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Home Range magazine underway

May 20th, 2019 | By
Home Range Summer

We’ve been a tad busy here at Number 8 Network. Over the last many weeks we’ve been running around compiling stories for the next issue of Home Range magazine. Launched last year by Number 8 Network, two issues – Summer and Winter – were delivered to about 3000 letterboxes in the Gordonton, Puketaha, Orini and

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Slow roasted duck with bacon and wine

May 18th, 2019 | By

  I do like wild duck dinners.  But I don’t have a gun, and I’m not good at sitting near a pond in a maimai, waiting for the sun to rise. Luckily, I have a brother-in-law whose happy place is the above mentioned maimai. He also has Smudge, an eager dog who bounds into the

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Windows 10 for better or worse

May 16th, 2019 | By
computer

Windows 7 is expiring in January 2020; the only option is to upgrade to Windows 10, if you want to stay on that platform, says computer guy Matt Bentley. So what’s in a name? What’s better/worse about Windows 10? The pros: • Longevity. It is meant to be Microsoft’s ongoing operating system, meaning it will

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Dynes Fulton steps down

May 1st, 2019 | By

Waikato District Council Deputy Mayor and Hukanui-Waerenga ward councillor Dynes Fulton is not seeking re-election. After serving five terms, over 15 years, he told N8N’s Annette Taylor he decided earlier this year it was time stand down. “This is an appropriate time in my life now to do other things. It’s not just a continuation

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Tauhei’s wild hunt competition is on!

Apr 29th, 2019 | By

Attention keen young (and older) hunters – the Tauhei Wild Game Hunt and Fishing Competition is back and better than ever. The fundraiser took a year off last year while the school had a change of principal, but the hunt is on again this May, says committee member Bronwyn Lammas. “It’s an event not to

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Homes needed for Anzac crosses

Apr 26th, 2019 | By
Anzac 2019

  These white crosses need a home. The families of the soldiers they commemorate are invited to take these from the cenotaph. They were collected by Commander Brett Fotheringham RNZN from the NZ War Graves Project last year, hoping local families could retain them.  Please feel free to pick one of these white crosses from

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