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Counties Power’s Workshop Changes Hands

Counties Power’s engineering and heavy vehicle servicing business unit, The Workshop, has been sold. The change of ownership takes effect on 26 April 2017, trading as The Workshop Est 1924 Limited. Counties Power Chief Executive Sheridan Broadbent says The Workshop...

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ANZAC services

ANZAC Day is commemorated all around New Zealand on 25 April.Here is an updated list of the dawn and civic ANZAC services in Franklin tomorrow morning: Awhitu: Civic service at cenotaph, 8:30am Bombay: 8:45am at cenotaph, Bombay Hall. Buckland: Civic service 9:45am,...

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First kicks for kids

The Franklin A&P Showgrounds were a hive of activity on Saturday 8 April. Pukekohe Football held their Open Day for children aged 4-9 years old to try out their First Kicks programme, supported by the McDonald's Roadshow.It allows players as young as 4 years old...

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First visit to Awhitu for Deputy Speaker

Hon. Chester Borrows, Deputy Speaker of Parliament, was treated to the spectacular sights of the Awhitu Peninsula last week. This was the first time Mr Borrows had visited the area, and MP for Hunua, Andrew Bayly, was able to take him on a tour to the Lighthouse and...

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Jazz musicians among the best

Pukekohe High School Stage Band has come away with an array of awards at the 40th national youth jazz competition held in Tauranga on Friday 14 April. Pukekohe Stage Band received the New Orleans trophy for most outstanding big band, as well as Best of Festival trophy...

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