30 days ago

Water safety warning: Swim at patrolled beaches, Surf Life Savers say

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Western Leader

Hi neighbours, there have been more preventable drownings in Auckland so far in 2019 than at the same time last year - and Surf Life Saving New Zealand are now urging Aucklanders to swim at beaches patrolled by life guards during summer, such as Piha, Muriwai and Bethells, in a bid to prevent more tragedies in the water. Where are your favourite safe swimming spots in Auckland?

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1 hour ago

Recipe: Apples, Courgettes and Green Beans with Toasted Almonds and Garlic Aioli

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Looking for the perfect Summer recipe?
This vibrant crunchy salad makes for a perfect side or healthy light lunch.

Ingredients
50 g Almonds
1 splash Vegetable oil
½ tsp Flaky sea salt
½ tsp Sugar
200 g Green beans, tips removed
2 Courgettes
1 Granny Smith apple
1 Lemon
2 cloves Garlic, crushed
½ cup Mayonnaise
1 Spring onion, 2 if small

Read the full recipe on the link below.

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4 hours ago

NZ Bus Industrial Action from 7 December

Communications Team from Auckland Transport

Due to industrial action all services operated by NZ Bus will be cancelled from Saturday 7 December.

We understand that this will be frustrating for our customers and apologise for the inconvenience.

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4 hours ago

What type of wasp?

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Hi everyone, today we are linking to two stories, one which explains the paper wasp which we find in abundance in urban areas, and the other which talks about the common and German wasp which dominates our forests and recreational areas. We'll also talk about how to deal with these nasty predators. If you destroy a nest, take a pic and upload your image with the hastag #waspwipeout! But be careful! For paper wasps click here: bit.ly... For common and German wasps click here: bit.ly...

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