Podium For Vincent At Queensland Rotax Pro Tour Round

Young gun Emerson Vincent from Pukekohe was one of the drivers that spearheaded the Kiwi kart challenge at a rain-lashed fourth Australian Rotax Pro Tour series round in Queensland last weekend. Vincent, part of an eight-strong Kiwi squad to cross the Tasman for the meeting, qualified sixth and finished second in Micro Max. Qualifying was brought forward to Friday because […]

New Regulations For Bobby Calves

New regulations to strengthen the law around the management and treatment of bobby calves are planned to be in place before the 2016 spring calving season, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. “Most farmers care for their animals and do a good job of looking after them. However it’s important we have clear rules and enforcement in place. […]

Waiuku AFC Soccer Report

Winter has staunchly set in and so has the winter rain found a new home to rest upon on our football grounds. On a boggy Papatoetoe surface the Waiuku Prems looked quite ordinary for the first 45 minutes but credit given they ended up taking their opportunities to lead 2 nil at the break. As the game opened up in […]

Sam’s Positive Spirit

Samuel Danes has had his life altered. A trip to the doctor for a sore knee resulted in a difficult diagnosis and the promise of a tough journey ahead. Seventeen year old Samuel was a fit, healthy and active young man, a promising cricket player with plans to travel, play overseas and study. However, several weeks ago he was diagnosed […]

Learning Road Safety With Constable Andy

Recently, Constable Andy went in to talk to the Middle Syndicate (years 4-6) at Waiuku Primary School about the importance of staying safe on the roads. Constable Andy started with a practical session inside before taking the children outside for a walk. He reminded the children to walk on the house side of the path and to Stop, Look and […]

Watercare Commissions Study Of Manukau Harbour

Manukau Harbour’s ecological health will be put under a scientifically-backed microscope for the first time in a complex hydrodynamic study commissioned by Watercare. Auckland’s water and wastewater services provider is funding a three-year research programme by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), which will establish a coupled hydrodynamic and water-quality model of New Zealand’s second largest harbour. […]

Students honoured for their stance towards bullying

May 16-20 was anti-bullying week and as part of the week, students from Waiuku Primary School did persuasive writing essays about bullying. Over the next three weeks, The Post newspaper will be sharing some of the students’ work with the community in the hope of raising more awareness and highlighting the issues faced when dealing with bullying. This piece was written […]

Queen’s Service Medal Awarded To Karnail

Surprise was the emotion on Karnail Singh Badhan’s face when he opened the letter from the Prime Minister’s office two weeks ago. The letter let him know he was a recipient of a Queen’s Service Medal, a prestigious award that occurs each year on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Karnail was awarded for his contribution to the Indian community. Coming […]

Tuakau Football Club- Soccer Report

Tuakau travelled to Colin Maiden park on Saturday to play Uni Mt Wellington in the latest round of the men’s championship. The sun was out pitch conditions near perfect for what shaped up to be an entertaining affair. Both teams exchanged early chances with the play going from end to end until Tuakau broke the dead lock through a Chris […]

New Refuse And Recycling Collection Days Announced

Waikato District Council has appointed a new contractor to run the area’s new service, which will include kerbside recycling, from July 1 onwards. The new collection days apply to residents of Pokeno, Tuakau, and Onewhero who currently receive a kerbside refuse collection. Waikato District Council General Manager Service Delivery, Tim Harty, says collection days will change for around half the […]

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