Waiuku netball welcomes Laura Langman

Organisers of the Waiuku NETFIT sessions with Laura Langman are delighted with the response from the community and have planned a fun afternoon for everyone.There will also be a few giveaways and lucky draws for participants. Remember to send your “Find the Logo” entries in to The Post to be in win a ball signed by Laura Langman. “We’ve had […]

Waiuku Golf Results

10-9-16 36 Hole Strokeplay Championship Senior 1st Jonathon Morley 149 2nd Lalakai Matu 153 3rd Craig Chambers 157 4th Chris Murdoch 157 Intermediate 1st Matt Dunstan 163 2nd Scott Guthrie 164 3rd Travis Miles 167 4th David Bates 170 Junior 1st John Bancroft 179 2nd Phillip Baird 180 3rd Peter Blackler 182 4th Cam Fleming 188 11-9-16 Franklin Challenge Senior […]

Patumahoe School Calf Club Day

Rain hail or shine, the children at Patumahoe School braved the terrible weather on Saturday to take part in their annual Calf Club Day. After months of feeding and caring for their animals, the damp conditions still couldn’t wipe the smiles from their faces. The following calf club and agricultural days will be held this week. Friday, September 23: KingsGate Primary School; Saturday, […]

Win a double pass to Rainbow’s End

Our good friends at Rainbow’s End have given The Post two double passes to give to our lucky readers. Email your name, contact details and address to: info@thepost.nz with Rainbows End in the subject line. Closes 2pm, 30 September 2016. Night Frights has a fast-paced atmosphere with lots of spooky surprises! Great entertainment, delicious food, and good company, Night Frights […]

Pukekohe AFC open new club rooms

Not a day over schedule, the wait is over as Pukekohe Association Football Club opened their new clubrooms last weekend. Held on Saturday afternoon, the building was officially declared opened by ribbon cutting ceremony from Local Board Chairman, Andy Baker, MP for Hunua, Andrew Bayly, and Trevor Gill. There was a huge attendance from the community, who have highly anticipated the completion of […]

Michael Johnsons Rio round-up

While Waiuku’s Michael Johnson may not be coming home with a medal from the Rio Paralympic Games 2016, he is still a champion in our eyes. Last week, the four-time Paralympic Shooter competed in two events. On Saturday, September 10, Michael managed to finish fifth in the R4 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 event in Rio. Michael was back in action […]

Haunui Farm Karaka Classic the beginning of new partnership

Sunday September 18 at Pukekohe Park saw the running of the $50,000 Listed Haunui Farm Karaka Classic. The Open Mile race is the beginning of a partnership between Pukekohe Park and the premier thoroughbred stud, Haunui Farm.  Haunui Farm was founded in 1955, and was crafted by three generations of the Chitty family. An aspect of the operation which is […]

Westpac Daily Mission – 15 September 2016

10.06am. W2 Pollok – Crew tasked to Awhitu Peninsula for a motor vehicle accident. Medical team assessed three patients in a minor  condition and left at scene.    

A week of Serious crashes in Franklin

It was another dangerous week on Franklin roads last week, with two serious crashes in Pukekohe and Karaka. Emergency services attended a serious crash around 5:30pm Tuesday, September 13  on Karaka Road. One person was taken to hospital in a critical condition, while two others had moderate to minor injuries. Two vehicles were involved in the crash and there was a […]

Rural mental health scheme wins top award

A rural mental health initiative has won an international award at the Australia and New Zealand TheMHS conference in Auckland last month. Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, congratulated the GoodYarn team for their success at being named joint Best Mental Health Promotion/ Illness Prevention scheme. “This is a great programme that has helped over 800 farmers and rural professionals […]

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