News

Te Hihi School begin preparations for Christmas in Karaka

Te Hihi School are very pleased to again host the bi-annual Christmas in Karaka event taking place on Saturday 21 November 2015. Visit a selection of fabulous local homes in the Karaka...

AUCKLAND westpac rescue

2:45pm, W1, 11th September – Call from Ambulance to Waiuku for a male patient in his 20s who had fallen three metres off a roof after his ladder collapsed. On arrival the...

Waiuku College raises 6K for Canteen

Waiuku College students got behind the recent Canteen Carnival Day to help support teenagers living with cancer Thirteen brave students volunteered to shave their hair, with Year 13, Shane Burns, being the...

First Steps Puni School celebrates Daffodil Day

First Steps Puni Road celebrated Daffodil Day on August 28, 2015. The day started with children, teachers and some parents arriving in their beautiful yellow clothes, they shone brighter than the...

Opinion

A note from Emma’s Desk

I believe I am one of the lucky ones who can honestly say they wake up in the morning and are looking forward...

Park and ride at Paerata

With all the transport issues being experienced in the Franklin region and the apparent lack of funding for electrification and more motorway...

Lost suburbs of Franklin?

Are we Auckland Transport’s lost suburbs? I ask myself this every afternoon when I drive into Waiuku and see the weeds...

Why it’s cool to walk to school

Do you walk to school? I do something called the walking school bus and every day, unless it’s raining, we walk to...

Police Report By Sergeant Graeme Wood, Waiuku Police

This week Police executed a number of search warrants in the greater Waiuku area regarding property thefts that have been occurring. As a result...