Wairarapa Blog

Lick your lips, here's your Wairarapa food & wine trip

Fabulous food and great wine are a long-held winning combo; add in a stunning setting, and boom, there is magic in the air.

Martinborough wine village serves up this triumphant trifecta in bucket loads, no matter what the season. Even with Jack Frost nipping at the door, this little gem of town is a couple’s paradise.

Weekend sorted with the family


A weekend in Masterton is good to go, and there is fun for everyone.

Whether you are whipping on over from Wellington or making a dash down SH2 from the Manawatu or Hawke’s Bay, Masterton is easy driving.

Spoilt for choice with Wairarapa March events

Castlepoint Beach Races

Yes, the glorious Wairarapa summer continues but at last the sting has gone from the sizzling heat, perfect timing then for a host of outdoor events.

The perfect family Waitangi weekend

Waitangi Day 6 Feb 2020

Whoo hoo, another long weekend is on its way, (assuming you are cheekily taking Friday off).