"I used to live in Martinborough circa 1980" Wairarapa by craic

Wairarapa Travel Guide: 77 reviews and 166 photos

Some things haven't changed - it was nice to see some familiar edifaces when I visited the old place with my son in the winter of 2008.

Here is where my house used to be. The old shed is still there, and the pump house in the distance.

And the swing bridge over the Hungaroa River. But it looks pretty rickety now. I didn't try to use it.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Still a really nice place.
  • Cons:I know it can flood from time to time.
  • In a nutshell:Very nice country, very nice people.
  • Intro Updated Apr 22, 2009
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  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Dec 2, 2009 at 5:47 AM

    l love these sorts of places. hope it dosent change until i get there ! maybe in 2011

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2009 at 4:46 AM

    A shop open from 3 am to 1pm for the shearers! I never realized shearers have to get up that early!!

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    May 11, 2009 at 12:56 PM

    That is a great rate for this hotel - $200 off! ...beautiful place you used to live in! Norman :)

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2009 at 2:45 PM

    Jenn, it may have been a small page but it packed a lot of whallop with your excellent hotel and strange store hours tips!! I never realized we were such close neighbours all those years ago when I lived just next-door in Port Moresby!

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2009 at 2:53 AM

    Yes it's so pleasant to visit old places... I'd like come back to many of them...

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