Posts Tagged ‘ Woodlands ’

Fun days at Woodlands

Apr 23rd, 2019 | By
Woodlands fundays

Number 8 Network shares some photo highlights from the Pioneer Fundays held at Woodlands Estate last week.  The free family fun, during the school holidays, are an extravaganza of 19th Century delights and goings-on – featuring pony rides, vintage machinery, old fashioned games, and skills including butter churning.  It was a fabulous three days, thank

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Pick of the crop

Nov 20th, 2018 | By
Great Beginnings

It seems there are many things going on around here that involve food.  And drink. We rather liked these pics of how freshly handpicked leaves are turned into tea at Zealong.  Leaves are only harvested and processed for about 60 days a year at the estate, so they arranged a special factory visit for new

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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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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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Art and about in the Waikato

Feb 27th, 2012 | By

A veritable frenzy of all things arty will take place next month, for the fourth Huntly and Districts Art Trail. The two-day event kicks off at our very own Woodlands on Friday night, and it’s looking to be a splendid evening, says co-ordinator Judy Cole. “More than 40 artists are taking part in the weekend,

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Last of the Summer reading

Jan 30th, 2012 | By

Did we have a Summer just then? Possibly in the days to come… N8N is back on board, bright eyed and bushy tailed, and presents herewith the final instalment on what books folk are dipping into over their breaks. Recently retired Waikato district councillor Rod Wise is reading Russell Stone’s Makers of Fortune. Published in

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