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Bearing Up

Apr 7th, 2020 | By

BEARS have been turning up in windows and bus stations and in all sorts of places across the nation.  Gordonton gets in on the fun. Here’s what popped up on Whitikahu Rd recently –     And N8N decided there were not enough bears on Woodlands Rd and has taken to hiding furry critters in

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Vets on the job

Apr 7th, 2020 | By
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  “The world is in lockdown, but as an essential service we’re here to help,” say the team at Global Veterinary Services in Gordonton. “We want you to know we are open, and will remain open for farm and essential or urgent companion animal work.  If you or your animals need assistance please call us

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Round-up: Crisis support, other information

Apr 7th, 2020 | By
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    Freephone 0800 800 405  That’s the freephone number to call if you live in the Waikato region and you or your whānau need help getting food, groceries or other household goods and services. A newly formed Covid-19 emergency operations centre formed by the Waikato district and Hamilton city councils will collect information from you to

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Essential work only at Gordonton Automotive

Apr 2nd, 2020 | By
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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.” Restrictions are in place.  “When you drop your car off, please make sure you turn off all heating and air cons

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MacSmith’s – open!

Mar 31st, 2020 | By
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Farming is an essential operation during the Covid-19 national lockdown – and 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

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Cohesive Waikato approach key: mayoral meeting during crisis

Mar 31st, 2020 | By
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Getting on the same page and comparing notes of how the region is responding to the Covid crisis was the main aim of a meeting of Waikato mayors, council executives, MPs, Iwi leaders and others yesterday. The purpose of the teleconference was to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 and how Waikato’s politicians and their agencies

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