Bombay four-time champions!

Bombay Gough Cat have come away with the McNamara Cup for the fourth season in a row, outplaying rivals Karaka. There was a sea of black and gold, and white and red as the teams played at ECOLight Stadium on Saturday 22 July. While it was 17 all at half time, Bombay managed to come back to claim an eight […]

Introducing Inspector Dave Glossop

By Yana O’Gorman – For those who are unaware, Inspector Dave Glossop is the community’s new Area Commander. After two weeks in the role, Emma and I had the chance to catch up with the Inspector last week to learn more about what and where his area covers. Having worked for Counties Manukau Police for 28 years, spending 12 […]

Fishing with Smudge

Manukau and West Coast fishing report Finally gurnard have come out to play in the harbour. Snapper have all but disappeared although kahawai are also still around. Gurnard are a fish favoured by many for their great eating qualities and right now they are at their absolute best, fat and full of roe. I like to leave the skin on […]

New Principal for ACG Strathallan

ACG Strathallan is delighted to welcome Danny O’Connor as Executive Principal from Term 3, 2017. Mr O’Connor joins the school from his position as High School Principal of UWCSEA Dover Campus, in Singapore, where he was responsible for 1300 high school students and 140 staff. UWCSEA are internationally recognised for their values-based education and their academic results are among the […]

Police Report 25 July

If you came home and found your house on fire would you update the situation to your Facebook page or ring the fire brigade? Hopefully you would choose the fire brigade but we are finding some people choose to report their matters to social media sites rather than call the Police. It is annoying to have people tell us about […]

Back to School safety

As the School holidays have drawn to an end, Pukekohe Sergeant Wayne Paxton, has a couple of important messages that he would like to share with our readers. Sergeant Paxton is encouraging the drivers to take care as the road’s become busier again with school traffic, and for parents to start preparing children back into their school routine again. “We […]

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