Jack and the Giant will delight young and old

OSPA’s end-of-year production is a charming musical version of the well-loved tale of Jack and the Beanstalk that will surely delight young and old. The giant is making life pretty miserable for Jack, his mother and the entire kingdom. Jack is even forced to sell his beloved dancing cow for magic beans. And where does Jack go? That’s right! Up […]

Dress up costumes and party goods

Kids & Adult dress up costumes and party goods garage sale Kids Fairies, Bugs, bollywood, hippy shake, hip hop and more Adult & kids packaged costumes also available This Sunday at 9 Koromiko Place, Waiuku 9-12 (no earlier please)


Police appeal for sightings of missing Pukekohe man

Police are looking to locate 87-year-old Herbert O’Donnell who went missing yesterday, Sunday 19 November, 2017. He was last seen driving his car from Merlyn Close in Hamilton at approximately 5pm and was heading north towards Pukekohe, however he did not arrive home. Mr O’Donnell is driving a red 2010 Toyota Corolla with personalised registration plate “MRSOD” and is likely […]

On the road again in the Waikato district

The Waikato district is unique. From beaches to ranges, expressways to gravel roads – how we live, work and play varies across the district and there can be different rules depending on where you live. Currently the District Plan, which is the ‘rule book’ that manages the way land is used, developed and subdivided in the Waikato district, is in […]

Charity gala day teaches values

Students at ACG Strathallan are gearing up for their inaugural Charity Gala Day on Saturday 25 November. A committee of students is helping to drive the gala, which will bring together ACG Strathallan families and the local community to raise money for four local grassroots charities: High Wire Charitable Trust, Franklin Silver Lining Trust, Summerfields Charitable Trust and Angels Light […]

Countdown to the Counties Cup

The annual SsangYong Counties Cup Day returns to Pukekohe Park for the second year after a brief hiatus while the track upgrade took place and the team have announced some exciting developments to the 2017 version. Following the successful return to horseracing at Pukekohe Park in 2016, the Counties Racing Club saw over 4,000 people through the gates to witness […]

Biotoxin alert extended

The Ministry for Primary Industries has extended the shellfish biotoxin warning on the Taranaki/Waikato/Auckland coastline. The alert, which covers the Manukau Harbour, and West coast, now extends south to New Plymouth, covering Lower Kina Road south of Oakura northward to the Kaipara Harbour mouth, but doesn’t include the Kaipara Harbour. Mussels, oysters, tuatua, pipi, toheroa, cockles, scallops, catseyes, kina (sea […]

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