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Fluoridation: Wairarapa mayors back 'consumer choice'
Two mayors facing water fluoridation as default said they prefer consumer choice.
Planes on plug-in power: Electric future for Wairarapa air travel
Larger electric planes could be a feature on the timetable within 10 years.
Tree jobs take root after cash injection in Wairarapa
A $1 million tree pruning project aims to create long-term employment in Wairarapa.
Dog detective unleashed in Wairarapa wetland to sniff out pest plants
Bailey was brought to the Wairarapa coastline to find pest cordgrass, or spartina anglica.
Low rainfall sees water restrictions extended across Wairarapa
Residents are being urged to curb water use as the dry season looms.
Featherston tiny homes developer wants red tape cut
Developer says backing for tiny homes could be a 'silver bullet' for the housing crisis.
World-famous Masterton event seeks waste bylaw changes
New rules aim to control the dumping of spam mail and waste from large public events.