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Petition launched to save Mill Road corridor

MP for Hunua, Andrew Bayly has launched a petition to save the Mill Road corridor project from Manukau and Flat Bush to Papakura and Drury, which is now under review by the Labour Government. Andrew believes that this project is vital to meet the needs of the increasing population and business development in the Franklin area, and the pressing need […]

Funding announced for local EV Fastcharging station

More electric vehicles will be hitting New Zealand’s highways, bus lanes and streets with funding announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods on Wednesday last week. Dr Woods announced $3.74million for 20 projects under the third round of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund, administered by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). This fund encourages innovation and investment […]

Franklin shows off Fuchsia

The 19th Franklin Fuchsia show was held last Friday and Saturday with many coming through the doors to see the displays and purchase flowers. The highly anticipated show, held at Waiuku’s Civic Centre was yet another success and saw fuchsia fans from all over the North Island attend. Gloria Underwood from Dargaville was the champion of the show with her […]

Auckland Westpac Helicopter Missions for the weekend 19 -21 January 2018

Awhitu | Friday, 19 JANUARY 2018 2.53pm: W2 Crew tasked to Awhitu to assist a female patient in her 40’s suffering a medical complaint. She was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a serious condition. Kaiaua | Saturday, 20 JANUARY 2018 12.19pm: W2 crew were tasked to Kaiaua to assist a female patient in her 40’s suffering a medical complaint. CPR and […]


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