Franklin Schools Pasifika Languages Speech Competition

Students from 4 primary schools in the Franklin district participated last Thursday evening the 4th of September at the first annual Franklin Schools Pasifika Languages Speech Competition. The contest was open for students speaking Tongan and Kiribati, with students participating from St Joseph’s, Pukekohe Intermediate, Pukekohe Hill and Paerata. The event was held at Pukekohe…

Glenbrook School Gala Day

The weather was fine and the locals turned up in their hundreds to support the Glenbrook School. There were art auctions, food stalls, pony rides, water slides and plenty to see and do for the little ones. Click on pictures to enlarge then swipe left

2017 Children’s Day

The day started off pretty overcast but by lunchtime the sun showed up and shined it’s rays over Samuel Millar Reserve, Pukekohe and the 100’s of kids and parents that had turned up for the international day for children. Organized by the Franklin Youth Advisory Board, Auckland Council, local Police Blue Light & Fire Brigade…

Gypsy Fair Pukekohe

At the Pukekohe Intermediate School is the Gypsy Fair. The travelling road show has many different types of handmade crafts ranging from tie dye clothing, wooden toys, glass art work and so much more. The perfect place for gift shopping for Christmas. It runs all weekend long and food and drinks are also available. Click…

Pukekohe Christmas Parade 2016

Many of the townsfolk filled the main street of Pukekohe to celebrate the ever popular Christmas Parade. The theme of the parade was ‘wheels’ and many participants were either on bikes or dressed as a wheel vehicle. Santa was a hit with the kids and so were the Pukekohe Hot Rod cars that preceded him.…