Around 2000 drought-affected farmers got off their tractors yesterday to unwind and share their woes with one another.
Firefighters are resuming the fight against a blaze in a Wairarapa forestry block which is burning over 20 hectares.
Firefighters are battling a forestry fire this morning in south Wairarapa.
Police have named the man who died in a helicopter crash in the central North Island over the weekend.
An ailing royal penguin that washed up on the shores of the Wairarapa has been taken to Wellington Zoo in a critical condition.
Wellington man Darren Cliff's left himself open to a bit of ribbing after he had to be rescued from a cliff
A man is his 20s has been airlifted from the cliff face of the Pinnacles in Wairarapa after he became stuck attempting to climb to the lookout.
The rural fire service is warning the potential for scrub fires around the country today is extreme.
Maritime NZ has called off the search for a 72-year-old Martinborough man who went missing while setting up a crayfish pot on Thursday.
Police divers have failed to find any sign of a 72-year-old man missing off the Wairarapa coast.
Peter Jackson has paid tribute to his longtime collaborator Mike Hopkins who drowned in a boating accident over the weekend.
The man who died after a raft capsized on a Wairarapa river was double Oscar-winning sound editor Mike Hopkins.
The men’s vehicle rolled 20 metres down a bank on Waihakeke Rd in Carterton.
A study looking into developing water storage and distribution in Wairarapa has the potential to boost the region's economy.
Three district councils in Wairarapa have voted to unite in the face of a proposal for one seat on a super Wellington body.
A motorist escaped without serious injuries after her car plunged hundreds of metres off the Rimutaka Hill Road.
The death of a 10-year-old Wairarapa boy is "a wake-up call, if ever we needed one" about the danger of quad bikes.
Police say emergency services were called to the farm on Kahutara Rd near Featherston at around 10am this morning.
Combining three Wairarapa councils would save some operating costs, but taking on regional council functions would be a huge cost.
Paekakariki Hill Rd was temporarily closed after a truck became wedged on a bend in the road.
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