All aboard Leamington rail, Leamington Domain

Cambridge-Rotorua Live Steamers' Romoana Collins collecting tickets at Leamington Domain today

Cambridge-Rotorua Live Steamers’ Romoana Collins collecting tickets at Leamington Domain today

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Waipa Mayoral Cycle Challenge 2011

Join Mayor Alan Livingston celebrate Bike Wise month. Support the Mayor on a 10k cycle ride.

Title: Waipa Mayoral Cycle Challenge
Location: Leamington Domain
Start Time: 17:30
Date: TODAY 2011-02-16

Description: Leamington Domain, Wordsworth St, Cambridge. Join Mayor Alan Livingston celebrate Bike Wise month.

Support the Mayor on a 10k cycle ride. Children under 10 must by accompanied by an adult. Children 4-9 can remain at the park for fun cycling activities with Team Energize. Spot prizes, with a chance to win a cycle.

Roads will not be closed – normal road rules will apply. Refreshments will be on sale. If wet, postponement day will be Wednesday 23 February (listen to Classic Hits).

For more information contact Kerin McDonald Sport Waikato 7 823 2510

Welcome to Cambridge New Zealand – Leamington Domain

Welcome to Cambridge New Zealand

Leamington Domain band rotunda

Of domains we have four. Cambridge, Leamington, Horahora and Karapiro. Leamington Domain is bounded by Wordsworth, Scott, Raleigh and Tennyson Streets and includes a children’s playground, bowling club, netball courts, roller skating rink, camping ground, large green space used for cricket, golf practice and walking the dog and band rotunda. I had to spend the day indoors today so have fallen back on an image prepared earlier! Photograph made 17/2/2010.

Leamington New Zealand – Band rotunda 100th birthday cake

Leamington band rotunda 100 birthday cake

Ann Benson and Noeline Penfold Leamington Art Group members divide up the birthday cake which Your Cambridge News editor Mark Nogaj had cut moments earlier.

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Leamington New Zealand – Band rotunda 100 years old ctd.

Leamington Domain band rotunda

Leamington Domain band rotunda

Two photographs taken 50 years apart – I’m guessing – the black and white would seem, by the clothing, to be WW1 time – well, during the early to mid nineteen tens anyway – and I think comes from a postcard. The colour slide is from around 1960 – from the dress and the hats. Both show the band rotunda in its original position – some 100 metres from the present site. Our POV, similar in both, has Scott Street behind us – looking almost directly east – the current netball courts would be off in the top right of each photo with the present Leamington Bowls building in front of the band rotunda where the tennis courts are in the older image and on the far edge of the bowling green in the 1960s photo.

Update 23/5/2010: Hold that thought – I have just been informed that I might be wrong about the date of the black and white photo – could be in the late 20s?? I shall do some more research.

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Leamington New Zealand – Leamington Domain Band Rotunda

100th birthday party | Leamington Art Group

Leamington Domain Band Rotunda
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd of May 2010.
Photograph made 17/2/2010

Update 2:00pm 21/5/2010: That should read the band rotunda is 100 AND Leamington art group are hosting the celebrations.


Another view 7/7/2008 (low res.).
Band rotunda Leamington Domain Leamington New Zealand
And another, made Sunday 29/2/2006.

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