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Te Radar to host Gordonton charity quiz and auction

Nov 20th, 2017 | By

Sharpen your general knowledge and prepare for a night of fun – all for a good cause – at the Gordonton Hall next week. Comedian and TV personality Te Radar will MC at the Waikato Hauraki Coromandel Rural Support Trust’s first-ever Quiz and Charity Auction. “The winning team will receive a gift pack and a

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Gordonton’s first radio station goes live

Nov 20th, 2017 | By
Eastwest radio station

Gordonton’s first FM radio station goes live today. The low-power FM station will be run from Eastwest College and should cover a 5km radius. Students and staff have spent the last four weeks learning how to run the station, which has been automated up until now. “It is going to be run by students,” says

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Road safety petition to be presented this week

Nov 20th, 2017 | By

A petition calling for road safety improvements in Gordonton Village is to be presented to Waikato MP Tim van de Molen this Thursday. The petition calls for a range of modifications to roading and traffic through Gordonton. These include reducing the current speed limit of 70km/hr, a safe crossing for school children, a footpath from

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Thieves smash car into Mandarin Tree

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

THIEVES drove a vehicle through the front doors of Gordonton art gallery The Mandarin Tree early this morning. Owner Claudia Aalderink was woken by police telling her the gallery had been broken into at 3am. She arrived at the shop not long after to find the front doors smashed in and glass everywhere. “After the

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Road safety work underway

Nov 1st, 2017 | By
roadworks

Work has begun on road safety improvements between Taupiri and Gordonton. Fences are being relocated and trees and bushes trimmed, ahead of more extensive improvements due to get underway soon. The $4.6 million NZ Transport Agency project is in response to the road’s high crash history. “The most common cause of crashes is from motorists

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Blood wanted in Rototuna

Nov 1st, 2017 | By
NZ Blood Service

The NZ Blood Service needs new donors – and in a bid to find them they’re coming to us. This Thursday (November 9) a mobile blood drive will be held at Rototuna Primary School hall and it would be great to see as many people as possible, says NZBS donor recruiter Jan Johnston. “We’re doing

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