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Bombay School makes 120 ambulances

Monday saw the launch of the new St John Toy Ambulance campaign, where the aim is to turn the toy ambulances into a real one for St John. With 455,000...

Poultry Shed Fire

Local fire brigades were called to a blaze that broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning in one of the Campton Downs poultry sheds. Located on Ewing Road, units from...

Pukeoware School’s MnM-Trix rocks What Now

On Sunday November 8, Pukeoware School’s Jump Jam team, known as ‘MnM-Trix’, appeared on the children’s television show What Now, after being selected to represent the fitness programme by founder Brett Fairweather. The 12-member team comprised of...

40 years celebrated at George St Kindy

George Street Kindergarten in Waiuku celebrated 40 years as a community based nonprofit kindergarten on Wednesday, November 3, with some of the currently attending children and families. A shared lunch was held with a celebration...

Opinion

A note from Emma’s desk

It is this time of the year that I look forward to the most. There are so many events happening within our...

Congratulations

I would like to congratulate you and your team for the great local newspaper that I receive every week. To my...

Parcel handling shocker at Pukekohe station

While standing on the platform at Pukekohe station, myself and others waiting for our train were shocked and appalled at witnessing...

Council Debt reduction

The options for reducing the Auckland Council’s debt recently released by the two consultancy firms hired by the council, fail to...

Building inspections…Helping home buyers make informed decisions

For many people, the most expensive purchase we make in our lifetime is our home. But because most people know little...