Two arrested over German tourists robbery

Two people have been arrested in relation to the robbery of property from two young German tourists last week. Christian Engel, 22 and Dominink Wiedmann, 24, both students and photographers had only been in the country for two days their campervan was robbed in broad daylight in Pukekohe on Sunday 6 August. All of their possessions were stolen, including cameras, […]

IRB edge for Sunset Beach at awards

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Service certainly know its Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs) if the club’s success at the 2017 Surf Life Saving Northern Region 2017 Awards of Excellence is any indication. The club picked up three IRB Trophies at the recent celebrations, winning the Region’s IRB Championships and the Competition Team of the Year award for its female IRB crew of […]

Kariaotahi club wins top surf rescue award

Being a volunteer can sometimes be a thankless job. However, the dedication and effort of the Kariaotahi Surf Life Saving Club has been recognised at the 2017 annual Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) Toyota Financial Services Awards of Excellence. A massive after-hours effort by Surf Life Saving Kariaotahi lifeguards to respond to three separate emergencies in rapid succession, has […]

Game of Three Halves draws massive crowd

It was a great occasion in Pukekohe when the Counties Manukau PIC Steelers hosted the All Blacks and Taranaki.  Prior to kick-off Steelers and All Blacks Kieran Read, Sonny Bill along with Cody Taylor entertained the sponsors in the lounge with SBW inviting the locals to the Counties Manukau B’s match at Bombay the following day that he is playing […]


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