Posts Tagged ‘ Mike Taylor ’

Working the land in the 1930s

Apr 20th, 2020 | By
1930s tractor, puketaha

Wonderful old vintage tractors photographed while working the land in Puketaha in the 1930s – and the men who kept them going. An exclusive photo-story for N8N.



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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