Blockhouse Bay, Auckland

10 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:

2 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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2 hours ago

Mountain buggy

Tiueti from Avondale

Anyone giving away or selling their double mountain buggy pram please let me know would like to buy it and take my kids on it for walks and runs thank you .

14 hours ago

Air New Zealand Grabaseat airfares launched: $19 domestic flights, $99 overseas travel

Brian from New Lynn

Air New Zealand has launched one of its best-ever Grabaseat deals, offering Kiwis flights around the country for just $19. The flights go on sale on Friday morning. The airline giant is releasing 1000 domestic flights for just $19 to all Air New Zealand's 20 destinations, and thousands more … View moreAir New Zealand has launched one of its best-ever Grabaseat deals, offering Kiwis flights around the country for just $19. The flights go on sale on Friday morning. The airline giant is releasing 1000 domestic flights for just $19 to all Air New Zealand's 20 destinations, and thousands more across the country from $39. If you fancy a cheap overseas holiday, Grabaseat is launching some of the cheapest flights to Australia ever seen. One-way tickets from Auckland to Sydney and Christchurch to Brisbane are on sale for $99, while flights to the Gold Coast and Melbourne are available from $119. If an Adelaide getaway appeals to you, it'll cost you just $199 and Perth one way is $299. Air New Zealand is also offering a cut-price tropical getaway for Kiwis, with flights from Auckland to Hawaii's Honolulu available from $299 one way. If you fancy Fiji, there will be 500 seats from Auckland to Nadi from just $119 one way. "Whether you're looking for an Aussie break, a relaxing Waikiki getaway, or are planning a catch up with friends and family across New Zealand, this is your chance to fly at a fantastic price," Air New Zealand CRO Cam Wallace said. "These deals will fly off the site, so make sure you're logged into grabaseat.co.nz and ready to book a bargain at 9am." Deals are also available on the Grabaseat mobile app.
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4 hours ago

What's On: Stars of Pasifika Poetry

Ria from Waterview

It’s Pacific month, so join us for another fantastic night with talented Pasifika poets. Also, bring your suede jandals to boogie with the Samoan Elvis! Free event - free parking.
Stars of Pasifika Poetry
  • Te Atatū Peninsula Library
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12 hours ago

Puzzle question

Karen from Avondale

Random question but does anyone have this puzzle? I picked it up from the Lions book fair and all the puzzle pieces were there which was great but the book describing the mystery was missing so I’d be keen to copy it if anyone else has a copy please.

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7 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
11 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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12 hours ago

Japanese Picture Books

Kaori from Avondale

Pick any books you like.

Free

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12 hours ago

FREE SPA POOL

Nisim from Mount Roskill

as is
on my truck so can help deliver for fee
0272040335
nisim

Free

3 days ago

PLEASE HELP xx

Lesieli from Mount Roskill

X2 MISSING 4month old PUPPIES
Whippet Cross
6-10kg
Jojo & Rocky have been missing since Sunday 16.02.20 from our property on O’Donnell Ave.

Jojo (female)
Black
White chest… View more
X2 MISSING 4month old PUPPIES
Whippet Cross
6-10kg
Jojo & Rocky have been missing since Sunday 16.02.20 from our property on O’Donnell Ave.

Jojo (female)
Black
White chest
White tips on back paws

Rocky (male)
Black
White chest
White back paws
White on tip of tail

if seen or know of their whereabouts please contact me on 02102288625
We miss them dearly 💔😭

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14 hours ago

Lace up for summer fun

The Team from Resene ColorShop New Lynn

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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21 hours 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: Meditate in Titirangi

Michelle from Mount Eden

Learn Buddhist techniques to improve the quality of your life with meditation. www.meditateinauckland.org $15 or $10 unwaged Every Monday Beginners welcome
Meditate in Titirangi
  • Lopdell House
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