News

Man dies, three rescued, after capsize

A man was killed when a group of four friends, believed to have been out duck shooting, were thrown into the water when their small...

Drug bust

Police arrested a 35-year-old man last week after they located 268 cannabis plants at a Papakura address. Police arrived at the house on an unrelated...

Pukeoware mufti day for cats

The children at Pukeoware School held a mufti day to support the Waiuku Colony Cats Rescue last week. Organised by one of the students, Amelia...

Waiuku kids get clucky over chicks

Four-year-old Ashley Withers, (above), is one of the delighted youngsters at the Waiuku Childcare Centre on Colombo Road, who has seen the centre’s chickens hatch...

Opinion

Awards a win for Franklin

As a region, Franklin punches above its weight in terms of its lifestyle opportunities, its businesses and their service levels,...

Right event, wrong day?

Does such a wonderful event as Steels n Wheels have to be held on Mothers Day? As we were driving...

Church bell saved for township

As a local historian, when it was announced that Holy Trinity Church (Waiuku) was to be closed and the fittings...

No salespeople after dark, please

At 6.45pm on May 18 we had a knock on the door but for obvious reasons I would not open...