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New site for PGG Wrightson Rangiora store


New site for PGG Wrightson Rangiora store

Eight weeks ago the doors closed at the PGG Wrightson Rangiora building due to earthquake damage.

Mark Harden, PGG Wrightson Store Manager and his team are pleased to announce they will be operating from the current Mazda site, 2 Southbrook Road, Rangiora. The new store will be up and running by the 25th of June.

The decision to close the rural supplies store came about after concerns around the safety of the building. In March of this year, PGG Wrightson instigated a rigorous review which proved their fears accurate.

“The safety of our staff and customers is paramount and we had to act quickly,” says Store Manager Mark Harden. The store was closed immediately after the results were presented. “We closed the doors as soon as we knew the building was compromised; there was never a question of staying there.”

All products were shipped to a warehouse and the team have operated from the local real estate site in Rangiora and continued to service customers.

With the announcement and signing of the lease, the Rangiora team are looking forward to getting back rural retailing again. “There’s a lot to do over the next month but the team are fired up and keen to put our mark on the new site. The new site has extremely good road appeal and we will be hard to miss – it’s great to be back in business again. Says Mark, “I guess you could say we were broken but definitely not out.”

The new PGG Wrightson store will open on the 25th of June and service a wide range of rural farmers and lifestyle customers.

PGG Wrightson clients can still contact the store via the 03 313 0880 number or can phone Mark Harden, store manager, direct at 027 207 2100


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