Maraetai, Auckland

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9 hours ago

What's On: Community Christmas Day Lunch

Debbie from Golflands

Free lunch provided for those new to the community or those who would enjoy some fellowship with others on Christmas Day. Register your attendance by 20 December: office@stcolumba.org.nz; 274-4864 .
Community Christmas Day Lunch
  • St Columba Church
4 days ago

Which local cafes make the best coffee?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Eastern Courier

Hi neighbours, we all know Kiwis love coffee but a survey has found that Auckland coffee drinkers are more likely to buy their coffee than Kiwis from the regions. A third of Aucklanders buy at least half of their weekly coffees and most preferred a flat white. How often do you buy coffee out? What … View moreHi neighbours, we all know Kiwis love coffee but a survey has found that Auckland coffee drinkers are more likely to buy their coffee than Kiwis from the regions. A third of Aucklanders buy at least half of their weekly coffees and most preferred a flat white. How often do you buy coffee out? What do you usually order? And which local cafes do you think make the best coffee? Share your thoughts in the comments.

1 day ago

Have you won a SIX60 double pass?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your … View more
Another 10 double passes to SIX60 have been drawn for our Neighbourly members! We have 100 double passes to give away as well as an exclusive concert by one of the supporting acts from the SIX60 tour.

To be eligible, make sure you are a verified Neighbourly member (need a hand verifying your address? Click here). We’ll also need to see you being more Neighbourly, whether it’s posting to your neighbourhood, replying to questions or inviting your neighbour to join the site (we’ve put together a few ideas here).
Have you won?

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4 days ago

Three food recalls in Auckland - have you been affected?

Kendra from Auckland Central

Are you affected by any of these three recalls?

1. Harmony brand Free-Range Boneless Ham and Free-Range Champagne Ham has been recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been … View more
Are you affected by any of these three recalls?

1. Harmony brand Free-Range Boneless Ham and Free-Range Champagne Ham has been recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Click here for more information and consumer advice.

2. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.

3. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been recalled as the product contains an elevated level of histamine. Click here for more information and consumer advice.

1 day ago

Round the Bays

The Team from Auckland Council

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays is back! Join us on Sunday 8 March 2020 to enjoy a walk, run or dance with your friends and whanau along Auckland’s waterfront.

To help you get ready, we have a great $149 package (worth over $200!) which includes:
● Single adult event entry
● Three month… View more
Ports of Auckland Round the Bays is back! Join us on Sunday 8 March 2020 to enjoy a walk, run or dance with your friends and whanau along Auckland’s waterfront.

To help you get ready, we have a great $149 package (worth over $200!) which includes:
● Single adult event entry
● Three month ‘Corporate’ all-access Auckland Council Pools & Leisure membership (gym, pool, spa, aqua/group fitness classes) with access to over 40 sites, Auckland-wide
● Access to a social run club
● Be part of the ‘Get active your way’ team and get a team t-shirt or singlet
● Fun at Madill's Farm!
Find out more

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3 days ago

Are you a recent home buyer? or a retiree in your own home?

The team Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to … View moreHi Neighbourly - we're looking for a first-home buyer to talk about why it was their goal to buy a house and the reasons behind it (need to be willing to be pictured with it). We're also looking for a few people 50 years or older to talk about how important owning their own home is to their retirement goals

Can you help? Email susan.edmunds@stuff.co.nz

4 days ago

NZ Bus services running as normal from today

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Aucklanders, NZ Bus services have resumed, following six days of driver suspensions affecting approximately 70,000 trips daily. The suspensions came as bus drivers stopped accepting passenger fares, in a bid for better pay work hours. On Thursday, First Union and Tramways withdrew industrial … View moreHi Aucklanders, NZ Bus services have resumed, following six days of driver suspensions affecting approximately 70,000 trips daily. The suspensions came as bus drivers stopped accepting passenger fares, in a bid for better pay work hours. On Thursday, First Union and Tramways withdrew industrial action after Auckland Council got involved with concerns of the suspension's impact on the city's public transport. However, union members and NZ Bus are yet to come to an agreement.
Were you able to catch your normal bus this morning?

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3 days ago

How much did your mayoral favourite spend?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, the details are out on how much the mayoral candidates spent in their election campaigns, and where that money came from. The social agency trust which John Tamihere heads, put $100,000 towards his half million dollar campaign. What do you think ? Read the story below:

3 days ago

Thinking of studying in 2020?

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3 days ago

School holiday programmes designed with fun!

The Mind Lab

We have cleverly disguised learning as fun, just like you hide the veggies in the lasagne.

We also set ourselves an internal challenge: to structure a new holiday programme every holiday; and never to create a programme that we weren't interested in doing ourselves.

That’s why your … View more
We have cleverly disguised learning as fun, just like you hide the veggies in the lasagne.

We also set ourselves an internal challenge: to structure a new holiday programme every holiday; and never to create a programme that we weren't interested in doing ourselves.

That’s why your kids love it here: because our team is as engaged, interested and new to it as your kids are. We’re all in it together exploring creativity, fun, mess, play - and learn without knowing it.

Bonus!

Bookings are now open for December 2019 and January 2020
Suitable for ages 7-12
Book now

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3 days ago

Recipe: Shortbread

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Looking for a Christmas Special Recipe? Try baking our delicious easy Shortbread recipe.

Message:
This classic shortbread recipe is based on one from Edmond's Cookbook and is great to get the kids started on. Most shortbread recipes use caster sugar but I find that beginner cooks have … View more
Looking for a Christmas Special Recipe? Try baking our delicious easy Shortbread recipe.

Message:
This classic shortbread recipe is based on one from Edmond's Cookbook and is great to get the kids started on. Most shortbread recipes use caster sugar but I find that beginner cooks have greater success using icing sugar which is quick to cream.

Ingredients
225 g Butter, cut into cubes

225 g Flour

125 g Cornflour

125 g Icing sugar


Check out the full recipe on the link below.

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4 days ago

Oi, you! That’s not very Neighbourly!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "… View moreNeighbourly is a platform for kind community communication. You can help conversations stay neighbourly by alerting us to any comments getting in the way of productive community discussion. Simply click the '...' button below a post, reply or private message and select "Report this message". You can also contact us if there is anything you’re unsure about.

👉👉 Check out more Neighbourly tips and tricks here.

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4 days ago

Antarctica as you’ve never seen it before!

The Team from Auckland Museum

Hey Aucklanders, are you looking for fun activities for the family this summer? Look no further, we have you covered!

We are proud to present The Antarctica VR Experience, direct from sold-out seasons in Australia, just in time for the holidays.

Travel to Antarctica using the latest … View more
Hey Aucklanders, are you looking for fun activities for the family this summer? Look no further, we have you covered!

We are proud to present The Antarctica VR Experience, direct from sold-out seasons in Australia, just in time for the holidays.

Travel to Antarctica using the latest 360-degree virtual reality technology and follow in the footsteps of the scientists researching this mysterious continent. Explore Antarctica from a helicopter cockpit and cruise through icy waters to meet a penguin colony.

This is Antarctica as you’ve never seen it before!

On daily for a limited time from 21 December 2019. Book today, as spaces within each session are limited.
Book today

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