Haka Rugby is once again hosting its Elite 2-Day Camp right here in Winnipeg on Thursday July 27 and Friday July 28 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Assassins Rugby Football Club, Maple Grove Rugby Park, 190 Frobisher Rd.
The goal is to use rugby and Māori culture as a tool to develop future world leaders.
To register, go to https://hakarugbyglobal.wildapricot.org/event-5257925/Registration or connect locally with Caleb Stick at https://www.facebook.com/caleb.stick
Feel free to share this with anyone you think might be interested in participating.
One of the most successful Aussie bands of all time – “Air Supply” – is coming to Winnipeg on Monday October 2.
The duo of Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell are celebrated the world over for their simple yet majestic love songs. Their romantic rock albums have sold tens of millions of albums around the world.
Tickets on sale Tuesday May 16 at 10:00 am through the Centennial Concert Hall website.
Get ready for “a fun and nostalgic evening.”
Spring has sprung,
The sun is ris,
I wonder where the birdies is…
They will no doubt be flocking through soon, mostly on their way further north. Thankfully some regulars have stayed around through the winter months – chickadees and nuthatches – and visit our feeders daily.
We took a walk through Kings Park a couple of weeks ago and saw a fleet of pelicans on the river (more than 100). Some were perched on bits of remaining ice. Further along the track, Judy was buzzed by a cheeky chickadee. Luckily, she had come prepared with some black sunflower seeds in her pocket and was soon treated to that unique pleasure of having them feed from her hand. Birds I view this issue is about wood ducks (p.8).
The March-April edition of The Southern Yarn is once again available for your enjoyment.
To get you started, here is Charlie’s editorial:
A couple of bits came my way for this issue that triggered some nostalgia.
Regular Yarn readers will already know that I have a soft spot for Australian bird life, and I’ve been known to eagerly play a YouTube video of a kookaburra laughing or a lyrebird doing imitations for Canuck friends who had a more deprived upbringing. However, in addition to Vegemite, there are many other enjoyable reminders of “home”, such as hearing the ABC Radio News theme music – fair dinkum! Growing up in the ’50s the radio was it for news, entertainment and serials. Continue reading
Australia is one of the top travel destinations in the world, and rightfully so. On January 26, we celebrate Australia’s diversity, rich history and culture, and breathtaking landscapes.
Did you know…
- Australia has unique flora and fauna that cannot be found anywhere in the world; 90% of the animals are unique to Australia
- There are 60 wine regions in Australia
- Australia is the only continent in the world without an active volcano
- One of the most famous drives in the world, The Great Ocean Road, is dedicated as a memorial to those who died fighting in World War I
- Australia’s Indigenous people have lived on the continent for more than 65,000 years
- 90% of Australia’s animals cannot be found anywhere else
- Australia is home to the world’s largest reef ecosystem
- Fraser Island in Queensland is the world’s largest sand island
Courtesy of Downunder Travel Calgary