Inspiration From A Dream Wins

Kayla Shaw from Puni School has taken out the Baci Short Story competition for 2015. The eight year old’s story was selected from hundreds of entries from Auckland’s low decile schools. She will receive an iPad and the school will receive $5000 worth of library books. Kayla was shocked with the win, but says the iPad will be put to […]

RAD Roadsigns Victory

It’s been a crazy journey for Waiuku College Young Enterprise group ‘RAD Roadsigns’ this year. But, at the Young Enterprise Scheme 2015 National Awards in Wellington on Wednesday, December 9, they were rewarded with the HSBC National Award for Excellence in Sales and Marketing. During the day the regional finalists competed for the National Company Award with a five minute […]

1000s lined the streets in Waiuku

Lance John Murphy’s body recovered

After being missing for nearly three weeks, Police have confirmed they have recovered the body of Lance John Murphy. The 56-year-old Waiuku man was last seen on Saturday, November 21, at around 6:36pm at the BP Service Station in Warkworth. His body was found in a rural property in Wellsford over the weekend. The Waiuku resident had lived within the community for a number of years and has adult children. Detective […]

A note from Emma’s desk

I have the worst luck ever. First it was my old reliable truck packing a sad and then, just last Thursday, I broke my new nose of eight months. I had originally smashed it two years ago by taking a head to the face playing soccer (I swear she did it on purpose). It was a real mess, and my plastic surgeon did a fantastic job – it […]

Welcome Billie

The Post welcomes new intern Billie Douglas, who has arrived after having completed year twelve at Waikato Diocesan School. The Waipipi resident loves writing and is looking forward to this exciting and authentic experience at our community newspaper. Billie is definitely one to watch in the future.

Social media or anti-social media?

Remember the good old days when you could sit together around the house and not one family member was immersed in their phone or tablet , distracted from their very own presence and surroundings? No, neither do I, but I did read an article about it on Facebook the other day. Hi my name is Tim, and I WAS a social media addict. Its hard to believe […]

RAD Roadsigns Victory

It’s been a crazy journey for Waiuku College Young Enterprise group ‘RAD Roadsigns’ this year. But, at the Young Enterprise Scheme 2015 National Awards in Wellington on Wednesday, December 9, they were rewarded with the HSBC National Award for Excellence in Sales and Marketing. During the day the regional finalists competed for the National Company Award with a five minute presentation to a Dragon’s Den panel. The […]

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter Missions

9 december |7:30pm W2 Mangatawhiri – W2 responded to ambulance callout to Mangatawhiri for a female patient in her 40s suffering a medical complaint. Stood down soon after.

Nick’s Cafe a winner

It has been described as a rollercoaster ride for Waiuku’s Nick King, as his cafe has just won the overall People’s Choice Award at the Cafe of the Year competition Nicks Cafe was selected out of over 800 cafes, a result that has Nick astounded. “The support that we have received has been mind blowing. The community got so behind us in the competition that we […]


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