Community Newspaper – Franklin & North Waikato
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.