Westpac Rescue helicopter tasked to Meremere

On Monday, 11 June 2018 at 12:15am, W2 crew were tasked to Meremere to assist a girl suffering a medical condition. She was flown to Starship Hospital in a critical condition. The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter – Provides professional, efficient, emergency air ambulance, search and rescue services The Auckland based Westpac Rescue Helicopter is staffed full-time by a highly experienced flight […]

Get fundraising with the Post

WE WANT TO GIVE BACK – The Post Newspaper is looking for any clubs/organisations/groups and individuals who are currently looking at raising funds. The Dave Upfold Show is coming back to Pukekohe and the Post Newspaper is giving YOU an opportunity to fundraise. Believing in giving back to the community, The Post has organised the event and marketing, to allow […]

Crash on Waikato Expressway

Police can confirm that a crash has occurred near the Hampton Downs racetrack on the Waikato expressway. It appears to be a three or four car nose to tail. Two Patients have moderate/minor injuries and another patient is being cut out of a vehicle. Expect delays. Little information is available at this time – Saturday 30 Nov, 2017, 6:11pm

Name released for fatal Mangatawhiri crash

Police can now release the name of the man who died in a crash on SH2 in Mangatawhiri on Sunday 19 November, 2017. He was 42-year-old Ilati To’a from Meremere. The Serious Crash Unit investigation is ongoing.

Children given taste of ‘new’ sports

Golf, hockey and martial arts were just a few of the 13 different sports Franklin school students were able to participate in last Wednesday. Counties Manukau Sport (CMS) hosted the first in what is hoped to be a series of ‘Have a Go’ days, where children are given the opportunity to participate in new sports or learn skills that may […]

Council reviewing its library contracts

Every year Waikato District Council pays more than $300,000 so its residents can access library services provided by other councils. These contracts are currently under review and Council is consulting with its communities to find out what options they prefer. “These contracts were put in place more than ten years ago because not all Waikato district communities can easily access […]

UFB expansion for local towns

Pokeno, Meremere and Port Waikato are amongst six towns in the Waikato who will be benefiting from the Government roll out of ultrafast broadband (UFB). Announced last week, this is the third wave of the roll out, which will provide mobile coverage through the Rural Broadband initiative. “It’s gratifying that the Government has recognised an ongoing need to support our case […]

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