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Winter Show’s new man looks to future

Dec 10th, 2014 | By

Veteran and Commanding Officer of Alf’s Imperial Army Ralph Evans will be taking on the role of President of the Waikato Winter show henceforth. Ralph, a long-time associate of the Winter Show in both entertainment and administrative roles, says he is eager to get the show back to its roots as a community, rural-based show.

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Gypsies grace Gordonton

Nov 23rd, 2014 | By

N8N roving reporter Ciaran Warner finds out about life on the road. GYPSY TRAVELLERS Kathleena Reid and Denise ‘Mouse’ Hayes are mighty pleased with what they say was one of the best Gypsy Fairs in Hamilton thus far. “And we always have good ones here,” says Kathleena. As members of the Original Gypsy Fair, the

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Settling in after Afghanistan

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

By Ciaran Warner The new principal of Gordonton’s very own Eastwest College says it is a privilege to be taking over the role. Martin Campbell, along with wife Joyce, was appointed to the position in March, and the two are positively delighted to have become both a part of the college and the community. Eastwest

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Thieves hit Gordonton

Feb 9th, 2014 | By

Lock the doors, bolt the windows and secure the services of something large, four-legged, fanged and furry, says Ciaran Warner. Thieves are doing the rounds in Gordonton Superette once again. The first recent intrusion came Saturday before last when two men shattered the front glass of the dairy, setting off the alarm and alerting several

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Going hard for the hungry

Jun 8th, 2013 | By

The Youth Group of Oaks Christian Centre took to the treadmills at today’s Market.  The ragmatical Ciaran Warner catches up with them in a quiet moment outside the Devonshire Tea house.  (Note – the one on the treadmill kept treading throughout.) The youths, who had already spent the entirety of the previous night striding on

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Tauhei wild hunt fundraiser hits the mark

May 20th, 2013 | By

Hunters, from left, Tess Rappé, Alex and Blake Martin and Lindsay and Jacob Lammas with some of the kills. Photo/Ciaran Warner Roving rural reporter Ciaran Warner filed this report for the Herald on Sunday and Number 8 Network.  Watch this space for details from the weigh-in yesterday and who won. THERE’S been plenty of kills

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