Punnet ready for business

Tamahere’s popular Punnet Eatery is coming to the aid of espresso coffee lovers and anyone hankering for other than a home cooked meal.

From Tuesday (April 28), the Newell Rd cafe is offering contactless, drive-through service for cafe coffee and food using its own app and orders of meals from its website.

Other nearby cafes, restaurants and businesses are also back in business.

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Tamahere rises to crisis

It’s a time to reach out to fellow New Zealanders in whatever way we can and Tamahere people are doing that.

Inspirational, cheery and joke signs have sprung up around the area and Teddy bears are popping out of mailboxes and sitting in windows as locals look to lift our spirits while we all endure pandemic lockdown.

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Support NZ; buy local

We may be confined to our homes but we still need to buy necessities, the odd treat and probably a birthday present or two.

With the economy tanking it’s time to think strategically and buy New Zealand-made whenever we can. Even better Waikato-made.

The Tamahere Country Market stallholders who make our monthly market such a vibrant and happy outing are now just a click away here online.

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