Posts Tagged ‘ Gordonton ’

Much to enjoy at market

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

Ah, the July market.  There were plenty of ways of getting around – some strolled, others were carried, but all enjoyed the atmosphere and sunshine. N8N snapped these shots:   Smiles were out in force, as always –     And of course there were bunches of Gordonton daffodils to be had – As well

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Hot stuff at Firepot

May 23rd, 2013 | By

EVERYTHING was just perfect at The Firepot Cafe on Friday night. Friends were visiting from Christchurch and we wanted to show them a Good Time. Not many years ago, that would have been a challenge in Gordonton, the options being somewhat limited to fish and chips, and not even that more years back. Somehow we

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The Farm Shop is open!

May 4th, 2013 | By

The Farm Shop, Gordonton’s newest business specialising in local produce, had its Grand Opening yesterday – and it sure was busy. Doors officially opened at high noon – but the first customer was tapping on the door at 8.15am. N8N’s Ciaran Warner filed this report, and took along his photographer Annette Taylor. ONE OF THE

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Close but no cigar

Nov 29th, 2012 | By

You could even say eclipsed. Still, Number 8 Network was delighted to learn that the best little news provider north-east of Hamilton was a finalist in the recent Alcohol Sponsorship Press (ASP) media awards recently. The almost winning photograph was of Food Connection’s Mich Dul looking at the eclipse through a welding helmet at his

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Sixty years of calf club celebrated

Sep 24th, 2012 | By

The Hamilton North Agricultural Group celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Avril McBeth takes a look at the group’s history. First known as the Ngaruawahia Agricultural Group, the first meeting was held on April 7 1952 at the instigation of the late Mr Ralph Birdsall, a delegate from the then South Auckland Education Board. The

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Anzac Service in Gordonton

Apr 16th, 2012 | By

A good turnout is wanted at Gordonton’s Anzac Day Service – the more the merrier, says MC for the morning, Commander Brett Fotheringham. “It’s great to have services in the main centres like Auckland and Hamilton, but it’s very special to have something right here, in our local community.” The service starts at 10am, and

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