Posts Tagged ‘ Mike Taylor Puketaha ’

Rain watch

Jun 13th, 2019 | By

Rain watchers Mike Taylor and David Riddell present their wet weather figures for keen followers of weather.   After a very dry late summer, April and May in Gordonton and Puketaha had more rain, though still below the monthly averages for this part of the world. Gordonton’s rainfall averages are 91mm for April and 108mm

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Rain watch

Dec 17th, 2018 | By
Zealong rainbow

Another month and no shortage of rain!  Rain watchers Mike Taylor and David Riddell tally up the rainfall for November. In a nutshell – after a dry first two months of spring, November saw a return to wetter conditions, with 82mm recorded at Puketaha and 85.5mm at Gordonton (NB: rainfall was not recorded at Gordonton

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How much rain?

Sep 4th, 2018 | By
Flooding at Wairere

Plenty. Enough to float a flotilla of rubber ducks. But don’t take my word for it – here’s what rain watchers Mike Taylor and David Riddell say.   August Puketaha: 138mm Gordonton: 123.5mm So overall, very similar patterns for last month. Puketaha was slightly wetter but Gordonton had the wettest single day, with an impressive

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Roadside rubbish a bane

Jul 30th, 2018 | By
Rubbish by the road

Last week we ran a story on the roadside rubbish collected by a Ngaruawahia resident. Puketaha’s Mike Taylor sent this photo in of his latest haul from Seddon Rd. This, including an iron, is from a 60-metre stretch on his side of the road, starting from the corner of Puketaha Rd. Mike collects the roadside

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