Counties Rugby Round Up for Saturday 2 September 2017

A heart-breaking try to the home side in the final minute has robbed the PIC Counties Manukau Steelers from a memorable away victory over Taranaki 27-30 at New Plymouth. The PIC Steelers were ahead for much of the Mitre 10 Cup clash, producing an excellent performance from the forwards, a largely stout defence and some impressive individual efforts on a […]

Play is the way for Toy Library

They’ve been open for two years in their purpose-built premises, but have been in operation for 33 years, bringing joy to hundreds of children. The Franklin Community Toy Library, located behind the Franklin Baptist Church in Pukekohe, are a local organisation providing toys, games and DVDs for children and families to borrow, bring back and swap. There are hundreds of […]

Traffic cops in Tuakau

Police in Tuakau were required to help with traffic on Thursday 31 August when the train crossing arms malfunctioned. Police attended and helped to direct traffic while the barrier arms were fixed.

Random act of kindness

Kylie and Yana hold the special delivery sent to The Post on Friday morning! A big yummy thanks to our mystery sender, code name Santa. We were surprised until we realised it was Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Day NZ. We hope lots of others were RAK’d and many more carried out RAK’s on Friday.  

Franklin Bride of the year 2017

A large crowd turned out for the annual charity event which has been hosted by Designer Flowers for the last ten years. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Surf Life Saving Kariaotahi and Bellyful Franklin. 18 brides took to the stage to loud cheers and overwhelming crowd support for each of them. The competition was tough but […]


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