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15 days ago

Wairarapa, a great spot for School Holidays

Destination Wairarapa

School Holidays are kicking off with a bang here in the Wairarapa! The perfect place to be with lots on, take a look.

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16 days ago

Don't miss the launch of Star Field Martinborough

Destination Wairarapa

Head along and check out Star Field for their launch on Fri 18, Sat 19 & Sun 20 October!
Star Field offers star gazing under Martinborough’s first premium dark sky, with experienced astronomy and telescope guides escorting you around our starry heavens. Go on a journey through space - see … View more
Head along and check out Star Field for their launch on Fri 18, Sat 19 & Sun 20 October!
Star Field offers star gazing under Martinborough’s first premium dark sky, with experienced astronomy and telescope guides escorting you around our starry heavens. Go on a journey through space - see exploding stars, galaxies and globular star clusters!

Launch dates are Fri 18, Sat 19 & Sun 20 October from 9pm - 11pm. Bookings essential.

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25 days ago

Toast Martinborough - tickets on sale

Destination Wairarapa

Toast Martinborough, a brilliant day full of Martinborough wine, top notch food and live music! Tickets always sell quickly so don't miss out.

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26 days ago

KOKOMAI Creative Festival - Wairarapa

Destination Wairarapa

We're looking forward to KOKOMAI Creative Festival - Wairarapa's event featuring Greg Copeland! A bluesy guy all the way from Virginia for a show full of soul and funk.
Greg performs regularly across Europe and as far afield as Israel so it's great to see him in the Wairarapa!
Make … View more
We're looking forward to KOKOMAI Creative Festival - Wairarapa's event featuring Greg Copeland! A bluesy guy all the way from Virginia for a show full of soul and funk.
Greg performs regularly across Europe and as far afield as Israel so it's great to see him in the Wairarapa!
Make sure you get your tickets

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27 days ago

KOKOMAI - Wairarapa's Creative Festival is on 10-19 Oct CHECK IT OUT

The Team from Destination Wairarapa

Every two years KOKOMAI is held next door to you! Kokomai is an inspiring, edgy and diverse Creative Festival for the Wairarapa region: music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film and literature. Events are located across the region, from rural halls, churches and larger venues such as the Carterton… View moreEvery two years KOKOMAI is held next door to you! Kokomai is an inspiring, edgy and diverse Creative Festival for the Wairarapa region: music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film and literature. Events are located across the region, from rural halls, churches and larger venues such as the Carterton Events Centre.
Festival highlights this year include Wonder Wombs, a gutsy seven-strong cast, featuring some of Aotearoa’s favourite performers from the circus, theatre, and dance worlds and Scottish folk band Shooglenifty. ‘Readers & Writers’ literary Festival as part of Kokomai 2019. will hosting a wonderful line up of authors this year, from Mike Chunn (former Split Enz member), to Marilyn Waring, and accomplished novelist Paula Morris. Tickets are on sale at eventfinda.co.nz.

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165 days ago

Featherston Booktown is this weekend !

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

This weekend's Featherston Booktown Festival is jam-packed with events, panel chats and workshops that celebrate literature and promote the joy of reading. This year’s schedule includes a range of informal, entertaining and illuminating writers talks, with top NZ authors including Emily … View moreThis weekend's Featherston Booktown Festival is jam-packed with events, panel chats and workshops that celebrate literature and promote the joy of reading. This year’s schedule includes a range of informal, entertaining and illuminating writers talks, with top NZ authors including Emily Writes Kirsten McDougall, Dame Fiona Kidman, Catherine Robertson and many more. Door sales are available (cash only) or check out programme and book here.

173 days ago

Featherston Booktown - book your tickets now!

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

11-12 May 2019 - Over 60 events and 65 presenters weave their magic throughout Featherston at BOOKTOWN - this jam-packed festival with events, panel chats and workshops that celebrate literature and promote the joy of reading ! A fabulous mix of writers, poets, illustrators, publishers, artisans, … View more11-12 May 2019 - Over 60 events and 65 presenters weave their magic throughout Featherston at BOOKTOWN - this jam-packed festival with events, panel chats and workshops that celebrate literature and promote the joy of reading ! A fabulous mix of writers, poets, illustrators, publishers, artisans, booksellers, bookbinders and of course...book lovers! Emily Writes, Dame Fiona Kidman, Joy Cowley, Tayi Tibble and Ashleigh Young are just some of the authors presenting.
Ger your tickets from Eventfinda below and read all about the festival at www.booktown.org.nz...

186 days ago

Wairarapa Balloon Festival on this Easter

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

Easter means Wairarapa Balloon Festival ! Check out the programme and these neat images of the special 'shape's coming! Find out more about all the events including the spectacular Trust House Night Glow on Easter Saturday at Solway Showgrounds, Masterton.

237 days ago

WINGS OVER WAIRARAPA cancelled today (Sunday)

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

Today's weather forecast is for deteriorating conditions and as such the Wings team has made the difficult decision to cancel the show. This is because of concerns for public safety and for the safety of pilots flying in minimal conditions.
They will post all the information ticket holders … View more
Today's weather forecast is for deteriorating conditions and as such the Wings team has made the difficult decision to cancel the show. This is because of concerns for public safety and for the safety of pilots flying in minimal conditions.
They will post all the information ticket holders need shortly on Facebook and on their website.

238 days ago

WINGS is ON Today - it's GO GO GO!

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

Great news - after an uncertain few days today's show is ON !!!! Wings Over Wairarapa is ALL GO for today (Saturday)!!! The weather is GREAT for flying here at Hood Aerodrome.(our weather is different from Wellington) CAN YOU HELP US ? We need to spread the word the show is ON!! _Please … View moreGreat news - after an uncertain few days today's show is ON !!!! Wings Over Wairarapa is ALL GO for today (Saturday)!!! The weather is GREAT for flying here at Hood Aerodrome.(our weather is different from Wellington) CAN YOU HELP US ? We need to spread the word the show is ON!! _Please share with your networks, share the Facebook posts from Wings over Wairarapa - THANK YOU. Gates sales available free parking lots to see And the Night Show. Gates open at 8am and flying will begin at 2pm with the B52 flypast!

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239 days ago

Important info from WINGS OVER WAIRARAPA

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

Here's s some important info from WINGS OVER WAIRARAPA
"We want to make sure as many people as possible see our Air Festival, unfortunately Sunday's weather isn't looking great so if you would like to use your Sunday ticket on Saturday you can.

The Saturday includes a Night … View more
Here's s some important info from WINGS OVER WAIRARAPA
"We want to make sure as many people as possible see our Air Festival, unfortunately Sunday's weather isn't looking great so if you would like to use your Sunday ticket on Saturday you can.

The Saturday includes a Night Show, so the Saturday ticket is slightly more expensive. Simply pay an additional upgrade at the gate (eftpos or cash) if you would like to swap days.


FIND ALL ALL PRICES AND TICKETING at www.wings.org.nz...


Wings have made good provisions for the extra amount of people arriving on Saturday to ensure they can manage the numbers.

Here's all about getting to Wings and what to bring:
www.stuff.co.nz...

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255 days ago

Get your ti

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

Wings Over Wairarapa Air Festival 2019 is on February 22, 23 and 24 at Hood Aerodrome, Masterton. This will be the biggest show yet with a spectacular flying programme and fantastic displays. Here's how to get there :check out the ticket and transport combo specially for Wellington from … View moreWings Over Wairarapa Air Festival 2019 is on February 22, 23 and 24 at Hood Aerodrome, Masterton. This will be the biggest show yet with a spectacular flying programme and fantastic displays. Here's how to get there :check out the ticket and transport combo specially for Wellington from Tranzit. EASY.

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259 days ago

Win a Family Pass to Wings over Wairarapa and meet NanoGirl

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

The biggest ever Wings Over Wairarapa is on Feb 22-24. We have a family prize to win ...tickets and you'll meet NanoGirl who is just one great new feature of the air festival this year. See more on link bwlow

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305 days ago

Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centre - NEW LOCATION

Barb Hyde from Destination Wairarapa

Heading to Wairarapa over the festive break? The Martinborough i-SITE is now in the new Waihinga Centre in The Square. Open everyday (except Xmas Day): we can book your accommodation, , tours and transport and event tickets. Come in for a Cellar Door map and Visitor Guide.

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