Home Range

Having a Sangriable time

Dec 15th, 2019 | By
Annette and Kate

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



Aroha to Bussy

Dec 10th, 2019 | By
Photo of Bussy Ngataki

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



Chasing storms – from Horsham Downs to the American West

Dec 1st, 2019 | By
Photo of lightning

    “It’s an adrenalin rush, watching Mother Nature at her most spectacular yet dangerous state,” says Horsham Downs dairy farmer and serial storm chaser Jamie Haultain. “There’s nothing like it. The adrenalin has been pent up through the entire day and released over a couple of hours in the evening.” Jamie spent two weeks

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Waikato deputy mayor says farewell

Oct 29th, 2019 | By
Photo of Dynes Fulton

Dynes Fulton has never wanted to make claims about his achievements, but 15 years’ service to the Waikato district deserves some recognition.  This story first ran in N8N’s community magazine Home Range. He’s been called the voice of reason at Waikato District Council. Now, after 15 years—nine of them as deputy mayor—Dynes Fulton is stepping

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Footy champs of 1912

Jul 30th, 2019 | By
Photo of Gordonton Rugby Club 1912

WHAT a grand looking team.  The photo, supplied by Hamilton City Libraries Perry Rice, ran recently in the latest copy of Home Range magazine. The year, says Perry, is 1912 and the occasion is the senior team winning the Hamilton Rugby Union Championship.  This team reigned supreme in 1912. Its record for the season was

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Beef cheeks by golly

Jul 16th, 2019 | By
Photo of beef cheek dish

Beef cheeks are classic winter comfort food, says Kate Wilson from Prof’s @ Woodlands Cafe.  She shares her special recipe for juicy, tender slow-cooked cheeks here.