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Jumbo-sized new citizen for Franklin

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 5:26 pm | Franklin District Council

Franklin District Council has officially welcomed a jumbo-sized citizen to the district. Jumbo the elephant was ‘sworn in’ as a Franklin citizen by Franklin District Mayor Mark Ball at a special citizenship ceremony today at her new home at Franklin ... More >>

Franklin Hosts Anti-Drink Driving Film Contest

Friday, 9 October 2009, 4:50 pm | Franklin District Council

Franklin District Mayor Mark Ball hosted the inaugural National Secondary Schools Anti-Drink Drive Short Film Competition prize giving this afternoon. The initiative, run by Students Against Driving Drunk and Blue Light, is seen as a vehicle for schools ... More >>

Super-city decision splits Franklin

Saturday, 5 September 2009, 12:45 pm | Franklin District Council

The Select Committee on the Local Government (Auckland Council) Bill reported back to Parliament this afternoon. Their recommendation for the southern boundary of the new city cuts right through the middle of Franklin District. More >>

Franklin residents ignored?

Thursday, 27 August 2009, 1:11 pm | Franklin District Council

In a front page story on Tuesday 25 August, the Franklin County News quotes a reliable source who says the decision on Franklin’s future is already made. The report indicates “the new Auckland Council will basically follow the southern border of the current ... More >>

Franklin residents: keep us out of Auckland

Friday, 3 April 2009, 9:43 am | Franklin District Council

Hunua MP, Paul Hutchinson and Franklin Mayor, Mark Ball held a public meeting in the Pukekohe Town Hall last night to allow the Franklin community to comment on the recommendations of the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance. The usual attendance ... More >>




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