Franklin Young Mariners

Time to get quacking

It’s nearly that time of year again, when Waiuku’s Tamakae Reserve comes alive with crazy costumes, boats and plenty of laughter from participants. The annual Waiuku Duck Boat Derby is coming up, and registrations are open. Always a crowd-pleaser, the event which will be held this year on Sunday 4 March, is a fundraiser for the Franklin Young Mariners Club […]

Young mariners take to the land

Last month, Franklin Young Mariners headed to Karioitahi Beach. Often found having fun in sail boats, it was land based fun the group had their eyes on this time around. The group of girls from Franklin Young Mariners stayed the night at the surf club after tackling a climb up Peace Hill. Young Mariner, Lily Hilton, aged nine said, “It […]


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