18.3.18 Darwin wins Intermediate In Show at the Leonberger Club Specialty
8.10.17 Darwin wins Junior of Group at the Nationals
6.10.17 Darwin wins Junior of Breed and Sydney wins Puppy of Breed at the National Dog Show.
16.7.17 Ripleys second litter is born 4 boys, 3 girls. These are extra special babies because they are Tobys' pups conceived just a few days before he passed away.
10.6.17 Darwin becomes a New Zealand Champion
17.4.17 We have a new family member. Sydney has arrived from the South Island and has settled straight in.
26.10.16 Ripley's first 'litter' is born
21.9.16 Indy (Aust Ch Simtara Typhoon) wins Best of Breed at the Melbourne Royal again. Congratulations Bethany and Pete.
6.2.16 Darwin wins Baby Puppy of Group at his very first show first - Tokoroa Canine Assn
15.1.16 Darwin arrives from Australia. This much loved boy is our 5th import.
7.3.15 Toby wins NZ Bred In Show and 'Best In Show' at The Leonberger Club Championship Show, Bear wins Baby Puppy In Show
7.3.15 Toby wins Best of Breed at the Hamilton Kennel Assn Show
11.10.14 Jazz has 4 beautiful puppies, 3 boys and 1 girl.
26.9.14 Indy (Aus Ch Simtara Typhoon) wins Best Of Breed at the Melbourne Royal. Congratulations Bethany and Pete.
17.5.14 Toby wins NZ Bred In Show at the Leonberger Club Specialty Show. Jazz wins best NZ Bred bitch and Zeus wins best Veteran Dog
17.2.13 Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group - Horowhenua Kennel Assn
30.9.12 Xari (Simtara Golden Kiwi) wins Best of Breed at the Leonberger Specialty in Melbourne. Congratulations Kathy & Bethany
28.9.12 Indy (Simtara Typhoon) wins Runner Up Best Bitch at the Melbourne Royal, Congratulations Bethany & Pete
24.8.12 Puppies Born - 3 Boys & 2 Girls. See puppy page for details
16.8.12 Jazz & Sonic's puppies born at Schiehallion 4 Boys & 7 Girls.
7.4.12 Four Open Shows - Pencarrow, Hutt Valley, Wairarapa & Upper Hutt. Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group at all four Shows and then goes on to win Reserve in Show and NZ Bred in Show at the Pencarrow Show
17.3.12 Toby wins Puppy of Group - Wanganui Kennel Centre
4.12.11 Ludo wins Puppy of Group - Sth Taranaki Kennel Centre Champ Show
4.12.11 Sonic - Best of Breed, Jazz - Intermediate of Breed, Toby - Puppy of Breed, Ludo Puppy of Breed and Reserve of Breed at Sth Taranaki Kennel Centre Champ Show
3.12.11 Sonic - Best of Breed, Jazz - Intermediate of Breed, Toby - Puppy of Breed, Ludo Puppy of Breed and Reserve of Breed at Sth Taranaki Kennel Centre Champ Show
30.10.11 Magnum wins NZ Bred of Group - Tauranga Kennel Assn
9.10.11 Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group - Tauranga Kennel Assn
11.9.11 Magnum (Simtara Nickel & Dime) wins NZ Bred of Group again - Huntly
Well done Magnum, Jeff & Judy
10.9.11 Magnum (Simtara Nickel & Dime) wins NZ Bred of Group - Huntly
3.7.11 Magnum (Simtara Nickel & Dime) wins NZ Bred of Group - Hauraki
26.6.11 Ludo wins Baby Puppy of Group - WKA
25.6.11 Jazz becomes a champion
15.5.11 We have another new family member. Toby has arrived. See his page for details.
30.4.11 National Dog Show - Ludo makes it to the semi finals of the Puppy Stakes and Kaia is Reserve Bitch
28.3.11 We have a new baby in our household. Ludo has arrived safely and is settling in quickly.
25.3.11 Sonic's babies have been born at Schiehallion 5 boys and 5 girls
26.2.11 Simtara Nickel and Dime (Magnum) becomes a champion. Congratulations to his proud owners Jeff & Judy
5.12.10 Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group - Taranaki NS&U and Kaia wins Open of Group - South Taranaki Kennel Centre
4.12.10 Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group - South Taranaki Kennel Centre
14.11.10 CKA - Sonic gets Reserve of Group and wins visitors stakes, Zeus Reserve of Breed and Jazz Best Bitch
13.11.10 CKA - Sonic gets 3rd place in NZ Bred Stakes, Zeus Best of Breed & Sonic Reserve
The puppies have started to head off to their new homes and are settling in well.
12.11.10 Canterbury Kennel Assn - Sonic wins Open of Group
2.10.10 Jazz wins Reserve Bitch at the Nationals
22.9.10 Jynx and Mackies puppies have been born. 5 Boys & 6 Girls. See puppy page for details
20.8.10 Jynx has been scanned and she is pregnant. We are excited about this litter as it is an outcross from our Swedish and English imports..
6.7.10 Zeus qualifies as a Canine Friend and begins visiting Rest Homes
8.4.10 EBOP Kennel Assn - Jynx becomes a New Zealand Champion, Sonic gains his Bronze Certificate of Merit
East Coast Ladies Open Show - Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group
28.3.10 Taranaki Kennel Centre - Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group
13.1.10 Horowhenua Kennel Assn - Sonic wins NZ Bred of Group
30.1.10 Nelson Kennel Assn - Sonic wins Intermediate of Group
15.11.09 Wairarapa Kennel Assn - Mackenzie wins Best of Breed and Sonic wins Reserve of Breed
14.11.09 Wairarapa Kennel Assn - Morning Show - Sonic wins Best of Breed, Mackenzie wins Reserve of Breed. Afternoon Show - Sonic wins Best of Breed and Jynx wins Reserve of Breed
4.10.09 The National Dog Show - Sonic wins Intermediate of Group
2.10.09 The National Dog Show - Sonic wins Best of Breed, Jynx wins Junior of Breed and Jazz wins Puppy of Breed
1.10.09 The Nationals Curtain Raiser Show - Sonic wins Best of Breed, Mackenzie wins Junior of Breed and Jazz wins Puppy of Breed
30.9.09 Zeus competes in the Eukanuba World Challenge and makes it to the top eight.
26.4.09 Zeus wins 'Best In Show' - New Plymouth Kennel Centre. This is an historic occasion as it is the first time a Leonberger has won Best in Show at an All Breeds Championship Show in New Zealand. We are very proud of our gorgoeus boy.
16.2.09 Kaia's puppies are born - 6 girls and 2 boys
7.2.09 Mackenzie wins Best Puppy in Show at Horowhenua. Thank you to Lindsey Davies who showed Mackie beautifully.
25.1.09 Manawatu Kennel Assn - Open Show. Rosie wins NZ Bred In Show