Closing Accident and Medical services at Pukekohe

In a statement issued via the Pukekohe Family Health Centre website, they have confirmed that the A&E Medical clinic will be closing on West Street on 1 July 2017. Statement below; For the last 20 years, PFHC has worked hard to provide an accident and medical service for the Pukekohe community. Unfortunately, we cannot do it anymore. We have tried several […]

Weather update

Issued by MetService at 03:15 pm Wednesday 05 April 2017, valid until Midnight Wednesday 05 April 2017. This watch affects people in the following weather forecast districts: Northland  Auckland  Waikato  Waitomo  Taumarunui Taranaki Over northern New Zealand, from Northland to Taranaki, there is a continuing risk of severe thunderstorms and/or downpours today, bringing localised rainfall rates of 25 to 45mm/hr. […]

DHB assessing options over closure

With the announcement of the closure of the Accident and Emergency centre at Pukekohe Family Health Care running rampant via social media, the Post Newspaper contacted the local MP, Andrew Bayly, for a comment. He has since issued a media statement on the closure.   “Pukekohe Family Health Care is a privately-owned business which has today announced that it intends to […]

River Road closed, Tuakau

Police would like to advise people that River Road, Tuakau, is closed south of Lapwood Road due to a slip. The road is completely blocked and clearing the slip will take some time so it’s expected the road will remain closed overnight. Motorists are still able to use Tuakau Bridge Road. We advise people heading to Port Waikato or Onewhero, […]

Severe weather and flooding around the Waikato district

Approximately 150 children will remain in Port Waikato overnight due to a large slip blocking the road in and out. The children who are in Port Waikato on school camp, are safe and at no immediate risk. The Tuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road will remain closed due to slips until further notice and we will assess the situation tomorrow morning. A […]


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