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Summer/Autumn 2016 Class Schedule Available Now

Hello Hoopers!  The Summer/Autumn 2016 Class Schedule is now available.  Coops Hoops is offering three classes this term.  Beginners and Beyond is being held on Tuesdays in Carterton, starting 23rd Feb at 7pm and running for 8 weeks; and in Greytown on Thursdays at 6.45pm.   144 more words


The best castle in New Zealand

Okay, it’s not like the magnificent stone castles you often find throughout Europe. But New Zealand does have something just as magnificent called Castlepoint. Unlike the stone castles that were man-made in Europe, Castlepoint’s stone beauty comes from the work of nature. 269 more words

A summer walk

It was lovely to go for an evening walk yesterday.  The season is maturing, the berries ripening in time for late summer, the grass seeds golden and ripe. 29 more words

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Interview with Julie Lamb, of the Julie Lamb Band

The Julie Lamb Band is playing at King Street Live on Friday 20th November!  Doors open at 7pm.

Here’s my recent interview with Julie Lamb: 49 more words


A rural day out

Having moved to rural New Zealand, I am determined to enjoy all that being ‘in the country’ (as we say here) has to offer.  The annual Wairarapa Agricultural & Pastoral Society Show is being held this weekend, so the young man and I trotted along to see what was to be found!   515 more words