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 […]

Pool packed for group day

The Group Day Swimming Competition for Waiuku Schools was held at a jam packed Whiteside Pool on Friday. Hundreds of children and spectators piled in to the complex on a day that saw all swimming disciplines tackled. The top kids from each event will now move through to the Franklin Zone Swimming Day, to be held later in March.

Awhitu Golf Cocky’s Corner open day

The annual Cocky’s Corner Open Day event attracted a good turnout of players keen to enjoy a good round of golf in excellent conditions. Glenn Harper shot the low round of the day, a 74 gross score. He also won the longest drive prize. Julie Duncan was the leading ladies golfer with a 70 nett score.The longest drive went to […]

Motley Crew take out tournament

Clarks Beach Bowling Club’s Tournament was held on Thursday 22 February 2018. The weather was mostly fine and a great day of bowling was had by all. The winning team was Motley Crew made up of Paul Millar, Chris Walker and Len Corney. Second place went to The Travellers (Sharon Perry, Robert Woodbridge and Brian Goldfinch). Third Place was Tom’s […]

Sunset Coast walk a stunner

It dawned a beautiful day on the morning of the Sunset Coast walk. It resulted in a sunny day, that was not too overbearing for those who took part. Eager walkers arrived before the 7.30am registration start on Sunday 25 February 2018 with the Rotary Club of Waiuku well prepared to handle the situation. The Sunset Coast Walk featured four […]

Polocrosse tournament excites

To watch a horse traversing a polocrosse ground, is similar to watching a Lord of the Rings battle scene! The thundering hooves, the eerie sound of oxygen being snorted deep into lungs to feed glistening muscles and the mad dedication of the riders. I attended the recent Polocrosse Club Championships hosted by Counties Polocrosse at Abderry Farm near Glenbrook. It […]

Troy a Speed Golf champ

Onewhero Golf Club are proud to share the news of one of their members, Troy Harold, who competed in the Toro New Zealand Speed Golf Champs at Windross Farm, Papakura on 24 and 25 February. Troy is now the New Zealand Masters Speed Golf Champion. Speed golf is a relatively new golf game where contestants complete an 18 hole course […]

Yacht Club venture out on Clarks Beach

By Zoe Allan Well, there really wasn’t much wind, or tide for that matter, when we pulled up to the Waiuku Yacht Club on Saturday morning 24 February. Our 420 crew was rearing to go, racing the learn-to-sail kids onto the water, their boats not withstanding the competition too well. Soon enough the Optis were off on their way, heading […]

Water quality issue sees triathlon become a duathlon

It was the response they dreaded, but now at least they have a definitive answer. Auckland Council have confirmed that they have not been able to gain a solution for the water quality issues at Clarks Beach, which means this year’s Fulton Swim School Franklin Primary School Triathlon, will be a duathlon. The event planning team at Fulton Swim School […]

Nina recognised for 60 years of teaching

She’s been teaching for 60 years and plans to continue for a little bit longer yet. Nina North, who grew up in England, but now lives in Pukekohe has been part of the Fitness League for the majority of her life. “My mother went to the Fitness League classes when she was expecting me, so I guess it’s in my […]

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