Shopper manipulation

The Post asked the question last week, “Are supermarkets unfairly getting a ‘bad rap’ over incorrect pricing errors? The responses we received seem to be highlighting rather a serious case of shopper manipulation rather than just human error in a large number of the responses. The price we seem to be paying for living in a fast paced world full […]

A note from Emma’s Desk

I think I am having a quarter life crisis. This week sees the final countdown to my 25th birthday, and I am dreading it. Isn’t it funny how you are in such a rush to grow up? I couldn’t wait to be 13, as I would be a teenager. Then the time it took for me to reach 15 seemed […]

New use for old newspapers

Using old editions of the Post Newspaper, I dressed up as Anna from Disney’s Frozen at this year’s Waiuku College Year 9 camp, which was held at the Awhitu Camp site. This was a competition to get the best dressed out of two classrooms. The camp went from Monday to Tuesday. Every class in Year 9 went for a night […]

Teenager drowns at Hunua Falls

The body of a young man who got into difficulty whilst swimming at the Hunua Falls swimming hole on Saturday evening has been recovered by Police. A group of young people were swimming when a young man in their group found himself in difficulty. A friend and two other members of the public tried to reach him but despite their […]

Quick actions prevent fire escalating

A young man has been praised for his actions over a suspected arson attack in the early hours of Sunday morning. At 2am, a car parked in the driveway of a house located on Beach Road, Glenbrook, was found to be on fire. Both Waiuku and Glenbrook Volunteer Brigades and the police were called and the car was taken away […]

Police seek witnesses to Pukekohe crash

Police are still calling for witnesses to the fatal crash between a car and motorcycle which occurred in Pukekohe on Monday, February 22. The 47 year old motorcycle rider was critically injured in the crash and died in hospital on Friday, February 26. “The motorcycle overtook a white vehicle near the intersection of Tuakau and Buckland Roads, immediately prior to […]

Auckland Westpac rescue helicopter missions

13 march | 9:00pm W1 Port Waikato – Crew tasked to Port Waikato for a female patient in her 30s who had received burns to her face and chest. She had allegedly used methylated spirits on a BBQ when the fumes ignited causing flash burns. The helicopter landed on the grass on the foreshore. Transported her to Middlemore Hospital in […]

Easter Weekend, community event for kids of all ages

This Easter Weekend, the team at Harvey Norman Pukekohe are set to create an amazing community event for kids of all ages. Head down to Harvey Norman Pukekohe, this Saturday and Easter Monday and get amongst the festivities with a bouncy castle and face painting for the kids, kettle korn, a sausage sizzle and more hosted by the local Crime […]

X-man visits Pukeoware school

Local superhero encourages children to look after their community by minimising waste and reusing items. Paul Murray, aka X-Man, from Xtreme Zero Waste, has been working with the children from Pukeoware School to identify ways to minimise waste and reuse items. Topics covered have included litterless lunches, how to reduce the waste pile, recycling, and resource sustainability. “We have looked […]

Teddy Bears’ Picnic for Michaela

George Street Kindergarten held a teddy bears’ picnic yesterday, to coincide with World Down Syndrome Day and to celebrate all things different for student, Michaela Barnes. “We have focused on how we are all different in many ways, like different colour hair and eyes, and how we like different things, and that it is ok,” says head teacher, Georgina Bennett. […]


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