Read more about the article ‘Funerals are for the living’ at Twentymans
The Twentymans team, rear: Rochelle Scott, left, Phillipa Godwin, Nick Collingwood; front: Amba Catran, left, Adrian Catran and Julie Catran. Absent: Max Hetherington, Kate Jones and Brodie Campbell. Photo: KELLEY TANTAU

‘Funerals are for the living’ at Twentymans

ADVERTORIAL Adrian Catran cannot recall a type of death he hasn’t seen.Working at Twentymans, a funeral home in Thames for more than three decades, has equated to around 10,000 deceased…

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Read more about the article Kahikatea wood in demand at Turua mill
The barque Aldebaran loading Turua white pine. Photo: SUPPLIED

Kahikatea wood in demand at Turua mill

As part of a Valley Profile series, MEGHAN HAWKES searches through old newspapers to bring you the stories Thames Valley locals once read about themselves. 1877Paeroa was regarded as a…

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