Posts Tagged ‘ Woodlands Café ’

Party at Woodlands

Dec 16th, 2013 | By

More than 100 children, 30 or so adults and some very well behaved small ponies converged on Woodlands Cafe last Friday.  It was the end of year Christmas party for Rainbows Early Childcare Centre and much fun was had, says Jo Worthington. Tugs of war, pony rides, a bouncy castle – in addition to the

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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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Apr 5th, 2013 | By

Number 8 Network’s Annette Taylor has been out and about with her camera, saying hello to some of the new business popping up in Gordonton.  Some were out when she called, so watch this space.  There are more to nab. Meet Leon Ly,  the new owner of Gordonton Bakehouse and Takeaways, who took over from

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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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