Sunset Beach retains Top Northern Region title

By Glennys Smith Sunset Beach had nine teams competing at the Northern Region IRB Championships held at Ruakaka on Sunday 14 January.  The racing was...

19 years of lighting up for charity

For the past 19 years, Craig Prescott  has been illuminating the skies at 25 Prospect Terrace Pukekohe, and  all in the name of charity. Every year...

Fatal crash in Pukekawa

One person has died following a motorcycle crash on Highway 22 in Pukekawa on Sunday 14 January 2018. Police and emergency services are currently at...

Auckland Westpac Helicopter assists mountain biker

On Sunday, 7 January 2018, W2 crew were tasked to Waiuku at 6:20pm to assist a male patient in his 50’s who had hit a branch...

Storm causes major damage to power network

Wild weather from last week’s storm event created severe disruption across Franklin’s power network.  Extreme winds, driving rain and flooding resulted in major damage to...

Update on storm damage to Hudsons Beach

The heavy weather front that hit the northern part of the North Island on the night of 4-5 January caused chaos at some Manukau peninsula...

News

Waiuku Theatre nominated for awards

Every year the efforts of Auckland community theatre is celebrated with the ACTT Theatre Awards held in March. Waiuku Theatre Group have scooped nominations in...

Buckland Bowls results

The first tournament of the new year was the ever popular Pairs Medley held on Wednesday 3 January. However, the chances of any play being...

Sunset Beach retains Top Northern Region title

By Glennys Smith Sunset Beach had nine teams competing at the Northern Region IRB Championships held at Ruakaka on Sunday 14 January.  The racing was...

Open Day well supported

The largest field of the year was assembled for the Awhitu Golf Club’s New Year’s Eve Open Day. A generous prize table was on offer...

Opinion

Yana’s Yarn—16 January 2018

Welcome back to 2018. If you’re anything like me you’ll spend the first two months writing the date as 2017...

Letter: Well done Waiuku

I would like to congratulate the Waiuku town for a most wonderful Christmas parade. It was a delight to be...

Letter: Crammed in like sardines

As many in Pukekohe will have noticed, the new Belmont Estate subdivision is quickly being built, with it’s controversial narrow...

His Word – Happy New Year 2018

Here we are at, the new beginning, and a brand “New Year” stretches out before us, which is a “Brand...