Cam Back In Action After Accident

Cameron Balle has always thrown himself 100 percent into any job that is given to him.The former Tuakau College student was born with only half an arm on his left side, and has never let it affect him. Coming from a large family of growers, horticulture was in his blood. This saw Cam pursue a full time career in this […]

Award Recognises Work Of Volunteers

Waiuku’s Kevin Drummond is thrilled but also humbled on being awarded a Queen’s Service Medal in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list. For 51 years he was a volunteer fireman with the Waiuku Fire Service, the last eight years as Chief Fire Officer, but says the recognition is for the work of all volunteers and what they do for the […]

The Claxtons To Launch New Album

Franklin based band, The Claxtons,are about to launch a new album to enter for the 2017 Grammy awards. The talented duo of guitarist Dave Johnson and bass player and vocalist, Dean Armitage, were accepted by the Recording Association of America to enter the latest Grammy awards but, “unfortunately we were beaten by Maroon 5 and Taylor Swift”, says Dave. “Bit […]

Billion Dollar Smile

The smile that keeps taking more and more from our wallets in increased levies, increased rates, and red tape designed to fill the council coffers. When will this all come to an end? There are so many uncertainties and things you can’t count on, but one thing you can count on is the end of Len Brown. We just don’t […]

A note from Emma’s desk

By the time you are reading this I am hoping that I survived the heat wave that has affected Perth, Australia, over the weekend. Hunter-gatherer surprised me with a visit to see my family, and I flew out earlier this week, not giving me much time to prepare or to postpone it! Those close to me know that I can’t stand surprises, and hunter-gatherer, Bossman Steve and Calendar Girl Lynn, have got me […]

How careful do we need to be?

My Question is: Who would have been to blame in this situation? I was recently following behind a tractor for quite a while when travelling from Waiuku to Pukekohe. I was unable to pass owing to double yellow lines and oncoming traffic, until on a long stretch of road I was able to safely pass (or so I thought). Out of the blue, […]

A storm rolls in

Darren Masters of Waiuku managed to capture this great shot of the storm rolling in on Sunday, January 31. This was captured from his home on Kitchener Road. Do you have a photo to share? Email us on: news@thepost.nz

Manned Police Stations 24/7

The Post called last week for the Police to investigate having a 24 hour Police station open in Waiuku over the weekend. That may appear to be a pipe dream on behalf of The Post as the Police don’t believe it is necessary at this point in time. Pukekohe Police Station has Police officers working 24 hours a day, seven days a week and Police have […]

Response to manned Police stations 24/7

Police are investigating an incident on Saturday January 3, 2016 where a woman was allegedly assaulted. A call was received just after midnight (On Sunday February 1, 2016) with a male stating that his female partner had been grabbed from behind, by her arm at a hotel in Waiuku and the offender had threatened to assault the male caller. The caller and […]

Cornerstone Christian Church on the move

It has been an exciting start to 2016 for Cornerstone Christian Church. Established in 1987, and having been based in the Waiuku College Hall for the last ten years, they have recently purchased a building at 19 Martyn Street in Waiuku. Cornerstone Church firmly believes they need to be active and relevant in the community and seek to serve it well; the aim is for the new venue to be a place where they can do […]


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