Vet Jack Foster celebrated

Matangi is celebrating local identity Jack Foster with the opening of a reserve in his name on Saturday, November 28.

The Jack Foster Reserve, alongside Matangi School, will be officially opened at a community event at 11am.

Jack Foster was Matangi’s veterinarian for 45 years and was described at his funeral in 2009 as New Zealand’s James Herriot of All Creatures Great and Small fame.

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