Old School at Hillend

We took a [very] back country route on our way home today from Dunedin, meandering back to Balclutha from Manuka Gorge via Hillend. We both enjoyed our exploration of the countryside and I loved seeing this old school at Hillend. It has a dual-purpose tennis and netball court and miscellaneous pieces of playground equipment. I think it may have been named Stony Creek School in its time. Also, Hillend still boasts a community hall and we could see work being done on it (thanks in large part to the Provincial Growth Fund I believe).

Hillend, Clutha District, New Zealand. Click on any photo to enlarge.



Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2021)

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  1. Your mention of Manuka Gorge reminded me that on our drive to the Auckland airport to fly back to Texas in 2017 we stopped at a supermarket and spent most of our remaining NZ currency buying containers of manuka honey. We’ve gradually used them up and are part-way through our last one now. Manuka honey is available in some stores here but of course it costs a good deal more than over there.

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    1. It’s funny in a way because we don’t buy the more expensive manuka honey being quite content with the locally produced clover honey 🙂

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