News

50 years with Waiuku brigade

Waiuku Volunteer Fire Brigade member Jim Snedden became only the third Waiuku representative, and number 125 in the history of the New Zealand Fire Brigade, to be honoured...

Young speakers compete

The Waiuku Rotary Club’s annual primary schools’ speech contest was held last Wednesday, with the winning speech, on the subject of overpopulation, delivered by Waiuku Primary School’s...

‘Think Pink’ raises over $5000

A riot of colour, fun and fund raising has generated well over $5000 for the Franklin Breast Cancer Support Group after a function at Waiuku’s Barb’s Bar and...

Leadership award for View Road student

View Road School was awash with red on July 1 as they celebrated Red Socks Day. Each year the Sir Peter Blake Trust invites people to wear red socks to celebrate...

Opinion

What a wonderful language

I had occasion to contact Auckland Transport on the weekend after a young friend of mine was trying to catch a train from Auckland...

Abandoned house a waste

There is an empty fast decaying, formerly pleasant house at the end of View Rd. It used to occupied by the school...

Government to blame for rates rise

I have just read your article in The Post on the new rate rise, and here is my feedback: The real...

Sports Park issue not clarified yet

Can you please clarify what the proposed sports park will look like. I believe that the original proposal was to accommodate most...

Dedication needed as winter chill bites

Even the most dedicated gardener may have had second thoughts about getting outside last month! The respite of the final week was great but...