Poo hung from trees in Wakefield

Poo hung from trees in Wakefield

If you go into the woods today, be sure of a big surprise. And not a good one. A recent spate of dog fouling at Faulkner Bush, Wakefield, has raised concerns with residents. It appears that some lazy dog owners have been leaving their pet’s waste in bags tied to trees...
Elephants in Wai-iti River

Elephants in Wai-iti River

In the summer of 1928-1929, two elephants, Jumbo and his pal Tommy, used the Wai-iti River, Wakefield, to rinse off as they took a break in their travels toward the North Island. The pair were part of the Perry Brothers’ Circus on its annual New Zealand-wide tour...
Popular GP farewelled

Popular GP farewelled

Waimea Weekly – April 4 issue If you were none the wiser you could be forgiven for thinking there’d been an outbreak in Wakefield as a steady stream of the Health Centre’s patients entered the building last Thursday, March 29. But they were walking in with good...