Well known Lower Hutt butcher Gordon Wood has sold his Park Avenue shop.
He went online this week to say new owners would be taking it over shortly.
He is known for his wide range of Polish, Russian, Serbian, Dutch, South African and German sausages, and salamis.
Do you support your local butcher and what is your favourite sausage.
Should pokie machines be outlawed?
A city councillor has put forward a policy to ban new permits for pokie machines in Wellington City.
Councillor Tamatha Paul, representing the Lambton Ward, is pushing for a 'sinking lid' policy to all but cease new permits for pokie machines in the city. The motion has widespread support across the council table and is set to pass this Thursday.
New Zealanders lost $939 million in pokie machines in 2019 and $241m of that was paid out to community and sports groups. Between 30 and 60 per cent of money going into pokie machines was from problem gamblers and much of that came from low socio-economic communities, a paper by the Problem Gambling Foundation said.
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This should not be too tough. What are your favourite memories of this gentleman and his store?