Cambridge Post Office past employees

Gathered today at Leamington Bowls, Leamington Domain. If you would like to view the photos pop into Hot Shots To Go in Cambridge. Otherwise ring or email me and we’ll sort something out. But not before Tuesday. I have a rotten head cold. Back row: Rena Pedersen, Jill Hazelden, Raelene Kilpatrick, Jeannie Stewart, Gael WrightContinue reading “Cambridge Post Office past employees”

Bay of Plenty Mens Choir

Bussing in from the BOP The Bay of Plenty Mens Choir sings with conviction and skill to an appreciative audience at Raleigh Street Christian Centre, Leamington, this afternoon, Sunday the 20th of July 2008. Above: Choir members Ivan Hewlett, George Pardy, Jim McBride and David Cantwell as The Harmony Four sang two items. Today isContinue reading “Bay of Plenty Mens Choir”


About now Jasmine is being conferred with her PhD at ANU in Canberra. JJ at Tikorangi, north Taranaki. 3rd of September 1998. Jasmine attended Urenui Primary School, Manukorihi Intermediate, Sacred Heart Girls’ College New Plymouth, New Plymouth Girls’ High School, University of Canterbury and Massey University before moving to The Australian National University. Jasmine isContinue reading “JJ”

Kerbside advertising

Redrawn electoral boundaries mean, for the first time in my life, I live in a truly contestable electorate. Great. The 2008 electorate profiles are published on the Parliament website. You can download and view the PDFs that map the Taupo Electorate here. This map on the Elections New Zealand site is also useful. And theContinue reading “Kerbside advertising”

Commemorative t-shirt

Archbishop of Cambrai, Archbishop François Garnier presents Reverend Andrew Hedge, Vicar of St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Cambridge a t-shirt listing the names of 93 New Zealand soldiers who died during the liberation of Le Quesnoy in November 1918. T-Shirt detail. Edited: 09:41 12/7/2008 Many attending from the Archdiocese of Cambrai, the Diocese of Lille andContinue reading “Commemorative t-shirt”

St Peter’s Church Cambridge

French and North American pilgrims along with local parishioners celebrate communion, this morning, Friday the 11th of July 2008, at St Peter’s Church, Anzac Street, Cambridge. The travellers continue, this weekend, to take part in World Youth Day in Sydney from Tuesday 15 to Sunday 20 July 2008 in the presence of Pope Benedict XVI.Continue reading “St Peter’s Church Cambridge”

What is Cambridge township?

I find the branding of Waipa problematical as it subverts the identity of our town. More so when that branding appropriates iconography clearly identifiable as Cambridge. Our Chamber of Commerce refers to Cambridge as a township. My current favourite is little big town which came, I think, from the visitor people. Confusion reigns. Whether weContinue reading “What is Cambridge township?”