Mahurangi North, Matakana

11 days ago

Cameras help cut red-light-running but thousands still do it

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, motorists running through red traffic lights create some of the highest death and injury risks. Auckland Transport's roll-out of cameras is making a difference, but do you think penalties are tough enough ? Read the story below:

3 days ago

Should Auckland Council execs get ATHOP cards instead of carparks?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council is looking to reduce the number of ratepayer funded carparks enjoyed by senior managers. It's down from 77 to 49. Is the council right to consider offering ATHOP cards instead? Read the story below:

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13 hours ago

What's On: Alberton Market Day!

Rendell from Mount Albert

A quaint market featuring produce, crafts, food and a tearoom! Learn about seed saving with Katrina from Blue Borage at 12:30. With special guest gardening guru Lynda Hallinan.Free entry.
Alberton Market Day!
  • Alberton
17 hours ago

Recipe: Lamb Salad

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Greg Heffernan's Marinated Lamb Salad recipe with Fresh Coriander & Mint Leaves

Ingredients
1 lamb fillet or ½ lamb loin

For the marinade:
1 shallot or 1 spring onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon fresh mint, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh coriander, sliced
5 or 6 pieces pickled … View more
Greg Heffernan's Marinated Lamb Salad recipe with Fresh Coriander & Mint Leaves

Ingredients
1 lamb fillet or ½ lamb loin

For the marinade:
1 shallot or 1 spring onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon fresh mint, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh coriander, sliced
5 or 6 pieces pickled ginger
Pinch of chilli powder or fresh chilli
Juice and zest of 1 lime
2-3 tablespoons soy sauce

To serve:
Handful of Mesclun salad
Few drops sesame oil
½ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Please follow the link for the full recipe.

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1 day ago

Poll: How common do you think Varicose Veins are?

Vein and Laser Group

Varicose veins are often quite symptomatic with aching, heaviness, cramp and itching. These problems may cause limitations to lifestyle choices and enjoyment of life.

At Vein & Laser, we want to know your thoughts. Simply vote down below.

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How common do you think Varicose Veins are?
  • 83.9% Very common
    83.9% Complete
  • 14.5% Not so common
    14.5% Complete
  • 1.6% Very rare
    1.6% Complete
186 votes
20 hours ago

Lace up for summer fun

The Team from Resene ColorShop Warkworth

Who wouldn’t want to show up to play in flash shoes like these? Customise a fresh pair of footwear or fancy up some old favourites – while covering up scuff marks – with nothing more than a few Resene testpots, artist’s brushes and a bit of good quality masking tape.

If your kids are … View more
Who wouldn’t want to show up to play in flash shoes like these? Customise a fresh pair of footwear or fancy up some old favourites – while covering up scuff marks – with nothing more than a few Resene testpots, artist’s brushes and a bit of good quality masking tape.

If your kids are little, you can help mask off any of the harder parts – such as around the soles – that you want to keep paint off of and remove laces, if there are any. You can even use this idea to makeover adult shoes that never get worn because the colour doesn’t go with anything.

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

Find out how to makeover your shoes

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1 day ago

Give us your feedback on our proposed Annual Budget 2020/21

The Team from Auckland Council

Have your say on our proposed Annual Budget 2020/2021 and Council-Controlled Organisations Review.

You can also give your feedback for the Independent Panel about Auckland Transport, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, Panuku Development Auckland, Regional Facilities Auckland, and… View more
Have your say on our proposed Annual Budget 2020/2021 and Council-Controlled Organisations Review.

You can also give your feedback for the Independent Panel about Auckland Transport, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, Panuku Development Auckland, Regional Facilities Auckland, and Watercare.

Visit akhaveyoursay.nz to find out more and tell us what you think.
Have your say

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1 day ago

What's On: Miniature Train Rides

Bruno from Central Whangarei

Miniature train rides at Heritage Park, Maunu from 10 am to 3 pm. Weather permitting. Event run by Whangarei Model Engineering Club
Miniature Train Rides
  • Heritage Park, Maunu
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1 day ago

What's On: Join HBC Singers

Robyn from Silverdale

Please come to join the choir for a rehearsal. Afterwards, you will be able to speak with our Music Director to discuss joining the choir. All singers welcome
Join HBC Singers
  • Red Beach Methodist Church
1 day ago

Young Kiwis Ask for Social Media Safeguards

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

📱 Young people recognise the dangers of social media and are asking for safeguards to be put in place to protect them – including having its safe use taught in schools as part of the curriculum.

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2 days ago

Why we're putting quality first...

Cooper's Pet Kitchen

Hi neighbours! At Cooper's Pet Kitchen our food is free of cheap fillers like grains, corn, soy & wheat... but what does that really mean?

It means there’s more protein-packed nutrition in every bite. We’re big believers in quality over quantity so while our food may be a little … View more
Hi neighbours! At Cooper's Pet Kitchen our food is free of cheap fillers like grains, corn, soy & wheat... but what does that really mean?

It means there’s more protein-packed nutrition in every bite. We’re big believers in quality over quantity so while our food may be a little more expensive than some, its nutrient density makes for smaller portions with more readily absorbable nutrients.

Get more bang for your dog’s bite with 50% OFF your first order with code NEIGHBOURLY.

This also means a decrease in what comes out the other end... less 'picking up' what they’re 'putting down' at the dog park if you catch our drift.
Find out more

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22 days ago

The first Readers Tour in 2020 is...

The Team from Readers Tours

The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit … View more
The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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3 days ago

Supporting rural communities during dry weather

The Team from Auckland Council

If you are running low on tank water supply, please find your nearest council centre providing showering facilities and water filling points for handheld containers. Learn more

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