Pukekohe Fire Round Up ending 20 July

It was a quiet week for Pukekohe FENZ last 13 July- 20 July.  13 Jul 17    Truck battery on fire   16 Jul 17    Motor vehicle accident (MVA), False alarm  18 Jul 17    False alarm Have you thought about buying a fire extinguisher and fire blanket?  These are great devices to add to the safety of your house.  Fire blankets are particularly good for oil […]

Storm chasing dream comes true

When it comes to taking up a hobby, most people look at joining local a club or take up a sport – but Patumahoe’s Kim Watson isn’t most people. Instead, Kim chases storms, and has just returned from a seven day adventure across several states of America. She is now completely hooked. Ever since she was a child, Kim has […]

Impersonation of WDC representatives

By Emma Sharplin – Emma@thepost.nz The Post Newspaper has received several responses from our readers with regards to the two people who misrepresented themselves as Environment Waikato at the Drury School possum hunt fundraiser earlier this year. We contacted the Waikato Regional Council, and asked if they had received any formal complaints with regards to the incident, and what their […]

Counties Power CEO announced

Counties Power announced last week the appointment of Judy Nicholl as its new Chief Executive. Ms Nicholl replaces Sheridan Broadbent, who left the business in June. Currently a key member of the Auckland International Airport executive and leadership team, Ms Nicholl has been General Manager Aeronautical Operations since April 2010, where she leads a team of 200 employees. Announcing the appointment today, […]

Residential burglaries increase

CRIME

Unfortunately local police have seen a recent increase of burglaries or suspicious behaviour around residential properties when home owners are present. “It is disturbing to think that our offenders are not concerned with the possibility of being seen or heard,” says Pukekohe Sergeant, Wayne Paxton. To reduce the appeal of your home to these unwanted visitors, police are asking that […]

Franklin United football report

FRANKLIN UNITED 0 MANUKAU CITY 1 – Saturday 22 July, 3pm Manukau City are top of NRFL Division 1 and Franklin United at the foot of the table. Heavy rain leading into the weekend forced a change of venue for Franklin United’s top team and reserves. The match was moved from Bledisloe Park to Drury. A top v bottom of […]

Lost and found property- July 2017

WAIUKU – The Waiuku Police have a range of property that they would like to reconnect with their rightful owners. The items are: a Radius cycle, Garmin watch, two Samsung cellphones, mountain bike, blue watch, Casio watch, prescription glasses, Repco sports bike and a child’s BMX. If you believe any of the items may be yours, head down to the […]

As easy as

If you are submitting a building consent application to the Waikato District Council you can now submit it electronically, as well as track its progress online. Waikato District Council is accepting consent applications that are emailed with a file share link (e.g. Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive) or applications saved on a USB stick. Previously people had to print out two […]

Thumbs up from Matthew Griffin before rain delay

Flooding forced the ENEOS North Island Endurance Series field to wait until Sunday to find out the title winners of the one and three hour series, after Saturday’s racing was rained out. Pre-weekend forecasts predicted rain for Saturday’s event, but the overnight downpour Friday night was too much for Pukekohe Park to handle. With all the rain on Saturday, the […]

Correction (to article in 18 July edition)

Last week, (18 July 2017) we stated that there was Freedom Camping at Port Waikato. The locations given were Maraetai Bay and Sunset Beach, however these were designated as no go areas last year. The community presented to Waikato District Council the reasons being due to the mess, the fact that there is a camping ground 100m away and no […]


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