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3 days ago

New home for the Wairarapa Farmers' Market!

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Did you know the Market has a new home under the Grandstand and surrounding area, at the beautiful Solway Showgrounds? Access is from the entrance at the corner of Fleet St and York St, Masterton.
SATURDAYS 9am till 1pm.
They have a great  range of stalls selling fresh vegetables, olive oil, … View more
Did you know the Market has a new home under the Grandstand and surrounding area, at the beautiful Solway Showgrounds? Access is from the entrance at the corner of Fleet St and York St, Masterton.
SATURDAYS 9am till 1pm.
They have a great  range of stalls selling fresh vegetables, olive oil, lavender products, Kombucha, cheese, German sausages as well as hot food and pastries to eat there or take home for dinner.

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4 days ago

Can you help us to promote THE GREAT WAIRARAPA ESCAPE?

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

We’ve launched THE GREAT WAIRARAPA ESCAPE: a campaign designed to attract our neighbouring visitors back! We believe they're craving to be somewhere different after Lockdown. They want to make a quick getaway – and we think we’re a great place for them to do just that. We know that the … View moreWe’ve launched THE GREAT WAIRARAPA ESCAPE: a campaign designed to attract our neighbouring visitors back! We believe they're craving to be somewhere different after Lockdown. They want to make a quick getaway – and we think we’re a great place for them to do just that. We know that the Wairarapa is a great escape so we’re giving our next door neighbours the chance to WIN in our GREAT WAIRARAPA ESCAPE competition. Being so close those living in our neighbouring regions can make a short trip and get a big change of scene by coming to the Wairarapa.
NICE!
We'd appreciate your help in promoting the campaign.
Please share our Facebook posts and videos we're posting www.facebook.com... and the website link below THANK YOU!

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10 days ago

Pūkaha is open and has a new BUBBLE tour!

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

We're thrilled to see Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre's new Bubble Tour created especially for Level 2. It's an ideal way to tour Pukaha with a knowledgeable guide to share new stories of the forest and the wildlife. Tours are available daily 10am and 2pm, bookings essential. … View moreWe're thrilled to see Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre's new Bubble Tour created especially for Level 2. It's an ideal way to tour Pukaha with a knowledgeable guide to share new stories of the forest and the wildlife. Tours are available daily 10am and 2pm, bookings essential. Package is $75 includes entry, available up to six people in a bubble + guide.

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17 days ago

Support Pūkaha’s fundraiser for Manukura’s nine birthday auctions

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Can you believe it's 9 years since Manukura was born! Happy birthday! May 1st was to have been Pūkaha's annual fundraising event - 'Love Pūkaha'. To bring these to occasions together, in Alert Level 3, they've created nine unique auctions on Trademe - one to celebrate … View moreCan you believe it's 9 years since Manukura was born! Happy birthday! May 1st was to have been Pūkaha's annual fundraising event - 'Love Pūkaha'. To bring these to occasions together, in Alert Level 3, they've created nine unique auctions on Trademe - one to celebrate each year of Manukura's journey. Help them celebrate Manukura and support our conservation work by bidding on Manukura's nine birthday auctions! see the link below

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27 days ago

Time for a takeaway? Check our our LOCAL list! !

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Love Local and take a break from the kitchen, Wairarapa takeaways are here!
Lots of our Wairarapa cafes and restaurants have menus which look delicious; coffees, bao buns, pizza & wine, seafood paella... the options are endless. It's a great time to support these local businesses!
Take a … View more
Love Local and take a break from the kitchen, Wairarapa takeaways are here!
Lots of our Wairarapa cafes and restaurants have menus which look delicious; coffees, bao buns, pizza & wine, seafood paella... the options are endless. It's a great time to support these local businesses!
Take a look to see where you can order from : wairarapanz.com...

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49 days ago

Shop It Forward with our Wairarapa businesses and show them some love

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Hi everyone - have you see this campaign and website - Shop It Forward .....buy from small NZ businesses online now....and they'll deliver your purchases to you as soon as the couriers are back online to bring your goods to you safely. When your purchases arrive, it will be like Christmas, … View moreHi everyone - have you see this campaign and website - Shop It Forward .....buy from small NZ businesses online now....and they'll deliver your purchases to you as soon as the couriers are back online to bring your goods to you safely. When your purchases arrive, it will be like Christmas, right? Because you’ll have new items, just as New Zealand gets back on its feet! There are Wairarapa businesses here too - keep it local please .

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51 days ago

Wonderful online fun resources for kids from Pūkaha!

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Created by Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre, these videos, activities, games and articles are fresh and fun educational resources for parents, teachers, care-givers and wider whānau. Check them out - all free online.

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56 days ago

Please support our local businesses...check this out

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

It's time more than ever to #LoveLocal here in the Wairarapa. This is a challenging time for many of our local businesses and the people they employ here in the region. Businesses and people we love.
So now, more than ever, we need to support them - it is time to love Wairarapa. Check out the… View more
It's time more than ever to #LoveLocal here in the Wairarapa. This is a challenging time for many of our local businesses and the people they employ here in the region. Businesses and people we love.
So now, more than ever, we need to support them - it is time to love Wairarapa. Check out the cool new ways businesses are operating at this time for you and show them your love: www.wairarapanz.com...
This page is changing as we add more wonderful businesses. Please support them.

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58 days ago

Masterton and Martinborough i-SITE Vistor Centres remain operating

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Hi people. We're still working - like so many people - but in a different way. This page explains how to contact us and has useful links for visitors. Stay at home, stay safe. Be kind.

68 days ago

Free tours at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

We LOVE this offer - free daily tours of the reserve (with entry) .
These are available each day at 12.30pm, for around 45 minutes.
Nice!

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69 days ago

Wairarapa - "not cancelled" and still plenty to do

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Fabulous food and wine, big open spaces, stunning scenery… there’s still lots on to see and do in the Wairarapa. Please help us by reminding your friends and family from outside the region whose holiday plans may have changed that we’re a great option for a quick getaway, take a look here at … View moreFabulous food and wine, big open spaces, stunning scenery… there’s still lots on to see and do in the Wairarapa. Please help us by reminding your friends and family from outside the region whose holiday plans may have changed that we’re a great option for a quick getaway, take a look here at what you can get up to.

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72 days ago

Round the Vines - here it comes! Saturday 21st!

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

We love this 10km or 21km, walk or run through quiet country roads and vineyards in Martinborough. Themed drink stations, live music, samples of local wines. Bring your best activewear or fancy dress! This is a fundraiser for Martinborough School. Enter now!

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75 days ago

Street Party this Friday in the Greytown Hub

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Local Greytown eateries are teaming up to host a street party this Friday 6pm – 9pm at the Greytown Hub. It's a welcome to the Wairarapa Wines Harvest Festival event on this weekend.
Tasty dishes will be available from a range of local nearby restaurants including Saluté. There'll … View more
Local Greytown eateries are teaming up to host a street party this Friday 6pm – 9pm at the Greytown Hub. It's a welcome to the Wairarapa Wines Harvest Festival event on this weekend.
Tasty dishes will be available from a range of local nearby restaurants including Saluté. There'll also be wines available by the glass from Gladstone Vineyard, live blues music and some local shops open till late.

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75 days ago

Spoilt for choice this weekend!

Pixie from Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Soooo much on this weekend with several events over the Wairarapa region.
Dance your heart out at the 121 concert tauherenikau racecourse.
Enjoy a fun family day out at the Castlepoint Beach Races.
Join the crowd to watch the Bush Cycle tour at Tui Brewery Mangatainoka.
Pop in and see the great … View more
Soooo much on this weekend with several events over the Wairarapa region.
Dance your heart out at the 121 concert tauherenikau racecourse.
Enjoy a fun family day out at the Castlepoint Beach Races.
Join the crowd to watch the Bush Cycle tour at Tui Brewery Mangatainoka.
Pop in and see the great exhibitions at Aratoi or enjoy and afternoon at Masterton Park with the kids.

Don't forget those local Farmers Markets too!
Visit our web site www.wairarapanz.com... for more information.

Psst - Coming up next Saturday 21st March -Around the vines Martinborough so get your running shoes and costume ready to run or walk 10km or 21km through the vineyards and country roads with a chance to sample local wines too!

82 days ago

Golden Shears starts TODAY

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

The Golden Shears is always packed with brilliant competition, excitement and anticipation of who will take out the title! It starts today....and they're celebrating their 60th anniversary
. (remember there's FREE ENTRY today Wed 5th).
The best sheep shearers, wool pressers and wool … View more
The Golden Shears is always packed with brilliant competition, excitement and anticipation of who will take out the title! It starts today....and they're celebrating their 60th anniversary
. (remember there's FREE ENTRY today Wed 5th).
The best sheep shearers, wool pressers and wool handlers put it all on the line for the title at Golden Shears over an action packed event from today till Saturday 7th March. This year is a must see event as they celebrate their 60th anniversary. Don’t miss out, get your tickets now - door sales or come and see us for your ticket.

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