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Aligning education and growth

Education needs are under the spotlight. A visit to ensure the governments growth plans are aligned to what is actually happening on the ground across Hunua...

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter Missions

16 October | 1:49pm W2 Waiuku – Tasked to a road traffic crash in Waiuku. A car, travelling at speed, had lost control, spun, and struck a tree. Transported...

Pokeno school prepares for 150th Jubilee in March

Janine Baalbergen Pokeno’s school will be celebrating 150 years next March. The school has been around in various forms and on several different locations within the town. “The jubilee...

College students complete sleep outs

After investing blood, sweat and tears for the past year into their handmade sleep outs, the students of the BCITO programme at Waiuku College can now put down the hammer. The two sleep outs are...

Opinion

A note from Emma’s desk

There aren’t many things that can get me out of bed before my alarm, not even the rugby. I am very fond of...

Electrification to Pukekohe

This critical infrastructure project is held up in Wellington, not by Auckland Council. The line is owned by Kiwirail and before...

Waikato Council to step down

Through your pages may I request that the Waikato District Council and its General Manager seriously consider stepping down. If they really...

Council challenged — again

Bill’s Beef – Bill Deed. bill@deedprint.co.nz A question was asked at the Waiuku business and Development Assn AGM last week, about...

A counter opinion for a future mayor to contemplate!

Dear Phil, or Mark, or Stephen, or whoever else stands for Mayor of Auckland Council. A diverse and fast growing city...