News

Waiuku man shines on global stage

Waiuku’s Dean Lawrence, Coastguard New Zealand (CNZ) President has been elected to the International Marine Rescue Federation (IMRF) Board, following the 2015 World Maritime Rescue Congress in Bremerhaven, Germany. IMRF is the global body for maritime search...

Awhitu first in line for new fire appliance

A comment by Auckland Councillor Bill Cashmore at a meeting in Waiuku on Friday afternoon has led to the news that Awhitu is in line for a new fire appliance,...

Coastguard gets lion’s share of Z funding

Four Waiuku Community groups are better off this week after funding was announced from customer voting at the Waiuku Z Station. Waiuku Coastguard received the lion’s share of the votes, scoring $2000, while...

Councillors slammed over ‘abstain’ suggestions

Councillors cannot abstain on the most important decision this Council must make – setting the level of rates for the new financial year commencing 1st July – that’s the view...

Opinion

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While the arguments surrounding the proposed Waiuku Sports Park development have been underway in recent weeks, one point I found interesting has been comments from...

Thanks for work at Alexandra Redoubt

Through your columns, I would like to thank those responsible for the work done at the Alexandra Redoubt at Tuakau. I have...

Fed Farmers claim wrong, says Worksafe

With regards to ‘Farmers appeal against quad bike fines’ – 9 June, Federated Farmer’s spokesperson Katie Milne’s claim that the High Court...

Taxi company putting pedestrians at risk

I’m wondering why must United Taxis park across the footpath (totally blocking it) when picking up a fare on Waiuku’s Queen Street....

Sports Park access will just help the hoons

Was it deliberate or a coincidence that below the story of plans to build a two-lane road running from King Street, past...