Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Bowling Club results

Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Bowling Club winter Tuesday tournaments results for July 2016. Tuesday, July 5 1st- Leu Steiner, Ron Wellwood, Kathy Steiner 2nd- Alan Ferguson, Alan Spacey, Paul Millar 3rd- Glynn Tunley, Bruce Hudson, Peter Hayward 4th- Peter Ballard, Sharron Perry, Henry Mercer Triples Tuesday, July 12 1st- Adrienne Tilyard, Clem Tilyard, Ann Mclean (Pukekohe) 2nd- Don Ramsey, Bill Marland, Beni […]

Calling all Franklin gardeners

Gardena is proud to once again lend its support to the Gardener of the Year competition, returning as gold sponsor for the second year running. Now in its 10th year, the competition run by  NZ Gardener magazine aims to celebrate New Zealand’s unsung gardening superheroes who make a difference in their community through their gardening efforts. Franklin residents are encouraged to […]


Less than five years ago, former Thames High School student Ben Sanders joined the New Zealand Defence Force looking for “an exciting career where every day would be different”. He has not been disappointed. The leading aircraftman has been all over the Pacific and as far afield as Dubai as an avionics technician with the Royal New Zealand Air Force. […]

Letters to the Editor – Waiuku college

As Principal of Waiuku College I was disappointed to read the negative comments about ‘rowdy teens’ made by a letter writer in Tuesdays post. On that morning the school had its hand forced by health and safety reasons to close the school at short notice after a contractor compromised the water supply. Fast communication meant that most families got the […]

Hard Work Pays Off for Auckland School Leavers

“Auckland’s increase in NCEA level 3 achievement is the largest of any region in New Zealand between 2011 and 2015,” says Isabel Evans, Director of Education, Auckland. The number of Auckland students leaving high school with NCEA Level 3 has increased by 1,636, or by almost 9 percentage points, since 2011, according to the latest Ministry of Education data. “This […]

Letter to the editor

To the editor, The Post Newspaper, Franklin and North Waikato, With reference to the David and Goliath article in last week’s post, (that is the proposed amalgamation of Fairfax (Franklin County News), and the news media), I would like to make the following comments. I have read the New Zealand Herald for the last 56 years since I’ve been in […]

Daily Mission

14 AUGUST 2016 662 2.55 pm W2 Awhitu Crew tasked to Awhitu for a male patient in his 70’s suffering a medical complaint. He was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a serious condition.

X factor

Once again, the Waiuku Country Music Club is hosting the annual X-Factor Talent Quest to encourage children in the area to show off their musical talents. This event has been held annually for the past 25 years and many children have used this event to develop their musical talent. There are seven categories to choose from – junior and senior […]

New lease on life for Lynnette

Lynnette Rowan is a daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and wife, but all of that could have been taken away from her if she hadn’t been given a second chance at life thanks to an organ donor. Tuesday, August 9, marked a year since the Waiuku resident had her double lung transplant – a day she still has mixed feelings about. […]

Tuakau Soccer Report

Tuakau Mens Championship side travelled to Papatoetoe on Saturday looking for a much needed victory and the elusive three points. In a game mared by some very poor and unusual refereeing decisions against both sides, Tuakau dug deep to hold on for a 2-1 win. The game started with Papatoetoe having the better of Tuakau, until a quick break away […]

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