Cat rescues receive cheque

Melanie from Franklin Cat Rescue came in to accept a cheque from the adopt-a-cat campaign that ran in our paper in July.  The campaign was...

Pokeno Patrol car thanks to Ascension Homes

The rapid growth of the Pokeno township has seen the demand for its very own community patrol car. Several residents, who formerly belonged to the...

NZ Steel vs. Council submission heads to environmental court

Air QUALITY is one of the hot topics that is currently being debated between New Zealand Steel and Auckland Council. It can only be described...

Franklin youngster to receive real dragon

Taine Meachen is a young Franklin boy whose dreams are about to come true. The seven year old was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)...

Tuakau Youth Centre gets the funds for a band

The Tuakau Youth Centre were the recent recipients of a $2500 cheque  on Friday, October 7, thanks to Barfoot and Thompson. The youth leaders at...

New wheelie bin tag – end of saga?

Waikato District Council issued a press release last week stating that they have been listening to the residents of Tuakau, and their issues with the new refuse...

News

David honoured with Queen’s Scout Award

Waiuku Scouts Venturer, David Preston, was honoured in a special ceremony at Schlaepfer Park, Pukekohe, where he received the highest scouting achievement award as a...

Cat rescues receive cheque

Melanie from Franklin Cat Rescue came in to accept a cheque from the adopt-a-cat campaign that ran in our paper in July.  The campaign was...

Pokeno Patrol car thanks to Ascension Homes

The rapid growth of the Pokeno township has seen the demand for its very own community patrol car. Several residents, who formerly belonged to the...

NZ Steel vs. Council submission heads to environmental court

Air QUALITY is one of the hot topics that is currently being debated between New Zealand Steel and Auckland Council. It can only be described...

Opinion

Letters – Free hotspots in Franklin

One of our readers contacted the Post recently enquiring if we knew of any wifi hotspots in the Franklin area....

Bakers Banter

As this term of Council draws to a close, as has been widely communicated, we say goodbye to our Deputy...

No to recycling

Having received our letter in the mail stating that we are now getting rural recycling, I duly responded by saying...

Letter – Wymer Road, Glenbrook

This letter is about Wymer Road, Glenbrook. I bet all the residents agree the STOP needs to be moved back....

A note from Emma’s desk

The snail ate my mail. Literally. I am one of the most recent victims of this epidemic that seems to...