Learning to ‘live within your means’ is a mantra Wairarapa Free Budget Advisory Service regularly relay to their clients. The irony that it cuts both ways is not lost on the organisation’s manager Grant Howard.
Organisers of Wairarapa Relay for Life 2019 have been given a big boost ahead of the Christmas break with confirmation of a $16,000 grant from the Trust House Foundation.
If a dog barking in your neighbourhood is driving you crazy, spare a thought for the staff and volunteers at the SPCA centre. And pity all the other animals at the shelter too.
Members of the Greytown Volunteer Fire Brigade are showing that not only are they good at providing a trusted emergency service in South Wairarapa, they’re also pretty slick at fundraising.
The Greytown Community Sport & Leisure Society was formed in 2003 after a group of keen Greytown residents were concerned enough to form a sport management committee to ensure that key issues affecting the growth and development of sport and leisure clubs were been addressed.
While the resurgence of waka ama in recent years has been in the pursuit of sport and recreation, a Masterton Kura Kaupapa Māori is eyeing another use for the traditional Māori outrigger canoe.