Waiuku Sports Park ready for action

Improved facilities at the Waiuku Sports Park are now complete. The upgraded facilities are the result of a partnership between council and the community to boost availability of sport and recreation facilities. The Franklin Local Board marked the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony during the Blast to the Past event held at the ground on Saturday 11 November. Chair […]

Business confidence grows in Waikato district

Job opportunities in the Waikato district are growing along with the district’s reputation as a place to do business according to the Council’s annual report which is being distributed as an easy-read summary for residents and ratepayers next week [week starting Monday 6 November]. The report outlines how the country’s third fastest-growing district, measured by consents for new dwellings, is […]


More trains mean more services for Aucklanders

More trains are on the way for Auckland meaning more frequent services and more seats for passengers. Auckland Transport has signed a contract for another 15 three-car electric trains. AT chairman Dr Lester Levy says the trains are needed to meet the huge public demand. “We need to put on bigger trains to meet the demand and we need to […]

Maritime Police task Westpac Helicopter to Destruction Gully

On Sunday, 12 NOVEMBER 2017 at 4:00pm, W2  crew were tasked by Maritime Police to Destruction Gully (North Manukau Heads) to assist with the winching out of a male in his 60’s and a female in her 50’s who were trapped by the tide. The patients were unharmed and air transportation to hospital wasn’t required.

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