Posts Tagged ‘ Rod Wise ’

Rod steps down

Apr 14th, 2014 | By

“Drainage can bring out the worst in people. It’s just a fact of life,” says Rod Wise, and he should know. After more than 40 years serving on the drainage board committee for the region, he attended his last meeting on Friday 28 March. “Everybody had a different idea on how to drain the peat.

[continue reading…]



Honours for two special locals

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By

Congratulations to Rod Wise and Vaughan Jones for receiving recognition in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for their many years of service.  Both have long associations with the district. Rodney James Wise, Hamilton, for services to the community. Queen’s Service Medal. Ulric Vaughan Leon Jones, Hamilton, for services to the farming industry. Officer of the NZ

[continue reading…]



Something to celebrate

May 2nd, 2012 | By

And absolute congratulations to Rod Wise and Judy Cole, who were married at Woodlands Historic Homestead, on April 21. In addition to an abundance of good wishes and cards, they asked friends to contribute to the Woodlands Archives Building Fund – and raised almost $3000. The couple are now ready to explore Europe, taking in

[continue reading…]



Last of the Summer reading

Jan 30th, 2012 | By

Did we have a Summer just then? Possibly in the days to come… N8N is back on board, bright eyed and bushy tailed, and presents herewith the final instalment on what books folk are dipping into over their breaks. Recently retired Waikato district councillor Rod Wise is reading Russell Stone’s Makers of Fortune. Published in

[continue reading…]