Posts Tagged ‘ Mike Taylor ’

Rain watch by Mike the mower man

Aug 6th, 2018 | By
Mike Taylor the rain man

Lookit that.  It’s not raining. But how much rain was there last month? Number 8 Network seeks the answer from Puketaha rain watcher Mike Taylor, assisted by Gordonton’s David Riddell. July Puketaha: 136mm Gordonton: 140mm So Gordonton gets the chocolate fish this time. The wettest day, the 16th, produced 34mm in Puketaha and 46mm in

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Rain Watch by Mike the Mower Man

Jul 4th, 2018 | By
Mike Taylor the rain man

Lookit that.  It’s raining again. But is it raining in Puketaha? Number 8 Network is delighted to introduce our new columnist, Puketaha’s Mike the Mower Man Taylor. Mike likes rain.  And he’s been keeping records for a while.  But let’s let him tell his story. “My name is Mike Taylor and I have been collecting

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Tractor champions of the 30s

Jun 12th, 2018 | By
1930s tractor, puketaha

    Hard working men, hard working tractors.  Mike Taylor sent through these classic farming shots taken at Puketaha, 1938.  Although it’s possibly smoko time for James Thomas Parsell, right, and his helpful neighbour. “I wish I could say the whereabouts in Puketaha these photos were taken but I would only be guessing.  And just

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