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Anzac Day 2018

Apr 30th, 2018 | By
Anzac 2018

There was a lot going on last week, with Anzac Day on Wednesday which helped mark the centenary of World War I’s final year. Like this photo from Hukanui Golf Club’s Anzac Day sign.  Love the knitted poppies.  Joy Stokes and Sharyn Cooper add the last blooms.   Then there are the thousands of poppies

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From Hukanui to Passchendaele – a soldier remembered

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By
Anzac Day 2014

Local history enthusiast Mike Taylor shares the story of a pioneering family of the Gordonton District and one of the many soldiers who never came back from the First World War. “A WEEK OR SO ago you ran an article on sports activities at Woodlands in 1885 which mentioned my great grandfather, John McNicol [the

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