62 days ago

Centre for Civil Defence response in northern Waikato

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Northern Waikato now has an emergency centre to help with wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hamilton City Council and Waikato District Council joined forces to operate a North Waikato Combined Emergency Operations Centre.

Staffers are already helping with community welfare needs, identifying at-risk people, and working with government agencies and local support agencies, a statement said.

"The creation of these combined centres is one way we can fine-tune our response to ensure that most resources can be directed to those who are vulnerable and in need, as efficiently as possible," said Merv Balloch, one of four shift controllers.

"Between the two councils we are sharing operations, logistics, communication, intelligence and planning functions, as well as setting up separate welfare teams for each Council area ... There's a lot to be done, but the combined approach is another step on the way to getting through this difficult time."

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2 hours ago

Discover the luxury of Awatere’s Care Suites

Oceania Healthcare

On Friday 12th and Saturday 13th June, we’re holding by-appointment open homes at Awatere.

Join one of the carefully controlled viewings, and you’ll discover how Oceania have reinvented rest home living with our luxury Care Suites, providing Rest Home and Hospital care.

Situated in the heart of Hamilton, our modern and well-equipped Care Suites offer personalised care to support your needs, with all the comforts of home. Complete with a cosy living area, stylish kitchenette and modern ensuite, you’ll have plenty of space for all your treasured possessions.

To register for a tour at either 10.30am, 1.30pm or 3pm call us on 0800 333 688 today.

No referral required.

Awatere Care – 1340 Victoria Street, Beerescourt, Hamilton
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2 hours ago

Test your landlord knowledge!

Lodge City Rentals

Do you know what you're liable for if you increase your rent during the increase freeze?

How knowledgeable are you about all the regulations to do with your rental properties? It’s not always easy staying up to speed with the latest changes in regulations.

Put your knowledge to the test and take our landlord IQ quiz. See how you score – if you still have questions, give Jason a call and put him to the test.

Mobile 021 880 805 | Email jasonw@lodge.co.nz
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11 hours ago

EXTRA POKIE MACHINES AT SKY CITY

Rudi from Hamilton Lake

SkyCity's application for extra pokies has been declined by the Gambling Commission on 4 June 2020 - This is a victory for the voice of the residents of Hamilton. So many organisations and groups submitted their opposition to the Gambling Commission.
After the public hearings which were held in Hamilton and the commission sifting through the arguments, have now ruled that the application did not meet the requirements as set out in the Act.
The applicant may still lodge an appeal.

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