The August Issue

Town urged to support First response

The Ōmārama community, holiday homeowners, and other regular visitors to Ōmārama are being urged to attend this month’s public forum to discuss the ongoing issues the town’s first response is having with being turned out to all medical emergencies. Medical call-outs make up about half of the Ōmārama Volunteer Fire Brigade and First Response calls each year. Ōmārama's population swells to more than treble the size at holiday times as holiday houses and camping grounds fill. Ōmārama Co-Response [First Response] Trust spokesperson Craig Dawson is urging the community to come out in force and support its first response team “in their desire to help save lives and provide better outcomes for people in need of urgent medical assistance”... >>> continue reading <<< Photo: Jack Zorab


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Inside August Issue


Town urged to support its First Response
Flood event - is it time for a debrief?
So many to thank
In loving memory - Colin Herd
Congratulations Arabella, from all of us
Potential for new fishing venture opens up
Jan and Julz's big day out
Something unscientific but interesting
A trip to the winterless North

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