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1 day ago

Greytown Apple Harvest Festival - this Saturday 27th April. FREE ENTRY

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

There are two wonderful things about Molewood Orchard in Greytown: you can you wander through the Orchard in Greytown and pick your own basket of fresh sun-warmed and scrumptious apples for just $2 per kg!
AND:
This Saturday they're holding the inaugural Greytown Apple Harvest Festival. … View more
There are two wonderful things about Molewood Orchard in Greytown: you can you wander through the Orchard in Greytown and pick your own basket of fresh sun-warmed and scrumptious apples for just $2 per kg!
AND:
This Saturday they're holding the inaugural Greytown Apple Harvest Festival. Set in the beautiful surrounds of a working apple orchard, in cleared meadows designed for community and cultural events, the Greytown Apple Harvest Festival will be an Autumn treat for the senses and fun for the kids. AND ENTRY IF FREE!
There will be all sorts of cool stuff, more than 40 stalls, food trucks, pony rides, cider and fruit wine tasting, games and activities for the kids. And you can pick your own apples for $2kg.

🍎 10am to 3pm, Saturday 27th of April.
🍏Free entry
🍎17 Mole St Greytown (with pedestrian access from Farley St – park in West St in Greytown and stroll there – see the map).
Check out Greytown too: you’ll find some apple themed window displays, apple inspired food and beverage menus , a colouring competition, and their first ever Hay Bale Sale.

14 days ago

Great Gladstone Plant Fair - this weekend!

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Don't miss Wairarapa's newest event, the Great Gladstone Plant Fair. Celebrating the transition from summer to autumn – just in time for planting season!
Explore 4 different gardens around Gladstone, only a 10 min drive from Carterton. Meet passionate garden owners, pick up tips from … View more
Don't miss Wairarapa's newest event, the Great Gladstone Plant Fair. Celebrating the transition from summer to autumn – just in time for planting season!
Explore 4 different gardens around Gladstone, only a 10 min drive from Carterton. Meet passionate garden owners, pick up tips from seasoned growers, and don't miss your chance to snap up some rare and top-quality plants for your own garden.
This Saturday 13th April from 10am.

Get your tickets & find out more, www.wairarapanz.com...

20 days ago

Movie in the Vines this Saturday at Le Grá

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Head to the Movies in the Vines – cut footloose this Saturday at Le Grá vineyard and watch Footloose on the big screen. Gates open at 6 pm with movie showing around 7:30 pm. Great fun for a settled Autumn evening.
Bring your own picnic or order a platter from the Le Grá kitchen. The caravan … View more
Head to the Movies in the Vines – cut footloose this Saturday at Le Grá vineyard and watch Footloose on the big screen. Gates open at 6 pm with movie showing around 7:30 pm. Great fun for a settled Autumn evening.
Bring your own picnic or order a platter from the Le Grá kitchen. The caravan bar will be serving drinks – wine, beer, cider and sodas (please don’t bring your own drinks). The popcorn, hot chocolates and ice block stand will be open again too. There’ll be some hay bales to lean against but do bring your own picnic blanket or your own deck chair. 🎥🎬🍷🧀
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28 days ago

Balloon Festival this weekend - look up for all the fun!

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

The much-loved Wairarapa Balloon Festival kicks off this Thursday, for five days of sky high entertainment from 13 balloons, from all over new Zealand, over the extended Easter break

Watch for morning lift offs from Carterton and Masterton: from Carterton (Carrington Park) on Thursday and … View more
The much-loved Wairarapa Balloon Festival kicks off this Thursday, for five days of sky high entertainment from 13 balloons, from all over new Zealand, over the extended Easter break

Watch for morning lift offs from Carterton and Masterton: from Carterton (Carrington Park) on Thursday and Saturday morning, and Masterton on Friday and Sunday morning (Wairarapa College). Ascensions are very weather dependant. Watch for updates on take-off locations and flight directions through the Festival’s Facebook page at 8pm the night before, and on More FM Wairarapa 89.5.

There is also a “Meet the Pilots” on Saturday afternoon from 4pm at Carrington Park. get up close and personal with the balloonists, at Carrington Park from 4pm on Saturday. This will be a relaxed and informal afternoon for families, where they can bring a picnic, and kids can do a balloon walk-through and talk to the pilots.

Easter Monday will see balloons taking off from locations across Carterton and Masterton, creating a scattering of balloons across the skies above. Head to the locations where the balloons take off from 6.30am each morning, to see the impressive displays up close.

For the full event programme head to: www.nzballoons.co.nz...

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37 days ago

Hendrick’s Gin & Jazz Garden Party at Cobblestones Museum this Sat 23 March

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Step into an enchanting afternoon at Cobblestones on Saturday 23 March from 4.30pm until 7.30pm where a Garden Party awaits.
Sip on meticulously crafted Hendrick's cocktails, served in a glass vessel or whimsical teapot, surrounded by lush greenery and the charm of the beautiful … View more
Step into an enchanting afternoon at Cobblestones on Saturday 23 March from 4.30pm until 7.30pm where a Garden Party awaits.
Sip on meticulously crafted Hendrick's cocktails, served in a glass vessel or whimsical teapot, surrounded by lush greenery and the charm of the beautiful Cobblestones’ Gardens.
Enjoy superb live jazz from Bob n’ Kate and Friends Friends, bringing the spontaneity and rhythm of the great Roaring Twenties Jazz era.
Enjoy a sumptuous Cobblestones’ high tea including special edition Schoc Gin infused chocolates, and, of course, the eccentricity of Hendrick's. Dress in summer attire, or in your Gatsby get up if your heart so desires.

All profits will go to funding developments at Cobblestones
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44 days ago

STATE HIGHWAY 2 REMUTAKA HILL MAINTENANCE CLOSURE - 10 NIGHTS IN MARCH

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

A reminder that SH2 Remutaka Hill will close for essential maintenance for ten nights in March. These will occur nightly from 9pm-4am. The closures run every night until 4am Friday 22 March, excluding Friday and Saturday night.
SH2 Remutaka Hill will be fully OPEN between 4am Friday 15 March to … View more
A reminder that SH2 Remutaka Hill will close for essential maintenance for ten nights in March. These will occur nightly from 9pm-4am. The closures run every night until 4am Friday 22 March, excluding Friday and Saturday night.
SH2 Remutaka Hill will be fully OPEN between 4am Friday 15 March to 9pm Sunday 17 March.

For further information on the Remutaka Hill maintenance closures, please visit: www.nzta.govt.nz...

49 days ago

Home & Country Auction at Wairarapa A&P Society - Clareville Showgrounds this Saturday

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

This Saturday, head along to the Wairarapa A&P Society - Clareville Showgrounds Home & Country Auction. There will be something in this year’s auction for everyone - come and have a look.

From 9am this Saturday 9th March.

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51 days ago

Rewanui Forest Park Open Day - Sunday 10th March🌳🌲🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️🚶

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Rewanui Forest Park is having an Open Day! Tonnes of family fun.
Tie up your laces, bring your friends & whanau, and spend some time rediscovering Rewanui. See the details attached and mark your calendar.
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56 days ago

Got your ticket to Golden Shears?

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Golden Shears starts tomorrow! The best sheep shearers, wool pressers and wool handlers put it all on the line in the world's premier competition for the top titles at the Golden Shears this weekend (Thursday 29 February to Saturday 2 March 2024) . A wide variety of tickets are available … View moreGolden Shears starts tomorrow! The best sheep shearers, wool pressers and wool handlers put it all on the line in the world's premier competition for the top titles at the Golden Shears this weekend (Thursday 29 February to Saturday 2 March 2024) . A wide variety of tickets are available making it easy to enjoy the part of the event that suits you. The three days of competitions encompass novice, junior, intermediate, senior and open shearing along with novice, junior, senior and open wool handling plus singles & pairs wool pressing. Find out more and get your ticket online or head in to the Masterton or Martinborough isite Visitor Centre.

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58 days ago

Curiously delicious events of unusually grand gaiety coming to Greytown all month long

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

The delightfully curious Hendrick's Hootenanny is a month-long celebration of all things Hendrick's in Greytown - think terrarium workshops, botanical brush and sip evenings, live music, parties, lawn bowls and so much more.
🍸Kicking off from 1st March for the entire month.

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The delightfully curious Hendrick's Hootenanny is a month-long celebration of all things Hendrick's in Greytown - think terrarium workshops, botanical brush and sip evenings, live music, parties, lawn bowls and so much more.
🍸Kicking off from 1st March for the entire month.

Plan your gin tasting adventures here wairarapanz.com...

61 days ago

Summer Hummer - what a line up GRAB YOUR TICKET NOW

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Wow! Global stars Drax Project are the headline act at the Trust House Summer Hummer March 9th 🥳
They're joined by local talent LA Women plus....
- CC's House
- Nari Kerehi
- Rampage
- Lo Tide
- What's the Name

THERE ARE LIMITED GATE SALES ON THE DAY, so get in quick … View more
Wow! Global stars Drax Project are the headline act at the Trust House Summer Hummer March 9th 🥳
They're joined by local talent LA Women plus....
- CC's House
- Nari Kerehi
- Rampage
- Lo Tide
- What's the Name

THERE ARE LIMITED GATE SALES ON THE DAY, so get in quick if you want to secure your spot at this year's Trust House Summer Hummer. Just $2 here: www.eventfinda.co.nz...
All about the event is here:

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63 days ago

Non stop action at Golden Shears - here it comes

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Expect nonstop action and entertainment at the Golden Shears! This 3 day event includes novice, junior, intermediate, senior and open shearing competitions along with wool handling, wool pressing, and the popular triathlon event.
There's plenty of great family fun, action and excitement. … View more
Expect nonstop action and entertainment at the Golden Shears! This 3 day event includes novice, junior, intermediate, senior and open shearing competitions along with wool handling, wool pressing, and the popular triathlon event.
There's plenty of great family fun, action and excitement. Lock in 29 Feb - 2 March.
Learn more and get your tickets, www.wairarapanz.com...

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63 days ago

Get ready for all the action at Golden Shears

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Expect nonstop action and entertainment at the Golden Shears! This 3 day event includes novice, junior, intermediate, senior and open shearing competitions along with wool handling, wool pressing, and the popular triathlon event.
There's plenty of great family fun, action and excitement. … View more
Expect nonstop action and entertainment at the Golden Shears! This 3 day event includes novice, junior, intermediate, senior and open shearing competitions along with wool handling, wool pressing, and the popular triathlon event.
There's plenty of great family fun, action and excitement. Lock in 29 Feb - 2 March.
Learn more and get your tickets: www.wairarapanz.com...

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70 days ago

Wairarapa Wines Harvest Festival - still time to grab a ticket!

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Wairarapa’s finest wineries, restaurants, and food producers will showcase their wares set amongst ancient native trees in the Festival’s spectacular riverside setting this Saturday (17th Feb).

Spectacular location and spectacular weather - GET YOUR TICKET RIGHT NOW - limited numbers are … View more
Wairarapa’s finest wineries, restaurants, and food producers will showcase their wares set amongst ancient native trees in the Festival’s spectacular riverside setting this Saturday (17th Feb).

Spectacular location and spectacular weather - GET YOUR TICKET RIGHT NOW - limited numbers are still available! www.ticketfairy.com...

This relaxed friendly festival is held at the beautiful, sheltered riverside setting locally known as ‘The Cliffs' on the banks of the Ruamahunga River at the end of Dakins Road in rural Wairarapa. It's remoteness and vineyard setting is a big part of its appeal .


Wineries at this years’ event include: Alexia, Big Sky Wines, Cambridge Road Vineyard, Columbo Martinborough, Coney Wines, Fairmont Estate, Gladstone Vineyard, Grava, Huntress, Johner Estate, Le Gra Vineyard & Winery, Matahiwi Estate, Nga Pari, Stad_ko, Te Hera Estate and Urlar.
Don't miss this classic Wairarapa event - it's made for summer.

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82 days ago

NEW MARKET - Gladstone Vineyard! Sun 4th Feb and Sun 3rd March

Masterton & Martinborough isite Visitor Centres

Head to Gladstone Vineyard on Sunday 4th Feb (this Sunday) and Sunday 3rd March, for their inaugural Market in the Vines.
From 10.30 am to 3.30 pm there will be a Market with artisans from all over New Zealand and the Wairarapa, live music, food trucks and plus 30 stalls. Save the date!

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