Students promote World Blood Donor day

By Yana O'Gorman yana@thepost.nz  Two Pukekohe High School students are raising awareness for blood donations, a timely reminder, as World Blood Donor day is celebrated on Wednesday 14 June. The year 12 students, as part of their social studies assessment approached the Post Newspaper as a way of reaching a larger audience.  Iona Williams and Esperance Withers will also be […]

Students pushed beyond comfort zones

The year seven and eight students at Aka Aka school have been pushed out of their comfort zones, and are currently thriving from the experience. The students have been enrolled in the William Pike Challenge Award (WPCA), a youth development programme that is designed to help create leadership skills. One component of the challenge is to complete five outdoor activities, and […]

‘A- mini- concert’ moves to Sundays

  National Award winning artists will be among those performing at the Tuakau Country and Variety Music Club’s ‘A – mini – concert’ on Sunday 18 June. Held at Harrisville School Hall on the third Sunday of each month, a change from previously being held on Thursday nights, is to encourage more people to participate and join. Club afternoons are for all […]

Weekly Crossword Thanks

Just to say how much I enjoy the weekly crossword.  Also nice to have the answers a few pages away. Thanks to the company who sponsors it. Marianne Hobson Editors Note: Thank you for your feedback, Marianne. We are glad that you enjoy our crosswords, and thank you for acknowledging our dedicated and loyal advertisers. Without them, producing our community […]

Counties Power Club Rugby Round Up

Saturday 10 June 2017 saw Bombay Gough Cat remain atop the standings, retain the Counties Power Cup and won the Counties Power Game of the Week with a dominant 22-3 win over Ardmore Marist South Auckland Motors at Bruce Pulman Park. The three-time defending champions flexed their muscles in a performance that serves warning for their fellow contenders as they […]

Pukekawa vote for kerbside collection

Residents in Pukekawa and Onewhero have made sure their voices have been heard. Waikato District Council received an overwhelming response, after sending out letters to 650 properties offering three options for refuse and recycling. The options included a weekly kerbside collection, a monthly recycling drop-off at Pukekawa Hall or no service. Residents have voted overwhelmingly for the weekly kerbside pre-paid […]

When will the bullying stop?

A local primary school student who is under the age of ten, has attempted to take their own life as a result of bullying that is occuring in school. At what point are we going to take a stand and accept responsibility for doing nothing to protect young, vulnerable children? These are children who are being bullied by other children, […]

Youth arrested over robbery

The Waiuku Police have arrested a 14 year old after Orchard and Fields was robbed. On Wednesday 7 May 2017 a person went into the fruit and vegetable store on Queen Street, and attempted to take money and several other items. A weapon was presented, and the local Police were immediately called. Thankfully no one was harmed in the incident. […]

Support the Kopa family

34 year old Daniel Kopa from Pukekohe passed away on Thursday 8 June, after he was hit by a car in Hobson Street, Auckland City, and suffered severe head injuries two days earlier. More than one hundred friends and family visited Dann who was in the Critical Care ward at Auckland City Hospital to say their goodbyes, including Auckland Mayor […]

Has anyone seen Merv’s scooter?

World War II veteran Merv Hair who featured recently in The Post Newspaper has had his mobility scooter stolen from his garage in King Street Waiuku. The theft took place between 5:30pm on Thursday 1 June and 7:30am Friday 2 June when Merv discovered it was missing. As 95 year old Merv relies on his scooter to get around the Waiuku […]


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