Posts Tagged ‘ horsham downs ’

The fantails of Horsham Downs

Jan 14th, 2013 | By

Dave Stanley was scooting down his Horsham Downs driveway t’other day, when a little bird shot past. It turned out to be a fantail chick, and the mother soon appeared. Dave and wife Pam spent the next hour or so with the family and were thoroughly enchanted.  Every now and then mum would lose sight

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Local cook book hot off the press

Jul 5th, 2012 | By

It’s a cook book for kids with a definite family flavour. Horsham Down’s Claudia Aalderink and daughter Isa have produced What’s Cooking, a cookbook packed with mouth watering photography and recipes to match. It started, says Claudia, as a Wintec Media Arts project, the final one for her degree. “And I knew I wanted to

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Rural women walk

May 10th, 2012 | By

Rural Women NZ members and friends walked the length of New Zealand on the weekend, then turned round and walked halfway back again! Six of those troopers were from Horsham Downs; and clocked up 39.6km around Lake Kainui. The collective effort was part of the global Women Walk the World challenge to raise funds to

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Celebrating in pictures

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

It’s been six months since we started N8N and we’ve collected a bushel barrel sackful of great  photographs. For your viewing pleasure, we have assembled some of the jewels in the following slideshow. Sorry about the spider. [portfolio_slideshow]



Cycle frenzy for Horsham Downs

Oct 19th, 2011 | By

A fantastic pedalling time was had by all.  Horsham Down’s resident Julie Roe, with a few other parents, led a massive cycle attack for keen young ‘uns yesterday. Terene Parker was there, and on her bike with camera in hand. Julie told N8N before the trip that similar outings were often the thing kids said 

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Horsham Downs students walk the walk

Sep 26th, 2011 | By

The principal sauntered, children ambled and parents strode – unless it was the other way around. Horsham Downs Primary School pupils (and parents) took part in last week’s World Car Free Day, and left their motors at home to walk to school. It was great fun, and Terene Parker was there with her trusty camera

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