Report shows need to protect Pukekohe food hub

Horticulture New Zealand commissioned Deloitte to report on New Zealand’s food story: The Pukekohe hub, detailing the significant contribution Pukekohe’s horticulture industry makes to the health and wealth of New Zealand, and in particular its largest city, Auckland. The report was released at a function at Parliament on Tuesday 14 August 2016 and outlines the possible economic hit that could […]

Tuakau crazy for KidsCan

Rainbow tights, crazy hair, face paint and lots of colour were seen at Tuakau Primary School on Thursday 9 August as the students celebrated KidsCan crazy day. Nationwide, the day was held as a fundraiser for KidsCan which provides food, clothing, health care for students in 732 schools across the country. Teacher in charge, Dianne Stokes, said it was great […]

Glenbrook students build their skills

Glenbrook School students put their thinking caps on and completed a number of challenges as part of the Vector EPro8 challenge last week. On Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 August, the students took part in the challenge, a series of activities where points are given. The idea is to allow students to think critically to problem solve, by using maths, engineering […]

Onewhero girl shortlisted for NCEA Make your mark competition

Eleven year old Maia Kervin, from Onewhero Area School, was recently shortlisted for the NCEA Make Your Mark competition. Maia, who entered the ‘Young Minds, Young Dreams’ category could win $1000. Maia, whose dream job is to be a heart surgeon, described what education means for her in her entry. Her entry shows the learning areas that are important, including […]

Never enter a property where there is fire

Following the recent death of 55 year old male in a house fire in Pukekohe, Fire and Emergency New Zealand are urging people to never enter or re-enter a house where there may be a fire. In this tragic incident, the deceased entered the house and was then unable to find his way out. John Robinson, Chief Fire Officer, of […]

Pukekohe Fire Report – Week ending 14 August 2018

02/08 Motor vehicle accident (MVA) 04/08 Private Fire Alarm (false alarm) • Scrub fire 06/08 Car fire • Domestic Fire Alarm (false alarm) 08/08 Car fire on motorway SAFETY MESSAGE: Over the next couple of weeks you will see ads running in the paper from Fire and Emergency NZ. The ads are not just pretty colours and words reminding us […]

Waiuku Fire Report – July 2018

6th George Street Medical 7th Totara Street Incinerator smoke causing a nuisance 8th Glenbrook Road MVA 11th Norfolk Rise Mobility scooter rolled 13th Riverside Drive Smell of burning 15th King Street PFA 21st Owens Road Fence on fire 22nd Kitchener Road Medical 25th Fleet Street Medical 30th Racecourse Road Assist Police with search for a missing child

Police carry out search warrant in Waiuku

Police carried out a planned search warrant on Thursday 9 August 2018 in Waiuku to locate a person who is known to police. No further information is available at this stage.

Looking twice at train tracks may save your life

Look right, look left, look for trains. That’s the message NZ Police and the NZ Transport Agency are supporting this Rail Safety Week, and it could save your life. Inspector Peter McKennie, Operations Manager for Road Policing, says Police will be supporting the week by spreading the message to look first before you cross train tracks. It only takes a […]

Never too young to read the news

In an age where digital media is so prominent with most news online, it was quite heart warming to receive this photograph of eight year old Charlie Lamb reading the Post. According to his Mum he reads it every Tuesday. You’re awesome Charlie, thanks for the support.

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