Waipā’s own home show

Waipā will host its first Home and Leisure Show next month.

Good Local Media – publisher of a trio of community newspapers – Cambridge News, King Country News and Te Awamutu News – has organised the show to be staged at the Sir Don Rowlands Centre at Karāpiro from May 10 to 12.

David Mackenzie

The event is being billed as a first for Waipā, but will also give King Country, South Waikato, Waikato and Matamata-Piako residents a first opportunity of attending such an event without taking on the Hamilton traffic.

It completes a hat trick of developments for Good Local Media.

At the start of this year the publishing company released two new Apps – in Cambridge and Te Awamutu – and on Easter Monday it added the King Country News – and its app and King Country Farmer – to its stable.

Good Local also publishes Waikato Business News, having purchased the masthead late last year. The April edition came out on Tuesday.

“Good Local Media Ltd is always looking at ways to innovate and create more ways for our customers to talk to more customers.  The launch of a Waipā Home and Leisure Show does this,” publisher David Mackenzie said.

“The Waipā Home and Leisure Show provides locals more ways to shop local.”

The inaugural show is already a sellout – all 80 stands available have been taken and most will be filled by Waikato based businesses.

Home shows are promoted as highly beneficial sales and marketings tools and are regular fixtures on calendars in New Zealand cities.

“Good Local Media Ltd is staunchly local in everything it does, and all its products reflect this in how they serve the communities they operate in,” Mackenzie said.

Waipa Home & Leisure Show


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