Cooking up a storm in Abu Dhabi

In two weeks time, Craig Lucas from Waiuku, will trade the fresh country air of home, for the hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi. Craig is heading off to judge and coach at the 2017 World Skills International Competition. Held every two years, World Skills International brings together top youth competitors from over 75 counties. Competition categories include everything from […]

In Focus 03 October 2017

This weeks In Focus – “The  Fuchsia paniculata in my garden is an early source of food and attracts early honey bees laden with pollen from its flowers.”  Photo by Ngaire Deed

Steelers pop on a red nose for charity

The children of Lollipops Educare Waiuku, were treated to a steely visit on Friday. In celebration of Red Nose Day, Lollipops held a fundraising “funday”. Counties Manukau Steelers, midfielder Sam Furniss, and winger Sione Fifita, joined the children to share in their fundraising event. Initially, the young generation were a tough crowd to crack though, as it was morning tea […]

Thumbs up to Auckland Council

We were delighted to read in this weeks POST about the “frilling” of privet in one area of Waiuku. Congratulations and well done to Auckland Council. At least it is a start, long may it be effective, and long may it continue, which all allergy patients will be thankful for. Hopefully the same treatment becomes routine in the Pukekohe area, […]

Paul’s on top!

Paul Emery has achieved his mountainous goal of summiting Mt Kilimanjaro. At 6.30am on Wednesday 20 September (Tanzanian time), following five long days of strenuous trekking, Paul joined a select group of people who have managed the feat. For Paul, it was all about raising awareness of the Mental Health Foundation. Along the way, Paul and his fellow trekkers, raised […]


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