Posts Tagged ‘ Orini Combined School ’

Pick of the Crop

Nov 14th, 2018 | By
Missing dog

Speaking of pick of the crop, the spring harvest is off to a great start at Zealong Tea –     And congrats to Carley Bryan, Jayden Bryan and Jay Gardiner from Orini Combined School.  The three competed in the Thames valley champs 2018 at Patetonga.     Jayden Bryan walked away with 2nd place

[continue reading…]



Pick of the Crop

Sep 11th, 2018 | By
Great Beginnings Gordonton

Spring really has sprung. You can always tell because the alpacas at Cornerstone Alpaca Stud take their first dip for the year.  Look at these bathing beauties!     Futher proof is this glorious pic from Garden Graphix – the spectacular Magnolia Iolanthe.   And students at Orini Combined School are getting stuck into the

[continue reading…]



‘Alternative’ ag days gears up

Aug 29th, 2018 | By
Hollie Fulton and Glow

  Plans are underway and looking good for an exciting Whitikahu/Orini Combined School Ag Day. “We’re excited to be trying something new,” says organising committee member Megan Gaukrodger. “There will be a evening prize giving, and ribbons and cup/trophies given out for the calves, and winners of the lambs, goats and chickens too. We’re hoping

[continue reading…]



Pick of the crop

Aug 12th, 2018 | By
Kim Gardiner

SPRING HAS SPRUNG!  We have proof.  Here’s a photo of Gordonton’s Kim Gardiner with a new friend. Mother Marie says her daughter loves her lambs.     As does this mother.  Thanks for the pics Marie!     And what is this?  Could it be a Moanasaurus, a marine dinosaur that lived in the seas

[continue reading…]



The pick of the crop

Jun 17th, 2018 | By
Ian Riddell

Here’s the regular pictorial round-up of all things awesome in our patch.  How about this for a real pick of the crop?  Ian Riddell is delighted with the early flowering blooms at Clandon Daffodils.   (Their shop opens Monday July 2!)         The sunrise was gorgeous at Cornerstone Alpaca Stud last week. 

[continue reading…]



Moxy doxy dump trucks and mud

Jun 11th, 2018 | By
Huimai Playcentre

Our regular picture round-up of cool things happening in our Home Range. The fog cleared, the blue sky arrived and the big yellow machines came out to play! Check out this great pic of Huimai Playcentre’s visit to the Huntly Section of the Waikato Expressway on the first of June. The children were in awe

[continue reading…]