Higgins Park

Higgins Park Events 2013/2014

Saturday & Sunday November 2nd & 3rd 2013
Logging Sports Weekend.



Higgins Park Logging Weekend

Saturday & Sunday February 1st & 2nd
Annual Vintage and Machinery Show Saturday.

Bring the family and enjoy a picnic in the lovely setting at Higgins Park - there's something here for everyone!

Vintage tractors and some new tractors. Transport & Military Vehicle Museum. Free rides on traction engine and railway jigger. Ladies handiwork display and demonstrations.. Stationary engines. Steam engines. Demonstrations. Hay baling. Sawmilling. Food & drinks available.

Adults $5. Under 13 free.





Higgins Park Events 2011/2012

Higgins Park Logging Weekend

Saturday & Sunday November 3rd & 4th
Logging Weekend.

Major Sponsor: Stihl New Zealand.

In association with Richmond Equipment & Bowater Toyota.

Wire ropes supplied by Brodon - Cookes

Saturday
"King Of The Forest" Logger Sports
Team races interspersed with demonstrations of sawmill & log hauling with steam driven overhead skyline, tree felling, crosscut sawing, wire rope splicing competition, old chainsaws & axemen in action.

Sunday
Steam logging
How it was done in days gone by, skyline, sawmill & hauling logs with the traction engine.
Chainsaw racing, old chainsaws in operation, chainsaw carving, more racing & sawing.
Lots for the public to see & maybe have a go.

Hot food, soft drinks & Sprig & Fern beers available.

Adults $5. Under 13 free.





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Saturday & Sunday January 28th & 29th
Steam days, vintage machinery show.

Bring the family and enjoy a picnic in the lovely setting at Higgins Park - there's something here for everyone!

Vintage tractors and some new tractors. Transport & Military Vehicle Museum. Free rides on traction engine and railway jigger. Ladies handiwork display and demonstrations.. Stationary engines. Steam engines. Demonstrations. Hay baliing. Sawmilling. Lunches available.

Adults $5. Under 13 free.



Sunday March 4th - Steam logging, timber industry machinery. BBQ.



Saturday March 17th - Dargaville Tour Group running the Skyline winch.



Sunday April 1st - Steam day.



Sunday May 6th - No Steam Day.



Sunday May 20th - Military Re-enactment. Defending the trenches from Allied attack.