Police require sightings and information on Barry Munns

Police are reminding anyone who chooses to harbour people who are wanted to arrest that they themselves could face criminal charges. Individuals who might be...

The annual Franklin School’s Career expo 2018

The annual Franklin School’s Career expo is back this June, and will be stacked full of future-focused ideas. Four schools are co-hosting the event that...

‘Little libraries’ coming for small communities

Waikato District Council will soon launch a roll out of ‘little libraries,’ similar to that in Pokeno, to towns including Pukekawa, Mercer, Glen Murray, Naike,...

Tuakau’s Reverend David Barnes on trains

Reverend David Barnes, a 93 year old from Tuakau, used to work in the railway stations in Tuakau, Pokeno and Pukekohe and believes re-starting the...

Young Pukekohians take on the world

Six Pukekohe pool players, who are junior team members of Masse, will be representing New Zealand at the VNEA World Championships in Sioux City, Nebraska,...

Lawson impresses in Germany

Pukekoke’s Liam Lawson has racked up a string of podium finishes recently. These include three wins and is now chasing the lead in the German...

News

Police require sightings and information on Barry Munns

Police are reminding anyone who chooses to harbour people who are wanted to arrest that they themselves could face criminal charges. Individuals who might be...

Eagle assists ground unit

The buzz of the Police Eagle Helicopter was over Pukekohe on Thursday 21 June. A police spokesperson said it appeared to be assisting a ground...

Parkinsons Group bringing awareness

The Franklin Parkinsons group have also been busy helping Age Concern knit many squares for World Elder Abuse Day on Friday 15 June. “To bring...

Coastguard volunteers at the heart of our communities

As part of National Volunteer Week 2018, we’re sharing the good news of volunteer organisations throughout New Zealand and the good work they do in...

Opinion

Baker’s Banter – 19 June 2018

I was talking with my mother some time ago and marveling at how much change in the world she has...

His Word: Warrior or Worrier

The English Language has lots and lots of interesting little “plays on words,” where a minor change in the letters...

Letter: New (uncompleted) Pukekohe station transport hub opens

Most people in Pukekohe will have been unaware that last Wednesday (6th June) the new Pukekohe station transport hub was...

Letter: Tuakau train station a great idea

I read your article on the new train station in the pipeline for North Waikato in the local news paper...

Letter: Our kids are precious

As a regular visitor to the Onewhero Golf Club I have recognised this SH22 problem for over fifteen years. No...