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Fountain Woodlands

Early champion of Woodlands, Fieldays dies, aged 94

Ken Holmes, active in the formation of the NZ National Fieldays and the Woodlands Trust, has died, aged 94.

Sunrise

Here to help

Help has been provided to thousands of Waikato individuals and families during Covid-19.
The North Waikato Combined Emergency Operations Centre’s welfare team has received calls for assistance from Hamilton residents and the Waikato.

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Tasty ginger crunch

Easy to make and warming on these chill Autumn days – Ginger crunch is a perfect tasty treat when you need a little pick-me-up.

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Open for business!

Who is open for business under Covid-19 Level 3 in and around Gordonton? If you run a local business, let N8N know if you’re open!

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Life at Level 3

“We’re asking you all to use your brains. We don’t want to lose the gains that we’ve made as a community and a country” – life at Level 3, tips and more.

Home Range

Annette and Kate

Having a Sangriable time

How to throw together platters of Mediterranean nibbles and tapas with the best drink in town.

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Aroha to Bussy

Remembering Bussy Harata Ngataki, who passed away in 2019. She was a familiar sight around Gordonton in her white overalls.

Out & About

‘Biggest of all NZ spiders’ turns up in Gordonton

Golly gee, a banded tunnelweb, the biggest of all NZ spiders, dropped by to visit us on our firewood pile in Gordonton. 

Gordonton School enjoys day at the Marae

Gordonton School visits Hukanui Marae for a special day. A photo story.

Country Cooking

Photo of ginger crunch

Tasty ginger crunch

Easy to make and warming on these chill Autumn days – Ginger crunch is a perfect tasty treat when you need a little pick-me-up.

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Lockdown dare – sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce

Dare ya to make this! Sticky date pudding and butterscotch sauce. A gastronomical delight.

History

1930s tractor, puketaha

Working the land in the 1930s

Wonderful old vintage tractors photographed while working the land in Puketaha in the 1930s – and the men who kept them going. An exclusive photo-story for N8N.

Waikato’s own Dad’s Army

Gordonton was all ready for invasion during World War II, thanks to our very own Home Guard. We share some of the stories of our own Dad’s Army.