Murrays Bay, Auckland

6 minutes ago

Take your taste buds on a tour of Auckland

Paul Reporter from Stuff

WARNING: This video is guaranteed to make you hungry. 🤤🤤🤤

From a 7-course chocolate degustation to the cheesiest toasted sandwich you've ever seen - these are some of most delicious food spots of them all. And the best part? They're all in Auckland.

To read more, click here.

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WARNING: This video is guaranteed to make you hungry. 🤤🤤🤤

From a 7-course chocolate degustation to the cheesiest toasted sandwich you've ever seen - these are some of most delicious food spots of them all. And the best part? They're all in Auckland.

To read more, click here.

Who would you take along with you to taste these mouthwatering meals?

1 hour ago

Cheese Soufflé Recipe

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Celia Hay's soufflés served hot from the oven are as impressive as they are comforting.

Ingredients
1 knob Butter, melted, for greasing
¼ cup Breadcrumbs
4 Eggs, at room temperature, separated
290 ml Milk
40 g Butter
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Celia Hay's soufflés served hot from the oven are as impressive as they are comforting.

Ingredients
1 knob Butter, melted, for greasing
¼ cup Breadcrumbs
4 Eggs, at room temperature, separated
290 ml Milk
40 g Butter
30 g Flour
1 tsp Dried mustard
1 pinch Cayenne pepper
85 g Cheddar cheese, grated

Directions
1. Heat the oven to 200C. Place a baking sheet on the shelf in the top third of the oven.
2. Brush ramekins or souffle dishes with the melted butter.Coat lightly with breadcrumbs by tilting the ramekins so the breadcrumbs stick to the butter. Tip out any breadcrumbs that do not stick.
3. Separate the eggs. Be sure to get no yolk in the egg whites. Put the whites in a bowl, ready to whisk.
4. Warm the milk in a pot or microwave.
5. Melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour and cook for 45 seconds.
6. Gradually add the warmed milk, stirring until smooth. Remove from the heat, add the mustard, cayenne pepper, grated cheese and stir in the egg yolks. Taste the mixture — it should have good flavour. Season with salt and pepper if required.
7. Whisk the egg whites until just stiff and mix a spoonful into the cheese mixture to loosen it. Fold in the remainder of the whites with a metal spoon or spatula. Spoon the mixture into the ramekins so they are twothirds full.
8. With the back of a spoon or your fingertip make a one centimetre rim around edge of the souffle mixture. This gives a “top hat’’ appearance to the cooked souffle.
9. Bake for 8-10 minutes until well risen and golden brown. Avoid opening the door until the last minutes of cooking time. To check if the souffle is cooked, wobble the ramekin gently. If it is very wobbly, cook for a little longer

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1 hour ago

Free Queen Bed Base

Jane from Browns Bay

Hi neighbours, we have a queen size bed base available for pick up. We don’t have the legs for it though. Pick up in Browns Bay

Free

2 hours ago

What's On: Mindfulness and more for Mums

Missy from Birkenhead

Learn Mindfulness and other strategies to help you thrive in motherhood. $5 per ticket will be donated to Plunket. Facilitated by Dr Missy Wolfman (Clinical Psychologist) from EmpowerMums (www.empowermums.co.nz).
Mindfulness and more for Mums
  • Plunket North Shore
3 hours ago

What's On: Mindfulness for Mums

Missy from Birkenhead

Learn Mindfulness and other strategies to help you thrive in motherhood. $5 per ticket will be donated to Bellyful. Facilitated by Dr Missy Wolfman (Clinical Psychologist) from EmpowerMums (www.empowermums.co.nz).
Mindfulness for Mums
  • Highbury Community House and Learning Centre
3 hours ago

❗ GIVEAWAY ❗

The Team from New Zealand Red Cross

Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give … View more
Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give away. All you need to do is sign up to Red Cross Journey, be one of the first 100 participants to raise $100 and we’ll send you a KeepCup!

Red Cross Journey is our annual fundraising step challenge - with a difference. Walk 10,000 steps a day for 21 days and learn about the journey of someone involved with Red Cross while raising funds to help people in need.

For more information or to make a donation, visit: www.redcrossjourney.org.nz...

Thank you for your support.

4 hours ago

How do you think life rings could be better stored?

Kendall Hutt Reporter from North Shore Times

Hi neighbours. More than a year on from Haoran Chen's tragic death at Torpedo Bay wharf, details of the council's review into the provision of life rings has emerged. It found "inconsistencies" with the types of rings used, how they were stored and noted some had gone missing as… View moreHi neighbours. More than a year on from Haoran Chen's tragic death at Torpedo Bay wharf, details of the council's review into the provision of life rings has emerged. It found "inconsistencies" with the types of rings used, how they were stored and noted some had gone missing as they were too easy to remove. How do you think life rings could be better stored? Have you seen any go missing? Put NFP in your comment if it is not for publication.

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5 hours ago
7 hours ago

Looking for recommendations for an Electrician

Amanda from Pinehill

- need to replace a dodgy old electrical board in my house - anyone done a similar thing? Thanks very much in advance for your time.
Cheers
Amanda

7 hours ago

MEET & GREET THE AUCKLAND MAYORAL CANDIDATES 2019

Susanna from Rothesay Bay

All 21 candidates have been invited giving each an equal opportunity to tell us what they stand for and what's in it for us.

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8 hours ago

Make a bold statement...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Mairangi Bay

Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find … View more
Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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16 hours ago

AMI, sharing community kindness!

AMI Insurance - Head office

When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and … View more
When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and Zane formed a lasting friendship with Benny’s owner, Matt Newman-Hall. “What Zane did is incredible … I find it really amazing that someone was willing to go that far for a complete stranger,” he says.

To read more about this inspiring act of kindness visit the AMI Hub.

#OurKindaKindness
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1 day ago

Where are the best property deals?

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property … View more
Hey neighbours,

The region (and city) you choose to invest in can drastically impact your future returns.

That's why, once you decide to invest in NZ's property market, your next step is to question which region you should park your money in.

To read more about where the best property deals might be click here.

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