Poppy the goat, Counties Manukau Steelers' unofficial mascot, has passed away.
FAST members tore up the pool at the recent three-day Counties Manuaku Swimming Age Group Championships at Papatoetoe.
Sam Hansen, 14, became taller than her big sister in just one night.
They won't come as soon as some would like, but an extra bus service is due for Waiuku if the public proves it is necessary.
Franklin world-record holding shearer Emily Welch is expecting an exciting shearing competition at this year's Franklin A&P Show.
Blenheim may be the envy of Aucklanders as the last large town without lights.
Family's $2000 of Christmas lights trashed by those not so merry.