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Update on fatal Karaka crash

Cordons have now been lifted after a fatal crash on Linwood Road, Karaka early this morning, says Inspector Rod Honan of Counties Manukau Police. Police can confirm that one vehicle was involved which was a taxi van and the 48-year-old female driver died at the scene....

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In Focus

Jeanette Schimanski snapped this photo of the Port Waikato wharf from Cobourne Reserve last Tuesday 20 June.

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Pukekohe racer eyes Championship title

Pukekohe Formula Masters Series driver, and Waikato University Student Taylor Cockerton is placed second overall on the points table after reaching podium placings in the third round of the 2017 China series.After three races at the Zhuhai International Circuit, in...

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Community donates food generously

By Emma Sharplin - emma@thepost.nzAs part of the National Parent Centre week celebrations, the team behind the Franklin Parent Centre banded together to complete a food drive for the Waiuku Family Support Network.National Parent Centre week is celebrating 65 years of...

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Quota’s award winning Antiques Fair is back

Plans are well underway for the 2017, 28th Annual Antique Fair by members of Quota International of Papakura.The award-winning fair has been described as one of the best by antiques dealers and is now the longest running Antiquse Fair in New Zealand.The Antiques Fair...

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New classrooms for Eden Christian Academy

By Yana O'Gorman yana@thepost.nz Eden Christian Academy held an official opening last Sunday for their new classrooms. Plans for the facility began in May 2016 and exactly a year later, were completed. The facility holds two specialist classrooms, for...

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Franklin pool players represent in Pennsylvania

Three Franklin locals have come back winners after attending the VNEA World Pool Junior Championships in Erie, Pennsylvania.17 year old Geffrina Harwood from Tuakau came first with her teammates from Christchurch and Auckland. Their team, the OB Cues Southern Stars,...

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Downer undertakes station construction

Auckland Transport has chosen Downer to undertake the main construction works on the Pukekohe Station upgrade after a competitive tender process.The $15.4 million project will cover the build of the new park and ride area, improved bus station facilities and a...

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Fishing with Smudge – June 2017

While I am a big fan of winter fishing even I have to admit that it has been pretty tough over the last month or so. The good days will come. I hope. As they say that’s why it’s called fishing and not catching!If you do manage to get out, there will be some snapper...

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