Posts Tagged ‘ horsham downs ’

Danger spot on Horsham Downs Rd

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By

Claudia Aalderink  is concerned about the safety of a section of Horsham Downs Rd, after her car ran off the road recently. “I had just dropped my daughter off at school and was returning home and the next thing I knew, the car had flipped down the bank and landed in a paddock, facing the

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Horsham Downs fundraiser brings out the Smurfs

Sep 6th, 2011 | By

There were Smurfs, there were cowboys, there was the entire crew of MASH and even Darth Vader showed up. This odd assortment and more was seen at the recent Horsham Downs quiz night, raising $11,000 for the school. Intrepid photographer Terene Parker was there and snapped the following: [portfolio_slideshow]



When the cream was collected by boat

Aug 10th, 2011 | By

This photo was taken about 1908 and is said to have been at ‘Horsham Downs’.



In search of the big bird

Jul 31st, 2011 | By

We’d heard of the famous Horsham Downs ostrich – but had yet to see her with our own eyes.  We grabbed the Auckland family who were visiting, the camera and set off for a Sunday morning stroll along the Osborne Rd  walkway. We got directions from a friendly local who pointed us along Reynolds Rd,

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Meet Osborne

Jul 30th, 2011 | By

Number8Network is the new home of Osborne, a pukeko who lives in a paddock near Horsham Downs and has an opinion on most things.



Horsham Downs beekeepers well placed in national awards

Jul 12th, 2011 | By

Hearty congratulations to Horsham Downs beekeepers Stephanie and Martin Lynch, who have picked up third place in the 2011 Farmers’ Markets NZ Awards, in the From the Kitchen Bench category.