73 days ago

We Say, You Say: Fire burns in Waikato landfill since August

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Waikato District Council has issued a health notice to residents living within three kilometres of Puke Coal’s construction and demolition landfill in Pukemiro, where a fire has been burning since August.

The dioxin warning is a precautionary measure and the number of people the notice affects is low, with a total of 212 households within the buffer zone. Abatement notices have been issued to the landfill owner in relation to breaches of the Resource Management Act.

What extra precautions do you think should be introduced to prevent another environmental incident like this happening again?

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More messages from your neighbours
3 days ago

Just sharing in case it hasn’t been posted on here :)

Summa from Frankton

SNIP ‘N’ CHIP RETURNS TO HAMILTON!

We are excited to relaunch our desexing and microchipping campaign in Hamilton!

From Monday 25th January 2021, we are working with Care Vets to offer heavily discounted desexing and microchipping in Hamilton for Community Services Cardholders

Cat-owners who have a Community Services Card can Snip ‘n’ Chip their cats or kittens for just $20! This is a limited time offer that is available until bookings run out.

In our last Snip ‘n’ Chip campaign, we desexed over 200 cats and we want this campaign to be even bigger! Help us give your cat a better life.

Visit SPCA’s Hamilton Centre now with your Community Services Card to purchase your Snip ‘n’ Chip voucher!

There are LIMITED numbers available so GET IN QUICK.

PLEASE NOTE: Vouchers can ONLY be purchased by visiting SPCA’s Hamilton Centre, not by calling us or by messaging us on Facebook. You will then need to book your cat/kitten in with your local Care Vets.

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16 hours ago

Please keep an eye out for rocky

Summa from Frankton

My cousins cat has gone missing
Is anyone has any friends or family in the area to please look out for him his family is missing him dearly
Thankyou

lostpetfinders.co.nz...

18 hours ago

What have you been doing to deal with the heat?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hamilton and Cambridge had highs of 29 degrees C on Wednesday, and some surrounding areas reached the 30s.

Spare a thought for those whose job makes the heat unavoidable. Karāpiro Falcon Industries owner Josh van der Valk and his team are an example - welding in head-to-toe protective gear.

Read more here. What have you been doing to escape the heat?

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