Giving Franklin a voice on the proposed new accommodation rate

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has proposed a targeted rate on Auckland’s accommodation providers. This mechanism requires around $27 million to be raised by applying an...

Liam leads Australian Formula 4 Championship

Pukekohe teenager Liam Lawson leads the CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 championship after a stunning debut at Victoria’s Sandown Raceway.  Liam won the opening round outright...

Expect a busy weekend on the roads

The NZ Transport Agency says state highways in Auckland and Northland will be particularly busy this Easter as the long weekend coincides with the start...

Waikato District Council staff focus on weather damage

As Waikato District Council staff grapple with the aftermath of ex-Cyclone Debbie, and with more bad weather forecast for later this week, customer service requests...

News

Fire Brigade celebrating 75years

The Tuakau Volunteer Fire Brigade are gearing up for their 75th Jubilee this May. The celebrations beginning on May 6, with the community invited to...

Class of 1941 reunite

The Standard Two Class of 1941 from Pukekohe Primary School have held a reunion every year since 1973.  At the time of of the school...

Yana gets the need for speed

By Yana O'Gorman yana@thepost.nz Portergroup was holding a V8 Ute Hot laps session last week and I was lucky enough to get to take part. ...

From wild youngster to rising star

By Emma Sharplin – emma@thepost.nz Holly Thompson always knew that there was something special about her horse, Jack. After two years of literally blood sweat...

Opinion

A note from Emma’s desk

I keep forgetting that I am not as young as I used to be, and last weekend was a true...

Port Waikato Fire Brigade round up

Leah Fry from the Port Waikato Fire Brigade brings you this round up from March and early April.  'So far...