MASTERTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 02: Rowland Smith celebrates with the Open Challenge Trophy after winning Open Shearing Final during the Golden Shears Shearing & Woolhandling Championship, at the Genesis Recreation Centre on March 2, 2013 in Masterton, New Zealand.
Nominating Cooke for the (Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy) is about the equivalent of nominating Sirhan Sirhan as the prisoner of the year
Nominating Cooke for the Masterton is about the equivalent of nominating Sirhan Sirhan for prisoner of the year. An outrageous lack of judgment on the part of the Pittsburgh press.More quotes »
Rangers' Marc Staal noted for his perseverance; Dan Girardi a 'Good Guy'
Staal, who hopes to return soon from an injury that damaged his right eye, has been nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.The trophy is awarded annually since 1967-68 to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, Read more »
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Nurse attacked in ambulance
viciously attacked her in the back of an ambulance. Lower Hutt Police Senior Sergeant Pat Thomas said yesterday a 28-year-old Masterton man was to appear in Hutt District Court facing a charge of injuring with intent to injure in relation to an attack late from Wairarapa Times-Age Read more »
Two months in prison + one day = $350
in prison begged a judge, from the dock, to keep him incarcerated for an extra day so he could pocket a $350 Winz grant. In the Masterton District Court on Thursday, Darryl Leonard Connor, 37, pleaded guilty to two charges of breaching a protection order and from Wairarapa Times-Age Read more »
Old home evokes memories
an inevitable wave of nostalgia, Masterton octogenarian Owen Prior is a realist over the fate of his old family home at 46 Perry St. As the two-storey home comes apart brick-by-brick the retired doctor, whose father before him also lived and worked from the from Wairarapa Times-Age Read more »
Masterton woman hit boy, 7, in street, court told
prosecuting, told Judge Tom Broadmore that on Wednesday, January 30 about 8.30am, Rimene was walking along Queen St in Masterton when she saw a young boy with his mother, grandmother and younger brother. He was unknown to her but she became extremely irate from Wairarapa Times-Age Read more »
Bail for home invasion accused
an address in the Carterton area, while Riwhia Peneha has been bailed to Upper Hutt. The three accused are due to appear in Masterton District Court again in relation to the charges on May 30. The two victims of the alleged home invasion were taken to Wairarapa from Wairarapa Times-Age Read more »