News

Waiuku Coastguard In Dramatic Rescue Operation

Yesterday at 1.40pm Waiuku Coastguard received an urgent call out for a vessel that was overdue crossing the the Manukau bar, The crew on NZ...

Arnet Law adopts Pukeoware School

As the Life Education mobile classroom rolls into Pukeoware School for its annual visit this week, the organisation has received some good news from a local businessman. Gavin Arnet, a Trustee of the...

Students awarded new scholarships

Amongst studying and preparing for exams, two lucky students from Waiuku have just been awarded the AUT South Campus Achiever Scholarship. Georgia Kendall and Awhina Shortcliffe are both...

Franklin students become published authors

Eight young students have joined a star-studded team of athletes and artists to launch Home Sweet Home and Seven Hearty Tales, the latest book from the Barfoot and Thompson Young Authors...

Opinion

A note from Emma’s desk

Before the craziness that we like to call Christmas begins, Hunter-gatherer and I were able to sneak away for a weekend to the picturesque...

Council Debt

With Auckland councillors considering the options for reducing the council’s debt, attention and investigation should be made into the financial prudence of...

Worsening motorway congestion & no train services

The NZTA have reported that morning peak congestion periods on Auckland’s motorways are starting earlier for no apparent. The reason is quite...

Spread the joy and Christmas spirit

It’s a special Christmas, at a time like this, so much hate and suffering going on. Special because time for family,...

Eat Quinoa, Die anyway – Going in to bat for bacon

Last month I flicked on the goggle box and there it was – bacon. The staple Sunday morning hangover cure for many of...