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Police Patch – 25 September 2018

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

In the last week we had a number of crashes around the area. Some have been quite serious, requiring numerous emergency services groups attending, including the Serious  Crash Unit and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.    At some of these crashes we have to close the road and put in diversions. This is done because either the road is blocked with […]

Full house for Poker Run

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

Waiuku Volunteer Fire Brigade hosted their annual Poker Run on Saturday 22 September. It was another sell out event, with great classic cars, and even greater costumes. From burglars, to medical crews and their patients, and a crew from the magical land of Oz, the creativity flowed. See more photos on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/districtpost      

Expo set to be a stunner

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

Franklin’s Positive Ageing Expo is set to have a very full programme this year. The expo will be held in the Pukekohe Indian Hall in Ward Street Pukekohe this Friday 28 September, and starts at 9.30am It is reputed to be the largest expo of this type held anywhere in the country. Each year the hall is full of service […]

Franklin Bride of the Year approaches

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

The Post Newspaper is proud to present some of this year’s contestants for Franklin Bride of the Year. To be held at the Pukekohe Indian Association Hall on Friday 5 October, the local brides will be judged on a number of categories, including personality, photography, best gown, deportment, people’s choice and bride’s choice. The event has been running for over […]

Wow! Those 100 ft waves look close!

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

By Simon Huggett Did you know The Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas cost $1.35 billion U. S dollars? The most expensive cruise ship ever created. You can book a family of four in the family suite for $50,000 for seven days. The ship has a ten-story slide, robot bartenders and 23 pools. In case you don’t like the water […]

Celebrating Kate Sheppard

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

The Pukekohe East Church Preservation Society will be hosting an exhibition called ‘125 years on: Kate Sheppard, a notable woman’. This exhibition features brief biographies with photographs of Kate Sheppard and 30 of her fellow first voting Local Women. Open Sundays 30 September and 14 October, 11am til 4pm. 95 Runciman Road, Pukekohe East.      

A step back in time

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

Franklin Historical Society Inc NZ in conjunction with Auckland Heritage Festival. Pioneer Cottage, Roulston Park. Open on Sundays 30 September, 7 October and 14 October, 11am until 3.30pm. Come and see the displays of long ago and how the Martyn family lived. For appointments call 021 123 7960.        

Beautiful flower events coming up

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

The 2018 Waiau Pa Flower and Floral Art Show will be held at Waiau Pa Hall on Saturday 3 November from 1pm to 4pm and Sunday 4 November from 10am to 3pm. $3 admission (children free) includes afternoon tea. For more details contact Fay Duncan on 027 240 4706. Entries cost 20c per class and close 11 am on Friday […]

Letter: Lucky to have Eagle

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

I just want to say that your article on the Police Eagle is great, well done!  We are very fortunate to have these choppers and machines operating 24/7 to prevent and stop criminal activity.  I live on Helvetia Road and we often hear the Eagle flying overhead. We were woken early hours one morning by the Eagle. It sounded like they […]

Artflow Waikato

By The Post Staff | September 25, 2018

Mix art with high tea this spring! Footbridge Lodge and Artflow Waikato will be putting on an afternoon of art and high tea on Sunday 7 October. The exhibition is free to enter and all the displayed art and furniture will be available to purchase. The exhibition features works from local North Waikato Artists including Sue Hull, Eve Hawkins Green, […]