Super trucks on Pukekohe track

The big rigs are back at Pukekohe Park on 1 and 2 April and you’d be a fool to miss a great day or great...

Southern motorway bridge stitch

Motorists travelling south on State Highway 1 between Manukau and Takanini should plan ahead and allow extra time for their journey as progress continues on...

Hospitality industry awaits results on accommodation tax

With the deadline for submissions now closed, one local business is hoping that the proposed ‘accommodation tax’ that Auckland Council are wanting to impose through the...

Pukekohe High success in Super Smash

Pukekohe High has once more proven to be the top cricketing school in Counties Manukau. The boys 1st X1 has won the Counties Manukau Gillette...

Northern netballers shoot for the stars

There’s a new netball team on the block and their name is the Northern Stars. For many years the ANZ Premiership has been showing talent...

Local technician qualifies for World’s best Subaru technician

Winger Subaru Pukekohe technician Ryan Grave has qualified for the biennial Subaru World Technical Competition in Tokyo, Japan. After competing in the New Zealand round, where he...

News

Lianna aiming for second title win

As the Eye on Nature event approaches, it’s heads down for one Franklin student who is finishing her Wearable Art in time for Saturday’s competition....

Locals rescue Guy Williams tour

What could have ended in a disaster turned out to be a pretty funny show. The hairy face comedian, Guy Williams, brought his tour 'Started...

Calls for further CCTV in Pukekohe

After a violent attack saw a young man assaulted by a group of youths on Friday 17 March, a local mum is calling for an...

For the love of cricket

A Waiuku College cricket teams’ dreams were delivered thanks to ANZ. The girls will be celebrating a big win off the field on Thursday 23...

Opinion

A note from Emma’s Desk

I don’t even know if I should be admitting this, but I am so excited to have a birthday issue...

Letter – Elvis in the Park

Waiuku's number one Elvis fan, Jo Slater, attended the annual Elvis in the Park concert on Sunday 26 February. Held...

letter – Loss of growing land

With the huge amount of development happening in the Franklin district, consideration needs to be given to the disappearance of prime growing land. If...

Letter- trains

Hells Bells.  It must be a right funny farce at the Papakura Train station with people all running everywhere for...