Wairarapa

Wairarapa (/ˌwaɪərəˈræpə/; ) is a geographical region of New Zealand. It occupies the south-eastern corner of the North Island, east of metropolitan Wellington and south-west of the Hawke's Bay region. It is lightly populated, having several rural service towns, with Masterton being the largest. It is named after its largest lake, Lake Wairarapa.

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Pahiatua Railway Station
... Pahiatua railway station is a station on the Wairarapa Line, a railway line that runs through the Wairarapa region of New Zealand’s North Island ... As Pahiatua is one of the more significant towns in the northern Wairarapa, the station was for many years one of the few staffed stations on the northern section of the line ...
County Of Hawke - History
... One of the changes meant the Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay electorate was split into its two separate components (with both Wairarapa and County of Hawke expanding inland into ... Members of Parliament, James Ferguson, incumbent in the seat as member for the previous Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay electorate and Thomas FitzGerald from 26 April to 5 November ...
Tauweru
... Tauweru, alternatively Taueru, is a locality in the Wairarapa region of New Zealand's North Island ... Tauweru is situated east of the Wairarapa's largest town, Masterton, and is located on the main road between Masterton and Castlepoint ... The nearest railway is the Wairarapa Line in Masterton ...
Charles Rooking Carter - Biography
... of New Zealand Years Term Electorate Party 1859–1860 2nd Wairarapa Independent 1860–1865 3rd Wairarapa Independent Carter was born in Kendal, Westmorland, the ... In 1853 he was elected to the committee of the Wairarapa Small Farms Association, an organisation responsible for the settlement of Greytown and Masterton ... Carter represented the Wairarapa in the Wellington Provincial Council from 1857 to 1864, and in the General Assembly (for Wairarapa) from 1859 to 1865 ...