Manukau Road

Found items – 29 May 2018

Pukekohe Police are holding the following items; 1 x Silver coloured lady’s watch, 1 x Gold and diamond ring, found late last year, 1 x Black Fit Bit watch, 1 x very old looking lady’s watch, and a large men’s watch face, a silver ring. If you believe that the property belongs to you, call into the Pukekohe Police station located […]

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 driving. “Even if you’re holding your phone while it’s on speaker phone, it still counts as using your phone,” said Sergeant Wayne Paxton. They gave out five tickets for people not wearing seatbelts, seven tickets […]

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 such new term is “clickbait”. Wikipedia defines it as “web content whose main goal is to get users to click on a link to go to a certain webpage or video”. I prefer the Urban Dictionary definition “It’s a link […]

Yana’s Yarn 26 September 2017

Last week I mentioned I voted in my second election. You might think that’s not much,  however one person who far surpasses this number is Beryl Baguely. The 108 year old voted again this year, in what is her thirtieth election! I would say there’s no one more qualified to vote than her. Summer is on the way! Sort of… […]

New hospital for Franklin

Auckland Council is in the final stages of granting local property investor Neil Young of the Young Group of Companies, and a group of Doctors the green light for the new “Franklin Private Hospital’.  “It’s an exciting new development, which has been years in the making,” according to those involved. Franklin Private Hospital will offer comprehensive health care and will […]

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