Wahine survivor passes away

The team at the Post Newspaper is incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of one of their ‘own’. Sean Joyce, a Wahine Survivor, a stalwart of the community and an advocate for The Post, passed away on the evening of Tuesday 15 August 2017. Sean was one of a kind. He was always ready to assist us in finding […]

2017-08-22

McMurtry family celebrate win

By Duane Ranger Head-colds which swept through the Pukeoware-based McMurtry family wasn’t enough to stop them celebrating another victory 60km from Alexandra Park on Friday 21 July. “We were all laid-up with the flu and it was a horrible, wet night. Throw in the extremely busy motorway and we decided to watch our horse from home.” “We had already been […]

New Zealand record for Waiuku powerlifter

A powerlifter from Waiuku has come away with a new title and a New Zealand record. Ben Holmes, who has been involved with bodybuilding for several years, decided to focus on power lifting this year. And his hard work has paid off. He recently won his under 140kg class, setting a New Zealand record, and came second overall at the […]

Franklin Bride of the Year

The Post Newspaper is proud to present this year’s contestants for Franklin Bride of the Year. To be held at the Pukekohe Indian Association Hall on Friday 1 September, the local brides will be judged on a number of categories, including personality, photography, best gown, deportment, people’s choice and bride’s choice. To commemorate the tenth anniversary, a special category has […]

Greater access to justice

An ex senior lawyer is turning the legal system on its head by offering training for self litigants. Historically a lack of resources—in time, money or knowledge negatively prejudices legal outcomes but Vinay Deobhakta is empowering people who may be on lower incomes with knowledge to win in the court room. His most recent ‘McKenzie friend self litigant one day workshop’ held […]

Recycling centre backing bottle drive

Remember way back when you used to get a refund for your cans or glass bottles? The team at the Waiuku Recycling Centre can, and they are offering the community a glimpse of what it used to be like by supporting the Kiwi Bottle Drive. This Saturday, from 1pm until 3pm, members of the community can exchange their recyclable bottles […]

Waiuku Golf Results week ending 20 August

Waiuku Golf Results   17-8-17 Thursday Haggle 1st Tim Howard 44 2nd Michael Croucher 42 3rd Wiremu King 39 Two’s Wiremu King 19-8-17 Saturday Haggle Div One 1st Chris Murdoch 63 Net 2nd John Morris 64 net  Fred Watts 66 net Div Two 1st Lindsay Russell 65 net 2nd Cam Fleming 67 net 3rd Frank McGrath 70 net Best Gross […]

Tributes for Todd ten years on

Commemorations for Todd Bellingham were held over the weekend, with more this weekend, as friends and family gathered to honour his memory, ten years on. 18 year old Todd Bellingham from Glenbrook was tragically killed in a motoring accident in the Waiuku Forest on 26 August, 2007. Owen Bottomley of the Waiuku Dirt Track Club, which Todd was involved with, organised […]

Letter- Horrified

These words apply to what is happening to my beloved ocean and sands around ‘Aotearoa’ New Zealand. It won’t stop at one place, cleaned out of sands. Waiuku—if the sand-grabbing richies move off our coastline and peninsulas, ‘goodbye’ we’re made up of sandy soils. You can’t suck from beneath and expect to see no cracks appear on the surface of […]


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