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Tora! Tora! Tora! Festival 3rd-5th April 2015

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Neil Bramley, one of the organizers of Tora! Tora! Tora! – the Wairarapa’s Coastal Music Festival.  Click on the link below and hear Neil chat about the festival’s origins, it’s unique vibe, and the tremendous line-up that you can expect, which includes… 50 more words

Hugh Morrison and Anne Turner

Hugh Morrison and Anne Turner were included on the initial passenger list for the Blenheim with the comment “Recommended by his late Master Mr McLachlan Laudale and his Parish Minister.”: 3,348 more words


Hugh McKenzie and Catherine McDonald

In the initial Blenheim passenger list Donald McDonald noted that this family came from Achatany and “This family have been known to me all my life and have mostly been in my own and my Brothers service”.   3,037 more words


New Zealand Pinot Noir - Regionally explored with Romana Echensperger

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Mt Hector Pinot Noir  2013

Matahiwi Estate, Wairarapa

Cherries, ripe plums. Spicy, toasty. Alcohol is 13,5% Vol and medium finish. This wine is a perfect match to lamb.

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ProWein Düsseldorf 2015

Everybody likes Chocolate, right?

Silly question, I know!  But local chocolate-lovers will want to hear this – chocolate is being celebrated right here in the wonderful Wairarapa during the… 98 more words


Round the Vines

Date: 15 March 2015

Distance: 21.1km

Time: 2:13:43

Us two at the start in the town square.

Fancy dress was the order of the day. … 798 more words


Race Preview: Round the Vines Half Marathon

Race date: Sunday, 15 March 2015
Event website: Round the Vines

The Round the Vines Half Marathon is not just another small town country run/walk. It’s one big jollification, passing through the scenic Wairarapa vineyards around Martinborough with participants in fancy dress and water tables serving wine and music. 383 more words

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