Bucklands Beach, Auckland

5 days 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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5 days ago

Lace up for summer fun

The Team from Resene ColorShop Botany Downs

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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5 days ago

Fundraiser Car Wash for Macleans College Sailing Team - 22nd Feb 20

Sarah Jane Fairley from Bucklands Beach Yacht Club

Macleans College 420 Team Racing Sailing Team is having a Car Wash Fundraiser to raise money for them to go the National Regatta in Ashburton. This will be held at Bucklands Beach Yacht Club, Junior Sailing Centre, 56 The Parade, Bucklands Beach. Please come and get your car wash and support the … View moreMacleans College 420 Team Racing Sailing Team is having a Car Wash Fundraiser to raise money for them to go the National Regatta in Ashburton. This will be held at Bucklands Beach Yacht Club, Junior Sailing Centre, 56 The Parade, Bucklands Beach. Please come and get your car wash and support the team.

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5 days ago

Bucklands Beach Yacht Club Open Day 23rd Feb 2020

Sarah Jane Fairley from Bucklands Beach Yacht Club

Come and Join in the Fun this Sunday at Buclands Beach Yacht Club Open Day. Activities for all the Family. Starts at 11.00am

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6 days 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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6 days ago

Learn te reo Māori!

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Te Pōkaitahi Reo

Meet Parminder Singh (Punjabi) who shares his journey with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi:

“Studying in the Pōkaitahi Reo programme has allowed me to develop a totally beautiful and unique relationship with Māori communities in Auckland. The learning has helped my … View more
Te Pōkaitahi Reo

Meet Parminder Singh (Punjabi) who shares his journey with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi:

“Studying in the Pōkaitahi Reo programme has allowed me to develop a totally beautiful and unique relationship with Māori communities in Auckland. The learning has helped my work to bridge gaps between Māori and others in our multicultural communities. When I look back, I feel really proud. It’s a great feeling when I speak te reo Māori. It’s a privilege.”

Share in Parminder’s experience and enquire now for 2020. These programmes are tuition fee free!
Find out more

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6 days 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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6 days ago
7 days ago

The New-Look C-HR is HERE!

Botany Toyota

It's a head-turner! A range of models including self-charging, Hybrid-electric.

Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 5-star ANCAP safety rating, Toyota Safety Sense. PLUS for a limited time get $1000 of free accessories!

From $32,990 TDP.
Find out More

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26 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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7 days ago

2005 Mitsubishi Outlander

Lonelle from Bucklands Beach

PRICE DROP!

Already bought a new car.

Good condition well looked after outlander. Served us well but is now surplus to requirements.

104,950kms
Recent WOF… View more
PRICE DROP!

Already bought a new car.

Good condition well looked after outlander. Served us well but is now surplus to requirements.

104,950kms
Recent WOF
Fresh service
2wd-4wd switchable
Reverse camera
Stereo with GPS and Bluetooth handsfree
2.4L engine - Runs very well

Body is in good condition for the age of the car has a couple of scratches as expected but nothing major at all.

Perfect car to fit the whole family In. It has plenty of room.

Sold as is where is

Feel free to ask questions :)

$8000 or near offer

Price: $8,000

7 days ago

free tree

Linda from Half Moon Bay

free trees. pick up in half moon bay.

Free

8 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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8 days ago

Help us be there.

NZ Red Cross

Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the… View more
Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the country. We would love to have you on our team.
Sign up today

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12 days ago

Win! Tickets to Hollywood's science guru show

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Winners have been notified.

✨ 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 … View more
COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Winners have been notified.

✨ 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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