Friday, 25 September 2020


Ken Woodhead (Woody) was a “man among men” according to friend, Harold Abrahamson. Another friend, Walter Russell, describes Woody as a self-made man, who no matter how much he enjoyed a drink or played up the previous night was as “sharp as a tack” and first in the office the next day, neatly dressed and ready to start work.

A U-turn by a major insurer means a group of Coromandel high school students are now likely to be compensated for a $64,000 international trip which was cancelled as a result of COVID-19.

On Sunday, 23 August, St Andrew’s Community Church will host a public information evening on the details and legalities of the proposed End of Life Choice Act. The act is the subject of a referendum to be held in conjunction with this year’s general election.

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