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Your local Mad Butcher - Serving the community
know just how fresh the meat really is.
All Mad Butcher stores are open from 7am to 7pm
seven days a week -- that's a total of 84 hours a week
and at all times there is a skilled butcher onsite to
help with any customer requests for cutting larger or
smaller meat packs.
The goal at the Mad Butcher is to provide a world
class shopping experience with friendly knowledgeable
staff in a clean and pleasant environment with a great
range of products and the very best everyday low
The Mad Butcher and Suburban Newspapers
Community Trust was formed in 1998 and has
supported charities including Diabetes Auckland,
Allergy New Zealand, Plunket, Surf Lifesaving New
Zealand, the Cancer Foundation, Look Good Feel
Better, the Meningitis Trust, Kidz First Children's
Hospital, Camp Quality for children fighting cancer
More than $100,000 has gone into work around
prostate cancer and the Parkinson's Society has also
been helped, as have a number of individuals from
the special Helping Hand fund for urgent medical
One of the Trust's biggest campaigns, Operation
Heal, raised $230,000 for the purchase of a high tech
operating microscope at the National Burns Unit in
This year it is fundraising for Kidney Kids to
purchase lifesaving haemodialysis equipment.
The team at the Mad Butcher Papakura/Takanini
is also proud to give back to the local community, and
try to help out as much as they can.
Mad Butcher is located at 230 Great South Rd,
Takanini (Southgate Shopping Centre) phone
Mad Butcher Papakura/Takanini
Raising millions of
dollars for charity and
Reg No: CC34283
The Mad Butcher Papakura/Takanini is famous
for providing the local community with quality
New Zealand meat at the best possible prices.
The store caters to a thriving and diverse ethnic
mix, for which they have worked hard to get the
cuts, flavours and prices exactly right, listening
to feedback from customers.
Franchisee David Walsh and his staff are passionate
about providing families with quality products and the
finest premium cut meats, all at great prices. Their goal
is to make sure each customer that walks through the
door is guaranteed exceptional service and quality.
Mad Butcher has 37 stores nationwide and is New
Zealand's largest independent retail meat chain.
The Mad Butcher prides itself on 'Best Price Best
All carcass beef and lamb sold in Mad Butcher
stores is NZ Quality Mark certified -- meaning it has
had to exceed strict criteria with a strong emphasis on
taste and tenderness to be the best New Zealand has
to offer! This product is identified in-store with a NZ
Quality Mark sticker on packs. Fresh chicken to all
Mad Butcher stores is supplied by Tegel -- recognised
as the premier chicken brand in New Zealand. All
fresh pork to Mad Butcher stores is grown right here
in New Zealand.
All Mad Butcher meat is delivered fresh each day
and processed on site by skilled staff and each retail
pack of meat has a packed on and use by date so you
See the di erence
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Pupils show can do attitude
Can do: Collecting food as part of Social Justice Week are students from St
Mary's Papakura, from left: Amelia Nunnerley, 9, Luke Rooney, 13, Alyssa
Lagor, 6, Georgia Monkley, 13, Taylor Lockwood, 8, Grayson James, 12, and
Lilyan Tuila, 9.
Photo: DUBBY HENRY
By DUBBY HENRY
To donate food you can call the Papakura branch of St Vincent de Paul on 296
5052 or drop into 275 Great South Rd opposite the Papakura District Court.
It's open Tuesday to Friday 10am till 3pm and Saturday 9am till noon. Social
Justice Week is an initiative of Catholic charity Caritas. To find out more go
HOW TO DONATE
They may be young but they
already know they can make a dif-
Students from St Mary's School
in Papakura have been running a
can drive to get food for local fam-
ilies as part of Social Justice
Year 8 teacher Anna Buckley
says the can drive is the first of
many ways St Mary's students
will be getting involved in the
week, which runs until Saturday.
At a special assembly on Friday
the kids gave their can stash to
the St Vincent de Paul Society,
which will distribute the food to
The students are also discover-
ing how poverty and deprivation
affect people both here and over-
"I tell them to think about a
family celebration -- like Christ-
mas -- and then imagine what that
would be like if you had no food,"
Ms Buckley says.
"You have to put yourself in
other people's shoes."
Monkley says feeding the hungry
is just one aspect of social justice.
She says it's as simple as "find-
ing out within your community
who needs something and then
society coming together to help
Grayson James, 12, reckons a
lot of Papakura residents are
"pretty good with sharing food"
through food banks and shelters.
He wants those people to keep
up the good work. And his mess-
age to those who haven't thought
"Start donating to shelters.
You'll help decrease the rates of
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