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Artist’s wall of fame remembered

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By

  FROM THE VAULTS:  Gordonton artist Chris Smith painted his eye-catching, colourful Wall of Fame depicting life and the locals of Gordonton in 1999.  It created much comment and appreciation for at least 10 years, but was painted over when new tenants moved into the building.  Annette Taylor talked with him in 2014.   IT

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View from Taupiri Mountain

Jul 4th, 2016 | By
Alfred Sharpe 1876

A few weeks back Number 8 Network climbed Taupiri Mountain but sadly cloud obscured any views. Gordonton’s local historian Alan Sharp captured some good images from Taupiri Mountain back in 2007 and sent some in:   “For me what was extremely interesting, was comparing the views I was seeing with those of Alfred Sharpe 131

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