A fashion spectacular in Pukekohe

Natalie ‘Stol’ the show last Saturday night at the Pukekohe Fashion Show. For more information and photo’s see page 24

NZ Steel responds to global pressures

Business as usual unlikely Excess global steel capacity and dropping demand has seen the price of Hot Rolled Coil drop dramatically in the last several months, this continues to put pressure on NZ Steel and the $50 million cost saving target they are aiming to reach. We spoke with GM, Andrew Garey about how the company is responding to these pressures, with just over five weeks to go before […]

A note from Emma’s desk

I find it incredibly hard to find any motivation before my first cup of coffee in the morning. There is a real art to making the first cuppa of the day. This sees me drag myself from my blanket kingdom, which has claimed me as one of their own, try to miraculously not trip over the cat that is meowing as though it has had its throat cut, and […]

Sugar Epidemic

Thank you for the opportunity to express my thoughts. Most people know that sugar is bad for you, but because it is so freely available, few realise just how bad. Sugar is a highly acidic slow action poison and is a major contributor to all forms of internal and fatal cancers. Further, it is the cause of much of the obesity which is so apparent […]

Your WOW award

Christine Rutherfurd from Waiuku Harvey World Travel has been nominated for this week’s WOW award for being the most excellent travel agent this client has ever had the pleasure to work with. She has described Christine as the most amazing, patient, experienced travel agent she has ever worked with and all her bookings are always faultless. She also highly recommends Christine for the stressed business person and […]

Minister sees whitefly devastation in Tuakau

Turners and Growers were treated to a visit by Primary Industries Minister, Nathan Guy, at one of their greenhouses in Tuakau to discuss the issues they are currently having from the effects of a key pest, whitefly. “I was able to bring Hon Nathan Guy to Turners and Growers so that he could see first hand the effects of whitefly on tomato crops. He had previously had a briefing on the […]

Win with Operatunity

‘Operatunity’ is again bringing another hilarious and yet quirky performance, the Many Faces of Gilbert and Sullivan. Being held on Thursday, October 29 at the Hawkins Theatre in Papakura, the Many Faces of Gilbert and Sullivan offers the chance to enjoy the most hilarious and fantastical characters. Expect to be treated to the topsy- turvy world of Gilbert and Sullivan filled with kindly pirates and where you can be condemned to death for flirting! The concert will feature excerpts from different operettas and include well-loved songs. […]

Goodbye and thanks, Tana

“Go the Blues,” were Tana Umaga’s parting words to the union and the fans on Saturday night after his team’s last game. Tana Umaga started with Counties Manukau six years ago as player/coach and became head coach in 2012. “Thanks to all who showed faith in the decision for me to come here,” said Umaga. “As you can see there are pathways from this union to higher honours, so […]

Karioitahi Beach permits

The new sign design and locations for Karioitahi Beach advising all beach goers of the permit regulations are currently being finalised and should be up in the next couple of weeks – just in time before the busy summer season fully takes off. As of two weeks ago, there were over 800 applications for permits, which Chairman of the Local Board, Andy Baker, says is not only […]

Blinded by Design

At the time of print, the Post have not yet had comment from Auckland Transport as to when or if they had undertaken the safety audit for the intersection on Collingwood/Kitchener Road. Andy Baker has said that he will be following up on this. This was part of our article on Blinded by Design that was in our issue of August 11, 2015.


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