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Party time at Global Vets opening

Feb 26th, 2020 | By
Photo of vet party

IT was a beautiful day, and there was pizza and cold drinks for all at the open day of Global Veterinary Services new clinic.   The new purpose-built facility in Gordonton is now open and the team were in party mode and wanted to share the joy. Here are some pics if, like N8N, you

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Who can you trust online?

Feb 25th, 2020 | By

  Computer columnist Matt Bentley shares some sage advice when it comes to online privacy. In a recent expose, Vice (a prominent online lifestyle and technology magazine) showed that antivirus company Avast was collecting and selling all of it’s free users’ web browsing data to other companies such as Microsoft, Google and many others. This

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Woodlands seeks board members

Feb 7th, 2020 | By

Gordonton’s Woodlands Homestead is looking for new board members. Manager Kirstie Alley says it’s a great opportunity to help preserve an important part of New Zealand’s history. “Woodlands has a long history – it’s an original homestead and garden of national significance, with plants dating back to the 1880s.  It was fundamental to the development

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Entries open for Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award

Feb 5th, 2020 | By
Photo of James Wright judge

Entries for this year’s No.8 Wire National Art Award at Fieldays are now open. The award, in its 24th year, challenges artists to create artworks made from agricultural products, predominantly No.8 wire, and has nearly $10,000 in prize money on offer. The winner will receive $7000, with prizes of $1000 and $500 for the second

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Lemon cordial all year round

Jan 17th, 2020 | By
Lemons

There’s nothing quite like a glass of lemon cordial after a day mowing the lawns or chopping firewood. And it’s so easy to make!



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.