Monday 19th February 2018

Community Calendar – January / February

MUSIC, MUSICALS & THEATRE Luck of the Irish February 1, 11am-1pm, Hawkins Theatre, 13 Ray Small Drive, Papakura.  Offering a little bit of (old) country...

Over the Gate with Frankin A&P Society event co-ordinator Jacqui Wadham

It may take a village to raise a child but it requires the efforts of folk from both town and country to pull off...

Raising the standard (breds)

In simple terms, when it comes to the 'gee-gees', success quite literally begets success. But ensuring the right begetting is being done often comes...

Over the Gate with Kimber Brown

While a certain Pukeoware couple may have long been the 'Elder' statesmen of the cause to protect the magnificent Kaimanawa horses, Marilyn and Elder...

Community Calendar – December 2017

  Christmas   Santa parades Tuakau – December 2, from 3pm, George St, Tuakau Papakura – December 3, from 3pm, Great South Rd, Papakura Pukekohe – December 3, from 2pm,...

Community Calendar – November 2017

Arts Sculpture in the Gardens November 11-February 25, 8am-8pm, Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens.  This month visitors to the Auckland Botanic Gardens will...

Locals on the lamb

If children are going growing up in the country, it’s important they grow up knowing how to take care of little lambs, calves, chooks and...

Over the Gate with Merlyn Thompson

Never work with children or animals, they say; Merlyn Thompson, works with both! And, with 13 years of teaching under her belt, this local...

Counting her chickens before they hatch

Anyone thinking of keeping a few chooks to sell eggs at the gate is unlikely to feather their nest but the pleasure of caring...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR – October 2017

Animal Antics National Dog Show October 6-8, 9am-4pm, Sir Woolf Fisher Arena, Vodafone Events Centre, 770 Great South Rd, Manukau While every dog may have his day,...

WIN!

WIN! NEW SEASON ELM LONG SLEEVE TEE

Known for its pops of colours, deluxe knitwear and simple approach to dressing, Elm garments are a leisure time favourite and as the weather starts to cool this new Elm navy, long sleeve tee...

Win! Cricket Outlaws by Austin Robertson

Helmets, white balls, coloured clothing and (even worse) professional players? It’s just not cricket! Except it is, thanks to an Aussie mogul who dared challenge those who ran the ‘gentleman’s game.’ In this book, former...

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