Posts Tagged ‘ calf club day ’

Magic at Tauhei

Oct 22nd, 2013 | By

It was a magical time at Tauhei Combined School’s Livestock Day, says Angela Martin. She files this account. Grappling with the idea of getting two young boys out of bed and ready for the day ahead, proved to be an easier task than imagined. This was the day when their hard work- along with 28

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That’s some cup

Nov 5th, 2012 | By

All this talk of Calf Club Days from years gone by has caused Gordonton resident Alan Sharp to send in the above photo, taken in 1951.  He wants to know if anyone recognises the cup – probably from Gordonton School – and if it still exists.  He wonders who has the honour of being the

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Sixty years of calf club celebrated

Sep 24th, 2012 | By

The Hamilton North Agricultural Group celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Avril McBeth takes a look at the group’s history. First known as the Ngaruawahia Agricultural Group, the first meeting was held on April 7 1952 at the instigation of the late Mr Ralph Birdsall, a delegate from the then South Auckland Education Board. The

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Stars at ag day

Oct 8th, 2011 | By

Former townie Daniel Mills goes to his first ever calf club day at Gordonton School. His comment: “Next time I’m bringing my gumboots.” Just as well he brought his camera.  There were the usual suspects: kids, four-footed kids, calves and lambs, and espresso coffee for good adults. [portfolio_slideshow]