Monday 19th February 2018

WIN! NEW SEASON ELM LONG SLEEVE TEE

Known for its pops of colours, deluxe knitwear and simple approach to dressing, Elm garments are a leisure time favourite and as the weather...

Win! Cricket Outlaws by Austin Robertson

Helmets, white balls, coloured clothing and (even worse) professional players? It’s just not cricket! Except it is, thanks to an Aussie mogul who dared...

Win! A Medihoney Adhesive Dressings pack

Billed as ‘the bee’s knees’ when it comes to burns, cuts, grazes, blisters and abrasions – and you thought we wrote the worst puns!...

Win! Franklin Home & Lifestyle Expo double passes

Home time, people! Come the weekend of April 7-8, we’re expecting Franklin’s own home show, at the PIA Event Centre in Pukekohe, to deliver...

Win! Double passes to Because You Asked for it!

Why bother taking those old records off the shelf when Operatunity is getting set to take us on a trip down memory (and melody)...

WIN! EAT HAPPY

We have a copy of Eat Happy to give away. If every day you have some trouble, don’t worry... Eat Happy! A handy compendium of...

Winners November 2017

  Growing More than Grass: Helen Bell, Patumahoe Fibre One Salted Caramel Squares: Michelle Bishop, Tuakau; Judy McKee, Pukekohe; Tracey Lee, Papatoetoe; Grant Bartlett, Waiuku; Emma Oliver-Harwood, Clevedon Yates...

Community Calendar – January / February

MUSIC, MUSICALS & THEATRE Luck of the Irish February 1, 11am-1pm, Hawkins Theatre, 13 Ray Small Drive, Papakura.  Offering a little bit of (old) country...

Over the Gate with Frankin A&P Society event co-ordinator Jacqui Wadham

It may take a village to raise a child but it requires the efforts of folk from both town and country to pull off...

There’s something about Mary

From singing along to The Wiggles to dreaming about performing at the Met, young Franklin soprano Mary Laing is a diva in training. She...

Win! A bumper Good Health prize pack

After indulging throughout summer, it’s time to focus a little more on Good Health. So, to help one wise reader (who may or may...

Billy the kitty gunning 4 bunnies

So, with that, it’s onwards and upwards for 2018 – enjoy! Well, as usual I will start with a comment on the weather. Last...

Win! 100 Great New Zealand Wineries

If you dig a glass or two, it’s time you met Doug! In this book, Douglas Renall takes readers on a virtual tour of...

Get down to the Round Up

It’s time to rev up, put your foot down and head to Pukekohe Park Raceway when the Rebel Round Up nostalgia festival bursts into...

From the editor February 2018

One nasty storm aside, the summer so far has been fabulous. While on holiday I thought all those sunny days would spur me to...

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