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Masterton civic centre project chair hits back at complaints
Masterton Deputy Mayor Graham McClymont says a request to the Auditor-General for an investigation into the district council's civic centre project "is already being done". 
© 2021 RadioNZ Fri 4:55pm 

Rangers women thrashed 14-0 in Kate Sheppard Cup clash with Wairarapa United
New Plymouth Rangers women travelled to Masterton and were hammered 14-0 by Wairarapa United in their Kate Sheppard Cup clash. 
© 2021 Tue, 8 Jun 12:15am 

Masterton's $31m civic centre plans approved
Masterton District Council is moving ahead with funding a civic centre despite a lack of clarity over what it will look like and where it will be built. 
© 2021 Thu, 3 Jun 8:55am 

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Stabbing near Masterton, two youth being questioned
Two youths are in custody after a stabbing incident on a rural Masterton property on Wednesday afternoon. 
© 2021 Thu, 27 May 11:05am 

Person in police custody after walking near train tracks in Upper Hutt
Evening train services from Wellington to Masterton were delayed after a person was spotted on the tracks 
© 2021 Thu, 20 May 8:45pm 

Masterton votes for Maori wards
Wairarapa's first Maori wards were welcomed on Thursday with waiata and haka. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Thu, 20 May 7:45pm 

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Masterton farmer unshaken by proposed nearby dam project
Hypothetical models of a dam fail on a proposed reservoir would flood large parts of the Wairarapa valley, but engineers are confident it will never happen. 
© 2021 Mon, 17 May 11:05am 

Masterton proposal to build on War Memorial Stadium land revealed in council documents
Documents have revealed closed-doors discussions on demolishing Masterton's earthquake-prone civic centre and constructing a multi-purpose building on public-owned land occupied by the War Memorial Stadium. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Tue, 11 May 6:36pm 

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Wairarapa memorial proposed to recognise 'military families of the district'
A Masterton pair are proposing a new memorial to highlight the contribution of two Wairarapa units to World War I.The idea came to Alan Fielding when he saw memorials created in honour of other military units around the time of... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed, 28 Apr 11:04am 

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Green Party says it cannot repay $53,000 donated by animal abuser
The Green Party won't be accepting any more donations from a donor who has been found guilty of what's described as one of the worst cases of animal neglect ever seen in New Zealand.But it won't be repaying the $53,970 that Masterton... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 8 Jun 2:05pm 

Farmers flock to see Wiltshire wool-less sheep benefits
It is hoped a multi-year study on a research farm near Masterton will give farmers a better understanding of the benefits and costs of shifting to a wool-less flock. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Fri, 4 Jun 2:35pm 

Two people arrested after Masterton assault
Police have arrested two youths in relation to an assault in Masterton yesterday. At around 4.30pm two people attempted to steal a quad bike from a rural property in Skeets Rd. They were interrupted by the bike's owner and a fight... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu, 27 May 3:35pm 

Wairarapa Police investigate knife-point robbery in Masterton
An early morning knife-point robbery at a Masterton Service station on Saturday has Wairarapa Police appealing to the public for information. Detective Nick Bunny said the offender entered Masterton Gull service station just before... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon, 24 May 7:05am 

Masterton councillors to vote on Maori wards for 2022
Masterton councillors will vote tomorrow on creating Maori wards in time for the 2022 local elections. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Wed, 19 May 3:25pm 

Former Masterton District Council staffer blasts civic centre plans
Masterton District Council's former communications chief has joined the opposition to its civic centre project. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Mon, 17 May 9:25pm 

Earthquake modelling shows half of Masterton would be flooded if proposed Wairarapa dam failed
Hypothetical models of a dam fail on a proposed reservoir would flood large parts of the Wairarapa valley, but engineers are confident it will never happen. 
© 2021 Mon, 17 May 8:35am 

Masterton Council considered demolishing the home of Golden Shears, documents reveal
Masterton District Council (MDC) investigated demolishing the home of Golden Shears when considering options for a new civic centre, documents released under official information legislation have shown. MDC documents have revealed... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 11 May 9:05am 

Masterton's marathon man gunning for milestone with 300th race
With just one race to go, Graeme Tindall is about to hit a milestone most runners could never dream of. 
© 2021 Tue, 4 May 6:24am 

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