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Ekatahuna is not Timbuktu!

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Let’s be honest here – there are one or two places in our fair country that we love to joke about, and Ekatahuna probably tops them. Often said in the same breath as ‘Timbuktu’  because it apparently epitomises ‘the middle of nowhere’, the mere mention of this rural Tararua town brings a smile to our lips. Ask yourself why, however, and you may be stuck for an answer. At least that’s what we found when we went to check out the quaint little settlement – and discovered there...