46 days ago

Hazy weekend for New Zealand.. again

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hazy skies caused by the tragic Australian bush fires are set to linger this weekend.
Northwesterly winds have blown a hazy plume of smoke across the Tasman Sea, and while it has mostly affected the South Island in recent weeks, it has moved up the country.
The "robust plume" is expected to head to the South Island late on Saturday.
The haze has been causing a yellowish-orange, hue at sunset, making for some sweet sunset photos. Share your photos in the comments!
(Our photo is of the sun setting over the Waitākere Ranges, taken by visual journalist Ricky Wilson.)

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1 hour ago

Missing Black Cat

Tracey from Point Chevalier

Jetti is missing from the Point Chevalier Great North Road area. Any information is appreciated.

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2 hours ago

2020 High Tea services at historic Alberton - one weekend only!

Rendell McIntosh from Alberton

We are delighted to announce that Alberton's much loved annual summer tea services return for one weekend this March!

Gather a group of friends to celebrate and savour the traditional ritual of high tea. Enjoy dainty sandwiches, scones, savouries and cakes with a showcase of luxury teas from Harney & Sons, served from vintage bone china and antique silverware. Soak up the beauty of majestic Alberton, a mansion built in 1863, from the verandah overlooking the garden or in the grand Victorian ballroom.

Always an occasion, these events sell out so make sure to book promptly. Earlybird offer: for 10% off use the code TEAFANATIC when booking on Eventfinda before the end of the month! Offer expires 1 February.

Friday 27 March to Sunday 29 March 11am & 2pm. Book via Eventfinda

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1 day ago

How did the $1.2m supercar race leave Auckland?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, The V8 supercars race costs Auckland ratepayers $1.2m and is the city's most-publicly-sponsored major event. So how did it suddenly end up shifting from its Pukekohe home to Waikato's Hampton Downs? Read the story below: