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‘Death by a thousand cuts’: Rural posties being driven out

Waikato rural delivery couple seek injunction stopping NZ Post from terminating their run, after months of diminishing business.

Ian and Danny Kennedy, and Karen and Dave Locke, say their rural runs are unviable.

Maria Slade Mon, 02 Oct 2023

There is a household on the rural fringes of Hamilton that gets an order of locally roasted coffee every week, regular as clockwork.

NZ Post rural delivery contractors Karen and Dave Locke know, because they were delivering it.

The people of the affluent RD5 run, west of the city, are good online

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