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Lizard News has a print run of 11,00 including mailbox deliveries from the Wairoa River at Bethlehem to Waihī Beach, through the rural & urban areas of the west of the Western Bay of Plenty District; Te Puna, Whakamārama, Matakana Is, Ōmokoroa, Pahoia, Apata, Aongatete, Katikati, Tahāwai, Bowentown and Athenree.


4 days ago

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Mayor Garry Webber hopes the Covid case scare in Katikati is a wake-up call for the Western Bay to get vaccinated.A positive test in Katikati at the weekend has been overturned as negative, following a retest.The Prime Minister says the previous test had a high CT count, meaning an early infection, a false positive or a historical case.The family has been retested and returned negative results."Don't give a sigh of relief. This thing could knock on our door at any time. The only way to manage the pandemic is to get out and get vaccinated. That is the priority for our area, and then we'd be a lot better off," Mayor Webber tells Lizard News.There was a great turnout for a pop-up vaccination centre at Katikati RSA yesterday and for testing at the rugby club.There were again queues for testing from 8.30 this morning. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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COVID-19 Vaccinations in Omokoroa 30th September 2021 The Omokoroa Medical Centre has established a COVID-19 vaccination service in its reception area to help the Omokoroa community to conveniently get their vaccination without having to travel all the way into Tauranga.“Bookings were initially quite busy but are now dropping off a little and so we definitely have the capacity to do some more.” says Omokoroa Medical Centre Practice Manager Trevor Deane.If you would like either your first or second Covid-19 vaccination please call the practice and book yourself in. It does not matter if you had your first vaccine somewhere else as they are all recorded on the same database.To avoid confusion with the national booking system appointments can be booked directly at Omokoroa Medical Centre via our normal telephone number of 075480169.(This news arrived the day after we printed the October edition, so this article supersedes the earlier version.) ... See MoreSee Less
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