Posts Tagged ‘ Gordonton ’

Dog gone?

Jan 21st, 2012 | By

Do you know who this is? She turned up at Matt Cloke’s Woodlands Rd home last night, and Matt would love to return her to her owners. The lovely dog in question is wearing a blue leather collar, which is on the old side.  She has a white blaze on her chest, and is otherwise

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Cows on target for calving

Jan 20th, 2012 | By

It has been a great summer for growing grass.  Most farms are up in production and on track for a record season, according to Steve Harkness at Anexa Animal Health in Gordonton.  He says most indicators of cow condition are looking good. “The pregnancy testing results we have attained so far are no exception. From

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Celebrating in pictures

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

It’s been six months since we started N8N and we’ve collected a bushel barrel sackful of great  photographs. For your viewing pleasure, we have assembled some of the jewels in the following slideshow. Sorry about the spider. [portfolio_slideshow]

Persistence produces the good grass

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By

Wayne Reynolds needed some coercion before he entered his paddock into the recent Pasture Renewal Persistence Competition. “I had to have my arm twisted by people in the industry,” the Woodlands Road, Gordonton, dairy farmer says.  “They decided it was something others should see.  Between them and our consulting officer, they kept on asking until

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Happy Birthday Firepot

Nov 17th, 2011 | By

The Firepot café has just had its sixth birthday.  Well, it was a few weeks ago now, but owner Michele Bishop says six years on, she’s still loving it. “I still want to come to work every day, to be creative.  I thrive on it.” There’s been a lot of changes over that time, she

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Life saving device bought for Gordonton

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By

The Gordonton community now has a heart defibrillator – and everyone is invited to a demonstration on how to use it next week. The device – an Automated External Defibrillator G3 Automatic – can be used by anyone within a few minutes of training. The idea to buy it came from Eastwest College staff member

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