The 20th annual NZ Juggling Festival Lake Karapiro

The 20th annual New Zealand Juggling Festival Lake Karapiro New Zealand this weekend

The 20th annual New Zealand Juggling Festival at Lake Karapiro and Cambridge New Zealand this weekend. 2-4PM at Lake Karapiro today. 7:30PM at Cambridge Town Hall this evening AND at Cambridge Autumn Festival Main Street Carnival in Cambridge CBD tomorrow Sunday the 25th of March 2012. Photo taken 23-Mar-12 19:39 Judd Lane, Lake Karapiro Domain, Waipa, New Zealand.

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Cambridge NZ to Lake Karapiro cycleway-walkway Ctd.

The Cambridge to Lake Karapiro portion of Te Awa – the Great New Zealand River Ride (Ngaruawahia to Horahora). Although yet to appear in the Waikato portion of Te Araroa the national cycleway-walkway. The westerly end begins at the intersection of Carlyle Street where Browning Street becomes Maungatautari Road in Leamington. Some 6km in length, give or take, and running alongside Maungatautari Road (and the Waikato River – a paddock or so to the north) through Pukekura to Judd Lane at Lake Karapiro. The eastern portion at the Karapiro Hydro dam end is interesting – a cantilevered boardwalk arrangement below the place called Crows Nest (Redoubt) or Te Tiki o te Ihingarangi just as you drop down to the dam.

Welcome to Cambridge New Zealand – Lake Karapiro

Welcome to Cambridge New Zealand

From the upper deck of the Don Rowlands Centre Lake Karapiro

We are looking out over Lake Karapiro from the top level of the Don Rowlands Events Centre with the finish line for WRCH2010 just a tad to the right out of shot* (the new finish tower is about 15-20 metres off my right shoulder). This photograph was made on Saturday the 3rd of July 2010 the day Waipa District Council invited us out to have a look around our flash new events centre. With three sleeps to go until the 2010 World Rowing Championships this is the view greeting the organising staff if they pause for a moment to take in the view. That’s my dad Bruce Jeans on the right chatting with Waipa District councillor Grahame Webber (Maungatautari Ward Representative)**. The calm before …

*On second thoughts part of it most probably is in shot!

** And new Deputy Mayor of Waipa District! (update 10:25 27/10/2010)

Edited 13:28 28/10/2010

Welcome to Cambridge NZ – 2000 metre finish line Lake Karapiro

Welcome to Cambridge New Zealand

WRCH2010 2000 metre line

The 2000 metre rowing course finish line marked on the finish tower balcony at Lake Karapiro, Waikato, New Zealand. Welcome To Cambridge New Zealand is a series of photographs made between Friday the 1st of October and Sunday the 31st of October 2010 as we prepare to welcome visitors to the 2010 World Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro (30 October – 7 November 2010).

Cambridge NZ to Lake Karapiro cycleway-walkway

Map: updated 19/3/2011

Cambridge NZ to Lake Karapiro cycleway-walkway
This photograph: this evening 17:44 28/8/2010

Our portion of the national cycleway-walkway (the westerly end beginning at the intersection of Carlyle Street where Browning Street becomes Maungatautari Road – here in Leamington; which I assume will ultimately become part of Te Araroa – although I’m a tad uncertain as to how – and when – this jigsaw fits together) is under construction as we speak. Obviously a useful edition to the local infrastructure for the World Rowing Championships in sixty days time. Some 6km in length, give or take, and running alongside Maungatautari Road (and the Waikato River – a paddock or so to the north) through that area known as Pukekura to Judd Lane at Lake Karapiro. The part at the Karapiro Hydro dam end being the interesting bit – a boardwalk arrangement below the place called Crows Nest (Redoubt) or Te Tiki o te Ihingarangi just as you drop down to the dam.

Cambridge NZ to Lake Karapiro cycleway-walkway
This photograph: 14:25 26/8/2010

P.S. Have just discovered another name: It will eventually form part of “Te Awa – the Great New Zealand River Ride”, stretching from Ngaruawahia to Horahora. Not sure who is being quoted there? Do I need to add here that the Waikato River – which in it’s 425 kilometre entirety takes a roughly northwestern course – meanders from Horohoro through Cambridge to Mystery Creek in a more distinctly east west trajectory.