2010 Cambridge to Hamilton Child Cancer Toy Run

The annual Ulysses Club Motorcycle Toy Run from Cambridge to Hamilton to raise money for child cancer left Alpha Street Cambridge at 11am this morning for Garden Place in Hamilton a distance of roughly 25 kilometres. Official photos taken at the start of the run will be available during the next couple of days at hotshotstogo.co.nz.

Carolyn Parkes The Deli on the corner

Tomorrow, Sunday the 28th of February 2010, is Carolyn’s last day as owner of The Deli on the corner after seven and a half years. She will be greatly missed. BTW normal service continues on Monday morning under new ownership. The Deli On The Corner 48 Victoria Street, Cambridge, Waikato 3434, New Zealand +64 7Continue reading “Carolyn Parkes The Deli on the corner”

Adopt a Club | NZ Rowing Champs winner

The brief was to photograph the Cambridge window displays for the 2010 New Zealand Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro last week. I expanded the project just a tad. The recording of this ‘event’ was a joint venture between Michael Jeans and Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. To purchase prints and image files or establish links to your website please contact me.

The winning window is Empire The Hair Designers featuring adopted club Counties Manukau Rowing Club. To visit the gallery featuring all the displays simply click on the photo above.

Best of New Zealand Geographic Photographic Exhibition

Stopping in Taupo for lunch today I notice the rather large ‘rustic’ and somewhat surreal sign for the Best of New Zealand Geographic Photographic Exhibition. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to visit the exhibition which I understand was showing close by at the Taupo Great Lakes Centre.

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Abbie Jury has been writing for the garden pages of the Taranaki Daily News on a weekly basis for the past 14 years, and contributes to various other gardening publications. Readership surveys by the Daily News rank her highly (of late, second only to the TV critic) for her combination of technical knowledge, an appropriately down to earth approach, wry wit and flowing writing style.

Abbie gardens alongside her husband Mark (himself a plantsman of note and internationally renowned plant breeder) at Tikorangi – The Jury Garden in North Taranaki, New Zealand.

The Cambridge Antiques

Cambridge Antiques Cricket Club walk on to No 1 Oval at St Peter’s School Cambridge New Zealand, after lunch on this Sunday afternoon, the 7th of February 2010, to defend their 181 run innings against visitors the Onehunga Mallers. Golden Oldies Cricket – played worldwide – has some 15 teams competing in our region from Dargaville north of Auckland to Taupo in the south. In 2010 club members are involved in the 2010 Parliament and Celebrity Cricket Match – Celebrating 140 years of Cricket in Cambridge – on Sunday the 28th of February at Victoria Square Cambridge – and the 2010 Golden Oldies Cricket Festival at Harrogate England in August. Cambridge Antiques’ next match, a home game, will be on Sunday the 21st of February at Victoria Square Cambridge against Rotorua’s Geyserland Googlies. This afternoon the Onehunga Mallers came home in 32 overs, to win the limited over match, with 182 runs for the loss of six wickets. There are a few more photos here.

St Andrews Anglican Church Cambridge NZ

St Andrews’ Auckland Anniversary Day market day is an annual affair. Today it has many visitors as right along side SH1 traffic crawls home from the long weekend. One attraction is the church itself. As I sit still in a pew for five minutes taking this photograph I am intrigued by the comments of those seeing the inside of the church for the first time – I have known it all my life.