79 days ago

Water safety warning: Swim at patrolled beaches, Surf Life Savers say

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Western Leader

Hi neighbours, there have been more preventable drownings in Auckland so far in 2019 than at the same time last year - and Surf Life Saving New Zealand are now urging Aucklanders to swim at beaches patrolled by life guards during summer, such as Piha, Muriwai and Bethells, in a bid to prevent more tragedies in the water. Where are your favourite safe swimming spots in Auckland?

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Natalie from Avondale

Every Friday on our Insta and FB we release a free, quick, easy and cheap recipe you can try with your family for MEATLESS MONDAYS.
Post it up on Monday on Insta and FB with the #prepmfmondays and we will share the best on our social media (comp coming soon) OR create your own Meatless Monday dish and post up with the hashtag as a post and then others can share the goodness by searching the hashtag #prepmfmondays.

9 hours ago

Recipe: How to Poach an Egg

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Need a quick fix during working days?

Be organised. Eggs will take 2 -3 minutes to poach. The toast needs to be on and the bacon needs to be nearly crisp before you start poaching.

2 Eggs, for one serving

10 cm Water, use up to 12cm in a pot

1 splash Vinegar

1 pinch Salt, optional

1 serving Bread, toasted

1 serving Bacon

Check out the full recipe on the link below.