Armed robbery of Waiuku’s Queen St Superette

Waiuku’s Queen Street Superette was the target of an armed robbery this morning, Friday 23 February 2018. Detective Senior Sergeant Karen Bright said four offenders...

Crash on karioitahi Road

Police  and Ambulance were called to a two car crash on Karioitahi Road at 7.01pm, on Thursday evening 22 February 2018. Three people received minor...

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...

News

Armed robbery of Waiuku’s Queen St Superette

Waiuku’s Queen Street Superette was the target of an armed robbery this morning, Friday 23 February 2018. Detective Senior Sergeant Karen Bright said four offenders...

Crash on karioitahi Road

Police  and Ambulance were called to a two car crash on Karioitahi Road at 7.01pm, on Thursday evening 22 February 2018. Three people received minor...

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...

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...