Local businesses come to the aid of emergency services

Last Friday saw three local businesses called to help with emergency services after a truck rolled, trapping the driver. The truck and trailer carrying onions...

Daily Missions for the week ending 5th March 2017

Crew tasked by Ambulance to Awhitu for a male patient suffering a stroke. Crew landed in a paddock and shut down. They flew the patient...

Zahn makes waves

Tuakau’s Zahn Cooney may be small for his age, but he is making waves in New Zealand’s national rankings. The 11 year old Pokeno School...

News

Regional lifeguards wrap up for the season

As summer comes to an end, so has the seven weeks of regional lifeguard patrols for the season. The Sunset Beach regional guard took place...

Pest control working in Waiuku

The Waiuku Estuary Restoration Society have been putting in volunteer hours to ensure that pests are kept away from bird life on the Waiuku River...

Train timetables to change

Public Transport users be wary that changes to the public transport network are coming. On 12 March a new timetable will be coming out with...

Sam swims Lake Taupo

Samuel Muir-James is a man on a mission. The 31 year old from Otaua has been preparing to swim Cook Strait by taking on other intense...

Opinion

Letter – NZ Post

It would be very interesting to know how NZ Post works these days, as there was an increase in the...

A note from Emma’s desk

I am a little bit concerned at my sister, Stephanie’s idea of fun. This week she turns 21, and as...

Letter: Auckland Transport corruption and spending needs investigation

 With one of New Zealand’s biggest ever corruption cases being centered around Auckland Transport and some of it’s contractors, Mayor...