Posts Tagged ‘ Judy Cole ’

Stars shine at Woodlands

May 2nd, 2016 | By
Woodlands Idol microphone

The stars were out in full force at Woodlands on Saturday night. It was a full house of more than 160 people for the second-ever Woodlands Idol, the first taking place in 2011. Seven talented contestants from the greater Waikato took to the stage to raise more than $4000 for a new visitor centre and

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Celebrations at Woodlands

Nov 9th, 2013 | By

The champagne flowed at Woodlands Cafe last night. There were a few things to celebrate, including the construction of the new Gavin Grain Pavilion. Work started on the new addition in September, and it will be the perfect place to watch cricket games from, says cafe owner Judy Cole. “We’ve had ongoing extenstions to the

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Pavilion takes shape

Oct 11th, 2013 | By

WHAT RAIN? Judy Cole stands on what one day soon will be the Gavin Grain Pavilion, at Woodlands. “It’s going to be a shelter or shade for visitors to Woodlands, so they can enjoy cricket games over the summer, and any other activity that goes on,” says Judy. Construction started last month and progress has

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Cafes in Judy’s blood

Nov 13th, 2012 | By

Judy Cole likes a challenge. On the first of October she began running Woodlands Café, nestled on the Woodlands estate. A familiar face to many – she was a Waikato District Councillor for 12 years – Judy has served on the Woodlands Trust and undertaken much voluntary work in the district. From England originally, she

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Art Trail opening simply grand

Mar 29th, 2012 | By

More than 125 people packed into the Woodlands Function Centre for the grand opening of this year’s Huntly and Districts Art Trail. Co-ordinator Judy Cole was delighted with the turn-out, and says guests were greeted at the door with a bubbly South African wine, platters of bread, cheese and dips. “As well as a wonderful

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Art trail this weekend!

Mar 12th, 2012 | By

It’s only a matter of days until this year’s Huntly and Districts Art Trail kicks off and all is looking good for the opening at Woodlands, says co-ordinator Judy Cole. “We’re starting to get very excited, and are hoping for a good turnout.  We’ve managed to get some South African entertainment for the night, as

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