Say Cheese

Air New Zealand Dreamliner pilot and keen home cheesemaker Tony Hamblyn, was named Curds & Whey Champion Home Crafted Cheese & Cheesemaker at the 15th...

Couple travelling around the world in a Ford Model T

Dutch couple Dirk and Trudy Regter were in Franklin last week with their 1915 Ford Model T. They have been travelling the world in the...

Veterans petition for flag to fly on ANZAC Day

Fighting for the flag is what inspires soldiers, athletes and New Zealanders, yet for residents of Ryman Healthcare villages, their pleas have fallen on deaf...

Website helping the horticulture industry

By Jess Paton jess@thepost.nz The launch of the ‘Work the Seasons’ website was done in style on Friday 16 March. The website, an initiative of...

Labour harmed due to influence of alcohol

It has been the heaviest drinking quarter since new liquor laws implemented. Evidence suggests it’s time to increase the price of alcohol. New alcohol lobby...

Police act swiftly to catch offender in Pukekohe

Counties Manukau Police have praised their front line staff and Eagle helicopter for excellent work which led to an arrest in Pukekohe early this morning,...

News

Correction to road closure date

In the Post Newspaper 20 March 2018 edition, the date on the road closure advert was printed as Saturday 25 March, instead of Sunday 25...

Love rugby? Take up the whistle and help our kids

Our Counties Manukau rugby refs will be sporting a snazzy new look this season when they take to the fields. For the first time in...

Otaua duo make it through

Cyclone Hola couldn’t mess with the weather enough to put a stop to the Franklin Zone Swimming Champs which were held on Tuesday last week...

Council addresses housing shortages

To address the housing shortages and unaffordability in Auckland, Mayor Phil Goff, Deputy Mayor and Franklin Ward Councillor Bill Cashmore, Housing Minister Phil Twyford and...

Opinion

Baker’s Banter—20 March 2018

With the advent of technology and how we communicate, we have seen the creation of a whole new language. One...

How to escape a locked toilet

Getting stuck in a locked public toilet on a late Friday arvo is not exactly the best party invite ....

Letter: Clarks Beach

Thank you for highlighting the sad state of pollution at Clarks Beach. I was not really shocked when I checked...

Yana’s Yarn— 20 March 2018

What a joyous week. There was plenty of greenery around for St Patrick’s Day and having an Irish last name...