Franklin County News

Tuakau teen grows 10cm taller overnight

14-year-old Sam Hansen grew 10cm overnight, after undergoing surgery to correct scoliosis.

In June last year, 14-year-old Sam Hansen grew 10cm overnight and became instantly taller than her big sister. 

A&P show competition takes to shearing shed

Around 25 shearers are set to compete in the Franklin A&P Show's shearing competition on February 21.

Franklin world-record holding shearer Emily Welch is expecting an exciting shearing competition at this year's Franklin A&P Show.

Living traffic light-free

Blenheim won't be giving the green light to these in a hurry, with its three town-centre roundabouts working just fine.

Blenheim may be the envy of Aucklanders as the last large town without lights.

Vandals trash family's Christmas decorations gallery

The vandals turned to children's toys after attacking lights and decorations.

Family's $2000 of Christmas lights trashed by those not so merry.

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