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River & Harbour major influences

The Manukau Harbour has had a profound influence on Waiuku’s development, but it wasn’t always as we see today.

Waiuku – A place like no other

A LOVE STORY: One legend has it when Tamakae was summoned to meet a high ranking chieftainess he was first washed in the Wai...

Changing the face of local governance

By Bill Deed, local historian With any town comes the need for management and planning. It has been no different for Waiuku although there are...

Living History

EXPERIENCE STEAM ON THE GVR A journey on the former Waiuku railway branch line on vintage steam hauled trains is a must to do. The...

Down Tuakau’s memory lane

I read recently how the ‘powers that be’ predict Tuakau will become the area’s biggest town before too long. This made me recall growing...