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Swiss National Team to Make Debut at 2018 NZ Cycle Classic

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:27 am | Destination Wairarapa

Switzerland’s national pursuit cycling team will make its debut at the 2018 New Zealand Cycle Classic held in the Wairarapa next January. More >>

Plenty to See And Do in Wairarapa This Labour Weekend

Monday, 16 October 2017, 3:33 pm | Destination Wairarapa

An eclectic range of events set to showcase the Wairarapa’s artistic communities and highlight its wine and food reputation will keep visitors in the region entertained this long Labour Weekend. More >>

Kokomai Creative Wairarapa Festival Begins Today

Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:18 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Kokomai Creative Wairarapa Festival Begins Today The Wairarapa’s rural halls, churches, theatres and parks will come alive with music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film andliterature for the next 10-days following the opening of Kokomai: Creative ... More >>

Jody Direen Headlines 2018 Wairarapa Country Music Festival

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10:47 am | Destination Wairarapa

One of New Zealand’s top country stars, Jody Direen, will headline the 2018 Wairarapa Country Music Festival being held at the picturesque Tauherenikau Racecourse with a performance on Saturday January 13th. More >>


Monday, 12 June 2017, 1:06 pm | Destination Wairarapa

- Tickets on sale - - Over 70 outfits have been received for next month’s Oversew Fashion Awards, including six from international entrants. More >>

New Zealand Cycle Classic receives the thumbs up from UCI

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 9:56 am | Destination Wairarapa

Wairarapa’s hosting of the New Zealand Cycle Classic and Huri Huri: Bike Festival received a great endorsement from the Swiss based Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and from several riders who took part. More >>

Olympian Hamish Bond takes on 2017 New Zealand Cycle Classic

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 10:46 am | Destination Wairarapa

Olympic and world champion rower Hamish Bond will step up his cycling career next month when he contests the New Zealand Cycle Classic, an international stage race held entirely in the Wairarapa. More >>

Destination Wairarapa Launches Beer And Birds Campaign

Monday, 5 December 2016, 2:47 pm | Destination Wairarapa

A campaign inspiring New Zealanders to fly into Palmerston North airport then travel to the Wairarapa via SH2 has been launched by Destination Wairarapa, the regional tourism organisation. Destination Wairarapa marketing manager Barb Hyde says the ... More >>

Destination Wairarapa Releases New Visitor Guide

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:04 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Visitors travelling to the Wairarapa this summer will have a new visitor guide to inspire them as well as a bumper season of events to encourage them to stay longer in the region. Destination Wairarapa, the regional tourism organisation, released ... More >>

Quintessential Wairarapa Weekend Approaching

Monday, 10 March 2014, 4:49 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Celebrating the start of the grape harvest, watching hot air balloons drift through the sky and walking amongst Martinborough’s vineyards will be top of mind for visitors to the Wairarapa this weekend. More >>

Hoplivion at Brewday

Monday, 10 March 2014, 4:46 pm | Destination Wairarapa

They came from far and wide to drink IPAs, APAs and Pilsnersand left with great memories after Saturday’s Greater Wellington Region BrewDay held in Martinborough. More >>

New Olive Harvest Festival in Martinborough

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 11:09 am | Destination Wairarapa

A new ‘gastronomic affair’, the Martinborough Olive Harvest Festival will reveal everything you ever wanted to know about olives and olive oil, from tree to table. More >>

Tinui ANZAC Day Service And Airshow Will Pay Respects

Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 12:03 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Two special events will be held in the Wairarapa these school holidays to mark ANZAC Day and encourage New Zealanders to remember their fallen ANZAC heroes. More >>

ZUMWOHL Adds European Flavour to Brewday

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 12:39 pm | Destination Wairarapa

A German style Schnaps distilled and bottled in Wellington will add a unique flavour to next month’s inaugural Greater Wellington BrewDay in Martinborough. More >>

Wairarapa Prepares For Eclectic Easter Weekend

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 12:23 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Vintage cars, vintage crafts, a farmers market and seeing New Zealand’s top comedians in a vineyard setting will greet visitors to the Wairarapa this long Easter weekend. Destination Wairarapa marketing manager Barb Hyde says the region is preparing for ... More >>

Spring Into Wairarapa

Thursday, 20 August 2009, 9:42 am | Destination Wairarapa

Winter’s nearly over and to celebrate the arrival of spring Wairarapa is hosting a month of festive events and activities that will appeal to the whole family. More >>

Conchords to play Masterton, Sell Out in 91 Mins

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 1:18 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Local people have snapped up the opportunity to see Flight of the Conchords Grammy award winning comedy duo give a one off performance on home-turf in Masterton ,Wairarapa, next week. The 1600 tickets to the event sold out in ninety-one minutes. More >>

Thrill of a Lifetime Up for Grabs

Tuesday, 6 January 2009, 12:12 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Destination Wairarapa is giving away a flight of the lifetime to one lucky individual in a new prize draw. Not only will the lucky winner experience an adrenalin pumping ride in the back seat of a Mustang, but the plane will join a second WWII fighter ... More >>


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