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Pitcairn Island Heritage and Norfolk Connection (DVD)

Thursday, October 24, 2019


A Trilogy. Released together to coincide with the 2006 Sesquicentennial of the Pitcairners Landing on Norfolk Island. 

A Pitcairn Pilgrimage - Tracing the experiences of 25 Norfolk Islanders on a "trip of a lifetime" to remote Pitcairn where Christian sailed the "Bounty" There were able to experience life on their ancestral homeland. 

The Pitcairn Story & Bicentennary Visit - An inspiring and detailed look at the Pitcairn Story, partly told by Tom Christian, a 5th generation of Fletcher Christian. Also features burning of the Bounty replica, a re-enacted massacre scene, visit to Christian's Cave, and recognition of John Adam's influence, seafaring skills. 

The People & Their Heritage - Thrilling stories from he Old People of Norfolk Island, telling their history & of life on the Island, beginning with one of the annual re-enactments of the Pitcairner's arrival on Norfolk Island in 1856. 

These 3 films together encompass the heritage values and the connection between the two islands. 



 

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Hilli Restaurant and Cafe ... ph +67 23 24270

Thursday, October 24, 2019


Hours: Open 7 days a week for devonshire Teas from 10am . Lunch 12-2pm . Dinner from 6pm

Phone: + 6723 24270

The famous Hilli Restaurant is popular with both locals and visitors. Hilli offers a relaxed atmosphere with fine food and excellent service. Take in the natural wood interior or dine in the open tropical gardens. Make sure you don't miss the Hilli experience!!!

Situated next to Cyclorama on Queen Elizabeth Avenue, in front of the Pitcairn Settlers Village.


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Governor's Lodge Resort ... from AUD $160

Thursday, October 24, 2019



Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel is comprised of 55 individual units, set in 12 acres of landscaped sub-tropical gardens dotted with majestic Norfolk Pines. The one-bedroom units feature a separate bedroom, living area, kitchenette, bathroom and front deck and each one is equipped with a gas heater, ceiling fans, sofa bed, IDD phone, wireless internet, satellite TV, microwave, hairdryer and ironing facilities. If you fancy treating yourself, book one of the 4 x “Deluxe” luxury units at our Norfolk Island hotel, with a double spa bath, spacious lounge with LCD TV, and fantastic views over the surrounding area.

We are committed to ensuring that all of our guests have a fabulous holiday. Great food, comfortable accommodation and attentive service all go toward making our hotel the best in the area. Whichever of our Norfolk Island accommodation packages you choose, you can look forward to the holiday of a lifetime from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave.

Phone:          (+ 6723) 24400
Email:           
res@governorslodge
Website:       www.governorslodgeresort.com

 

                                                                                             

 
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A HEARING PROBLEM

Thursday, October 24, 2019


An elderly gentleman had been experiencing serious hearing problems for a number of years.

He went to the doctor and the doctor was able to have him fitted for a set of hearing aids that allowed the gentleman to hear 100%. The elderly gentleman went back in a month to the doctor and the doctor said, "Your hearing is perfect. Your family must be really pleased you can hear again."

To which the gentleman said, "Oh, I haven't told my family yet. I just sit around and listen to the conversations. I've changed my will five times!"

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PROGRESSIVE DINNER ... $80.00

Thursday, October 24, 2019


Mon & Wed – 6pm

Enjoy a 3 course meal progressing to different Norfolk Island family homes. You will join a group of other Norfolk Island visitors and be taken to carefully selected island homes where you will hear Norfolk stories from your dinner hosts. The Progressive Dinner is a fun night and a great way to meet the local people.

 

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The Royal Norfolk Island Agricultural and Horticultural Society Annual Show Day

Friday, October 18, 2019


On the 14th of October 2019 the annual A & H show commenced, beginning in the morning and finishing in the late afternoon. As usual, the event of the show meant that town was much busier than a regular day. The show is a highlight on the Norfolk Island calendar and something that the whole community can enjoy. There are a few attractions that are showcased yearly, such as the Lions Club of Norfolk Island Merry-Go-Round, delicious food, cold drinks and the fairy floss kindly made by members of the P&C. There are also many other interesting and entertaining demonstrations and activities such as the Baunti Byuutis, Ukulele Band, Devonshire Teas with the Lions Club, Face Painting, National Parks, Historical Society and the Flora and Fauna Society. The equitation is also an anticipated event, with horse riders being judged by Chris Girling. The Exhibition is in Rawson Hall, the community entries being in the main area of the building. Long tables are covered in vegetables, fruit, preserves, flowers, cookery, handicrafts, floral art and needlework. Up on the stage were some selected entries from this year’s Wearable Art Show. In the supper room onto the right hand side is the school exhibits, which is always full of artworks, sculptures, writing and reports that students have put a tremendous amount of effort into, in the hope of winning a prize in the show. As recognised in the brochure handed out to guests as they entered the Exhibition Hall, The Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society heavily thanks their sponsors and contributors. The continued support from everyone allows this traditional day to continue annually.

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NIRE - Home for Sale

Friday, October 18, 2019


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STOP PRESS “BEYOND MY COMPREHENSION” Eric Hutchinson, Administrator says:

Friday, October 18, 2019






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Norfolk Island Health and Residential Aged Care Service – Update

Friday, October 18, 2019





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When there are turtles in the Bay all work is meant to cease and the NIRC must report sightings

Friday, October 18, 2019





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