|Severe toxic algae alert for Waipoua River|
A severe toxic algal bloom has been detected on the Waipoua River, which runs through Masterton - and it won't be helped by recent rain.
© 2019 RadioNZ Tue, 3 Dec 7:45pm Puppy stabbed to death and left near school grounds in Masterton
The callous killing of the young puppy has shocked animal welfare advocates
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Thu, 28 Nov 3:35pm Council closes grass runway at Hood aerodrome
A grass runway at Hood Aerodrome has been closed after Masterton District Council commissioned an independent aerodrome operation review following the fatal mid-air collision in June.
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon, 18 Nov 6:35pm Concerns for Masterton man missing since Thursday
The restaurant worker's disappearance was "out of character".
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Tue, 12 Nov 11:15am Clay top-up for closed Masterton landfill not a response to Fox River disaster
Masterton District Council has bought additional clay to cap its closed landfill but says it's part of an ongoing management plan rather than a response to the Fox River landfill disaster.
© 2019 RadioNZ Thu, 7 Nov 4:15pm New social housing near for Masterton
A deal to build 20 new social houses in Masterton on land owned by developer David Borman is near and he is in talks for another 20 at the site, taking the total to 40.
© 2019 RadioNZ Wed, 30 Oct 7:35pm Makoura College goes into lockdown as police respond to incident in Masterton
A double police pursuit of a suspected armed robber came dangerously close to a school.
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Fri, 25 Oct 4:35pm Iwi plan $30 million development at site of old Masterton Hospital
A refurbished medical centre and aged care facility to replace derelict old hospital.
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Fri, 11 Oct 3:55pm Wild weather: Tree topples on to train, injuring driver
Severe gales in the lower North Island has seen a tree fall onto a train in Wairarapa and injure the driver.Metlink said the tree fell onto the tracks near Woodside, striking the locomotive of the 5.46AM service from Masterton.Wellington...
© 2019 NZ Herald Tue, 17 Sep 7:45am
Masterton trust spends $2 million on Porirua bar and gaming venue land and buildings
Land and building purchase to increase profit by $82,000.
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 2 Dec 2:35pm Flying wheel takes out Wairarapa cyclist on evening ride
A Masterton cyclist was taking a quiet Monday afternoon ride when he was blind-sided by a wayward wheel from a nearby vehicle.
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Wed, 27 Nov 5:05pm Fireworks ban flares up as issue for Masterton
Masterton man Chris Eichbaum, who is fronting a petition to ban private fireworks sales, is horrified his district council doesn't think that is within its remit.
© 2019 RadioNZ Wed, 13 Nov 11:25am Police seize drugs and weapons in Masterton
Police have recovered drugs, a knife and firearms during three separate incidents in Masterton.
© 2019 RadioNZ Tue, 12 Nov 2:55pm 'Central government tends to have a one-size-fits-all mentality'
Decisions at government level are forcing Masterton District Council to jump through hoops it doesn't think it needs to, using money it would rather spend elsewhere.
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon, 11 Nov 6:35pm Farm and green lobbies face off at Masterton meeting
The farm and green lobbies went head-to-head at the inaugural Masterton District Council meeting over a submission officials had put together on the government's fresh water reforms.
© 2019 RadioNZ Thu, 31 Oct 11:55am Crazy or confident? All Blacks fan's bold 2019 Rugby World Cup tattoo of NZ win
A "crazy" All Blacks fan is so confident that New Zealand is going to win the 2019 Rugby World Cup, that he has already got a tattoo branding the team this year's winner.Masterton man Shaun Pollard, who is a massive All Blacks and...
© 2019 NZ Herald Fri, 25 Oct 1:45pm Simon Bridges' deputy chief of staff Belinda Milnes found not guilty of common assault
By the Wairarapa Times-Age A Wairarapa judge has found National leader Simon Bridge's deputy chief of staff, Belinda Milnes, not guilty of common assault following a judge-alone trial in the Masterton District Court.Milnes, 50,...
© 2019 NZ Herald Fri, 27 Sep 5:25pm