Franklin Heroes awarded

Four Franklin residents were among 59 New Zealanders honoured for their service to the community at the KiwiBank Local Hero awards held on Monday 4...

Nick’s Cafe the people’s choice

The people of Franklin have spoken. For the second time running, Nick’s Cafe in Waiuku has been named as the winner of the People’s Choice...

Resident takes action over dumping

Exasperated by the amount of rubbish dumped near the Waikato River, Leah Mihinnick has decided to take action. Hailing from Tuakau, Leah was horrified to...

Students now cool for the summer

The sun was shining, and the swimming gear was on for students at Mauku School, as they prepared to test the waters of their recently...

Firearms stolen from Waiuku

Over the weekend, a burglary took place at an address in Sandspit, Waiuku, and a number of firearms were taken. The incident occurred during Saturday...

Future of station building uncertain

Last month saw the final signal of the manual signalling machine at Pukekohe. Now concerns have been raised over what will happen to the Pukekohe...

News

Flower and Floral Art show a sweet success

Waiau Pa held their annual Flower and Floral Art show on 11-12 November. The show was originally part of the women’s division of the Waiau...

Franklin Heroes awarded

Four Franklin residents were among 59 New Zealanders honoured for their service to the community at the KiwiBank Local Hero awards held on Monday 4...

Nick’s Cafe the people’s choice

The people of Franklin have spoken. For the second time running, Nick’s Cafe in Waiuku has been named as the winner of the People’s Choice...

Police Patch – 12 December 2017

It may be due to the time of the year and the unseasonable hot weather, but in the last week we have dealt with numerous...

Opinion

Police Patch – 12 December 2017

It may be due to the time of the year and the unseasonable hot weather, but in the last week...

Beach incident at Karioitahi

Glad to see someone is addressing the dangerous behaviour at Karioitahi. I have recently taken my daughters and horses for...

A note from Emma’s desk

My little-big brother turned 16 last weekend. I can’t remember when he went from being a kid to a young...

From the Mayor’s chair—12 December 2017

Mayor Allan Sanson Waikato District November was a busy month with a lot going on across the Waikato District Council....

His Word – Standing on the Promises

Quote; “To abide in faith is to put aside feeling and selfish desires, to walk humbly with the Lord, to...