These hens and their chick were delightful
The complex is built on the Clarke family land and the old homestead is still there. This was the grave of (I presume) the original Clarkes.
None of us had seen a white peacock before - he was a real show off.
We then headed further into the country to Maungatapere to the Office - a cafe in what was the office of the former Dairy Factory and enjoyed a coffee and chat and sorted out where the next walk will be.
Oh, and at the start of the walk we were joined by a photographer and reporter from our local paper, the Northern Advocate who are doing an article on Parkinson's