Family businesses holding onto horticultural land in Pukekohe

By Josie Vidal Horticulture New Zealand Generations of investment, innovation and hard work have gone into the prime vegetable growing land in the Pukekohe area. Keeping...

Franklin Z stations get a jumpstart with new defibrillators

Z Energy, along with St John, have partnered to put defibrillators in all of its 212 sites across the country, with the aim of making...

Monumental day for Pukekohe Public Transport

The dignitaries rolled into town last week, but not via public transport. Instead, they were here to mark the beginning of second stage of the...

News

Family businesses holding onto horticultural land in Pukekohe

By Josie Vidal Horticulture New Zealand Generations of investment, innovation and hard work have gone into the prime vegetable growing land in the Pukekohe area. Keeping...

Katya Kanon named Tuakau College Dux

Year 13 student Katya Kanon was all smiles on Thursday 3 November, after the Tuakau College senior prize giving where she was announced as Dux...

Schools recognised for their commitment to safety

Several Franklin schools were recognised for their involvement in Auckland Transport's Travelwise programme. The travelwise programme offers a wide range of resources that aims to...

Rural Trust tackles adult literacy problem

By Christine Ramsay Surviving the school holidays with sanity intact can be a major achievement for parents and caregivers when there are daily downpours. Yet...

Opinion

Letter – community spirit

Spotted outside The Post in Bowen Street, Waiuku today, a family with a flat battery in their car. With help...

A note from Emma’s desk

I complained and it seemed mother nature listened! Well, not really. Those two days of summer last week were just...

Letter – Duck-in for a bargain

Russ Burridge shared this on our Facebook page and we thought out readers would also appreciate it. On the first...

Correction – Fred Graham artwork

Two weeks ago we printed a story about internationally renowned sculptor and artist, Fred Graham who lives in Waiuku. While...