Dave ready to tackle the tarmac

EMOTIONAL, is not what you would describe Dave as, but he has a lot to deal with this week when he gets behind the wheel of his re-built super truck. After a spectacular crash and cheating serious injury earlier this year, Dave West is back with his fully rebuilt super truck and is ready to tackle the tarmac at Pukekohe […]

A note from Emma’s Desk

Hunter-gatherer and I are quite chalk and cheese when it comes to our hobbies. Whenever I get time to myself, I like to bury my nose in a good book, while he makes sure every minute of the day is spent doing something useful or he goes out into the bush. So when I took interest in seeing the new […]

Pukekohe Ghost Train

I recall reading in a previous edition of The Post about people in the Franklin region complaining about the lack of late night train services from Papakura to Pukekohe on weekends and for special events. It may come as a shock to many that there is indeed a later service on Saturday nights, which departs Papakura at 11.26pm for Pukekohe. […]

Respectful farewell held in honour of Danny

Last Thursday, a full Military Service to celebrate the life of Danny Jordan was held at the Waiuku Rugby Club. Danny was a Waiuku local who attended Waiuku College and was a Sapper in the New Zealand Defence force based at Linton Military Camp near Palmerston North. Over 300 friends and family attended the fitting tribute to the young man, […]

Proposed new bus stop in Queen Street

Auckland Transport recently contacted business owners in Waiuku for feedback and comments around a new proposed bus stop in Queen street. The business owners were shocked to find the proposed new bus stop will remove four of the existing parking bays outside the BNZ Bank in Waiuku. Some owners are outraged as they were led to believe that the new […]

Manurewa Man charged with murder

Counties Manukau Police have charged a Manurewa man with murder following the death of 22-year-old woman. The victim’s body was located in Hampton Downs by the side of the road Sunday evening, and a postmortem examination was carried out yesterday. A 24-year-old man appeared in the Pukekohe District Court yesterday charged with murder. The incident is believed to be domestic […]

Volunteer fire sirens

Gabriel should be thrilled to know help is so close at hand, as Rural Firemen are almost all First Responders with medical skills and equipment. When we moved to Mangatangi some years ago our decision to live there was partly because the fire station was almost across the road and many of the volunteers were neighbours. We felt safe! We […]

Personal tribute to Johnny Walker

With the recent passing of John Walker still leaving a gaping hole on the main street of Pukekohe, a Post Newspaper reader thought it would be a great idea to share their experience of the former busker. “My grand daughters, Maia and Sienna, were always thrilled to see Johnny play. His singing and the way he engaged the girls was […]

Supermarket errors

I went into a supermarket to buy a beef roast. There was none in stock so I thought I would buy a frozen chicken. What did the display price say?“frozen chicken $6.90. Picked a size 20 bird and went to check out and it cost $19.50. I explained to the cashier they were on sale S6.90. He passed it onto […]

McDonalds winner

Congratulations to Andrew McFarlane for winning back his meal at Pukekohe McDonalds. Andrew used the Create your Taste kiosk, and entered his receipt into the draw last week, where the winner was chosen at random. Andrew, please contact the Post Newspaper to organise your prize. The competition will be running for another week Please see page 2 for entry details.


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