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Welcome to The Weekender Herald. A community newspaper distributed in the Adelaide Hills, The Weekender Herald provides news and information about local people and local happenings.

On this site you'll find all the things that make The Weekender Herald such a great read in print, along with extra pictures, stories and an archive of previous issues. There's also contact details, information on how to advertise in The Weekender Herald and how you can share your stories with the local community. Enjoy!

Dream on
Samantha Smith, January 17th, 2019

Dream on

Dreaming Stories is the latest Aboriginal-centric exhibition to feature at the Hahndorf Academy. With over 30 different artists sharing Dreamtime stories there is a lot to learn from this two month long exhibition. The dot paintings of self-taught artist and Ngarrindjeri woman Amanda Westley focuses on places that are significant to her life, her family and her culture. “The Ngarrindjeri nation is surrounded by water,” she said. “Those ocean colours are in a lot of my work. “Something I find very common... Read Article

Buy or Swap
Rebecca Chave, January 10th, 2019

Buy or Swap

When Peter Micklem heard about the old 1966 MGB for sale at the Hahndorf & District Lions Club Swap meet his first thought was whether or not his wife would let him buy it. After a combination of old age and a bout of temporary insanity Peter bought the car. Now four years later with a restored... Read Article

Grind and Brew
Casey Tonkin, January 03rd, 2019

Grind and Brew

A joint venture between Rock Paper Spirits and By 6 Coffee Roasters is bringing a new brand of beans to the Adelaide Hills. Available exclusively at the Pallet Cafe: Nairne, the Husky Coffee Company features a unique range of dog-branded roasts. New Pallet cafe co-owner Brad Short said he is glad to provide options for coffee drinkers... Read Article


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