The March Issue

Opening soon for those on the go

After almost 50 years a Smith and her partner are back behind the counter of the shop at the junction of our two main highways. From the middle of this month Heather Smith and Jill Crawford-Ferguson will begin trading from the shop alongside the new Tasman Fuels outlet - formerly Mobil Ōmārama. At the moment Heather and Jill are still unpacking boxes, stocking shelves and getting their heads around all the technical logistics of setting up shop. Logos and colours are to come. But they do have a name for their new venture - CHAIN8 - named for the two highways - State Highway 8 and the Chain Hills Highway. Both Heather and Jill have been heavily involved in hospitality several years now and with customer service a passion they thought the lease was an "exciting" new opportunity.
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Inside March Issue

Opening soon for those on the go
Cropping venture reaches harvest
Bonding times in Ōmārama
Generous gifts give school a boost
Dog Club trials start Sunday
Signed up to serve
Water filling station - a work in progress
ICYMI - 50 years marked with special tribute
Our community says goodbye

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