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Local history gem discussed at AGM 7 April 2016

Local history gem discussed at AGM

Hawke’s Bay Founders members attending their AGM for 2015-16 at Duart House, Havelock North, were treated to an excellent summary of their past year’s activities by their new President, Paddy Bayley. This was followed by an interesting talk by two Havelock North identities on the history of Duart House.

Feisty ladies tame a run-down farm 23 February 2016

Feisty ladies tame a run-down farm

It’s possibly not so much in vogue now, but the saying, “a chip off the old block” was given a real life example in a recent talk to the Hawke’s Bay branch of the New Zealand Founders Society.

Echoes of yesteryear at historic Hawke’s Bay home, Oruawharo 23 February 2016

Echoes of yesteryear at historic Hawke’s Bay home, Oruawharo

When we hear the term ‘tucked away,’ it often suggests something in a special place as perhaps with a ‘secret garden.’

Waikato Christmas meeting 2015 15 February 2016

Waikato Christmas meeting 2015

Some photos from the 2015 Christmas meeting

Hawkes Bay Branch Mystery Coach Tour 19 October 2015

Hawkes Bay Branch Mystery Coach Tour

Mystery tour proves a winner for history group

A recent mystery coach trip by Hawke’s Bay Founders opened their eyes to the attractive scenery and welcoming farm environs that exist on our region’s doorstep.

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