News

Why are schools failing to deal with bullying?

With all the guidelines, tools and programs available to help schools deal with bullying why are they still failing to protect our most vulnerable. We spoke with the education department who has...

Congratulations

Congratulations to Alan Taylor for being drawn as the winner of the SelectaDNA kit. Also congratulations to Jim and Raewyn Matheson of Clarks Beach who were drawn...

Speed, alcohol and complacency

This time last year, there was only one fatal crash on the roads in Counties Manukau South. Fast forward to now and the toll is currently sitting at 13, with speed,...

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Eden Christian Academy in Tuakau held their first ever Pet Day and gala last week. Above are Zachary Blundell and his lamb Rocket and Alicia van...

Opinion

A note from Emma’s desk

I often get asked what makes a community newspaper so different from the rest, which is a question I love answering. I hope...

Rates transport levy and freeloaders on trains

The new transport levy recently added to Auckland rates bills to pay for a transport funding shortfall, is a painful sting to...

Car Parking in Waiuku

I don’t think retailers should be able to park in the main streets at all. I have not been able to...

Another busy week for local Police

On the early hours of Monday morning two stolen cars were seen driving in Waiuku, one was stopped and two local youths were...

Gone Fishing Smudge says

Snapper are likely to be congregating in deep water off the West Coast, fish have been caught in the 60 to 65m depth right through...