The way to use your head on the farm

THE WAY TO USE YOUR HEAD ON THE FARM Just like wearing a seatbelt in a motor vehicle, there is perhaps nothing more important for a motorcyclist or ATV rider than strapping on a helmet, even if your area of work is off-road, on the farm and a long way from highway traffic.   The new Shark X16 ATV ROV […]

Tuakau College students transform into Ancient Greeks

Tuakau College students transform into Ancient Greeks Ball season is well underway, and Tuakau College held their annual ball at Bracu on Saturday, July 9. Organised by the ball committee, which consisted of Shania Tomes, Thaila Eaton, Cerys Grove, Danielle Patterson, and Georgia McAuley, the students danced the night away. Themed Ancient Greek, many dressed to the occasion. A successful evening […]

Pokemon Dog

An animal shelter in Indiana, has sent out an invitation to people to take a dog for a walk while using the new Pokemon Go app. The Muncie Animal shelter posted a photo to their Facebook page asking those who go searching for Pokemon to help real animals get some exercise too. The Pokemon Go app uses augmented reality, using your location […]

Man robbed while he slept

Waiuku man Mr Doyle had an quiet night in watching the tennis on tv. He went to bed about 2 am on Sunday morning and when he woke up, he realised his phone, walking stick, wallet and car had been stolen. On Sunday 10, July, Mr Doyle’s home was broken into. He says he felt calm the morning he found out, but […]

A note from Emma’s Desk

I have been back for nearly two weeks, and it feels like I haven’t left! It’s funny how you can slot straight back into everyday life and routine so easily. However, one job that I delegated to my sister has since been stripped from her duty. Katie is now no longer in charge of feeding the cats. Since being away, they have not […]

The cruel irony of the typo-typo…

As a former member of a broadsheet in the UK I had to smile at the irony of A.Wildman’s letter in Say! July 5th 2016 in which said author took you to task for your ‘stolen headline’….which by the way I thought was actually paying homage to Compton, NJ (but that might have just been me?) The irony being that The […]

Response to Hop Card

I have just read the item on page two of last week’s Post  regarding the change over for the Gold Card to the Hop Card system from G.W. Caldwell and your response. I wish to point out an incorrect statement in your response which refers to Pukekohe Station being one of the places where you can do this. As I […]

Cinders and her hairball horror

This month, we’re bringing you the hairy story of Cinders, a 15 year old long-haired cat with a history of irritable bowel disease. Cinders was brought into the clinic at Franklin Vets, Pukekohe, looking very off colour and not eating much. She also had a very large mass palpable in the region of her stomach. As an old cat with an abdominal […]

Catty McCatface joins the Waikato Expressway Project

Meet Catty McCatface, the latest recruit to join the team at Waikato Expressway. Catty was found under a container at the Huntly project office and rescued by two staff members. After checking with nearby neighbours to see if they were missing a kitten, the project decided to adopt her. A competition was run for her name with Catty McCatface voted […]

Property Insights

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that the Auckland market has increased 16.1% year on year and 4.7% over the past three months, making the average value in the Auckland region now $975,087. QV National Spokesperson Andrea Rush said, “Nationwide values are now rising at the fastest rate since 2004, up 5.6% over the past three months alone […]

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