Feedback on Manukau Road

Since The Post Newspaper published article on Tuesday 8 August, many have commented on the frustrations that the road works have caused. From traffic woes, businesses, and wasted tax payer dollars. We approached Auckland Transport for comment on the issue, however at the time of print they had not responded. Here was some of the feedback: “Wasting money when they could […]

Pukekohe High’s gold netballers undefeated

By Yana O’Gorman It was a clean run to the top of the Counties Manukau Secondary Schools’ competition for Pukekohe High School’s Premier gold netball team. Winning their games from the get-go, the netballers cruised to a 29-15 win over Rosehill Premiers in the final on Thursday 9 August. Year 13 students Sally Rickard and Abi Kempton, co-captains of the […]

Franklin Youth Advisory Board recruiting

It’s that time of the year again, and the Franklin Youth Advisory Board (FYAB) are looking for fresh faces during their recruitment period. If you’re aged between 14 and 24, and think you have what it takes to advocate for the youth of Franklin, then becoming a member of the FYAB could be for you. The board volunteers in the […]

A note from Emma’s desk- 22 August

Elections always bring out the good, the bad and the ugly in people. Last week, on my daily commute to work, I happened to notice that all the National party signs were vandalised. While I understand we all have different opinions, and sometimes we want to share them on many different platforms, do you really think that vandalising political signs […]

Cows causing crashes in Port Waikato

Two crashes in one weekend due to wandering livestock, has left Port Waikato residents asking the question, ‘who will be held responsible if someone is seriously injured, or at worst killed?’ On Saturday 12 August, Chanell Dawson was driving along the Tuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road in the early hours of the morning. She had just rounded a 45km/hr corner when […]

Wow award 22 August

This week the Wow Award goes to the the unsung heroes at the Pukekohe Hospital. After staying at the hospital for rehabilitation, our reader, the late Sean Joyce, highlighted the efforts of the staff there. “There is no doubt in my mind that nursing is not just a job, it’s a vocation in life,” said Mr Joyce. “All of the […]

Manurewa steal win from Waiuku

Waiuku College First XV played in their division two final against Manurewa High School’s second XV on Saturday 19 August, at ECOLight’s field two. It was a close game with the final score 10-10 at full time. As Manurewa High School scored the first try of the match, they took the win.

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