Counties Power crews on standby for Cyclone Gita response

While it is predicted that the Franklin and southern Counties area will miss the worst of Cyclone Gita, MetService has issued an update this morning...

Important test for Lawson

Young motor racing star Liam Lawson received the best birthday present ever with confirmation that he will test with leading European Formula team Van Amersfoort...

Jason is outward bound

At 17 years old Jason Kelsey is about to set off on a course to develop his character, his fortitude and his mental strength. The...

Alcohol vs Tobacco

The government seems to severely punish smokers and continues to increase the tax on cigarettes without tackling alcohol and the harm and damage it causes...

Auckland Westpac Rescue helicopter tasked to Awhitu

On Thursday 15 February 2018, W2 crew were tasked to Awhitu at 12.12am to assist a male patient suffering a medical complaint and in a moderate condition....

Sunset Beach reign supreme at BP North Island IRB Championships

A strong contingent of 10 crews saw reigning champions Sunset Beach continue their dominance of the BP North Island IRB Championships at Waipu Cove over...

News

Time to get quacking

It’s nearly that time of year again, when Waiuku’s Tamakae Reserve comes alive with crazy costumes, boats and plenty of laughter from participants. The annual...

Test your limits at triathlon

The Fulton Swim School Franklin Primary Schools Triathlon is coming up next month, so we wondered—what makes kids interested in triathlon? A resounding comment from...

Onewhero Golf Results 14 Feb 2018

Men’s Haggle Results for Wednesday 14 February 2018 N Dearlove 39 B Grant 38 P Curtayne 38 J Hubert 37 M Doidge 37 K Allen 36...

Pukekohe take win at Buckland bowling tournament

On Wednesday 7 February, Buckland Bowling Club held its second tournament of 2018, a triples event. The field was a little restricted due to a...

Opinion

Baker’s Banter— 20 February 2018

It is pleasing to see Mayor Goff come out swinging about those who think it is ok to dump their...

Letter: The Cause of Road Accidents is not speed alone

Unlike your correspondent last week, I do not believe that speed is the cause of accidents. Speed adds to the...

Out of the box with Tim Gregory—Dropped dreams and aspirations

Today is a very significant day in my life. February 20, 2018 marks three years since I got within a...

Letter: Fearful of fare

AT’s increasing of fares on public transport across Auckland will be causing many people like myself to reassess whether using...

Letter— Thoughts on our water

I would like to know if Watercare actually drink our water because if they did they would know that it...