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Barossa Valley Day Trip

The Barossa Valley, just north of Adelaide, is one of South Australia’s most renowned wine regions. This tour visits two prestigious wineries—Seppeltsfield and Wolf Blass—followed by a 2-course wine-tasting lunch and a scenic drive through the Adelaide Hills, stopping at historic Hahndorf.

The HD-HR Holden Nationals is the annual gathering of all HD-HR Holden enthusiasts
Australia wide.
 It is the highlight of the HD-HR year and it’s where you will find the most
HD-HR’s gathered together at the same place at the same time.
The Nationals always comprises a Cruise around the hosting town and other attractions in the region which gives the locals a chance to see these wonderful cars on the road and hopefully bring back some memories for those lucky enough to have had one of these cars in their youth. It also includes a public Show and Shine event and official dinners and presentations. It is a weekend focused on Hd and Hr Holden’s but with a genuine social and family feel, where enthusiasts catch up with old friends and meet new people that share a passion for Hd Hr Holden’s
You Don't need have a show car to be part of this great event
open to all HD/HR Holdens
In 2019 The Event is being held in Hahndorf S.A
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The History of Hahndorf

 

The historic town of Hahndorf lies within a gentle and undulating expanse of the Adelaide Hills, 28 kilometres south-east of Adelaide. The regions original inhabitants dating back 2400 years were the Peramangk Aboriginal people who had named the area 'Bukartilla' in reference to the swimming hole which was created by several creeks emptying into the nearby Onkaparinga River. They enjoyed the areas edible plants and grubs and hunted marsupials such as kangaroos and possums. With European settlement and the advancement of agriculture the numbers of the Peramangk people declined and there is little documented evidence of them after 1850

Hahndorf was zoned as a state heritage area in 1988 by the Government of South Australia and acknowledged as Australia's oldest surviving German settlement. The German history of Hahndorf can be traced back to 1838 when George Fife Angas, a director of a South Australian company, made a trip to London to promote colonisation. During his trip he met Pastor Kavel who was trying to help German Lutherans, being persecuted by the King of Prussia, to immigrate to safer places. Angas was moved by the plight of the Lutherans and persuaded Kavel that South Australia was a suitable place for emigration and also provided the generous financial assistance of 8000 pounds

2018 Nationals