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Following are the latest news articles from the PBA.

Storm response ongoing after widespread power network damage

Storm response ongoing after widespread power network damage

Local lines company Counties Power has been in full storm response since the weather event last Tuesday night that took out power to nearly 15,000 properties around the region. ...
 
 
Easter trading laws- can you open?

Easter trading laws- can you open?

Are you confused about Easter Trading laws? Take a quick look at this handy flowchart to see if you fit the criteria to allow your business to operate over the Easter ...
 
 
Pukekohe Station project updates- February 2018

Pukekohe Station project updates- February 2018

Excellent work in early 2018 has seen Stage 2 of the Pukekohe Station upgrade progress rapidly to remain on target for completion in April 2018. Areas that have had great ...
 
 
Pukekohe Station project updates- December 2017

Pukekohe Station project updates- December 2017

Welcome to the latest update on the new fully integrated Pukekohe bus and train station. This project is funded by both Auckland Council and the NZ Transport Agency and delivered ...
 
 
2017 FRANKLIN'S FINEST NOMINATIONS OPEN NOW

2017 FRANKLIN'S FINEST NOMINATIONS OPEN NOW

The nominations for the 2017 Franklin's Finest People of the year awards are now open. Do you have an employee that you want to celebrate? Do you know someone who goes the ...
 
 
Pukekohe Station project- Parking updates

Pukekohe Station project- Parking updates

Pukekohe Station project updates Works on stage two of the Pukekohe Station upgrade will commence Monday, 10 July 2017. • The $15.4 million project will cover the build of ...
 
 
Work Kicks off at Pukekohe Skate Park

Work Kicks off at Pukekohe Skate Park

The Franklin Local Board joined the Franklin Youth Advisory Board, Pukekohe Rotary and the designers to celebrate the start of construction on the new and improved Pukekohe skate ...
 
 
COLUMBUS CAFÉ AT MITRE 10 PUKEKOHE WINS BIG

COLUMBUS CAFÉ AT MITRE 10 PUKEKOHE WINS BIG

Congratulations to Monique and her team at Columbus Café at Mitre Ten Pukekohe. Monique has been awarded “2017 Store Manager of the Year”. Along with this award, the team ...
 
 
CHANGES TO SOUTHERN TRAIN TIMETABLE

CHANGES TO SOUTHERN TRAIN TIMETABLE

The new Southern line train time table was released today with new departure times. Some of the changes to the southern line will include reduced transfer times at the ...
 
 
PUKEKOHE STATION UPDATE NEWSLETTER #3

PUKEKOHE STATION UPDATE NEWSLETTER #3

The third project update newsletter on the construction of the fully-integrated bus and train station at Pukekohe has just been released. Construction updates Over the past ...
 
 
SUGAR SHED WINS AT CAFE OF THE YEAR AWARDS

SUGAR SHED WINS AT CAFE OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The team at the Sugar shed has taken away the Goodman Fielder & Unilever Food Solutions Award for Innovation at the New Zealand Café of the Year awards. This is wonderful ...
 
 
PUKEKOHE STATION UPDATE NEWSLETTER #2

PUKEKOHE STATION UPDATE NEWSLETTER #2

The second project update newsletter on the construction of the fully-integrated bus and train station at Pukekohe has just been released. Stage 1 works are complete and over ...
 
 
NEW AGE OF INFORMATION FOR PUKEKOHE

NEW AGE OF INFORMATION FOR PUKEKOHE

Our amazing new information kiosk is up and running in the Town Square! One side enables us to promote local events and the other side features an interactive touch screen, ...
 
 

LOOKING FOR A CHANCE TO NETWORK?

BNI Franklin meet every Thursday at 7am at the Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Club, 78 Nelson Street for a breakfast meeting. They welcome visitors that are keen to join the group to ...
 
 

HEALTH & SAFETY SUBSIDY

With the new Health & Safety Laws that came into effect in April you may be looking at updating your health & Safety plans. We want to help our businesses to start thinking ...
 
 

GET A MARKETING STRATEGY IN PLACE

Are you making the most of your marketing opportunities? We are offering Member businesses a chance to work with a Marketing Specialist to develop a tailored plan for your ...
 
 

USING MUSIC IN BUSINESS

Music is one of the best ways to create a great atmosphere in a hospitality or retail business. OneMusic represents the owners of music copyrights and provides all the legal ...
 
 

TEMPORARY BUSINESS CLOSURES: HOW RESILIENT ARE YOU

In light of the recent power outages in both Auckland Central and Christchurch, we thought the following information may be of interest: Business interruption cover Now is a ...