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Air Chathams inaugural flight to Kapiti Coast

By Darren Masters darren@thepost.nz Sunday 19 August 2018, is a day that will go down as aviation history in New Zealand. Earlier this year, in April, the national carrier decided to pull the pin on regional flights from Auckland to the Kapiti Coast, North of Wellington. It angered Auckland residents and quite a lot of Franklin residents who were flying there […]

Fishing with Smudge— August 2018

One thing I have learned in my years as a recreational fisherman is that there are times when everything seems so predictable and other times when the complete opposite is true. An example of that are my usual reports for this time of the year with regard to fishing off the coast. My usual advice is to head out wide […]

Police Patch— 28 August 2018

With the whitebait season underway just remember your vehicle security while your down the river.  Don’t leave valuables in your vehicle.  Take anything valuable with you or leave them at home. Don’t leave such things as your wallet, phone or nav-man  in the vehicle it may not be there when you return. We will be doing regular patrols at the boat […]

Police Patch— 21 August 2018

Just a reminder about reporting things to police in a timely manner. If you come home or you’re at home and you find someone on your property that obviously shouldn’t be there you need to ring the Police immediately on 111. The same applies if you are out and about and see someone doing something that is obviously against the law […]

Yana’s Yarn— 21 August 2018

I jinxed the weather last week, so I’ll stay away from that topic from now on. That’ll teach me for making small talk haha. This past weekend was a super busy one. I went and watched some sports finals and grabbed some photos. Pukekohe High School’s First XV took on Manurewa High School first XV in the CMRFU Secondary School […]


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