Monthly Archives: March 2014

Balloons back in Martinborough

After quite a few years away from Martinborough, the Balloons Over Wairarapa annual festival came back today to do an early morning lift-off. The balloonists were very lucky – the Big Storm is on its way down the North Island … Continue reading

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Waikato truck driver gets uppity

So Tuheitia Paki, our Maori ‘king’, has refused to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their sprog during next month’s royal tour, on the grounds that the proposed 90-minute slot is simply not long enough. Even though it is … Continue reading

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