Te Awamutu Altrusa's postponed 26th Home and Garden Ramble will be going ahead on Sunday now that we are in level 2.
Organisers have assembled 14 fabulous homes and gardens to wander around and enjoy - you may have to choose which ones you would most like to see. They are spread from Te Awamutu through to Ngāhinapōuri and Pirongia.
The houses this year range from new builds, including the winner of the Waikato Master Builders' own build category, to a tiny house.
One of the highlights is Garth O'Brien's inner-city apartment in the old Women's Division of Federated Farmers club rooms, modelled on a gentleman's smoking lounge.
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There is a wonderful selection of gardens, from Dulcie Coombes' amazing topiary to Josephine van der Poel's reclamation of a large bank on the farm that boasts mass plantings and spring-fed ponds.
This year Altrusa's ramble is supporting Starship's neonatal intensive care unit in their effort to raise money for more beds as well as other local community projects such as a new book for every baby born at the maternity centre.
The ramble runs from 9.30am to 4pm. There are no morning teas under level 2, but there are plenty of venues serving food and drink in both Te Awamutu and Pirongia.
Tickets are available at Te Awamutu I-Site, Campbell Lane and The Garden Shop or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and this year can be purchased on the day from either 440 Thorncombe Rd, Te Awamutu, or 171 Cochrane Rd, Ngāhinapōuri.