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Wairarapa offers visitors plenty to see and do during DHL New Zealand Lions Series

There are plenty of activities and events being held in the Wairarapa, a region only a one hour's drive or train ride from Wellington, the Capital City of New Zealand, during the DHL New Zealand Lions Series. These include:

SIR BRIAN LOCHORE PART OF INCREDIBLE LINE-UP OF GUEST SPEAKERS AT RUGBY DINNER IN MASTERTON

Former All Black player, coach and selector Sir Brian Lochore is one of three guest speakers at a special rugby dinner to be held in Masterton next month.

Sir Brian, who coached the All Blacks to victory in the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987, will be joined by former Lions player John Jeffrey and French rugby referee Romain Poite at the dinner - Rugby Yarns with The Lion, The All Black and The Ref – on June 28th 2017 at the Copthorne Hotel & Resort Solway Park.

SPECIAL LIONS TRAIN FROM WAIRARAPA TO WELLINGTON & BACK PROVING POPULAR

Tickets are selling steadily for special trains scheduled to and from Wellington from the Wairarapa for the upcoming DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017.

Hard on the Heels photography exhibition returns to Wairarapa

The acclaimed photography exhibition Hard on the Heels, by leading New Zealand photojournalist Peter Bush, will return to Masterton this winter.

The exhibition will feature 95 of Bush’s personal favourite photos that were taken over an incredible 60-year period. The photos include great All Black moments, controversial and contentious moments and candid behind-the-scenes shots. It features All Black legends from Sir Brian Lochore, Bob Scott and Sir Wilson Whineray, to Ian Kirkpatrick, Colin Meads, Graham Mourie and Jonah Lomu, along with star players from other rugby nations.

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