whom has responsibility for business development in a specific part […] Continue reading →