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Talented local publishes book

Moya Kirby, from Tuakau, has written a children’s Christmas book, set to be released on Monday 1 October 2018.  The book, called ‘The Lonely Little Tree: A New Zealand Christmas Story,’ is about a tiny tree alone in a felled forest. Native birds bring blossoms and berries to adorn it, making it a Christmas tree.   Moya, who has been a composer, […]

Award winning author visits Tuakau

  Award winning author, scientist and filmmaker, Dr Dragos Bratasanu, spoke at the Tuakau Library on Friday 21 September about his book ‘In the Pursuit of Dreams.’    Dr Dragos talked about dreams, the focus of the book, and how to make them a reality.   “Dreams are nothing to do with your age, start, background, etc. It’s not us that […]

Waiuku community shows the way with trails plan

The Waiuku Walkways Committee presented a thorough run-down for how it will deliver the initial stages of the Waiuku Trails Plan at the most recent Franklin Local Board business meeting. The committee detailed how it will spend Franklin Local Board’s $300,000 budget allocation with the help of community volunteers and community contractors. Local businesses will provide discounted materials to start […]


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