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Letter: Road courtesy and disability parking spaces

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

I would like to acknowledge and thank motorists here in Waiuku, and many in Pukekohe, for their consideration and thoughtfulness. I am an unwell and disabled older woman. I must use a walker for safety and stability of my person. I never just ‘step out’ onto a pedestrian crossing. I wait for clear indication that it is safe for me […]

Dream Season for Paul

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

Andy McGechan – Bikesportnz.com Noted Franklin motorcycle racer Paul Pavletich has had another season to cherish as he wrapped up this year’s New Zealand Classic Motorcycle Racing Register’s Formula 1 series. With support from his brother, Mark Pavletich, who worked as machine builder and head mechanic, ably assisted by fellow mechanic Wayne Anstis, and with additional help from suspension guru […]

Liam still needs your help getting to the USA

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

In less than two weeks, Pukekohe’s Liam Lawson will line-up against some of the best young drivers in the world, all battling to win a rich American motor racing scholarship. Liam, 15, has been frantically fund-raising to get to Phoenix, Arizona to take part in the Road To Indy Scholarship Shootout and reports he is closing in on his financial […]

Pukekohe Fire Report—9-21 November 2017

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

Pukekohe Fire Report 9/11            Monitored alarm activation (false alarm) 10/11   Reported house fire (rubbish fire)                 Report of smoke                 Report of fire 11/11   Medical 12/11   Couch on fire 13/11   Report of fire 15/11   Rubbish fire                 Medical 16/11   False alarm call 17/11   Motor vehicle accident (MVA) x 2 18/11   […]

Whopper kingfish caught off Clarks Beach

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

Following on from Smudge’s fishing column on 24 October 2017, where a workmate told him of a 26kg kingfish caught off Clarks Beach, a reader has come forward and shared the photo of the big catch. Tony Logan of Waiau Pa holds up this monster of a kingi. Wife, Dale Logan, says it was ‘a very proud moment’ for them. The […]

Gone Fishing with Smudge— November 2017

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

It’s hard to believe that only a month ago we were struggling to get a chance to get out fishing. Since then we couldn’t have asked for better weather. Hopefully you’ve had a chance to make the most of it and catch a few fish in the process. The harbour is fishing very well for trevally but they take a […]

Senior Government Minister to visit Pukekohe

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

One of the new Governments most senior Members of Parliament, the Honourable Shane Jones will be visiting Pukekohe on Sunday 3 December. Jones who holds the Ministerial roles of Regional Economic Growth, Forestry and Infrastructure as well as Associate Ministerial roles for Transport and Finance will be the guest speaker at a Christmas luncheon being held at the Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Club […]

Police Report— 28 November 2017

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

It is that time of the year when many of us will be attending work Christmas functions. What is important, is that we have a good time and that you get home safely. A lot of employers may organise transport for you either to, or from, the function. It is important if this has not been done, that you arrange […]

Serious crash Maramarua

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

State Highway 2 at Kopuku Road, Maramarua was closed on Sunday 26 November after a collision between two vehicles, one towing a trailer. Emergency services were called just before 2.30pm. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospital. One person is critical and the other has serious to moderate injuries. The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

His Word – Balaam’s Curse

By The Post Staff | November 28, 2017

There is an interesting story in Ancient Scripture, and this occurs just before Israel crosses the Jordan and into the “Promised Land.” We are today on the same, but “spiritual journey,” that mirrors the Exodus, so this is critical for us, because we are about to face the same problems as we are about to cross Jordan and into the […]