62 days ago

What should we learn from 107 days of Covid-19 lockdown?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora neighbours, Who isn't keen to put 107 days of Covid-19 Alert Level 3 and 4 behind us? But there are some important lessons to remember as we move on. Read the story below?

More messages from your neighbours
15 days ago

Pixies Animal Rescue - Big Yard & Garage Sale & Sausage Sizzle 28, 29 & 30 January - Dairy Flat

Charmaine Wolmarans from Pixies Animal Rescue

Pixies Animal Rescue will be having a big yard and garage sale and sausage sizzle on 28th, 29th, and 30th January with proceeds going towards food and ongoing vet bills for our cat colony. We have a huge selection of just about everything, including stock from our previous Op Shop. Except for a few collectibles, paintings, porcelain dolls, and antiques which will be priced at market price, nothing is over $5 !!!
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EFTPOS is available.
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Spend over $30 and get a ticket for a free sizzling sausage on bread (with or without a choice of sauces)
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Hours:
Friday 28th January evening 5pm to 8pm
Saturday 29th January 8am to 8pm
Sunday 30th January 9am to 5pm
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Location: 385 Bawden Road, Dairy Flat
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We are now able to take expressions of interest again for adoption of our rescue animals and viewing can be arranged (terms and conditions apply).
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We will also have a team ready to take details from anyone needing help and advice for building shelters for their dogs.
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We can discuss ongoing support for providing animal food for 2022.
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The team can also help in providing food for needy families.
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3 days ago

Are you happy about the loss of 8,000 planted native seedlings?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?

3 hours ago

Canapés & Finger Food Workshop

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Over the past two days, our Advanced chef students have been preparing a range of canapés and finger food creates that can be used for entertaining.

Here are some of the dishes our talented chef students showcased -
• Smoked salmon blinis
• Vol Au Vent of homemade puff pastry wth blue cheese and onion marmalade
• Salmon, cream cheese and spinach roulade
• Vietnamese rice paper rolls with Nuoc Man sauce
• Crusting with seared beef sirloin and onion marmalade
• Chicken satay with peanut sauce.