Letter to the Editor

Fishing Report – Manukau/West Coast May 2017

The west coast is still fishing well but as the water cools the fish are less keen to spend a lot of energy and are not so interested in big meals. Fish are being caught at all depths but 10 to 30m is where I would be trying before heading out to deeper waters. Berley deployed right down on the […]

Waiuku College ready to rock

By Emma Sharplin – The future of music is bright at Waiuku College, as two bands have made it through to the Regionals at the Smokefree Rockquest. Held on Saturday 13 May, the college had six bands entered in the Manukau heats.  Music Teacher, Ben Ruegg, says this was the largest contingent that had been entered from the college, […]

Cake stall for Chopper Appeal

Missed out on the last cake stall that the Pukekohe Westpac team put on? This Friday 26 May, the team will be outside their branch on Hall Street, selling sweet treats, with all funds being donated to the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter.    There have been several collection points throughout the month of May, and the team have recruited help […]

New automotive course for students

By Yana O'Gorman Pukekohe's private training centre, Trade and Commerce have recently introduced a new course to their students. This automotive course now offers students a chance to gain their NCEA level two certificate, and gives them experience in automotive skills to encourage further study or employment. The course, which started only eight weeks ago has been a hit […]

Youth apprehended over break in

In the early hours of Tuesday 16 May, the Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club was broken into. A substantial amount of alcohol was stolen, and a 16 year old male has been referred to Youth Aid for the burglary. Local Police are making further inquiries if other people may have been involved with the burglary.  

Community farewells one in a millon

By Emma Sharplin The gaping hole that James Narayan, or Jimmy Sparks as he was known as, has left in the Tuakau community was evident on Tuesday evening. Over 500 people attended the evening service at the Tuakau Cosmopolitan Club, a true testament to just how special he was to many. His family described the respect he received was ‘as […]

Daily Missions

Wednesday 10 May 2017 399 12.51pm W1 Waikato Crew tasked to Waikato Hospital for a PICU inter-hospital transfer of a three year old male to Starship Hospital. 400 1.25pm W2 Aka Aka Crew tasked to Aka Aka for a male patient in his 60s suffering injuries. He was flown to ACH in a critical condition. Friday 12 May 2017 406 […]

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