The Post Newspaper – Pukekohe

Community Newspaper – Franklin & North Waikato


Students plant for Matariki

Students from Waiuku College took part in the annual Matariki planting day on Wednesday 21 June, at the Manukau Heads Lighthouse. Armed with shovels and donning gumboots, the Primary Industries students battled 80km/h winds and planted more than 200 plants. As well as digging new homes for the plants, the main garden was weeded, and a number of pest plants […]

Fire and Emergency New Zealand fire report

Pukekohe summary for the week 22 – 28 June 2017:  22 Jun 17   Motor vehicle accident (MVA)  24 Jun 17   False alarm  25 Jun 17   Report of smoke, Medical call  26 Jun 17   False alarm  27 Jun 17   Vegetation fire (Port Waikato)  28 Jun 17   False alarm, Rubbish fire Message for the week.  As of Saturday 1 July 2017, the New Zealand Fire Service has […]

S for Smart goals- Megan Vanlieshout

Megan Vanlieshout – Soul Nourishment Having Goals helps us to keep moving forward. They give us something to strive for, a sense of satisfaction as we progress towards them and then a feeling of achievement when we actually reach them. Goals aren’t something you set and just arrive at. It takes SMART PLANNING and SMART THINKING. The main key to […]

Gardening Pest- Harlequin Ladybird

Reports of sightings of the invasive harlequin ladybird in the North Waikato are not yet a cause for concern, according to Ministry of Primary Industries for the area. MPI Recovery and Pest Management senior adviser Brad Chandler said reports had been sent in from Pokeno right down to Huntly. It feeds on aphids, usually from willow, oak, maple and poplar trees. This has made […]

Areka (Alec) Tapara

To all whanau and friends of our father Areka (Alec) Tapara, on Saturday 15th July we invite you to join with us in acknowledging the 1 year anniversary of his passing, and to unveil his headstone at 11:00am on Taupiri Maunga (Mountain), followed by a Kai Haakari (lunch) from 2:00pm at the Pukeoware Hall (Pukekohe/Waiuku Road) Waiuku.

Maitland, Rex Neil

Rex Neil MAITLAND of Waiuku. Unexpectedly on 13 July 2017. Loved husband of Pat. Dad to Teresa, Michelle and John, Nathan and Nik. An informal memorial for Rex will be held at the Waiuku Golf Club Tuesday 18th July at 3 pm.

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