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Kids and Pines and Nursery Rhymes ... by Archie Bigg

Thursday, January 30, 2020


One of Archie’s passions is encouraging the young people to speak the Norfolk Island language. To provide the children with a resource he has chosen a number of popular nursery rhymes and rewritten them in the Norfolk language also giving them a Norfolk Island flavour. 

Talented local artist Tracey Yager has complemented the nursery rhymes with her beautiful illustrations – poor Humpty Dumpty was found by the king’s horsemen down in the convict ruins at Kingston.  He had just fallen off Gallow’s Gate! 



 

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The Olive Cafe ... ph +67 23 24406

Thursday, January 30, 2020


Phone: + 6723 24406

The Olive Cafe is located in the Village & is one of the busiest cafes on the island.

Open 7 days from 6.30am - 3pm for breakfast, brunch, lunch, morning & afternoon teas.

Serving campos coffee, delicious meals, cakes, drinks and daily specials.


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Paradise Hotel and Resort ... From AUD $205

Thursday, January 30, 2020


The Paradise Hotel & Resort, Norfolk Island is your ideal Norfolk Island Accommodation; a popular resort hotel nestled in 11 acres of beautifully landscaped sub tropical gardens. With 55 rooms in four accommodation styles there is space for every travel budget.

If visiting Norfolk Island means enjoying true South Pacific island experience, you will be delighted to stay at the Paradise Hotel & Resort, for the best Norfolk Island hotel accommodation experience. Our guest rooms are warm and welcoming, you can relax by our in-ground pool or enjoy a romantic dinner at our in-house restaurant 'La Perouse' which is open 7 days a week for breakfast lunch and dinner, serving modern classic French and Island cuisine.

In the warmer months you can relax by our pool with a cocktail, take a short trip to Emily Bay for a peaceful swim, snorkel, scuba dive in a sheltered beach, surf ski, surfing, fishing, or anytime of the year enjoy horse riding, a walk through Norfolk Islands pristine rainforest or play a round of golf on one of the worlds most scenic oceanfront golf courses.

Phone: (+ 6723) 22177
Email: reception@paradisehotelnorfolk.com
Website: http://paradisehotelnorfolk.com/

 


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What a Predicament

Thursday, January 30, 2020


An older man lived alone. He wanted to spade his potato garden, but it was very hard work. His only son, who normally helped him, was in prison. During his usual correspondence with his son, the father wrote a letter to his son and mentioned his predicament.

Shortly he received a reply, "Please Dad, don't dig up the garden, that's where I buried the evidence!"

At 4 A.M. the next morning, a dozen police appeared in the father's garden and began to dig up the entire garden, without finding any evidence.

Confused, the older man wrote another note to his son telling him what had occurred and asking for an explanation. His son replied, "Now plant your potatoes, Dad. It's the best I could do at this time."

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The Convict Kingston Tour

Thursday, January 30, 2020


The Convict Kingston Tour - Tues & Fri 9:00am

Learn about World Heritage Listed Kingston. Hear about our first settlers, the Polynesians who came 900 years ago.

Learn about our First and second settlements and the facts and legends associated with each.

Learn how Norfolk became home to the descendants of the infamous Bounty mutiny.

Refreshments Provided. 3 hours. 

 

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Morla El Do (TOMORROW WILL DO) ... by Archie Bigg

Thursday, January 23, 2020


"Morla el Do" is a collection of poems written by Norfolk Island well known bush poet - Archie Bigg - 6th generation descendant from two of the Bounty mutineers, Fletcher Christian and Matthew Quintal and their Tahitian wives. 

Archie draws from his own experiences as a dad and a grandparent for many of his poems – “Grandpa” and “The Little Visitor” are two of his favourites. 

Archie tells of his love for Norfolk Island in Bass Side orn Earth written in the Norfolk language and visitors to Norfolk Island may recognise themselves in &The Bus Driver's Lament

 

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Local Cheese, Honey & Sawmill Tour

Thursday, January 23, 2020


Phone: + 6723 50312

John Christian is the producer of local cow cheeses. Milking a small herd of cows on pristine Norfolk Island & John produces a range of tasty and tempting cheeses such as tangy feta, yummy haloumi, creamy blues, tempting camemberts and tasty cheddars.

On this tour you will also visit local bee-hives and a saw mill where handmade ukuleles are created.


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Hideaway Retreat … from AU$138 twin share one bedroom or AU$187 4 people 2 bedroom

Thursday, January 23, 2020


Located close to town Hideaway Retreat offers a relaxing holiday experience in secluded grounds with onsite pool, BBQ, tennis court, free parking, and a rental car inclusive of all charges except fuel in tariff quoted.   Host: John & Kim Nobbs


Total self-contained apartments Hideaway Retreat is just minutes to the beach, tour & activity operators, side walk cafes, World Heritage Kingston historic area, golf, walking trails, botanic gardens, and many other highlights of the island.  

With its wide open spaces and orchards Hideaway Retreat presents a calm and tranquil environment for its nine comfortable, spacious one and two bedroom apartments.  

Facilities include plunge pool, tennis court, BBQs, internet access, TV, DVDs, and much more.   Unwind, Relax, Enjoy … Our Island Home … Simply Beautiful


Nowhere on Norfolk is very far from Hideaway Retreat.  
 

 The choice is yours to revel in Norfolk Island & Hideaway Retreat.

Our team will strive to exceed your expectations by providing an amazing

holiday experience on beautiful Norfolk Island.

Phone:            (+ 6723) 24355
Mobile:           (+ 6723) 52005
Email:            hideaway@norfolk.net.nf
Website:         www.retreatnorfolkisland.com 

 

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What do you know about God?

Thursday, January 23, 2020


A Sunday School teacher began her lesson with a question, "Boys and girls, what do we know about God?"


A hand shot up in the air. "He is an artist!" said the kindergarten boy.

"Really? How do you know?" the teacher asked.

"You know - Our Father, who does art in Heaven... "

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HILLI GOAT TOUR - MEET THE FAMILY

Thursday, January 23, 2020


We welcome your family to Hilli Goat Farm to meet our furry family of the four legged variety. 

There's Tommy the horse, Bronte & Naish the border collies, a whole herd of cattle, and we cant forget our hilarious herd of goats who love to show off their tricks. Look, touch, laugh and learn. 

We show kids how to interact with all the different animals. So much fun for everyone, The Meet the Family Tour is sure to be a highlight of your children's holiday on Norfolk Island.

 

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