Posts Tagged ‘ Wairere Nursery ’

Pick of the crop

Jul 16th, 2018 | By
Carnival the donkey

It seems the animals and the weather dominate this week’s Pick of the Crop!  A wood pigeon called in to Great Beginnings Gordonton to have a look around.      Wood pigeons are not all that common around Gordonton so this a good record!  Look at these young ornithologists keeping watch –     Staying

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Pick of the crop

Jul 5th, 2018 | By
alpaca scarf

The best of a good bunch – and top of the morning to you.  Garden Graphix’s Anthony Skinner caught this mid-winter shot from his studio at Wairere Nursery.     But wait – there’s more! A friend snapped this moving (literally!) shot of cows recently and we couldn’t resist adding it to the collection.  (Just

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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. 

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Pics of good cheer

Jun 4th, 2015 | By

Don’t let this grim bleak weather get you down.  Here’s some pics from around the district over the last few weeks – some stunning shots to brighten the dullest day, taken by some wonderful photrographers! The first is taken by Alison Campbell, who was walking her dog Ben one Autumn morn’.   Staying with the

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Harry’s champion curried sausies

Oct 28th, 2014 | By

It must be more than 20 years ago that I got this fine recipe from Harry, down the road at Wairere Nursery. Lloyd and I used to cook up a storm back then; most Monday evenings I’d call around and we’d experiment with herbs and spices and other exotic ingredients which I’d write up as

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Gordonton – the opera

Dec 3rd, 2013 | By

One from the vaults – Number 8 Network’s Annette Taylor spent a day talking to folk in and around Gordonton for a special feature in the Waikato Times. Photographer Donna Walsh accompanied her and the piece ran in August 2009. Here it is again, with some extra comments as well.   SECONDS AFTER Donna Walsh

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