Woodlands all ready for Christmas

Number 8 Network got into the festive spirit and took an early stroll around the Christmas-decorated historic Woodlands Homestead. 

Loved the little owl who popped up right at the start –


Photo of owl at Woodlands



Woodlands Mantel piece



Woodlands reindeer


This guy is such a star, too!


Woodlands polar bear


The Woodlands staircase, always beautiful –


Photo of Woodlands staircase




Photo of Woodlands wreath


Hard to beat Christmas reindeer –


Woodlands reindeer




Woodlands Xmas tree


Table is all set  –


Woodlands Xmas table


And another splendid tree –

Photo of Woodlands Xmas tree


The journo in my loved this!  (When I started at the Waikato Times we had typewriters just like this one. )


Photo of typewriter


Well done to the hard working Christmas elves!

Woodlands Estate is open from 10am to 4pm every day.  Entry to the homestead $2

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Number 8 Network - a community website for the rural areas northeast of Hamilton, NZ, is run by Gordonton journalist/editor Annette Taylor.

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