Georgia crowned supreme winner

Georgia Doncaster-Robbie has taken out the supreme title of the Miss Five Crowns pageant. The 21 year old, originally from Waiuku, spent the year being...

Erin ready for Young Horticulturist finals

After taking out Horticulture New Zealand’s Young Grower of the Year, Erin Atkinson is one of five contestants about to compete for the Young Horticulturist...

Influential humanitarian ‘honoured’

Franklin local, Peter Fa’afiu, has described being named as an Influential Humanitarian by University of Auckland as ‘an honour.’ The Pukekohe resident has been named...

Fuel tax proposed for Auckland – opinion

New transport minister, Phil Twyford, said the tax could be introduced in the next four to five months and would help to pay for a...

Second place for Waiau Pa Jump Jam team

Students at Waiau Pa School are relishing in their second placing at the Jump Jam Nationals. The 2017 Jump Jam Nationals competition was held on...

Satellite Town vs Paerata Rise

It seems that there has been confusion over a discussion for a satellite town in Paerata, and the original development of Paerata Rise. Paerata Rise...

News

Pukekohe Junior players recognised

P Pukekohe East Indoor Bowls Club held their annual prizegiving on Tuesday 17 October, with about 40 members present. Over the season the club would...

Waipipi Bowling Club Results

Waipipi Bowling Club held their first tournament of the season on Thursday 19 October at Pukekohe. All teams had a enjoyable day. Paul Millar and his...

Pukekohe Fire and Emergency weekly report

Weekly summary and safety message: 27/10 Smoke showing from a truck 31/10 Alarm activation 01/11 Called to a controlled burn Fireworks go on sale this...

Onewhero Golf Results

Onewhero Mens Haggle 25 October 2017 Stableford points             R Meiklejohn 43             G Deighton 41             J Hubert 40             B Day 38            ...

Opinion

His Word – Ruth

We have another book of the Bible, that is read yearly in its entirety in Jewish Synagogues, and that is...

Fuel tax proposed for Auckland – opinion

New transport minister, Phil Twyford, said the tax could be introduced in the next four to five months and would...

Letter: What is family violence?

What is Family Violence? I have asked myself this many times. I have wondered at the pain it causes, yet...

A note from Emma’s desk

This is my good friend Hazel, and together, we are shaving our heads for the New Zealand Cancer Society, and...

Baker’s Banter 7 November 2017

It has certainly been an intriguing couple of weeks with some things floating around in the various forms of media...