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  Home ~ Pukekohe ~ The Heart of Franklin
Not only is Pukekohe the fastest growing secondary urban area in New Zealand but it is also considered to be both a desirable 'lifestyle' destination and progressive Auckland country town for those seeking an alternative to city living.
Located just 45 minutes from central Auckland, Pukekohe offers business owners the advantage of lower set-up costs and the recent introduction of big-box retail development on the outskirts of the main retail centre, has shown that businesses have recognized the developing population as providing a ready market for their products and services.
Pukekohe is the largest town in the Franklin district and it's main street is a popular shopping destination with a diverse range of specialty shops providing everything from designer homewares and clothing to sewing needs, toys, furniture and sporting goods.
www.pukekohe.org.nz   (304 words)

 Pukekohe -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Pukekohe is a town in the Franklin district of the (The smaller but more populous of two main islands of New Zealand; separated from South Island by Cook Strait) North Island of (An independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery) New Zealand.
It is approximately 50 kilometres south of (The largest city and principal port of New Zealand) Auckland, between the southern shore of the (additional info and facts about Manukau Harbour) Manukau Harbour and the mouth of the (additional info and facts about Waikato River) Waikato River.
Pukekohe has a high school, a medium-sized (A form of football played with an oval ball) rugby stadium (home of the (additional info and facts about Counties-Manukau Steelers) Counties-Manukau Steelers), horse-racing, and the best (additional info and facts about motorsports) motorsports facilities in New Zealand.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pu/pukekohe.htm   (207 words)

 EW - Pukekohe Groundwater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Groundwater in the Pukekohe area is intensively used for town water supplies, irrigation, stock watering and domestic use.
Pukekohe’s water resources are in high demand, particularly for watering commercial vegetable gardens during summer.
The Pukekohe area is divided by the administrative boundary of the Auckland and Waikato Regional councils.
ew.govt.nz /enviroinfo/water/groundwater/regional/pukekohe.htm   (563 words)

 Pukekohe Urban Area Community Profile(published)
The unemployment rate in Pukekohe was 7.3 percent, compared with 7.5 percent for all of New Zealand.
The average household size in Pukekohe was 2.9 people, compared with 2.7 for all of New Zealand.
For dwellings that were rented, the average weekly rent paid for permanent private dwellings in Pukekohe was $181, compared with $174 for New Zealand as a whole.
www2.stats.govt.nz /domino/external/web/CommProfiles.nsf/FindInfobyArea/101-ua   (568 words)

 Brennen Family Chronicles - Christopher E. Brennen
She worked as a domestic servant and on Feb.12, 1885, was married in St. Andrews Church, Pukekohe, Thomas Stephenson Twidle, a railway porter living in Helensville, the son of George and Ann Twidle.
Thomas Miller was born in Pukekohe on Aug.1, 1869, and later claimed he was born in a "whare" on the Grange farm at Glenbrook.
Sarah died on Sep.9, 1936, and is buried in Pukekohe Cemetery.
www.dankat.com /brennen/chap2.htm   (6108 words)

 Motorsport: Pukekohe set to be a smash hit - 01 Apr 2006 - V8 Supercars news and coverage - NZ Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Team owners, some of whom faced massive repair bills after the two races at Adelaide, will be insisting that their drivers work out tactics that allow them to pick up maximum points with minimum damage as they try to improve their positions.
It was fixed in an all-night repair session on Saturday, but then badly damaged again when Greg Murphy crashed his Commodore in front of Skaife, leaving the HRT driver nowhere to go.
One problem he is unlikely to encounter at Pukekohe is extreme heat.
www.nzherald.co.nz /topic/print.cfm?c_id=510&objectid=10375490   (686 words)

 Lifestyles: Motoring: Across The Road: Power And Passion At Pukekohe
The announcement that Pukekohe will host the Australian V8 Supercars for another two years is welcomed by fans of the sport but there still doesn't appear to be a logical explanation as to why AVESCO back-tracked to return.
The Pukekohe track hasn't changed and there isn't going to be an upgrade of the grandstands and those God-awful in-field toilets over the two years of the new V8 tenure.
At Pukekohe, the best crowd attendance figures were given as 90,000 over a three day period.
xtramsn.co.nz /lifestyles/0,,12622-4578967,00.html   (944 words)

 Wilcox - Growing with passion and pride   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lex was born in Pukekohe in 1933 and worked for his father's market gardening business, A S Wilcox and Sons.
Was born in Pukekohe in 1961 and educated at the local High School.
Was born in Pukekohe in 1960 and attended the local schools.
www.aswilcox.co.nz /wilcox/about/history.shtml   (385 words)

 Southern Fresh Produce Limited
Sofresh is a private company based in Pukekohe, one of New Zealand's most fertile and productive horticultural regions.
Pukekohe is also close to New Zealand's largest international airport, and its largest and busiest export container port.
As well as its fields and pack-houses in Pukekohe, sofresh has a large number of small orchards located in the temperate-to-subtropical northern region of the country which has proven to be ideal for the growing of quality persimmons.
www.sofresh.co.nz /persimmon/about_us.html   (268 words)

Autocare Pukekohe is Pukekohe's most comprehensive auto service centre.
Autocare Pukekohe is a authorised dealer for Lumley, Protector insurance, Autosure plus more.
The transmission flush machine is designed to circulate the transmission fluid to remove varnish and sludge deposits and cleans all internal transmission components including the transmission cooler and torque converter.
www.yellow.co.nz /site/autocarepukekohe   (418 words)

 St John :: News
Town-based volunteers are still needed to ensure the viability of the Pukekohe St John events service which covers the Franklin District.
However St John still needs some Pukekohe residents to volunteer to meet its “Need Nine” requirements and is conducting a mailing campaign to Pukekohe sports clubs and community organisations who use its service.
“Any Pukekohe resident interested in becoming an events volunteer is most welcome to phone 0800 ST JOHN (0800 785 646) and ask for a recruitment package,” he says.
www.stjohn.org.nz /news/article.aspx?docid=101151   (181 words)

 Pukekohe Intermediate - Take a Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
During the tour, we will be showing you what a typical student's day is like which includes two pictures of a year 8 class and two pictures of a year 7 class, to give you a clear idea of what its like here at Pukekohe Intermediate.
Pukekohe Hill a prominent feature of the landscape in the area, with much significance to local people.
Pukekohe Intermediate School ph +64 9 2386568 fax +64 9 238 5532
homepages.ihug.co.nz /~pukeint/tour/tourcontent.html   (325 words)

 Pukekohe Rugby Club
The last couple of seasons have seen Pukekohe Premiers reach a high - winning the Counties Manukau Premier League in 2004, 2005 and current holders for the 2007 seasons, being represented in the final for many years.
If you are looking for a friendly, progressive club, then come along to Pukekohe where you will be warmly welcomed.The club rugby season runs from April to August.
Its been a great season for Pukekohe, coming home strongest in the 2nd part of the McNamara Cup competition.
www.pukekoherugby.co.nz   (162 words)

 National Party of New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Pukekohe could save the day for V8 supercar fans, says Port Waikato MP, Dr Paul Hutchison.
The Chairman of Franklin Racing Club has said the generous deal done with the Auckland Racing Club to make Pukekohe a horse training centre of excellence might preclude the possibility of the V8 race continuing at Pukekohe.
Dr Hutchison says it would be a win-win for Pukekohe, the Franklin Racing Club, and supercar fans.
www.national.org.nz /Article.aspx?ArticleID=3211   (247 words)

 Sport: Motor Sport: Special Pukekohe Motivation For Ambrose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
More importantly Pukekohe holds a special place for team owners Jimmy and Ross Stone, who were brought up a few kilometres from the track and cut their motorsport teeth at the circuit before finding success across the Tasman.
His Stone Brothers Ford teammate Russell Ingall is equally keen to close off the final rumble at Pukekohe with a win for his Kiwi bosses.
The V8 International at Pukekohe is the second round of the V8 Supercar Championship and the final round of the major New Zealand summer racing series including Formula Ford, Toyota Racing Series, Bridgestone Porsche, Porsche GT3 and New Zealand Touring Cars.
xtramsn.co.nz /sport/0,,12049-4223109,00.html   (411 words)

Race one of the PlaceMakers V8 International scheduled for Saturday was postponed in controversial circumstances at Pukekohe Raceway, 40km south of Auckland, because of worsening weather conditions which flooded the track in places.
The shoot out for the top ten grid positions went ahead and this year the results counted because it was wet for all the runners.
Last year there were wet and dry track conditions for the shoot out at Pukekohe and the results considered unfair so the grid was based on normal qualifying times.
www.suite101.com /print_article.cfm/9991/109622   (673 words)

 Pukekohe - The Heart of Franklin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
:Parental Consent is required for persons under the age of 15 to allow admittance onto the Pukekohe Park Circuit.
NB: No vehicle or machine may exceed a noise level of 95dBA at any time either on the circuit or grounds of Pukekohe Park.
PLEASE NOTE: If you have not driven on the Pukekohe Circuit previously, you will be required to attend a briefing prior to going onto the circuit.
www.pukekohe.org.nz /motorracing.htm   (162 words)

 NewsRoom: Foreign GMO Test-Ground At Pukekohe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
An international firm is about to use a Pukekohe field as a genetic engineering testing ground, says Greens Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons.
She says the experiment creates a long-term threat to Waikato and South Auckland crops.
Earlier this week Ms Fitzsimons revealed that toad DNA would be added to New Zealand potatoes during a New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research experiment in Canterbury.
www.greens.org.nz /people/jeanette/Releases-NRformat/-81001ForeignGMO-Test-GroundAtPukekohe-S00003.htm   (236 words)

 V8: Ford's Kiwi combo eyes final Pukekohe podium.
Recently given a clean bill of health to drive after last year's Bathurst incident, Auckland born Paul Radisich is positively itching for a top result at round three of the 2007 Championship.
"We are aiming for a podium at Pukekohe - at the very least we expect to run inside the top ten.
V8 » Murphy: This was a fitting goodbye for Pukekohe.
www.crash.net /news_view.asp?cid=53&id=146483   (632 words)

 Open Directory - Regional: Oceania: New Zealand: Auckland: Localities: Pukekohe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Pukekohe Motors - Ford and Mazda dealership with new and used cars and servicing.
Pukekohe Rental Cars - Offer economy priced cars, minibuses, vans and a furniture truck for rental.
Touchwood Motor Lodge - Studio and 1 or 2 bedroom units available near Pukekohe Park raceway and Manukau City centre.
dmoz.org /Regional/Oceania/New_Zealand/Auckland/Localities/Pukekohe   (201 words)

 Enterprise Franklin Development Trust - Pukekohe CBD Stage 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Social entrepreneur Peter Kenyon packed the War Memorial Hall in Pukekohe recently with his superb presentation on re-energising communities and prosperity ideas for rural towns facing growth.
The business community of Pukekohe were given a preview of the Pukekohe Town Centre Development Plan Stage Two by Alan Gray of Isthmus Group at a recent meeting.
The concepts are ideas proposed by the architects, the Pukekohe Working Party and Council.
www.franklinnz.com /pukekohe-cbd-stage-2.html   (127 words)

 1976 Pukekohe
The only car to start the race, which wasn't a F5000, was the Fred Opert two-litre Chevron B29 BMW, to be driven by twice winner of the American F5000 series, Brian Redman.
The Pukekohe circuit was set up with two chicanes as arranged for the 1974 and 1975 races.
During practice, Ken Smith finally overcame the handling difficulties he'd been experiencing with his Lola T332 by fitting a set of new tyres.
www.sergent.com.au /tas76p.html   (670 words)

 The Office of Ethnic Affairs: Consultations - Community Meetings: Pukekohe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Pukekohe is a market gardening district and the atmosphere was informal.
The focus of the meeting was on Chinese Growers Federation and market gardening issues.
The issue of racial discrimination in Pukekohe suffered by Chinese people when many moved there in the 1950s
www.dia.govt.nz /oeawebsite.nsf/wpg_URL/What-We-Do-Consultations-Community-Meeting-Report-Pukekohe?OpenDocument   (339 words)

 Motorsport: Ford charge through Fogg at Pukekohe - 02 Nov 2006 - NZ Herald: New Zealand and International Sport News ...
Angus Fogg, pictured here in his garage, is primed for this weekend's Pukekohe clash.
Driver Angus Fogg is primed to lead the Ford charge in the perennial battle with Holden in the New Zealand V8 touring car championship which begins with round one at Pukekohe Raceway this weekend.
There will be three races for the V8s at Pukekohe Park this weekend, with qualifying and the first 12-lap race of the weekend on Saturday afternoon, then a 16-lap race on Sunday morning and a 20-lap final on the afternoon.
www.nzherald.co.nz /section/story.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=10408869   (655 words)

 St. Joseph's, Pukekohe
St Joseph's is situated in the Pukekohe Township.
The approved maximum role of the school is 380.
The children of the school come from the parishes of Pukekohe, Tuakau, Waiuku, and Patumahoe.
ps.gen.nz /~stjoes/schoolgoals.html   (372 words)

 Pukekohe Car Club - Hillclimbs,Rallys,Rallysprints New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Please check back regulary as there may be some changes to the event or the location.
This page is purely for Pukekohe Car Club events only.
Please click on the month to view the scheduled events for that month.
www.pukekohecarclub.co.nz /calendar.html   (106 words)

 Scoop: Creative Pukekohe Kids Win A Night On Famine Is
Thirty-two Pukekohe Intermediate School Year 7 and 8 students have won a national creative competition and will spend a night on 'Just Juice Famine Island' to participate in the World Vision 40 Hour Famine.
The class was among more than 1000 Year 7 and 8 students around the country who have been busy putting their creativity to good use over the past two months.
As part of the programme photographs were posted on the Just Juice website where members of the public could vote for their favourite island.
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/GE0303/S00015.htm   (1095 words)

 Heletranz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
There is no quicker and more convenient way to and from Pukekohe raceway.
Flight continuity is assured using the official helicopter company.
Ramarama Park n Fly avoids the Drury Inter-change and the major traffic congestion area into Pukekohe.
www.heletranz.co.nz /v8_cars.asp   (122 words)

 Student Travel Information & Discounts - Events: Visitor Information: PlaceMakers V8 International (Pukekohe Park ...
A 2.8km road track which is the home of New Zealand's PlaceMakers V8 International, with four main features (all sponsored!): Allied Finance Kink, Holden Hair Pin, Ford Mountains and Boost Mobile Corner and Esses.
Pukekohe itself was first settled in the 1860s after the land wars, and its name means "Hill of the Kohekohe" - New Zealand's native mahogany tree.
In the North Island's Franklin District, just 2km from Pukekohe, and 45km south of Auckland's City Centre.
www.istc.org /sisp/index.htm?fx=event.detail&event_id=99587   (191 words)

 Travel Online > Events > V8 International Pukekohe > 15 - 17 April 2005
Buckle yourself in, and get ready for the ride of your life in the countdown towards the V8 Supercar International at Pukekohe Raceway.
It's Ford vs Holden - what every young petrol-head aspires to drive in, this is the premier track motorsport series in Australasia.
The Placemakers V8 International 2005 event is held 15 - 17 April 2005 at Pukekohe Park Raceway
www.travelonline.co.nz /events/v8-pukekohe-2005.html   (435 words)

 NZ Motor Sports sites for pukekohe, drag, v8, manfield, streetrace sites
The Boost Mobile V8 Supercar event will be held at Pukekohe Raceway for the next 4 years.
Team Pukekohe brings you up to date information on the event, VIP Club, official racing merchandise, racing day volunteers, accommodation and entertainment in the Franklin District.
Greg Murphy first burst onto the Australian racing scene in 1994 after honing his skills in the junior ranks of karting and Formula Ford.
www.nzsearch.co.nz /category.asp?id=728   (350 words)

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