Andrew Bayly

Do some good in the hood

Good in the Hood is an annual campaign where every vote goes towards helping community organisations. Eight local groups and charities who will be receiving shares in $4000 as part of Z’s Good in the Hood, met at the First Drop event on Monday 30 April 2018. In Pukekohe, Z customers can vote every time they fill up at the […]

Mill Road gets the ‘go’, but is it enough?

Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced a $500 million upgrade for the Mill Road corridor as part of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project, on Thursday 26 April. The money will be allocated to Mill Road in the next ten years and will work on stage one, at the northern end of the project. Phil said they would add capacity to the […]

National leader visits electorate

Simon Bridges, leader of the National party visited Pukekohe and Waiuku on Thursday 19 April. At both the Pukekohe breakfast and the Waiuku morning tea, he answered questions from his constituents about transport plans, Labour’s decision to end offshore oil exploration, and MMP. At the Waiuku morning tea function, Simon said it was a great privilege to lead the National […]

Changes happening at Pukekohe North School

The Board of Pukekohe North School are leading some major changes under Chair Denise Proctor. The first, the appointment of Jim Stafford-Bush, a very experienced Principal. Over the years Stafford-Bush has raised the profiles of Ararimu School, Puni School and Bailey Road School in Mount Wellington, all of which have had their struggles. He finished at Bailey Road School in […]

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, Andrew Bayly. “In the Franklin area there are elite soils that, together with a temperate climate, mean growers can produce crops at all times of the year when many parts of New Zealand can’t. For […]

Buckland Bowling Club opening day

On Saturday 23 September 2017, over 50 people attended the official opening of the Buckland Bowling Club. Needless to say, the weather was fine even though the greens could not be played on as they were still recovering from the incessant rain that has dogged the area for a long time. Andrew Bayly, MP for Hunua, Bill Cashmore, Deputy Mayor […]

Baker’s Banter – September 2017

I had a lot of fun on a Saturday morning recently, joining in with a dedicated group of people doing a volunteer planting alongside the stream behind the Hot Rod Club in Pukekohe. What intrigued me was there were a number of people who travelled from as far away as Newmarket and Three Kings to get stuck in and plant […]


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