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Clarks Beach Bowling Club 2017 tournament

Clarks Beach Bowling Club held their last tournament for 2017 on Thursday 14 December. It was a beautiful fine day which was sponsored by Osborne Realty. The prizes, which were lovely hams, were handed out by Kim-Maree Osborne. Winners            Team Hunter                             […]

Waipipi Bowling Club tournament

The Waipipi Bowling Club tournament was held on January 18 at Pukekohe. Everyone had a great day, despite the fact the tournament was played inside, due to the weather conditions. Winners were as follows: 1st – Pukekohe: C Walker, P Hayward, L Corney 2nd – Waipipi: D Hook, E Gillott, T Hickey 2rd – Pukekohe: B DeBoni, P Ballard, K […]

Karaka Bowling Club

 Results from Karaka Bowling Club’s Friday 5 January Fountains Open Tournament Unfortunately after all this lovely weather the rain gods dictated the tournament had to be held indoors at the Pukekohe indoor complex. We are lucky to have this facility. Winners were: Mike Stone, Peter Lawn, Martin Wijdeven from Pukekohe. Second, Brian Goldfinch, Bruce Bougen, Val Bougen from Papakura. Third, Graham […]

Pukekohe Croquet Club hosts annual tournament

 Over three extremely hot and humid days, Pukekohe Croquet Club held its Annual Association Croquet Tournament. Entry numbers were good, and play competitive. Results: Open Handicap Doubles: 1. Janet Carey and Gale Rubick (Pukekohe)                                              2. Owen Knapman and Brendon Neilson (Pukekohe) Championship Singles A: 1. Robert Lowe (Takapuna); 2. Roger Adamson (Howick)             “                  “        B. 1. Heather Richardson […]

The countdown is on

The Fulton Swim School, Franklin Primary School Triathlon is coming up Thursday 15 March 2018. This annual event encourages children from the Franklin District to challenge themselves & enjoy the experience of taking part in one of New Zealand’s fastest growing sports. The event attracts 400 School Aged Competitors and 500 plus parents/ supporters each year a great community event supported by […]

New home for Northern Stars

The new Pulman Arena in Takanini will become the home playing venue for the Northern Stars in the 2018 Premiership season, after an exciting partnership between Pulman Park and the Stars. Pulman Park developer, Bruce Pulman, says, “It is a delight to assist the Stars in bringing their exciting brand of netball to the heart of South Auckland. Pulman Arena […]

Introducing Mark Holt

Franklin United are thrilled to have Mark Holt joining Ben Fletcher (Director of Football) to lead Franklin United Youth Association (FUYA) teams this season.  Mark will be responsible for the 10th, 11th & 12th Grade development as well as overseeing the 15th, 16th & 17th Grades. Mark comes to FUYA with a wealth of experience in coaching football academies and developing pathways, having […]

Letter: Intersection improvement

The solution to the awful intersection at East Street and Stadium Drive would be to build a roundabout. All the other intersections along the ring road around Pukekohe town centre have roundabouts which work brilliantly. A roundabout also needs to be built at the dangerous busy intersection at Kitchener Road and Collingwood Road in Waiuku as well. B Dover Waiuku

Letters: Improvements possible

I am pleased to read that changes and improvements are possible for the busy intersection at East Street / Stadium Drive. I have twice nearly been hit by vehicles failing to give way coming down the hill on East Street, while driving south along Stadium Drive. A roundabout is very much needed at this intersection to slow traffic down. I […]

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