Posts Tagged ‘ Roy Burke ’

Goodbye Alan, Pukemokemoke’s best friend

Dec 14th, 2015 | By

Alan Leadley, gentleman, leader of the Friends of Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve and friend to all, passed away recently. I first met Alan not long after starting Number 8 Network. He burst into my life overflowing with enthusiasm for the work going on at the little bush block in Tauhei. He had a genuine fondness for

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Tribute to Taupiri’s ‘mayor’

Sep 25th, 2014 | By
Vernall Motors Ltd

With the death of Deane Vernall, Taupiri may never be the same again, says journalist and Waikato Times obituary writer Roy Burke. If the community had a mayor it would have been Deane. More than 1000 Taupiri, Ngaruawahia and district people turned out for his funeral at the Taupiri Rugby Club last Saturday. He was

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Summer reading continued

Jan 4th, 2012 | By

N8N was interested in what books folk are burying their noses in this festive season, and all we can say is there sure seems to be a lot of reading going on.  Must be the rain. Three cheers for Bronte Roy Burke, Hamilton journalist and avid N8N reader So brand me an old fashioned guy;

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