Blood Moon and Eclipse

This month we were able to see the Blood Moon and eclipse. If you missed it, here is a useful link:


U3A Hamilton has two gardening groups. Here are some links to explore for all things gardening, enjoy. BlogsThese are online diaries of some keen New Zealand gardeners. Sign up for alerts for when a new posting is available: New Zealand gardens to visitIf you are out and about, try one of these […]

Rob McGowan, Speaker, 19 May, 2021

Monthly Meeting 19 May 2021Rob McGowan, Pa Ropata, Tiwaiwaka – Looking at the environment through Māori eyes.Rob spoke on the work he is concerned and passionate about. Here are some notes off his webpage. Tiwaiwaka is one of the Māori names for the fantail, a bird very important in the traditional world of the Māori. […]

Australian author Patrick White

Patrick White Patrick White was born in London to Australian parents on 28 May 1912 and died in Sydney on 30 September 1990. His biography and list of publications and awards may be found on: Patrick White published 12 novels, three short-story collections, and eight plays, from 1935 to 1987. He received […]

Hamilton Gullies

Hamilton’s Gullies The Natural Environment of Hamilton Interest Group has walked along many of the boardwalks and pathways in the four main Hamilton gully systems. The Hamilton City Council notes on its website: ‘The city also has an extensive system of gullies that carve their way through the suburbs as they make their way toward […]