Manukau - Wiri, Auckland

21 days ago

Recipe: Turbot with Oyster & Hollandaise with Broad beans & peas (Foam of Pods)

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Serves 4

Ingredients
350 g Turbot - Filet no skin or bones
4 Oysters - out of shell roughly chopped
1 Shallot - brunoises
1 Chives - finely cut
1 tsp Mayonnaise
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Serves 4

Ingredients
350 g Turbot - Filet no skin or bones
4 Oysters - out of shell roughly chopped
1 Shallot - brunoises
1 Chives - finely cut
1 tsp Mayonnaise
Pinch Lemon Zest

Hollandaise
2 Egg yolks
100 g Butter - clarified
1 tbsp Vinegar
Pinch Salt
Broad beans
Peas
Pea feathers

Foam
2 Shallots
100 ml White Wine
600 ml Chicken Stock
150 gr Peas
Bean pods
125 gr Butter per 500 ml liquid.

Process
Filling - Fish
Mix oyster, shallot, chives, mayo and zest. Put into pipping bag. Portion the fish into 90 gm pieces, preferably triangles. Cut a pocket into the pieces and fill with the oyster mix.

Hollandaise
Wisp a sabayon in a bain-marie with yolk, vinegar and salt. Add butter little by little while whipping. Season at the end.

Beans
Break the beans out of the pods by pushing it through the shell. Blanch the beans for 10 seconds and squeeze the inner bean out of the skin.

Foam
Sautee shallot in a large based pot. Deglaze with the wine, then add stock. Bring it to boil and add the peas and bean pods. Cook for 2 mins and strain. Spread the green stuff on the tray and cool it down. When cold, blend it all. Strain and season. Add 125 g butter per 500 ml.

At Service
Bake the fish at 80 degrees for 16 minutes.
Add the beans and peas to the hollandaise with a bit of fine cut chives.
Spoon the hollandaise in the base on a large serving bowl.
Put the fish on top and garnish with pea feathers.

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21 days ago

Speed limit cuts become reality on nearly 700 roads

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Transport has brought in most of the 700 speed limits cuts it had proposed in rural and city and town centres. A new survey shows strong public support for the safety move. Do you back it ? Read the article below.

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22 days ago

Poll: Growing food in school.

NumberWorks'nWords Manukau

Should this be part of your child's school curriculum?

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Growing food in school.
  • 96.4% Yes
    96.4% Complete
  • 3.6% No
    3.6% Complete
1535 votes
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22 days ago

*Price Reduced* The Winona Rider!

MAYA from Manurewa

Selling my beautiful light weight Winona Rider Bike : ) She has been a wonderful bike to ride and I've been very reluctant to give her up. I've used her on average of three times a week cycling between Newmarket and Manurewa for over 2 years now and I've enjoyed every part of my … View moreSelling my beautiful light weight Winona Rider Bike : ) She has been a wonderful bike to ride and I've been very reluctant to give her up. I've used her on average of three times a week cycling between Newmarket and Manurewa for over 2 years now and I've enjoyed every part of my commute and my weekend adventures! She's just had a service which included new brakes and new tyres a few months ago. I've always kept the bike inside. Was bought for $500 two years ago.

Sizes: 22 inches from seat to handlebar, 18 inches from wheel to seat. Let me know if you need any other measurements. I'm 160 cm and this was a perfect size for me.

Happy to give away my lights and helmet for free if you would like them too.

Price $290.00

Keywords: road bike, road cycle, Shimano, women's bike, awesome, commute, cycle pedal, recent service, fun, giant brand

Can drop off within Auckland or collection in Manurewa.

Price: $290

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22 days ago

ONE REMAINING *Price Reduced* Beautiful old school bench.

MAYA from Manurewa

Selling my three beautiful school benches. We are moving house and we would love these to go to a lovely new home. We used these for our wedding and then used them for dinging table seats. They have always been stored indoors and have not been changed. We've loved using them. They were … View moreSelling my three beautiful school benches. We are moving house and we would love these to go to a lovely new home. We used these for our wedding and then used them for dinging table seats. They have always been stored indoors and have not been changed. We've loved using them. They were originally bought for $150 each.

Collection from Manurewa. Can drop off depending on location.

Price is $80 per bench.

Approx measurements: Seat height 460, overall seat width 1560, seat depth 400, back height from ground 740, back width 1700

Key words: bench seat, wedding, upcycle, project, retro, vintage, school bench. wedding chair, restaurant chair, cafe chair, dining table seat

Price: $80

22 days ago

Is life insurance for me?

Cigna NZ

We know life insurance is important, but we often put it off thinking we’ll get to it later.

Everyone’s circumstances are different. However, there are important life stages where you may want to consider life insurance:
● wedding planning
● having a child
● buying a house
● … View more
We know life insurance is important, but we often put it off thinking we’ll get to it later.

Everyone’s circumstances are different. However, there are important life stages where you may want to consider life insurance:
● wedding planning
● having a child
● buying a house
● writing a will

Until 31 November 2019, if you take out a Cigna LifeOne policy and you’ll receive $150 credit towards your premium payments.
Schedule a call with Cigna for a personalised quote and to talk through your options.

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22 days ago

Floors for Living Spring Catalogue

Choices Flooring

Choices Flooring’s Floors for Living Spring Catalogue is out NOW!

With inspirational flooring ideas and advice to help you make the right choice, and a range of savings on carpet, timber, laminate, luxury vinyl, and window furnishings, you’re sure to find the floor you’ve been searching … View more
Choices Flooring’s Floors for Living Spring Catalogue is out NOW!

With inspirational flooring ideas and advice to help you make the right choice, and a range of savings on carpet, timber, laminate, luxury vinyl, and window furnishings, you’re sure to find the floor you’ve been searching for.

The Choices Flooring Spring Catalogue is 16 pages full of hints, tips and ideas to inspire you.

And there is a chance to win $5,000 CASH.

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22 days ago

Public transport: How does Auckland compare to other cities?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Manukau Courier

Hi neighbours, Poor public transport is among the most pressing challenges facing Auckland's tourism industry, multiple studies have found. Auckland Transport hopes a new public transport system to the airport will help solve the problem. What do you think of Auckland's public transport? … View moreHi neighbours, Poor public transport is among the most pressing challenges facing Auckland's tourism industry, multiple studies have found. Auckland Transport hopes a new public transport system to the airport will help solve the problem. What do you think of Auckland's public transport? How does it compare to other cities you've visited? What should be done to improve it?

23 days ago

Car driving trainer

Prudhvi Krishna from Manurewa

Hi
I’m looking for a car driving instructor? Can anyone suggest economical and reliable driving instructor.
Thanks

22 days ago

Manukau living at its best

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Located in the heart of thriving Manukau opposite the transport hub, this fully furnished, two-bedroom apartment is a smart buy. Whether you're looking for a contemporary lifestyle with close proximity to the motorway, airport and Middlemore Hospital, or you're searching for an investment… View moreLocated in the heart of thriving Manukau opposite the transport hub, this fully furnished, two-bedroom apartment is a smart buy. Whether you're looking for a contemporary lifestyle with close proximity to the motorway, airport and Middlemore Hospital, or you're searching for an investment for your future, the MCentral Apartments are renowned for their quality and exceptional location.

Light, bright and contemporary, you'll love the modern facilities and well laid out floor plan. Move in with minimal fuss and lock up and leave with ease.

So if you're in the market for a great development then you MUST call for further info or to book a viewing.

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PLEASE NOTE: Specified floor and land area sizes have been obtained from sources such as Property Guru, Auckland Council (LIM) or Title documents. They have not been measured by the Salesperson or Harvey's Papatoetoe, Baath Real Estate Limited. We recommend you seek your own independent legal advice if these sizes are material to your purchasing decision.

22 days ago

Computer desk

Sana from Flat Bush

Computer desk for sale. Got brand new but not using it. As good as new.
Approx 120cm x 55cm x 73cm
FEATURES:
- Round corners on the edges to enhance safety
- Straightforward design for more possibilities & arrangements
- Scratch-proof & abrasion-resisting table top
- Waterproof … View more
Computer desk for sale. Got brand new but not using it. As good as new.
Approx 120cm x 55cm x 73cm
FEATURES:
- Round corners on the edges to enhance safety
- Straightforward design for more possibilities & arrangements
- Scratch-proof & abrasion-resisting table top
- Waterproof tabletop for easy maintenance

Negotiable

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