No Bull! It’s tough out there

On Tuesday last week, I popped on my sparkly gumboots and headed out to the 98th Franklin Jersey Cattle Club Annual Bull Sale held at...

Community invited to review speed limits

Speed limits are under review this month as Waikato District Council asks the community to have a say on proposed amendments to its Speed Limits...

Crisis at Middlemore!

Recently, under-pressure staff at Middlemore Hospital told accident and emergency patients to go elsewhere, or face a wait of up to eight hours. They put...

Topp Twins roadtripping to Pukekohe

World famous in New Zealand, the Topp Twins are on the road again and bringing their Heading for the Hills tour to Pukekohe. Lynda and...

Eve says “Thanks St John!”

It’s great when our kids develop their independence. And being able to make yourself lunch is a great foundation for future teenage survival! But in...

Council inspect Recycling bins

Auckland Council is making an effort to encourage residents to recycle the right materials, by inspecting recycling bins. Parul Sood, Acting General Manager for Waste...

News

Entrust dividend to increase

Entrust’s 327,000 beneficiaries in Auckland, Manukau, northern Papakura and eastern Franklin can expect to receive a dividend payment of $350 in late September, Entrust announced...

Glen Murray recycling day to stay

Glen Murray will continue its monthly recycling drop-off day service. The decision was made following community consultation. The drop-off days will be funded by a...

Wesley student selected for development

Wesley College student Tupou Vaa’i has been selected for the New Zealand Schools’ rugby development camp. The players assemble for a three-day camp from Friday...

Steelers share tips at Mitre 10

On Saturday 16 September, Counties Manukau Steelers players joined in with the community at Mitre10 Mega in Pukekohe. Jimmy Tupou, Sam Henwood and Toni Pulu...

Opinion

His Word – Scot Free

We will explore something that I was recently made aware of, and it makes perfect sense, when you consider this...

Rural rubbish resolution

Claire contacted us several months ago after collecting roadside rubbish with her sons. When she contacted Auckland Council she was...

Yana’s Yarn – 19 September 2017

Calf Club days began again over the weekend. As much as I love the seeing the animals, I also love...