56 days ago

Dog attacks spike during lockdown

Kelley Tantau Reporter from Hauraki Herald

A three-dog fight in a park and dogs rushing out from properties to attack are among the problems of extra dog-walking during the lockdown.

The Hauraki District has noticed a sharp spike in attacks and Hamilton is also noticing an increase as the numbers of dogs and owners out for a walk increase.

"We used to respond to about one dog attack every two months," Hauraki District Council spokesman Peter Thom said, "but at the moment we're getting one every day. Yesterday we had two."

The council is pleading with dog owners to make sure their pooches also stay in their bubbles - either securely on their property or on a lead while out for a walk.

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4 days ago

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed!

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This service supports elderly, ill and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves.
Volunteering is a fun and rewarding experience. Being a Meals on Wheels driver takes about two hours one day a week, fortnight or month, or even casually depending on your availability.
For further information please contact us on 07 849 0285 or email: waikato@redcross.org.nz

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3 days ago

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We are currently in search of book donations for our Annual Bookfair!

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