Posts Tagged ‘ Whitikahu School ’

‘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

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Pick of the crop

Jun 29th, 2018 | By
The Mandarin Tree's Claudia

Here be our regular pictorial rural round-up.  It was a bonny morning at Cornerstone Alpaca Stud – look at all the alpacas grazing away!  (‘Red sky in morning…’ – rain must have followed!)     Here’s The Mandarin Tree’s Claudia Aalderink’s gorgeous leaf from a chilly morning recently.     Keeping warm and cosy was

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Whitikahu calls Fukushima

Mar 9th, 2018 | By
Whitikahu Japan

Whitikahu Primary, NZ, meet Odaka Elementary, Japan. In the first of its kind, a video chat was held for students from both countries last Friday. The idea had been mooted around Christmas – Iris Riddell, born and raised in Gordonton, teaches English at Odaka, in Fukushima Prefecture, just 16km from the disabled Fukushima Nuclear Power

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Labours of love shine at ag day

Oct 4th, 2011 | By

Whitikahu’s Jesse Boyd braved the rain to attend her local ag day. She reports from the scene of much wet wooliness. Both experienced Agriculture Day enthusiasts and weather forecasters alike had predicted rain and, as promised, Orini and Whitikahu Schools’ joint Ag Day was a wet one. It was also the culmination of much hard work

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