Three Greytown artists have been chosen for select categories in the New Zealand Art Show in late July.
The development of an all-weather equestrian arena at Solway Showgrounds, Masterton, is to receive a $20,000 boost.
Chocolate and garden compost do not usually belong in the same sentence - but it was a couple of decadent chocolate desserts, made by local a mother and son team, that helped get a tiny South Wairarapa school its own composting system.
Gambling trusts will have to return more pokie machine proceeds to the community under law changes announced by Government today. Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain said that the gambling reforms would make the non-casino gaming sector more transparent, save industry from compliance costs, and increase funding to the community. The changes were designed to complement Maori Party MP Te Ururoa Flavell's gambling bill. At present, gambling societies or trusts which redistributed pokie proceeds had to return a minimum of 37 per cent of this money to sports groups and other community organisations. Mr…
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