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Allegations of bribery and corruption

In 2013, Auckland Transport began an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption within the road corridor maintenance area and subsequently handed the matter over to the Serious Fraud Office."Auckland Transport welcomes today’s sentences...

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Auckland Transport opens books

Auckland Transport will be publicly releasing details of all its contracts. Since it was established in 2010 AT routinely publish on its website the details of all contracts valued over $50,000. That threshold has now been dropped to zero.AT Chairman, Dr Lester...

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No Neighbours Day grants for Franklin

Last week, the Post Newspaper was contacted by a reader who shared concern of local boards in Auckland are spending $27,000 of ratepayers' money on grants so that residents can 'get to know their neighbours better.'We were advised that $200 grants are being offered...

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Council fund ecological community projects

The Waikato Regional Council says that applications for the Small Scale Community Initiative Fund are now open.The SSCIF supports volunteer community groups undertaking ecological restoration via animal and plant pest control. This is the second round of funding...

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60 years of biscuits

March is the time when Girl Guides sell their infamous biscuits, and local girls will be having stalls across the Franklin area to make sure the community doesn't miss out on these delicious treats.This year is extra special as it marks 60 years of selling Guide...

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Truancy operation underway

A major police operation will see officers across Tāmaki Makaurau engaging young people not attending school or alternative education in an attempt to reduce crime.Over the next two weeks, police will be patrolling a number of locations where they know youths...

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Have a say on Waikato’s future

It’s time to hear what the people say! Feedback is being sought on a major new plan for a more prosperous future in the Waikato.The Waikato Plan was signed off last month for public consultation in a strong display of regional unity. It followed extensive discussion...

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Waiuku Golf results

Waiuku Golf Results, Tuesday Haggle, 7 March: First, Ken Letcher 44; Second, Cam Fleming 41; Hole In One, fourth Hole: Malcolm Mayor.Thursday Haggle, 9 March: First, Lex Wilcox 37; Second, Chris Murdoch 35; Third, Owen Yorke 35; Fourth, Jim Cotter 35; Two's:...

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Pukekohe Bowling Club results

The Centre First Year Singles were held on Saturday 11 March. Due to very wet weather this event was transferred from the Homai Club to the Pukekohe indoor bowling facility.Due to lack of entries, two games out of three were played. Gavin Slade from Pukekohe was the...

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