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Autumn arrives and Winter FAWC! is on the approach

Birdwoods Gallery

Autumn arrives and Winter FAWC! is on the approach

As we say goodbye to an incredibly busy summer season we welcome the slightly quieter and cooler days, giving us the time to look after our most valued local visitors and embrace the seasonal change in kitchen offerings, particularly our FAWC!by5 offer for the month of June – a seriously delicious Chef Wendy creation of Beef and Yorkshire pudding along with a glass of red.  Be sure to book! Telephone 06 877 1395. Please note that with daylight saving ended, we are open every day from 10am to 4pm and as always we warmly welcome you to share the many delights that make up...


Africa 2019

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Africa 2019

Our stone sculptures have been finding new homes at a rapid rate over the summer and the last few crates are now unpacked and almost all the remaining pieces are now on show in the garden and on the website. Bruce and I are due to go back on our annual buying trip to Zimbabwe in late May to purchase a new collection of stone sculpture. Sadly, the political and economic situation is no better (we seem to have been saying this for the past 15 years!) and the average Zimbabwean is worse off than ever before, so we know that our...


A Sad Farewell to Archie and Black Dog

Birdwoods Gallery

A Sad Farewell to Archie and Black Dog
Greatly loved by us and our entire Birdwoods community for over 12 years, we bid a sad farewell to Archie and Black Dog in October. 

New Stone Sculpture Has Finally Surfaced

Birdwoods Gallery

New Stone Sculpture Has Finally Surfaced
After being delayed by typhoons en route from Zimbabwe our container of sculptures finally arrived four weeks behind schedule.

The Heart and Soul of Birdwoods

Birdwoods Gallery

The Heart and Soul of Birdwoods
For our staff Christmas gathering this year we all hopped on a bus and headed to Greg and Rachel Hart's beautiful Mangarara Station in Central Hawke's Bay.