Yes, Council is moving

Auckland Council is moving from Franklin, but 20 staff are expected to stay. Kotuku House in Manukau has been identified as the council’s southern hub,...

Finding hope

In response to our recent article ‘Taking a minute could save a life’, one reader has bravely shared their story. There are parts of the...

Waikato district revaluation notices due out soon

Waikato district property values have risen by an average of 33.7 per cent in the past three years. Property owners in the district can expect...

Counties Manukau PIC Steelers produce extraordinary final victory

A courageous effort with just 13 men on the field, led by a stunning performance from Tim Nanai-Williams, saw the Counties Manukau PIC Steelers beat...

Rally car rolls

On Sunday 15 October 2017 at 4.21pm, W2 Crew were tasked to Awhitu to assist a male patient in his 50s whose rally car had rolled...

Westpac tasked to Mangatangi for dirtbike accident

W2 Crew tasked to Mangatangi on Wednesday 11 October at 5.51pm, to assist a female patient in her 20s involved in a dirtbike versus dirtbike...

News

Waiuku locals finalists in Food Awards

Local Waiuku business Fresh West Ltd owned by Gaven and Vanessa Naylor were named as finalists in the New Zealand Food Awards. They were unlucky...

Marae opens new wharenui

Ngaa Tai E Rua Marae in Tuakau opened their new wharenui on Thursday 28 September. Local businesses, schools, kindergartens and residents, were all invited to...

Franklin United Youth Academy to launch

Following several months of discussions, the Franklin United board recently announced their plans for the creation of a Franklin United Youth Academy (FUYA) for 2018....

Kingseat Road to be closed for a month

On Monday 9 October, it was confirmed by Police, that a section of Kingseat Road has been closed after a large hole formed, due to...

Opinion

Letter regarding offensive words

So pleased you bought this subject into the public arena. I would have been horrified if I had been in...

Response to ‘Offended’

Regarding the man with the offensive word on his shirt—it shows he doesn’t respect anybody, or respect himself. If I...

No choice for no paywave

This is part of a letter of complaint I have just sent to my bank having spoken to them regarding...

Police Patch for 17 October 2017

This week we had a relatively easy catch of a burglar.  He made the mistake of burgling a house really...

Feedback on wandering stock

Last week we followed up on the story of wandering livestock that were killed after a car ploughed into them...