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Easter Weekend Clinic Hours

  EASTER WEEKEND HOURS Our clinics will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday and we will not be taking online bookings during this time. Emergency care will remain available 24/7. For urgent assistance please phone your local clinic and you will be directed to our on duty veterinary team. Hastings: 06 876 7001…

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Vet Graduate Programme kicks of for 2023

It was great to have all of our new vets in Waipukurau for the first group catch up in our vet graduate program last week! Elise, Reshika, Abbigail, and Bailey spent time with our companion animal and production animal group leads, heard from other vets who have recently completed the induction programme, were exposed to…

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Mullets Vs Magpies – Cyclone Relief T20 charity cricket

Magpies to take on vets, farmers & local legends in Cyclone Relief T20 charity match   Join us for the ultimate charity T20 match! 🏏 Magpies XI vs HB Mullet’s XI 🏟 Nelson Park, Napier 📅 Friday 31st March ⏰ 3.30pm Start   We are looking for friends, farmers and allies to join in the…

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Waipukurau Community Day

HAD A GUTSFUL OF THE WEATHER AND JUST NEED A BREATHER? This is your invitation to tour behind the scenes and check out everything Vet Services Waipukurau has to offer.  Catch up with other farmers while your children are kept busy. Tour behind the scenes with lots of fun and excitement along the way. Chat…

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A message to our community

  Our heart goes out to our community with the deepest sympathy for those who have been caught in the warpath of Cyclone Gabrielle. We know that many of you are under immense strain and some have suffered significant loss, we want you to know that we are here to help and will do everything…

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🌩 Cyclone Gabrielle Update ☔️

Emergency veterinary care is available during the nation state of emergency – 06 858 9060 Vet Services Hastings and Waipukurau are open (15/02/23) and our Napier clinic are trying to reopen as soon as they can. Please be mindful that while the veterinary clinic maybe undamaged many of our team are dealing with same issues…

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Youngstock Seminar – Tuesday 28 February

Join Vet Services and special guest speaker, Sue Macky for an informative seminar all about getting excellent dairy heifers. Sue Macky is a veterinarian who has worked worldwide with high performing dairy farmers. Sue is passionate about growing dairy heifers to reach their potential in the herd. She has particular expertise in the management of…

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Vet Nursing Scholarships Application

Veterinary Nurse Scholarship. Name(Required) First Last Student ID(Required)Date of Birth(Required) MM slash DD slash YYYY Phone(Required) Email(Required) I am currently studying a(Required)NZ Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5)Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Level 6)Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing (Level 7)OtherI study(Required)Full-TimePart-TimeName of your education provider. There are several education providers offering qualifications in veterinary nursing – please…

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Dairy Technician Services

WOPA Hoof Trimming Faster, Safer Hoof Trimming with the WOPA cattle crush, Teatsealing, Disbudding, Pregnancy Scanning and Reproduction Services. Fill in your details below and we will be in touch to make a booking Name* First Last Farm* Rapid number of yards* Street Address Address Line 2 Phone*I want to book or find out more…

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Cattle Scanning – Bookings now open!

It’s that time of year again! Time for us to come out and scan your cattle with our BCF ultrasound scanners. Pregnancy scanning has many advantages when understanding your herd’s reproduction performance and planning ahead for the season. The earliest times for accurate testing following bull withdrawal is 49 days, this is especially important for…

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