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Black type beckons in-form mare

Untamed Diamond’s latest success has confirmed her first tilt at black type in Australia. “There’s a 1300 metre race at Hawkesbury for her in a fortnight’s time,” said Pukekohe trainer Richard Collett, referring to the Gr.3 Godolphin Crown. Untamed Diamond had been...

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Short film for Anzac Day

A short film involving the work of approximately 150 students from Pukekohe High School will be screened at Pukekohe Town Hall on Anzac Day. 'A Time to Dance - An Anzac Day Story', follows the lives of two childhood sweethearts separated by the outbreak of World War...

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Emerson second at National Championships

Emerson Vincent competed at the 2017 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships over Easter weekend.Taking place in Invercargill, Emerson came second place in the Cadet ROK class, beating other competitors from Auckland, Palmerston North and Dunedin.However,...

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ANZAC on display

The dedicated team of volunteers at the Franklin Hospice Shop, Simply Giving, have created a unique window display for ANZAC Day. From collectible tins, to hand crafted poppies, the team wanted to make something special in the lead up to the National Day of...

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Buckland Bowls Results

The Buckland Bowling Club ran another of the very popular Pairs Medley tournament on 12 April. However, for the fourth time this season, Mother Nature failed to cooperate and sent one her regular deluges after play had been in progress for 40 minutes or so.This ended...

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Ice rink coming to Tuakau

Winter is arriving early, as Tuakau College hosts the Ice skate tour.The artificial ice rink is a PTA fundraiser which will be going towards the other side of the LED school sign. The Ice Skate Tour will be at Tuakau College on Monday 8 May from 3pm to 6pm and...

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Fifty years for Waiuku Museum

Waiuku Museum society will be celebrating their 50th birthday this week, with an open day on Saturday 29 April.The Waiuku Museum Society opened its doors to the public on 29 April 1967. Although the society was formed two years before, it took two years of work and...

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ANZAC day commerations a family affair

As ANZAC day approached, four generations of the Golding family did their bit for the memory of fallen soldiers. On Thursday 20 April, Brien Golding, his daughter, grand-daughter and great-grandchildren laid poppies on the 26 memorial stones at the Pukekohe Memorial...

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