Vet Services Waipukurau
Photos from the event, and annual reports below.
On Friday evening Vet Club President Mr. Paul Robottom welcomed members, the building committee, mayor Alex Walker and Vet Services staff to the 72nd Annual General Club Meeting and Grand Opening for the Vet Services Waipukurau building.
The building project has been a massive undertaking for the Club with the first plans started in 2014!
Renovations to the building include an extension to the retail section, an extension and refurbishment to our companion animal clinic, staff facilities, meeting rooms, and an incredible facelift to the outside of the building to modernise the buildings look, feel and experience for members and clients.
The building works were completed by civil construction company Morris & Bayley who worked well with Vet Services throughout the project in order to keep the clinic running.
The value of the development has been $2.25 million with construction taking approximately 18 months to complete.
A valued partnership with the
CHB Farmers Veterinary Club
CHB Vet Club Chairman Report 2 December 2022
Dear Club Members,
The last 12 months have flown by once again and I am very proud to announce that the building upgrade is now complete.
A big thanks to the building team from Morris and Bailey and the Vet Services staff who all worked well together during the project and kept the clinic running.
We will continue the details and formalities about the building project following the AGM.
It was a long wet winter and spring but we are through the other side now, just after some sun and heat to kick the grass growth along. We are all in a better place compared to the last several years.
I won’t go into farming politics as we would be here all night.
The Scholarship interviews were complete by mid-December last year thanks to Simon Foster, Conon Kynoch, Brendon James and Camille for running the interview process.
The recipients were,
- CHB College Scholarship: Caitlan Christmas Bachelor Science and Conservation at Lincoln University
- Members Scholarship: Tegan Butler Vet Science at Massey University,
And Tim Wilson who is attending Canterbury University studying Bachelor of Engineering.
The interview panel also decided to award another one off scholarship to Sophia Scoble for $1000. Sophia is studying a Bachelor of Arts at Otago.
We also send every unsuccessful applicant a $50 fuel voucher.
Sue Coppinger has officially resigned/retired as club secretary, she has been instrumental in running the Vet Club finances for a number of years. Rob will be going into more details later in the evening about Sue.
Hamish Grant took over last month with Sue continuing as the secretary for the entire building project. Hamish is doing an excellent job and literally hit the ground running organising this event and other projects. Thanks for your time and effort so far.
Sue you will you will be sorely missed and have always gone above and beyond with your work. The knowledge and experience you have of the club is invaluable and you may get the odd phone call for help.
Thank you to the club executive for your help and support during the year, also to Brendon and Camille form Vet Services.
Our relationship with Vet Services is a coexistence working as one to bring the best quality service and products to our members and community.
If you would like to join the CHB Farmers Veterinary Club please contact the club secretary, Hamish Grant below.
Club Member Benefits:
- Vet Services Hawke’s Bay offer a 20% discount on all mileage charged to the club members property.
- Vet Services Hawke’s Bay offer up to 20% incentive discount on veterinary fees charged.
- Two annual Scholarships for Vet Club family members undertaking tertiary study.
- CHB College Scholarship for a local student undertaking tertiary study.