Tuakau Rugby Football Club – Club & Sponsors Day

7x Junior Teams, Home Games. Celebrating end of regular season & Sponsor Appreciation

His Word – Greatly Advantaged 4/8

To re-cap, we have so far covered the; “Blessed are the Poor in Spirit,” “Blessed are they that mourn,” “Blessed are the Meek,” “Blessed are they that do Hunger and thirst after Righteousness,” “Blessed are the Merciful,” “Blessed are the Pure in Heart.” This covers a vast portion of our “Daily Lives” and is such an encouragement to us all […]

SPCA Auckland launches new desexing initiative

SPCA Auckland is launching a new desexing initiative to help animals across the city. From July 1, SPCA Auckland has been helping local rescue organisations fund the cost of desexing pets in Auckland. This project will desex all species in any location across the city and was started with the aim of reducing the number of animals being abandoned, abused […]

Thanks to the community

There are many organisations in our community that operate due to the hard work and dedication of volunteers and support from community members. The Post Newspaper has had members of the community drop off cat food for Franklin Cat Rescue and Waiuku Colony Cats Inc, to allow the organisations to feed, fix, foster and adopt out these kittens and cats […]

Sports co-ordinator role re-established

Only two weeks into his new role, Adam Chwesik has hit the ground running, and is excited to be getting behind the local community.  The Franklin District Co-ordinator’s position through Counties Manukau Sport has been re-created after it ceased in 2015 due to lack of funding. After seeing a huge demand and need for the role back in the Franklin area, […]

Franklin hits Metro for six

Franklin United returned to Bledisloe Park on Saturday 12 August knowing that only a win against Metro United would keep their Division 1 hopes alive. Metro were sitting one place above on level points. Franklin started the game with the intention of taking it to Metro. Both Cody Rickard and Fifi were effective on the wings for Franklin and Metro […]

Gold medal for Waiuku’s golden girls

Waiuku College Gold are living up to their name and colour after taking out first place at the Counties Manukau Collegiate Regional Premier Netball League on Thursday 9 August. The Waiuku Netball team beat the Revelation Raiders from Mangere and Otahuhu, 69-50. “It was a close game at the start, but we managed to pull ahead in the second half,” […]

Fern power for Northern Stars

The Northern Stars are proving their talent after three players were selected for the Silver Ferns squad earlier in August. Newly-signed Stars player Grace Rasmussen, along with Kayla Cullen and Maia Wilson were named in the 2017/18 Silver Ferns’ squad. Grace, who formerly played for the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic, will bring her experience to the local side. On the […]

All Blacks prevail in Pukekohe

The All Blacks arrived in Pukekohe on Friday night to a welcoming and excited crowd. It was an entertaining and crowd-thrilling game of three halves as the Counties Manukau Steelers hosted the Taranaki Bulls and the All Blacks at ECOLight Stadium. The Counties Steelers kicked off the game against the Taranaki Bulls, triumphing 28-7, before the Bulls faced off against […]

Events in brief 15 August

Record entries for Franklin Arts Festival The 2017 Franklin Arts Festival will be one worth visiting and revisiting. President Patrick Holden reports a 50% increase in entries over 2016. This year there will be more than 1000 exhibits and the depth of talented artists showing work is exciting. The president is sure that there will be something to satisfy everyone […]


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