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Pokeno opens first veterinary surgery

Pokeno’s fast-growing population now has another reason to call the area home—the recent opening of the town’s first veterinary surgery. CareVets Pokeno Ltd opened for business little more than a month ago and newly-installed veterinarian, Emma Hill, says the response from the community so far has been 'really positive.'

MPI laid further charges over bobby calves

The Ministry for Primary Industries has filed charges against another person over the alleged abuse of bobby calves during the 2015 bobby calf season. A 65-year-old Pukekohe man was charged last year for allegedly ill-treating...

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Bakers Banter

Happy new year everyone, hard to believe we are already half way through January. The first thing I want to do is give an update on the issue I spoke about in my December article regarding the width of Victoria Street West...

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‘Superdogs’ coming to border security

The Ministry for Primary Industries hopes a new breed of detector dog will produce its best biosecurity sniffers ever.MPI produces super biosecurity dogs The Ministry for Primary Industries hopes a new breed of detector dog will...


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