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Mirabelle in Carterton

Another on my keep-missing-it list was Cafe Mirabelle at Carterton. I’d never managed to go┬ápast when it was open, but finally, success! Twice in fact, go figure. 255 more words

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Masterton & Wellington catch up


Whilst in Masterton we visited the local library.  Along the back wall was a mural of stitched/appliqued/quilted/embroidered panels which the Wairarapa Embroiderers Guild constructed.  The embroidered wall hanging consists of 110 panels, with each panel commemorating an event of significance in the history of the Wairarapa.  … 91 more words


A short walk to the Pinnacles

By Chloe Barnes, Communications Advisor

I recently visited South Wairarapa for the weekend. While there we walked the DOC track at Putangirua Pinnacles in Aorangi Forest Park… 326 more words


Castlepoint and a diversion

We headed to Masterton for a few days to restock, refuel and refresh. Whilst we are based here we thought we should do a little more exploring in the car particularly as we are not sure what the roads are like and when you are 10m in length plus towing a car which is around 14m all up, it makes it difficult to get ourselves out of tight narrow roads especially when you meet oncoming traffic. 534 more words

Escarpment Sunset

Another amazing sunset greeted us as we arrived in Martinborough for a recce at the Escarpment vineyard and winery before a full day of filming the harvest. 35 more words

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Lake Ferry and surrounds

Another day and another day trip out and about, this time to Pirinoa, inland and just by the turnoff to Lake Ferry. Lake Ferry is on the shore of Lake Onoke…..I am not sure why the village has a different name to the Lake….Lake Onoke is at the southern end of Lake Wairarapa. 478 more words