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Maritime Police seeking owner of capsized boat

Police are appealing for information after a capsized boat was located off Port Waikato this afternoon. The boat, named Parauroa, was located upturned around 1:35pm on Monday 25 December 2017. Maritime Police and Coastguard have been searching the area but have not located any sign of anyone in the area, and at this stage no one has been reported missing. […]

Aggravated robbery of Kiwi Liquor in Pukekohe

Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of Kiwi Liquor in Pukekohe. At around 2.45pm  on Friday 22 December 2017, a man entered the store on Manukau Road and threated the attendant with a knife. The man has then stolen cash and run off through the back of commercial property and onto Harris Road. The store attendant was thankfully not injured […]

Pukekohe Café wins best rural accolade for Auckland region

Pukekohe’s The Sugar Shed has been named the Best Rural Auckland region winner in the 2018 Meadow Fresh New Zealand Café of the Year awards announced today, 20 December 2017. The judging team’s comments included, “We certainly enjoyed our visit to The Sugar Shed! The coffee is well made and the menu offers a great range of choices, from light […]

Patumahoe Café wins best Regional town accolade for Auckland region

Patumahoe’s The Butcher’s Shop Café has been named the Best Regional Town Auckland region winner in the 2018 Meadow Fresh New Zealand Café of the Year awards announced today, 20 December 2017. The judging team’s comments included, “I can’t wait to go back to this very quaint and inviting café! It looks like something from Europe with an old black […]

New name for Pukekohe stadium

The writing is on the wall so to speak, as locally owned and operated, Navigation Homes, are now the proud new naming sponsors for Counties Manukau Rugby. With the opportunity arising after loyal sponsor, ECOlight, decided that 2017 would be their final year as the stadium sponsor. The stadium in Pukekohe, for the next three years,  will be called Navigation […]

Key message from Sergeant Santa

As the final part of the New Zealand Police campaign, We want you here for Christmas, was released last week, the Post Newspaper was able to catch up with the star of the videos, our very own Road Policing Supervisor, Pukekohe Sergeant Wayne Paxton. Sergeant Paxton has played the important role of Sergeant Santa. Donning a big blue suit and […]

Bike stolen from church

A 66 year-old female was the victim of theft whilst attending church. The Pukekohe local left her electric bike in the entrance of the Anglican Church on Queen Street, only to come out twenty minutes later to find that it had been taken. The incident happened around 8.20am on Sunday 3 December 2017, and Sergeant Jonathan Ziesler from the Pukekohe […]

Thousands spent on illegal dumping

Following on from Leah Minhinnick’s working bee last week on Alder Road, Waikato District Council have also expressed their frustrations over the illegal dumping in the area. Customer Support Manager, Sue O’Gorman, says it’s a huge problem and people have had enough. “Like you, we are completely fed up with people dumping their rubbish. These people are ruining the environment and […]

Lawson most consistent racer

Making the grand final of the Road To Indy Shootout in Arizona has showcased the talent of young Pukekohe racer Liam Lawson, and led to numerous inquiries from American race teams and global management companies. Lawson, 15, represented New Zealand in the two day competition that attracted 17 champion drivers from nine countries, all vying for a $US200,000 prize package. […]

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