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Tiley eyeing Australian spring campaign

Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley is currently testing the waters in Victoria with promising stayer Megablast ahead of a potential Australian spring campaign for the grey gelding.The Shinko King five-year-old finsished finished a close second at Mooney Valley on...

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Old hall doing us proud

By Helen ReardonWith a number of successful programmes having been held in the Waiuku War Memorial Hall over the past few weeks, the 100-year-old building has proved that there is plenty of life left in those revered walls. On Saturday night, 17 June, locals were...

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Motorcycling New Zealand in good hands

By Andy McGechan - Bikesport NZNow more than five months into the job, it's fair to say that Ramarama's Virginia Henderson is well settled in and she has a firm grip at the helm of New Zealand's most important motorbike organisation.she was appointed in February to...

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Reward offered for stolen bible

A Waiuku pensioner has recently been the target of thefts, with the most recent being his vehicle. Taken from his home on Thursday 22 June 2017, Police were able to locate the car in Hastings, where a Waiuku male was arrested in relation to the theft. The Waiuku...

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Letter – Hamilton Drive

I live on Hamilton Drive.  The biggest threat to pedestrians and property is speed. The car that bowled those two girls was speeding.The speed at which some cars are driven—it is not a race track.  Hamilton Drive is a wide, deceptive road with large areas of...

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Massive attendance for careers expo

By the time the doors opened on Thursday evening, the carpark was full and the students were piling through the door at the inaugural Franklin Schools Career Expo.Held at the Indian Association Hall on Pukekohe, there were a great range of service providers in...

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‘Icing on the cake’ for local Flooring Xtra customer

The phone call came out of the blue for Kathryn Garthwaite from Bombay.On the other end of the line was JB’s Flooring Xtra’s Erin Bindon, letting Kathryn know she had won a Sleepyhead Bed as part of a giveaway at JB’s Flooring Xtra Pukekohe .“It was amazing,” Kathryn...

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