Youth create sustainability

By Emma Sharplin – The Youth Action Group at Onewhero Area School are currently putting together the finishing touches to their idea. One which they hope will be the stepping stone to sustainability in the area. On Saturday 17 June, the students will be hosting an open day where 50 fruit trees will be available to Onewhero families. Adopting […]

Couple ready for World Transplant Games

With the third anniversary of receiving a kidney fast approaching, Colin Church and his wife, Jacqui, are celebrating by taking part in the the World Transplant Games. Jacqui, who is a well known Waikato District Councillor, donated her kidney to Colin in September 2014, after his began to fail from a hereditary kidney disease. Both made a speedy recovery from […]

Cadet achieves Grand Prior

After six years as a member of St John, teenager Georgia Leaning, has achieved the highest award that a cadet in the youth division can receive, the Grand Prior badge. Georgia, who is a cadet sergeant at the Pukekohe St John Youth Division, had the award set in her sights when she first joined. “The Grand Prior had always been […]

Waiuku represented at Woodhill

The Woodhill 100 was held over Queen's Birthday weekend and for two Waiuku offroaders it was a chance to get back in the mud. Justin Davies and Gerrard 'Chitz' Chitty were both competing in the race for the second time. Justin, number 359, came in at 23rd place, while Chitz only made it through two laps. 

Port Waikato Fire Round Up for May 2017

It's been a busy month for us this month.  We've attended six medical call outs, one MVA (motor vehicle accident) and attended one house fire with our friends from Tuakau, Mercer and Pukekohe. There have also been a couple of calls we have been unable to attend as we could not get a crew (unfortunately this is a common daytime […]

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