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Information about Pukekohe, Franklin Country's largest town.

Information about Franklin Country provided by the Franklin District Council

The Counties Sporthorse cluster is focused on increasing exports through building sporthorse activities and capacity

Bruce Ringer has created a website covering history of the Manukau from Otahuhu to Mercer. The timeline records close to 4500 items from the region's Maori history and early navigators to major political, cultural and social events.

Franklin Arts and Cultural Trust (FACT) is the Creative and Cultural Heart of Franklin. will help you become more aware of the do's and don'ts of freedom camping in New Zealand. It is really important we all play our part in keeping our beautiful country clean and green - 100% PURE!

Information on Pukekohe weather forecasts

Information on tides Eastern beaches/Maraetai

Information on tides - Onehunga side 

Franklin Arts Festival

local bus to/from Papakura, Pukekohe, Tuakau

Train timetable from Pukekohe to Auckland

A Guide for Preparation, Basic First Aid and Survival in the Great Outdoors