63 days ago

Mum warned teen of dangers at Karekare beach before drowning

Melanie Earley Reporter from Western Leader

Kia ora neighbours, the mother of a 14-year-old girl who died after being rescued from a rip at Karekare beach was concerned about her swimming at the beach.

Portia Lilly Deluen, an identical twin, died during an outing with her friends the Beach on May 19, 2020.

At the time she had been looking forward to starting school again after the first Covid-19 lockdown. She was supposed to have returned to school the very next day.

Read the full story at the link below.

More messages from your neighbours
3 hours ago

Do you have a great eggplant recipe?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

Every month, NZ Gardener runs a series of tested reader recipes using a seasonal crop. We are now on the hunt for eggplant recipes, so send your best ones to mailbox@nzgardener.co.nz before January 30, 2022.

Every published recipe wins a copy of our special edition Homegrown Recipes.

4 days ago

Sign up for Quick Charge - our new EV newsletter

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Electrification of the motoring industry is not only inevitable, it is happening at a far faster rate than most people were probably expecting.

Our new weekly newsletter Quick Charge makes it easy to be informed and entertained, bringing you all of the biggest EV news, as well as regular updates on our various long-term tests and other bits and pieces that have caught our eye.

Sign up (it's free!) here.

8 hours ago

Sunday magazine launches (free) weekly newsletter

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Wake up on Sunday morning to a treat in your inbox from the team at Sunday magazine.

As well as the weekly cover story, Sunday's free newsletter delivers the latest on food (including delicious recipes from our resident chef Sam Mannering), fashion, design, beauty and well-being direct to your inbox.

Sign up here and we'll see you on Sunday!