Upgrade due for Karaka Sports Park

The Franklin Local Board, together with the Karaka Sports Park Trust, will be asking the Auckland Council Governing Body to set aside around $30 million...

Waiuku Theatre Group scoop awards

On Saturday 17 March members of Waiuku Theatre Group attended the 2018 ACTT (Auckland Community Theatre Trust) Awards, held at the Ara Lodge in Auckland....

Flag to fly on ANZAC Day

Following a petition from Possum Bourne residents, Ryman Healthcare will be installing a temporary flag pole for the ANZAC day service. “We’ve received the petition...

Igniting an interest in volunteer firefighting

Pukekohe Fire station was the place to be on Saturday, 24 March as volunteer firefighters opened the station’s doors and their firetrucks to visitors of...

Shaved for a cure

On Wednesday, 21 March, Suits and Gumboots Country Day Care in Pokeno was abuzz with excitement. Children and teachers prepared to witness their daring ECE...

Police ticket dangerous drivers

The local Road Policing Unit were out on Manukau Road Wednesday 21 March, ticketing drivers who weren’t wearing seatbelts or were using their phones while...

News

Fishing Report- March 2018

Autumn provides some of the best fishing you will see, especially for snapper so do not put your boat away yet! While my favourite time...

Steel’n’Wheels at “the hop”

Just in case you missed it, the 2018 Waiuku Steel’n’Wheels Festival is coming! Last week the Steel’n’Wheels car took the message to the people at...

Nigel ready for final round

Pukekohe’s Nigel Lucas, is about to embark on the final round of the TradeZone GTRNZ race series. After four rounds, he is currently sitting in...

Footpaths pave the way for success

Waiuku’s pavers are looking fabulous and with only 100m2 to go, they’re just a few weeks away from being finished. The project, which has been...

Opinion

Waikato District Council 10 Year Plan

Proposed changes to the Uniform Annual General Charges (UAGC) are being received with mixed feelings. The Post received this response...

Letter: Against tax of alcohol

I’m afraid I’m strongly against increasing the excise tax on alcohol. Whilst I understand all the arguments about the social...

Yana’s Yarn— 27 March 2018

Clocks go back at the end of the week, meaning winter is on the way. If you love the crisp...

Letter: Modest increase for alcohol

I wish to express my view on this. I know so many people (friends and relatives) who enjoy a drink...