Glenbrook Vintage Railway steams ahead

 Two boilers have been delivered to the Glenbrook Vintage Railway workshops, where the volunteers have taken on the next challenge of installing them in the...

Patumahoe School celebrates 150 years

INTRODUCTION Patumahoe school was established in 1866, and had a roll of about 30 pupils. Now, the school is currently sitting at 314 students, ranging...

Steelers steal the show

The Counties Manukau Steelers lived up to their name with a toughened performance over current Mitre 10 Cup champions Canterbury at ECOLight Stadium in Pukekohe...

Pukekohe streets turn Pink

Pink usually isn’t a mans colour, but when it comes to raising funds for breast cancer, they put all their inhibitions aside. Dressed in pink outfits, volunteers were out in...

News

Glenbrook Vintage Railway steams ahead

 Two boilers have been delivered to the Glenbrook Vintage Railway workshops, where the volunteers have taken on the next challenge of installing them in the...

Patumahoe School celebrates 150 years

INTRODUCTION Patumahoe school was established in 1866, and had a roll of about 30 pupils. Now, the school is currently sitting at 314 students, ranging...

Waiuku Primary, a hive of activity

Waiuku Primary School were the recipients of a cheque for $2435 last Monday, October 10, which will go towards their bee colonies. The environmental grant...

Sharlene ready to tackle local issues

The votes are in, and Sharlene Druyven has just been announced as the newest member on the Franklin Local Board. While many may recognise Sharlene...

Opinion

Letter – Glyphosate (Roundup) – Is It Really Safe?

 I read, with interest, the October 4, letter to the editor and article, on page ten about glyphosate (most commonly...

Wheelie bin tags, Tuakau

I am entirely satisfied with the new ‘Tag per Bin’ arrangement. They need to be redesigned but I staple them...

A note from Emma’s desk

I like to think myself as ‘up-with-the-play’ so to speak. I am not a follower of trends, but I do...