Auckland Westpac Daily Missions for the week ending 26 June 2017

Monday 19 June 2017 495 7.50pm W1 Waikeretu Crew tasked by Ambulance to Waikeretu for a male patient in his 70s suffering a cardiac arrest. Crew located to the scene and landed in the carpark of a café. On arrival, CPR was being administered. Unfortunately the patient could not be revived.

Old hall doing us proud

By Helen Reardon With a number of successful programmes having been held in the Waiuku War Memorial Hall over the past few weeks, the 100-year-old building has proved that there is plenty of life left in those revered walls.  On Saturday night, 17 June, locals were treated to a very special performance from soprano Rebecca Ryan who captivated the audience […]

Motorcycling New Zealand in good hands

By Andy McGechan – Bikesport NZ Now more than five months into the job, it’s fair to say that Ramarama’s Virginia Henderson is well settled in and she has a firm grip at the helm of New Zealand’s most important motorbike organisation. she was appointed in February to the role of general manager for the sport of motor cycling’s governing body in New Zealand, Motorcycling […]

Reward offered for stolen bible

A Waiuku pensioner has recently been the target of thefts, with the most recent being his vehicle. Taken from his home on Thursday 22 June 2017, Police were able to locate the car in Hastings, where a Waiuku male was arrested in relation to the theft. The Waiuku gentleman states that this would be the fourth time that he has […]

Feedback on Judder Bars in Hamilton Drive

After sharing our articles on the call for judder bar installation in Hamilton Drive last week, the Post Newspaper received a variety of responses on the matter. This was following an incident where two young girls were bowled by a driver who has since been charged with reckless driving. Here is what a few of our readers had to say. […]

Hamilton Drive speed issues

I live on Hamilton Drive.  The biggest threat to pedestrians and property is speed. The car that bowled those two girls was speeding. The speed at which some cars are driven—it is not a race track.  Hamilton Drive is a wide, deceptive road with large areas of grass verge, especially at the top by the Hamilton Trust. We’ve had vehicles […]

Massive attendance for careers expo

By the time the doors opened on Thursday evening, the carpark was full and the students were piling through the door at the inaugural Franklin Schools Career Expo. Held at the Indian Association Hall on Pukekohe, there were a great range of service providers in attendance, and many students from the local high schools in the area took advantage of […]

‘Icing on the cake’ for local Flooring Xtra customer

The phone call came out of the blue for Kathryn Garthwaite from Bombay. On the other end of the line was JB’s Flooring Xtra’s Erin Bindon, letting Kathryn know she had won a Sleepyhead Bed as part of a giveaway at JB’s Flooring Xtra Pukekohe . “It was amazing,” Kathryn said. “It’s the first time I’ve won anything in my […]

Pyjama push for Pukekohe

The Middlemore Foundation is trying to cut the number of children admitted to hospital with respiratory illnesses this winter and the call is out for donations of new pyjamas. A survey completed by the hospital of Franklin lower-decile schools shows nearly 300 more pairs are needed in the area, and the Pukekohe Anglican Church is asking for the community to […]

Onewhero Golf Results for the week ending 26 June 2017

 Men’s weekly haggle results for Wednesday 21 June. L Johns 39, J Woodward 39, G Bell 38, D Rasmussen 37, L Scott 36, P Curtayne 33, R Meiklejohn 33, J Hubert 32, B Grant 30, A Dingle 30. Two’s L Johns, L Scott

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