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“Almost Famous” in Pukekohe

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

If you haven’t seen the advert on television yet, keep your eye out for our very own Clint Eastwood, an electrician from Pukekohe who features in the latest Skinny campaign. Skinny have recently launched a new look for their brand by using ordinary people with famous names. The campaign boasts a great cast of familiar names from Ben Affleck to Julia […]

Pukekohe pool players world champions

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

Six players from Masse in Pukekohe represented New Zealand at the VNEA World Junior Championships for pool in Sioux City, Iowa at the end of June. Not only did they compete against nearly 300 players in a variety of disciplines, but three of them came away with new titles at the June competition. Thirteen year old Zabian Jeram won the […]

First woman in parliament

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

In the lead up to Suffrage 125, Franklin Writers Group are supplying snippets of New Zealand history, with women who paved the way for other Kiwi women. Forty years after New Zealand women became able to vote, Elizabeth McCombs entered Parliament on a Labour ticket, a seat she gained after the death of her husband James McCombs. Elizabeth was said […]

Local funds boost food bank

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

It’s locals supporting locals once again in Waiuku. On 27 June 2018, St Andrew’s Op Shop donated a cheque for $1000 to the Waiuku Food Bank. Manager of St Andrews Op Shop, Sharron Levestone, said the food bank does a fantastic job in helping families in need with food parcels. “We are privileged that monies raised in our shop are […]

Scam Alert

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

Police have been alerted to a scam that could leave people thousands of dollars out of pocket. The scam involves newspaper advertisements offering to pay £500 per week to anyone willing to have their vehicle wrapped in branding for an energy drink. The ads ran in newspapers about mid-June and the cheques are now arriving from the United Kingdom. Anyone […]

Tamakae Wharf completed

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

Locals have been enjoying the recently completed Tamakae Wharf. On Tuesday 26 June, locals who had helped in some form, met to celebrate the finished wharf. It has been a long time in the making. Tamakae Wharf has been a large project, but one that has contributed to the vision of Waiuku. Contractors completed the works, with engineering and landscaping […]

Pukekohe Fire Report

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

Here’s what we’ve been up to over the last week: 29 Jun 18 Horse stuck in horse float Medical 30 June 18 Ute on fire on side of motorway 3 Jul 18 Medical Rubbish Fire Car Fire This week’s safety message:  Cold weather means potentially icy roads. Take care and make sure your car is safe to operate and also drive […]

Police Patch—10 July 2018

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

This week another search warrant was executed at a local Waiuku address. A large quantity of drugs were located all nicely prepared for sale. Two people will be in Court shortly on Possession of Cannabis for Supply charges. It would have been good while it lasted, all that quick money, but it comes with a number of risks. You may […]

Found property—10 July 2018

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

Police in Pukekohe are holding the following found property: 1 x Gold Signet ring (pictured), a Samsung cellphone found in Countdown Pukekohe,  an Apple MacBook Pro found in Kingseat, a Gold ring left at Urgent Care Pukekohe some time last year.  Greenstone pendant found in Bledisloe Park.  Also property belonging to: Phillip Brian Pound, Adam Troy Hiku, Oceana Himona.

Letter: Care Crusaders update

By The Post Staff | July 10, 2018

Otaua school recently held a mufti /can day for our Care Crusaders. A huge amount was donated which resulted in my husband and I (Care Crusaders) taking a trip up to the women’s refuge with the donated items. We greatly appreciate all the support from the school.  Paula, Waiuku.