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A note from Emma’s Desk

I am meant to be a person who is great with words—I work with them day in and day out. Some would even say that I am a person who speaks far too many words at times. But words are failing me right now on just how we are all...

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Letters: Reading between the lines

The Post Newspaper reported last fortnight how Auckland Council and Auckland Libraries have been pushing the ‘Fit for the Future’ programme, which will see a reduction in staff. Because of the cuts, council will save...

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Letter: The Willow Tree

I read all the reasons why the tree “has” to go, and frankly I don’t believe them all. However, I am probably fighting a losing battle to retain it. I don’t have any 'love affair' with the willow tree, but the ambiance...

Letter: Local reserves not toilets

Shame on the courier drivers and Anchor milk delivery truck driver who use local reserves in Pukekohe as personal toilets. Our parks and reserves are not there for this purpose and it is a disgusting insult to the neighborhoods...

Letter – faulty street lights

In January this year I filed a Customer Request Management (CRM) with Waikato District Council (WDC) to fix the street light outside my home in Martindale Lane, and also asked why the lights in the new subdivision next door were...

A note from Emma’s desk

I didn’t realise that people took what I write in here so literally! Last week I made the joke about how my bestie would be the next one from our group to have children—the next thing I know she is being interrogated by her...

A note from Emma’s desk

Since when did we arrive in May? I can’t believe we are nearing the middle of the year already. Since we never had a summer, and autumn arrived six months early, I suppose it is about time to drag my boots out of hibernation. I...

Letter – social media toxic for local businesses

Having read yet another social media post criticizing a local business I can no longer keep quiet. As a lifetime Waiuku resident and former business owner, I’ve been increasingly disturbed (and sometimes upset) to read public...

Letter: Rural recycling

Firstly, I would like to say Well Done to Claire Harris and her young sons for picking up the litter. I too, have contacted the council re collection of bags of litter that I have picked up around Pukekohe (in town) and sadly I...

Letter – Roadside Rubbish

Letter directed at Auckland Council’s response to an article published in the Post: Roadside Rubbish- Franklin I read with interest the article that was published in our local publication The Post, the Tuesday 27 edition,...

Letter: Other parties have solutions

I read with bemusement the front page article of The Post about the Prime Minister and Waikato National MPs visiting Tuakau but offering no solutions to the transport issues which were the main concerns raised by locals....

Nanaia Mahuta – Column

Nanaia Mahuta, MP for Hauraki-Waikato, has offered to regularly contribute to the Post Newspaper on topics she believes our readers may find interesting. This month, she discusses mental health and the crisis within. There is a...

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