Oratia, Auckland

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
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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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21 hours ago

Broken computers wanted

Dave from Te Atatu South

Just wondering if anyone has a broken computer (or some computers) they're keen to get rid of.

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 … View moreHi 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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3 days ago

Hair Stylist

Isha from Te Atatu South

Hi,
I'm looking for a hair stylist who offers to colour hair using customer's hair dye at a reasonable price. Does anyone know of one. Please let know.
Thanks.

10 hours ago

A garden project with a difference

The Team from Resene ColorShop Henderson

Add colour to any garden setting with a planter that boasts movement and extra visual interest.

Make the most of this weekend with this step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this project yourself.

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16 hours ago

Cash for cars - get your wreck off the road!

The Team from AAA Auto Parts

Do you have a vehicle that is taking up space and becoming an eyesore? At AAA Auto Parts we dismantle and wreck cars. We will pay top cash whether your car is dead or alive!

* $300 - $3000 for small cars
* $700 - $10,000 for 4x4 utes, vans, 4WD, trucks and buses
* Same day removal
* Free … View more
Do you have a vehicle that is taking up space and becoming an eyesore? At AAA Auto Parts we dismantle and wreck cars. We will pay top cash whether your car is dead or alive!

* $300 - $3000 for small cars
* $700 - $10,000 for 4x4 utes, vans, 4WD, trucks and buses
* Same day removal
* Free quotes over the phone

We will beat any prices in the market by 10%.

Support your local business.
Give us a call on ** 0800 50 00 01 ** and we will be happy to have a chat.
Enquire now

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16 hours ago

Lovers of Ancient Greek history and classics, put this date in your diary!

The Team from Auckland Museum

We're very excited to announce we are bringing the major international exhibition Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exclusively to Auckland next July, from the British Museum. This is the first time these ancient relics, including one of the seven wonders of the world, have … View moreWe're very excited to announce we are bringing the major international exhibition Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exclusively to Auckland next July, from the British Museum. This is the first time these ancient relics, including one of the seven wonders of the world, have travelled to New Zealand.

Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes open: Friday 3 July to Sunday 18 October 2020. In partnership with the National Museum of Australia in Canberra and the Western Australian Museum and with support from ATEED.

Sign up to receive our What's On emails to be kept up to date.
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2 days ago

Poll: Do you include your pet on the gift shopping list?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

For some, giving their furry friend a sneaky piece of ham under the table is enough, but for others, buying and wrapping a Christmas present for their pet is tradition. Whether it be some edible treats, a new comfy bed, or an awesome outdoor toy for summer - do you include your pet on the gift … View moreFor some, giving their furry friend a sneaky piece of ham under the table is enough, but for others, buying and wrapping a Christmas present for their pet is tradition. Whether it be some edible treats, a new comfy bed, or an awesome outdoor toy for summer - do you include your pet on the gift shopping list? Vote in the poll below.

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Do you include your pet on the gift shopping list?
  • 22% Absolutely - I spoil them rotten
    22% Complete
  • 40.4% I buy something small - I don’t go overboard
    40.4% Complete
  • 13.1% Nope - pressies are for the people
    13.1% Complete
  • 24.5% I don’t have a pet
    24.5% Complete
436 votes
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1 day ago

Te Atatu Food Truck Fridays TOMORROW - December 6th - Te Atatu South Community Centre - 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Joseph from Te Atatu South

Here’s the full line up for tomorrows December 6th Te Atatu Food Truck Fridays night! (4:30pm to 8:30pm – Te Atatu South Community Centre). First Friday of the month.

Joining us will be:

- Che Lucio BBQ – The Argentinean woodfired BBQ maestros! Be ready to be seduced by their succulent … View more
Here’s the full line up for tomorrows December 6th Te Atatu Food Truck Fridays night! (4:30pm to 8:30pm – Te Atatu South Community Centre). First Friday of the month.

Joining us will be:

- Che Lucio BBQ – The Argentinean woodfired BBQ maestros! Be ready to be seduced by their succulent meat dishes.
- Manila Eats – Delivering up their eye-catching gourmet burgers and tasty fries.
- Eat Adlib - They have fast become a “snooze you lose” favourite amongst the Food Truck Friday (FTF) crowd. Get them before they sell out. They will be bringing their primo fried bread delights and yum raw fish dish.
- Akemi's Gyoza - Bringing their authentic Japanese Dumplings that just get you carving more.
- Carmel - Israeli street food. - They will be serving up her pita pockets of perfection. Their falafel pita’s are vegan friendly and are on Auckland foodies most wanted list.
- Mister Gelato - Satisfying all your ice cream cravings. Amongst their tasty flavours they will also have a special flavour for the night, the must try before you die fruit, the Durian flavour!
- Victor & Vern's - Delivering your coffee, iced chocolate and homemade soda fix.

On the night we will also have the DJ’s from the TAT South Vinyl Collective back again spinning vinyl, The ReCreators FREE creative children’s workshops, bouncy castle and playzones in our community hub.

Grab some tasty food, catch up with friends, enjoy the fun community vibes. Plenty of seating available outside or inside or picnic in the park. Plenty of parking available. Walking or cycling up is even easier. Remember by biking you could be in with the chance of winning one of 5 $20 dinner vouchers. See you there!

Also remember to like the Facebook page for updates 👍. www.facebook.com...

Thanks again to our sponsors Barfoot & Thompson Glendene and Barfoot and Thompson Henderson for helping make this all happen!

1 day ago

Win a years subscription to TV Guide with Readers Tours!

The Team from Readers Tours

For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and … View more
For over three decades, Readers Tours has been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand’s hidden gems.

The much loved North and South Island Journeys are back for 2020, along with the launch of two new escapes in both the North and South Island. These new shorter escapes are the perfect length of time for those adventurous seniors who want a taste of the spectacular excursions and sights our country has to offer.

To celebrate the launch of our brand new tours, our friends at TV Guide and Neighbourly are giving away a year’s subscription for TV Guide to one lucky adventurer!

All you have to do is tell us a New Zealand destination you would love to visit via this link and you'll be in the draw to win!

Entries close 19 December 2019!

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1 day ago

Merry Christmas

The Team from Lake Panorama Dental

Dear Neighbours,

Yes it is that time of the year where we all want to complete our pending tasks at work and get ready for our families for Christmas.

Lake Panorama Dental would like to thank all the old and new patients for entrusting their dental care needs in us.

We understand … View more
Dear Neighbours,

Yes it is that time of the year where we all want to complete our pending tasks at work and get ready for our families for Christmas.

Lake Panorama Dental would like to thank all the old and new patients for entrusting their dental care needs in us.

We understand that as Dentistry is expensive for the Dentist, in the same manner it can be very costly for the patient, hence we are continuing with our very reasonable rates and now offering 15% all Dental treatments including X Rays with a Free Initial check up and quote until the end of June 2020.

We have the latest Dental equipment and maintain very strict hygiene standards.

An entire home is converted exclusively into a Dental clinic which gives our patients a very relaxed ambience, surrounded by the calm Lake Panorama and abundance of free on street parking outside the clinic doors, we even have a bus stop about 50 meters away from our clinic.

Our staff are highly experienced and very caring and gentle.

We also offer Free ACC consultation, Free WINZ Quotes , Free for children under 18 ( children under 13 may require a referral letter ).

We would like to congratulate all our Christmas Lucky dip winners.

We are open Mondays to Saturdays and situated at 22 Lake Panorama Drive Henderson Heights, please call 09 2186000 or text 0211363444

We would also like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a Very Happy and Blessed Christmas and a Safe and Healthy 2020.

Best Wishes

Dr Lisa Fernandes- Senior and Principal Dentist with over 22 years of experience.

14 days ago

DOWN-SIZING

Ivy from Titirangi

COLLECTION OF PITMAN SHORTHAND (NEW ERA) BOOKS PLUS TYPING AND SECRETARIAL
Anyone interested in my collection of Pitman Shorthand (New Era) Books (including 'Three Men In A Boat' and 'Treasure Island' in shorthand) and Typing/Secretarial Handbooks? Also have Typewriters: two… View more
COLLECTION OF PITMAN SHORTHAND (NEW ERA) BOOKS PLUS TYPING AND SECRETARIAL
Anyone interested in my collection of Pitman Shorthand (New Era) Books (including 'Three Men In A Boat' and 'Treasure Island' in shorthand) and Typing/Secretarial Handbooks? Also have Typewriters: two Portable and one Electric/Electronic plus box of ribbons and correcting tapes/tipped. Will send photos if anyone shows interest. Thanks.

1 day ago

In 2019 MyGivingCircle is giving away $50,000 in grants.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Vote now for Graeme Dingle Foundation, or chip in a few dollars and MyGivingCircle will feature Graeme Dingle Foundation to get more votes and supporters.

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