Tuakau’s Tayla Norman a young star

By Jess Paton Tayla Norman, a 13 year old from Tuakau, has recently been selected for the 2018 New Zealand Under 16 Girls Development Touch...

Stepping up to the challenge

Fifty-one flights of stairs, 1103 steps and 25 kilograms of gear, and all done for charity. Nine firefighters from Pukekohe’s Volunteer Fire Brigade will be...

Protecting our elite soils and food security

Pukekohe’s elite soil and the future of food supply for Auckland has been the hot topic for Auckland Council, concerned horticulturists and MP for Hunua,...

Waiuku Water treatment plant explained

Following the concern from residents about Waiuku’s water, Watercare invited the Post Newspaper to see one of their local treatment plants. The water treatment plant...

New bridge limits a weight on truckies

Local trucking companies are up in arms about the new heavy vehicle weight limits on three bridges in Waikato. In February, Waikato District Council enforced...

Council plans 6.24% general rate increase

Waikato District Council will meet next week (Wednesday 28 February) to approve a consultation document for its draft 10-year Long Term Plan (LTP 2018-28) which...

News

Tons of junk cleared

A good turn out of local people from the community came out to help clean up Kariotahi Beach on Sunday 25 February. Many hands made...

Country Boys Toys gearing up

Country Boys Toys, a festival held at Aka Aka School, will be back in full swing on Saturday 10 March. The event, held from 10am...

Freestyle MotoX event approaches

Pukekohe’s Nick Franklin will be riding alongside international X Games star Levi Sherwood at the Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs early March. Along with...

Town comes alive in the 2-3-5

Waiuku’s skatepark fundraiser ‘Live in the 2-3-5’ was a huge success with the community coming out in full force to support the event on Saturday...

Opinion

Letter: Data fact check

I am writing to you after reading the article you published about the Alcohol vs Tobacco which was featured in...

Letter: Alcohol vs tobacco vs taxes

It’s official, we have become an over taxed Nanny State Country or is it a Communist Country? No longer do...

Letter: Alcohol vs Tobacco

My husband and I have just read Steve Douglas’ front page article… and I just wanted to say it is...

Letter: Good article

Good article and so correct. Those hammering smokers never hear about the truth of real costs to the country from...

Letter: Pukekohe Show

Thank you for your comments regarding negative social media. It brings to mind, if you can’t find something positive to...