2017-04-11 E-Edition

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Busting myths about what impacts Colostrum transfer in calves

Franklin Vets, in conjunction with the Franklin Vet Club Trust, the Tuakau Saleyards, local stock agents and farmers, conducted a study over the autumn and spring of 2016 to determine the level of passive immunity transferred to new-born calves via colostrum, and the factors that had impacted these levels.  The study included taking blood samples from over 2000 calves presented […]

Visual history of Kentish hotel

A pictorial timeline of the history of Waiuku’s    Kentish Hotel has been created by local historian, John Mackle. Mr Mackle enjoys investigating local history, and took on the project after discussing it with the team at the Kentish. It is now proudly on display in the foyer of the iconic hotel. It took several months of collating the information which […]

Onewhero Golf Club results

Onewhero Golf Club results Men's Veteran's Haggle results for Wednesday 7 June N. Hira 41, B. Day 37, K. Allen 36, t. Bell 34, A. Dingle 34, J. Carpenter 33, J. Walley 33, P. Skinner 33, L. Johns 32, G. Deighton 31, B. Grant 31, C. Radloff 31. 

Light plane crashes in Pukekohe

A light plane was the cause of traffic delays in Pukekohe on Sunday evening. Police were notified of a plane in trouble around 2pm on Sunday 11 June 2017. The light aircraft crashed near the intersection of Runciman and Rutherford Roads. The pilot was the only person in the plane, and managed to escaped with moderate injuries. He was taken […]

A night at the opera for Nepal

The St Andrews Trust is putting on a concert, featuring soprano Rebecca Ryan, to raise funds for the Hope Home, an orphanage in Nepal, which was badly damaged by the earthquakes in Nepal in 2015 . Rebecca Ryan originates from Bluff and has had a varied singing career both in New Zealand and Europe.  She promises an interesting and entertaining […]

Crash corner a potential death trap

By Yana O’Gorman – yana@thepost.nz It is supposed to be a 50kmh zone, and a 35km/h corner, yet judging from the state of several of the resident’s fences on Hamilton Drive in Waiuku, drivers aren’t sticking to those limits. A recent crash into one property’s fence, is the second in two years. For the neighbours, it’s added to the list […]

Local band in Rockquest Regional Final

Following on from their success last year, a young local band are taking on the best in the Smokefree Rockquest Manukau Regional Finals. Mind Over Matter, who is made up of young lads from Clarks Beach and Waiau Pa, had been asked to return at the judges discretion after taking out the People's Choice award for the region last year.  […]

Matthew ready for round two

Pukekohe's Matthew Griffin has tackled the first round of the North Island Endurance Series, and now has his eyes set on the  Hampton Downs  leg of the race. Arriving at the Taupo track early on Friday 19 May allowed the team at Matthew Griffin Motorsport prepare the car ahead of the race, which saw 33 competitors entered. Matthew was up […]

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