Beachlands, Auckland

6 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:

4 hours ago

Do you have a dream to open your own food business?

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

This course looks at how to turn your dream into reality and understand better, how to work methodically through the requirements.

First, we look at the foundations of establishing a successful hospitality business -
- the concept
- the important sales to ingredient cost rations
- staffing … View more
This course looks at how to turn your dream into reality and understand better, how to work methodically through the requirements.

First, we look at the foundations of establishing a successful hospitality business -
- the concept
- the important sales to ingredient cost rations
- staffing levels
- profitability behind these costs

SETTING UP
We look at key information regarding the physical setup of a business. Starting with important information from Auckland Council, or your local council, about zoning for a location and approvals for alterations to a building, formulating a food control plan, getting approval for an alcohol licence.
We then look at the equipment you may need to use and commercial kitchen food safety requirements - from refrigeration and extraction systems to types of ovens and coffee machines, flooring and much more.

HOW TO COST
We will discuss look models of how to calculate what you should sell your product for - the retail margins, as well as the cost breakdown as well, has how you are going to pay your self.
Lots to think about and learn in this one day workshop.
Celia Hay, director of the New Zealand School of Food and Wine and hospitality entrepreneur having established 10 different business and has a wealth of knowledge about how to establish and then grow a business. In 2020, Celia Hay and the New Zealand School of Food and Wine will celebrate their 25th Anniversary.
The seminar includes Celia Hay’s book How to Grow your hospitality business - a guide for owners and managers.

When: Saturday, 29 Feb from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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3 days ago

Win! Tickets to Hollywood's science guru show

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

COMPTITION NOW CLOSED. Thanks everyone for your entries! Winners will be contacted today.


✨ We have FIVE double passes to giveaway to theoretical physicist Sean Carroll's talk on February 22nd at Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna. Simply like this post and be in the draw! We will pick … View more
COMPTITION NOW CLOSED. Thanks everyone for your entries! Winners will be contacted today.


✨ We have FIVE double passes to giveaway to theoretical physicist Sean Carroll's talk on February 22nd at Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna. Simply like this post and be in the draw! We will pick winners at random at 12noon Monday 17th Feb.✨

Sean looks for answers to some of the really big questions. Why is there a universe? What is time?

Based in Los Angeles, Sean's not only a science professor, he's the go-to science guru for some big-time movies - such as Angels & Demons and Marvel's Avengers: Endgame, consulting with scriptwriters on topics such a time travel and parallel universes.

Sean Carroll: Our Preposterous Universe. Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland, February 22. Information and tickets at thinkinc.org.

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18 hours ago

Pioneering retirement for a trailblazing generation

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Our residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.… View moreOur residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.

Ryman has been pioneering retirement living for 35 years. Our New Zealand and Australian villages are named after trailblazers: Sir Edmund Hilary, Weary Dunlop, Rita Angus, Nellie Melba. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents.
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1 day ago

What's On: U3A

Helen from Botany Downs

Our in introductory speakers will be David Kinniburgh on COVID19, followed by Dyan Bidgood and a briefing on some study groups.The main speaker is Gaye Stratton on Macular degeneration.
U3A
  • St Andrews Church
1 day ago

School Shoes. AF1s

Tania-marie from Flat Bush

worn only once. realise half size too small.
contact ~0224163405

Negotiable

3 days ago

Neighbours - explore Old Auckland!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

In conjunction with our friends at Auckland Museum, we are excited to launch the Old Auckland Neighbourly Group. Join your neighbours to explore Auckland of the yesteryear and share photos and memories of how Auckland used to be.

Join the Group now to find out what's so special about this … View more
In conjunction with our friends at Auckland Museum, we are excited to launch the Old Auckland Neighbourly Group. Join your neighbours to explore Auckland of the yesteryear and share photos and memories of how Auckland used to be.

Join the Group now to find out what's so special about this incredible photo below!
Join Old Auckland

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1 day ago

Three recent blog posts

Yvonne from The Real Life Coach Ltd

I've recently published three blog posts on my website, The Real Life Coach Ltd:

- The wheel of life
- What does it take to succeed?
- Want to look younger? SMILE

Have a great week!

1 day ago

Smile with our $69 New Patient Offer

Lumino Dentist

We’re giving you more reasons to love your smile.

With our $69 Exam & X-Rays Check-Up Offer for new patients, you can get sorted for less. Get a full dental examination, standard x-rays and reassurance that you’re taking the best care of your teeth and gums.
Looking after your smile … View more
We’re giving you more reasons to love your smile.

With our $69 Exam & X-Rays Check-Up Offer for new patients, you can get sorted for less. Get a full dental examination, standard x-rays and reassurance that you’re taking the best care of your teeth and gums.
Looking after your smile is one of the most important investments you will make. It’s never too late to get organised so book an appointment with your nearest participating practice today!
Find out more

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1 day ago

SODA STREAM

Tania-marie from Flat Bush

Good Conditon.
gas cylinder included.
can include a 1litre soda stream bottle for extra $5
~ 0224163405. can contact for faster replies.

Price: $30

5 days ago

Weightloss

Selena from Flat Bush

Hey who would be interested in a bit of weight loss for 2020?
This was me 5 months ago you want to know how I lost all that weight send me a message👍

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3 days ago

Race with all the family!

Resene

XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and child aged 6-14 race together, locate and complete 10 mystery challenges; racing the clock and all the other family teams. A team is made up of two people - an adult; dad or mum or a trusted relative or family friend and a child aged between 6 and … View moreXRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and child aged 6-14 race together, locate and complete 10 mystery challenges; racing the clock and all the other family teams. A team is made up of two people - an adult; dad or mum or a trusted relative or family friend and a child aged between 6 and 14 years of age.

The challenges range from physical (like tug-of-war) to mental (like the memory challenge) to knowledge-based (like the music challenge) to fun (like painting with Resene colours).
Learn more

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3 days ago

Valentine's Day Special - Gurnard Meunière

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Looking for a last minute Valentine's day special recipe for a date night in?

Try this Classic Crumbed Fish recipe with sauce Tartare.

Ingredients
2 fillets gurnard: 140 – 180 g each
2 tablespoons plain flour
salt
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Looking for a last minute Valentine's day special recipe for a date night in?

Try this Classic Crumbed Fish recipe with sauce Tartare.

Ingredients
2 fillets gurnard: 140 – 180 g each
2 tablespoons plain flour
salt
1 tablespoon light olive or canola oil
15 g butter (unsalted)

For sauce
30 g butter (unsalted)
juice of ½ lemon
2 tablespoons small capers (optional)
lemon and chopped parsley

Full recipe on the link below.

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