Open for business!

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Come on down – Sushant and Bharati Rajan at the Gordonton Superette


THE following local businesses are operating under the Alert level 3 lockdown in Gordonton.  If you run a small business and the doors are open – please let Annette know at N8N.

Cafes & Eateries

Gordonton Bakehouse and Takeaways

Takeaways are back on the menu in Gordonton and Leon is feeling thankful – “Dear all valued customers. We have have been closed for five weeks since the lockdown and when it moves down to level 3 we will reopen, operating for takeaways.”

Phone 07-824 3938

Gordonton Superette

Bharati and Sushant Rajan have been open throughout the lockdown.  “Customers need to come into the shop one at a time, observing the protocols during the lockdown. Just wait outside and come in when the previous customer exits. One in, one out. And keep a safe space from them!”

Phone them on 07 824 3182


The Farm Shop

“Exciting news this week for The Farm Shop shopping page – we will be delivering to Morrinsville, Cambridge, Hamilton, Whatawhata, Te Kowhai, Ngaruawahia, Taupiri, Huntly, Te Kauwahata and Ngatea on Wednesday and Saturday.”

Email your order here or phone 07 824 3555


The Firepot Cafe

Opens its doors on Monday 4 May.



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All dressed up at Global Vets!

Global Veterinary Services

“Coming out of lock down level 4! We are happy to be back to full routine work, while maintaining the same high level of safety.  Please call ahead so we can let you know how it will work. Together we have made it this far and together we will get through, Wishing you all the best!”
Thanks – the GVS team
Phone 07 2104562


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Diane at Anexa Vets – X marks the spot


Anexa Dairy Vets

“Our Covid Level 3 plan is very similar to our Level 4 plan – we want to respect everyone’s bubble, keeping our communities and animals healthy. Our farm vets, sales reps and on-farm product deliveries will continue with the appropriate physical distancing, and hygiene measures in place. All services are now available. For all appointments and product purchases please phone ahead.

“Thank you for your support, kindness and connection – we look forward to seeing you in the upcoming weeks!”

Phone 07 824 2103 or send an email





Mural at the Mandarin Tree

The Mandarin Tree

“We are excited to be back and get all our orders out to our customers! We will be at the gallery from 11 -3 and available for contactless pick ups as well! Contact us for more information or if you would like to look at something through the window! We will help you where we can or send artwork out to you!”

Phone Claudia on 027 777 8733


alpaca scarf with scarf

Cornerstone Alpacas

“Hello Alpaca Friends! During this time of level 3, we are offering a Click and Collect service. Please head to our website to browse our range of alpaca products. There is 20% off all our shop products until 17 May. With mothers day just around the corner, spoil your mum with a beautiful alpaca scarf or blanket, gift wrapped too.”

Click here for the website.


Gordonton Automotive

Darrin Paul at Gordonton Automotive is open –  to essential workers. “So if you need your car to get to work we will be able to repair and give it a Warrant of Fitness.  When you drop your car off, please make sure you turn off all heating and air cons before I get in car.”

He also asks that customers keep their distance to the recommended 2 meters. “Please make sure there is no food and drinks left in your car.”

Phone Darrin on 021 1231874 or 824 7189

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Open for business!


MacSmith Tires

MacSmith’s Tires are open to ensure the tyres keep turning. “We are here for you if you get a puncture or need new tyres to get to work. We support you and think you are doing a fantastic job. Be proud!” says Jason Heather-Smith. Tyres, puncture repairs and alignments, brakes and suspension work can all be done at the Gordonton workshop.

Phone Jason on 824 2220, 021 135 0592


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Gull Whitikahu

“Good news folks! Our open hours will be back to our normal winter hours – these are weekdays 7am – 6.30pm, weekends and stats 8am – 6.30pm.”  Gull Whitikahu has been open during the lockdown period and has had higher stocks than normal – including flour and yeast.  Fuel available 24/7 – with disinfectant in spray bottles on top of the pumps. Lastly, please use common sense when visiting their store. Maximum of one person at a time.

Phone 824 4855


Wairere Nursery

Our drive-through garden centre – “It’s a welcome relief that the gang are all back. The gardens are refreshed and new stock has arrived to fill the place back up.   If you are making an online order that you wish to collect you will be prompted to add a collection date and time frame. This means we can have your order ready and waiting in the carpark for your choice of day and time for collection.”

Phone Lloyd on 824 3430




Clandon Daffodils

“It will be good to see the daffodils flowering this spring. Final call for any daffodil bulb orders… place your order via our website order form here.  You can have a contactless pickup from 745 Gordonton Road, or we can post.”


The Herbal Shop and Clinic

“Hi to all our lovely customers. Your essential products can be picked up just inside the door at the shop, 2 Lorne St, Hamilton. These pick-ups need to be contactless so we ask that if you have a query, to ring or email us before pick-up of goods. Email here or phone 07 8432312 to place order or have a free 10 minute consultation.”

Number 8 Network

And your community website, Number 8 Network, has been here throughout sharing stories from around Gordonton and surrounds during this stange Lockdown period.  If you’d like to show support for us, like us on Facebook or subscribe to our email.  Or drop us a line saying hi.  Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have news to share, or a great photo.  We will get through this, together.



Hukanui Golf Club

“We are open to members and players within their bubble only. Sorry, no green fee players, affiliated members or Footgolf under Level 3, due to Government regulations. Golf played between 9am and 4pm.  Before turning up to play golf, please ring Debbie Adgo to register for a tee time.”

Phone Debbie on 022 466 0032


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