The first Maori woman to gain a PhD – from Oxford, no less – began her educational journey at Gordonton School 78 years ago. Meet Dr Ngapare Hopa.Read more
History in photos – working the land along Piako Rd with bullocks, in 1909. In the background are the original Bridgman farmouse and stable.Read more
It is 100 years ago that Gordonton’s cenotaph was unveilled on a rainy day, 16 October 1918. It was one of the first built in New Zealand to commemorate those from the local district who died in action in World War One.Read more
Descendants of the Riddell family are having a reunion at Woodlands Estate this month.
A highlight will be catching up, seeing and meeting all the relations connected to the family, known and unknown, says Jacquie Haselden, one of the organisers.Read more
Step into history these school holidays for Stitch ‘n’ Time; a special exhibition of antique children’s and dolls dressesRead more
A book telling the struggles and triumphs of Gordonton residents from 100 years ago is now available.Read more