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Honours flow at Waiuku Netball AGM

There was plenty of emotion and celebration at the Waiuku Netball Centre’s AGM on Monday 5 March. Anne Walters was accorded life membership, joining just seven other living members of the association with that status, while Bronwyn Sloane, Rachel Browne-Cole and Sharni Hunter were all honoured with service awards. Anne has a lengthy list of achievements and citations for her […]

Pukekohe High head students ready for action

In a town that is growing, with a school that is growing, Pukekohe High School’s Head students for 2018 have a big job ahead of them. Seventeen year olds Shey Eva, Angus Eason, Kate Fryer and Ellie Cato are ready to bring about change and incite school spirit. Having been part of the school since year nine, they are proud […]

Logan takes out premier portraiture award

Twenty-one year old Logan Moffat from Franklin has made history, being the youngest winner of the 2018 Adam Portraiture Award. The Adam Portraiture Award is New Zealand’s premier portraiture prize. Supported by the Adam Foundation the award highlights the power of portraiture and celebrates New Zealanders and the portrait painters who represent them. Logan, who took out the biennial award, […]

Fundraising show approaches

The countdown is on to The Post Newspaper helping community groups fundraiser—The Dave Upfold comedy hypnotist show on 21 March at Pukekohe Town Hall. If your organisation is raising money, the Dave Upfold show is an excellent addition. With a mix of comedy and music, the interactive, engaging performance is set to entertain, and also help your group raise funds. […]

India Tuakau supporting community

By Jess Paton The India Restaurant and Bar in Tuakau gave away free meals from 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm on Sunday 4 March. The free food was aimed at those that were unable to cook for themselves or couldn’t afford a meal. Mukesh Sharma, director, said they did it because the community is everything. “We started our journey four years […]

Man in custody after male shot in Pukekohe

UPDATE: Police are investigating a firearms incident in Pukekohe where a male in his 50s received a gunshot wound to his leg shortly after 12.40pm on Friday 9 March. He has been transported to hospital and his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. A male is currently in custody and is assisting police with their enquiries. Paerata School is […]

Westpac called to Waiuku

Emergency services including Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter and St John were called to Waiuku this morning, Thursday 8 March. A teenager had been hit by a vehicle on Kitchener Road, Waiuku. He was crossing the road, pushing his little brother in a pram. The pram was pushed out of the way and his little brother was okay, but the patient […]

Nick’s Café wins National ICG Classic Kiwi award

Nick’s Café was presented the National ICG Classic Kiwi award in the 2018 Meadow Fresh New Zealand Café of the Year awards, at a special announcement event held in Auckland this evening, Wednesday 7th March. For the sixth year running, the Meadow Fresh New Zealand Café of the Year Awards highlight the diverse, the delicious and most delightful of our […]

Shoplifters caught

Police received a report at 7.59pm on Saturday 3 March, that two males and one female stole boxes of alcohol from the Tuakau Liquor Store and left in a vehicle. A Police spokesperson said there was no hold-up or robbery. Some liquor was stolen but no one was threatened or hurt inside the store. The vehicle was located by police, […]

Westpac Helicopters W1 and W2 assist in Pollok on the weekend

On Sunday 4 March, W2 crew were tasked to Pollok on the Awhitu Peninsula (pictured) at 12.50pm to assist a boy involved in a head-on collosion where one vehicle carrying five passengers collided with another vehicle. The boy suffered multiple injuries and was flown to Starship Hospital in a serious condition. At 1.02pm W1 Whitianga crew were tasked to assist with […]

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