Gordonton’s Iris Riddell toured inside the disabled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant recently. She shares the experience of being inside the with our readers.Read more
Children and helpers from Huimai Playcentre had a great time exploring the bush and critters at Pukemokemoke Reserve recently.Read more
Iris Riddell, born and bred in Gordonton, now teaches English in Minamisoma, Japan, just 25km away from the crippledRead more
On one of the last evenings of our time in Japan we drove along the highway that runs through theRead more
Number 8 Network has headed Otago-ways for a bicycle ride in full Victorian clobber. Penny farthings will be involved,Read more
The Red Cross Book Fair, the oldest book fair in the Waikato, turns 20 this year and is still going strong in the e-reader era.
In fact, notes long time co-organiser Philippa Robertson the news recently was all about people’s dwindling fascination with Kindles.
Regardless of the debate over how we read the Red Cross Book Fair, held annually each August, has only known one trend in its two decades – an ever growing number of readers eager to be matched with recycled books.