Locals feature in national Kiwi cuisine book

A newly published book featuring the behind the scenes of the food world is out on shelves this week. While the book, Source New Zealand,...

Pokeno community defibrillator unveiled

The recent installation of a defibrillator in Pokeno has been described as a community asset. On Sunday 23 July, the unveiling of the device was...

Residential burglaries increase

Unfortunately local police have seen a recent increase of burglaries or suspicious behaviour around residential properties when home owners are present. “It is disturbing to...

Transplant games exceed expectations

Locals, Colin and Jacqui Church have just returned from competing for the first time in the World Transplant Games, an experience that both agree exceeded...

Patumahoe school girl among winners

Charlotte Muir from Patumahoe School was named one of the ten winners of Barfoot and Thompson’s ‘Young Authors Challenge’ for 2017. Celebrating the tenth year...

New infrastructure fund to benefit Franklin

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore welcomed the Government’s announcement on Sunday 23 July, 2017 of a new infrastructure investment vehicle referred...

News

Council decision pending on Pukekohe promise

Auckland Council will make a decision this week on authorising a $207 million purchase of 17 new electric and battery powered trains. Mayor Phil Goff...

Locals feature in national Kiwi cuisine book

A newly published book featuring the behind the scenes of the food world is out on shelves this week. While the book, Source New Zealand,...

Pokeno community defibrillator unveiled

The recent installation of a defibrillator in Pokeno has been described as a community asset. On Sunday 23 July, the unveiling of the device was...

Pukekohe Fire Round Up ending 20 July

It was a quiet week for Pukekohe FENZ last 13 July- 20 July.  13 Jul 17    Truck battery on fire   16 Jul 17    Motor vehicle accident (MVA), False...

Opinion

Fishing with Smudge

Manukau and West Coast fishing report Finally gurnard have come out to play in the harbour. Snapper have all but...

Police Report 25 July

If you came home and found your house on fire would you update the situation to your Facebook page or...

A note from Emma’s Desk 25 July 2017

Like the rest of New Zealand, I too, have succumbed to the Caramilk chocolate craze. The taste of the delish...

His Word – Greatly Advantaged 1/8

In the “Sermon on the Mount” it is basically a big list of “Blessed’s” or “Greatly Advantaged” for all who...