News

Ready for anything

It’s not always charging into a forest fire, rescuing a kitten from a tree or clambering through windows at a house fire – sometimes our...

Night Rides winners

There was a great response to the draw for one of three packs of four tickets to this weekend’s Night Rides at Rainbows End. Valued at over $150, each pack offers...

Innovation as students plan Wellington visit.

Room 8 View Road Students have come up with innovative fundraising ideas to get to Wellington. The children are working hard to fund the trip, where they will visit parliament, see the Gallipoli...

Your WOW Award

This week’s Wow Award goes to a staunch supporter of the local community who last weekend was leading a team of other community-minded people to make the...

Opinion

Local administration the key

Two stories I have been involved in this week have brought home to me, yet again, the value of having...

Non-tenancy of school houses a waste

In reply to the letter written by Bruce Brownlee regarding the house in View Road: I was the last tenant...

Waiuku – a visitor-friendly town

I was most impressed with the friendly contacts I made on a recent short visit. People were helpful and pleasantly answered...

Another example of Ministry waste

Another local example of Ministry of Education waste is the property at 19 Warriston Avenue. It was built by Frank May, father...

Small business – is it really akin to insanity?

Recently someone asked a question of me on Facebook; “Why do I keep expecting a different result when I keep doing the same thing?” I thought...