Seventeen year old Kim Fowler has her eyes on science. In December 2017, Kim spent four days at Powering Potential in Wellington. Kim, who graduated from ACG Strathallan last year was one of the 40 students selected. She has an interest in science and art, and is involved in GirlGuiding NZ and is chairperson of the Papakura Youth Council. The […]
We take a trip down memory lane, and revisit some of the stories that we shared with the community between October and December last year. October Tuff Mudder: Police working with Auckland Transport and Pukekohe High School organised an event for the year 13 students at PHS. Franklin’s Special Olympic athletes joined Police to run with the Flame of Hope […]
We take a trip down memory lane, and revisit some of the stories that we shared with the community between April and June last year. April The community came together to support Bryan Millar after his workshop was ransacked by thieves. He was donated lots of tools to make up for the ones that were stolen and allowed him to […]
We take a trip down memory lane, and revisit some of the stories that we shared with the community over the last year. January After an alleged ‘bomb scare’ in Pukekohe, the object was announced as a primer for an ordnance bomb (a bomb that has not exploded) which dated back to the World War I era. Glenbrook Vintage Railway […]
We take a moment to remember some of the stalwarts of our local community that have passed away this year. 1.Don Glasgow ~ Passed away January 6 2017, aged 86. He helped lay the Franklin Trotting Club racetrack and later became a life member and patron. 2.Tokoroa (Toko) Te Waru Hikaka Pompey ~ passed away 9 February 2017. Toko, from […]
While schools gear up for the summer holidays, Glenbrook School students haven’t stopped achieving. Angelo Hubers, William Lomas, Charlize Aickan and Millie Thompson represented Glenbrook School at the Vector EPro8 Auckland Championships on Thursday 7 December 2017, coming in as runner up. Vector EPro8 is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical) challenge where students need to problem solve, build and work […]
It was a jolly occasion at First Steps Childcare Centre in Waiuku on Friday 8 December. All dressed up in festive colours, the kids and teachers enjoyed welcoming in the Christmas season.