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Harvest fun at Gordonton

Apr 1st, 2019 | By

Number 8 Network (who has been under the weather with a dose of early flu!) had a quick looksie at Gordonton School’s harvest festival recently. Here are a few pics of the fun. A grand time was had by all. If you have any great pics from your local school event, send them in! (This

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Young artist’s solo exhibition

Jul 21st, 2018 | By
Sian Bartley

  Three cheers for young artist Sian Bartley.  The eight-year-old Gordonton School pupil is holding her first solo exhibition next month, and only began painting recently. In March she began working with artists Raymond Jennings and Joanne Clarke, taking their Art Workshop program. Joanne Clarke says the weekly sessions are designed to spark and enrich

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Farewell and great travels, David

Apr 9th, 2018 | By

AFTER 21 years as principal of Gordonton School, David McNair tells N8N’s Annette Taylor he is  taking up a new position called Life. “This will involve getting back into golf, tennis, bike riding, walking, singing, playing guitar and perhaps learning basic Greek and Spanish. I’d also like to travel – I’d love to do a

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Harvest Festival this Thursday!

Mar 27th, 2017 | By
Pumpkin festival

The Harvest Festival is on this Thursday at Gordonton School! Giant pumpkins, wobbly trains, games, cake decorating, auctions as well as fruit and veggie creations – what more could you want? Well, sausage sizzle, BBQ, scarecrows, cake decorating competitions, tractor rides, miniature gardens, sand saucers, raffles, popcorn, lollies and spot prizes for children dressed in

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Vampires, zombies and ghouls stake out school

Jun 16th, 2014 | By

Words fail to describe the sheer brilliance, ingenuity and creative genius on display at Gordonton School’s Friday 13 fundraiser.

Luckily Number 8 Network’s Annette Taylor had a camera and, in finest zombie bride style, got some fine shots of the vampires, witches, walking and stumbling dead.



Balloon makes sweet visit

Mar 29th, 2014 | By

Sweet Peas never looked so good – or so big.  Gordonton School played host to a hot-air balloon and its crew on Friday morning as part of the Balloons Over Waikato festival. To get us started, here are three lovely pics from keen-eyed photographer Stephanie Landon –   A foggy start didn’t deter the crowds,

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