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Raw milk in Gordonton

Mar 12th, 2019 | By

Raw milk is again for sale from a farm in Gordonton. Molly’s Milk, run by Aaron and Laura Deveth, opened for business on Piako Rd on Tuesday 26 February. “It’s real milk, straight from the cow,” Laura told N8N. There is absolutely no processing in our milk, no pasteurisation, no homogenising. Everything is done by

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Tweaking Windows 10

Mar 12th, 2019 | By
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So, by now, you either use, or have at least heard of, Windows 10. It’s a bit of a mess, says Computer Guy Matt Bentley. He Gives some tips on how to improve the experience. It doesn’t help that Windows 7 is discontinued by Microsoft in February 2020, meaning that it will no longer receive

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Care needed to prevent fires: WEL

Mar 7th, 2019 | By

With this hot, dry weather in mind, a safety message has come from WEL Networks – keep trees and vegetation near power lines trimmed. In the current dry conditions and extreme weather, a small spark from a power line could start a fire, says WEL Networks vegetation manager Jonny Ogden. “Hot weather, dry grounds, long

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Hello 2019

Feb 25th, 2019 | By

Summer is almost over, there’s more than a whiff of chill in the air. Hopefully everyone has had a wonderful break. Number 8 Network is back in the saddle, and looking forward to sharing stories and news from our area. Sorry to start the New Year on a bad note but thieves have been busy

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Merry merry

Dec 18th, 2018 | By
Merry Christmas

A most Merry Christmas to you and yours from Number 8 Network. Our resident pook Osborne has plenty to chew on to keep him out of mischief. But he’ll be back yarning before you know it.  As will Number 8 Network.   Great Beginnings Gordonton were in the festive spirit nice and early.    

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Rain watch

Dec 17th, 2018 | By
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Another month and no shortage of rain!  Rain watchers Mike Taylor and David Riddell tally up the rainfall for November. In a nutshell – after a dry first two months of spring, November saw a return to wetter conditions, with 82mm recorded at Puketaha and 85.5mm at Gordonton (NB: rainfall was not recorded at Gordonton

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