Locals feature in award winning book

A New Zealand book featuring local growers has won at the Gourmand World CookBook Awards 2018. Created by Gerhard and Henrietta Egger, they won the ‘World’s Best Photographer/ Publisher’ Award for their book, ‘Source New Zealand, it’s all about our food, our people, our land’, which features several local personalities. Hailing from Rotorua, Gerhard and Henri were finalists in three […]

Letters regarding the possibility of a new railway station

Last week in our 29 May 2018 edition, we wrote an article regarding the possibility of a new railway station in the area. At a Regional Council hearing, Councillors were interested in a possible station at Mercer, however others are more interested in Tuakau and possibly Pokeno as well. Below are some thoughts from the community; North Waikato Train Station […]

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 to the consultation document for Waikato District Council’s 10 year plan from a Tuakau pensioner. This week I received the consultation document for Waikato District Council’s 10-year plan. I was dismayed and somewhat annoyed to see a proposal to reduce the […]

From the Mayor’s Chair

The Post Newspaper would like to welcome aboard Waikato District Council Mayor, Allan Sanson, who will be contributing a regular monthly column on topics from across the area. I’d like to focus on a few of the great places we have in our district. I think we’d all agree that the Waikato is a fabulous place to live. I’m really […]

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 […]

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