Buried: – greed or incompetence?

Exclusive Investigation Report The Post is calling for all work at Envirofert to stop, for senior Waikato Regional Council staff to be suspended and for an independent forensic audit into the noncompliance at Envirofert in Tuakau. The role of both Waikato councils needs to be thoroughly investigated, and if they have allowed contaminated material to be buried due to a […]

“Almost Famous” in Pukekohe

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 […]

Counties Power hold career day for local youth

Lines company Counties Power held a career day for local high school students on Monday 25 June to promote the industry to youth. More than 20 students from Pukekohe High School, Onewhero Area School and Rosehill College participated in the event and learnt more about working in the electricity supply industry. Held in conjunction with the ‘Girls with Hi-Vis®’ initiative run […]

Ezra Bush getting school kids dancing

Ezra Bush, co-founder and CEO of ‘Dances for School’, an in-school dance programme, is currently teaching at Valley School, Pukekohe Intermediate, Patumahoe School and Buckland School. The ‘Dances for School’ company, which travels around the country, provides children aged 5 to 13 with the skills and benefits of dance. About 80,000 children in New Zealand and Australia are taught by […]

Tuakau engineering building features in Speight’s ad

The building of Tuakau engineering company, D.R.Howells’ Engineering Co. Ltd, features in the Speight’s ad called ‘The Dance.’ The two-minute film follows a classic Kiwi bloke, nervous and with two left feet, trying to learn his wedding dance inside the engineering building which is called ‘Morris Engineering Ltd.’ in the ad. His tradie work mate takes him under his wing […]

Pukekohe Probus celebrates 31 years

Pukekohe Probus Club celebrated another milestone in its history recently. A special luncheon was held at the Cosmopolitan Club where members and their wives joined in the festivities of fun and fellowship as they celebrated their 31st anniversary. Included in the guest list were the District Chairperson of Probus South Pacific, Mrs Annette Grey. Also widows of past members joined […]

Opening a goal checked off

Michael McCracken has opened his new shop and checked off another one of his goals. He wanted to open a shop by the time he was 30 and on Friday 15 June he did just that. Drift System’s new location has been a work in progress for the past two and a half months, but now means Mike is able […]

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