April 2021 Meeting

Happy birthday Mr Shakespeare Our 21 April 2021 speaker was Associate Professor Mark Houlahan, University of Waikato, speaking on the topic of William Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s birth date is traditionally celebrated as April 23rd, 1564, also St George’s Day. So we got in a few days early to celebrate his 457th birthday. If you missed the […]

Australian Writers’ Group

Thomas Keneally, Australian author   In April, the Australian Writers group read books by Thomas Keneally   Born in Sydney, 1935, he is a prolific novelist having written over 40 novels, and was the first Australian to win the Booker price for Schindler’s Ark in 1982. In 1983, he was made an Officer of the […]

Waikato River Bridge

Construction of a new bridge over the Waikato River and surrounding transport network is now under way. The network will be a key connection into Peacocke from Hillcrest and the eastern suburbs. Hamiltonians can keep track of progress on their newest bridge without leaving their house, thanks to camera technology installed on site. Hamilton City Council […]