Westpac helicopter tasked to Waiuku

On Monday 6 November 2017, W2 crew  tasked to Waiuku for a male patient in his 30’s suffering a medical complaint. He was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a moderate condition. Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter rely on people like you to help them save lives. Sponsoring a rescue mission means you will contribute funds directly to a specific mission flown […]


Pukekohe Junior players recognised

P Pukekohe East Indoor Bowls Club held their annual prizegiving on Tuesday 17 October, with about 40 members present. Over the season the club would average between 30 to 35 members on a club night, with the oldest player 90 years old and the youngest being eight. With six juniors also playing over the season, two picked up a few […]

Waipipi Bowling Club Results

Waipipi Bowling Club held their first tournament of the season on Thursday 19 October at Pukekohe. All teams had a enjoyable day. Paul Millar and his team of Chris Walker and Len Corney from Pukekohe were first, John Inkster and his team Sam Compston and Jackie Grieg from Waiuku were second, and Andrea Williams and her team Marama Onehi and Moira […]

His Word – Ruth

We have another book of the Bible, that is read yearly in its entirety in Jewish Synagogues, and that is the book of Ruth, well worth another read; contemplatingly. In Short, Naomi and her husband and two sons, leave Bethlehem (the House of Bread) because a famine, “No Bread.” Her two sons marry local girls, her husband dies, her two […]

Pukekohe Fire and Emergency weekly report

Weekly summary and safety message: 27/10 Smoke showing from a truck 31/10 Alarm activation 01/11 Called to a controlled burn Fireworks go on sale this week. Many of us enjoy this time of year and having safe fun with them but we can’t drop our guard or treat fireworks as toys. When not used properly they can cause fires, injuries […]

Onewhero Golf Results

Onewhero Mens Haggle 25 October 2017 Stableford points             R Meiklejohn 43             G Deighton 41             J Hubert 40             B Day 38             R Doidge 38             M Thompson 38             J Godden 37             G Bell 36             C Kendall 36             D Rassmussen 36             G Dell 36             C Radloff 35             M Doidge 35 […]

Georgia crowned supreme winner

Georgia Doncaster-Robbie has taken out the supreme title of the Miss Five Crowns pageant. The 21 year old, originally from Waiuku, spent the year being part of the pageant that empowers and motivates women from all over the world, while supporting a charity. “It’s really cool, it’s different to other pageants,” she said. “There is a huge focus on empowerment, […]

Found property

The Pukekohe Police currently have a Greenstone necklace (pictured), found in Tuakau. The following property has also been found:2 x fishing tackle boxes found in Tuakau, silver bracelet found in Pukekohe, a ring found in Roulston Street, Pukekohe, the gold ring found at the A & P Showgrounds in Pukekohe that featured in our last issue, a Samsung Notebook found […]

Erin ready for Young Horticulturist finals

After taking out Horticulture New Zealand’s Young Grower of the Year, Erin Atkinson is one of five contestants about to compete for the Young Horticulturist title next week, and credits her success to her humble beginnings on Franklin soil. Erin is the technical adviser for ApataGrow, a kiwifruit and avocado pack house and coolstore in the Bay of Plenty. However, […]

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