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11 hours 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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2 hours ago

Drive to work? Park with Parkable.

Parkable

Hey Auckland,

Parkable is an app that eases the morning stress by allowing you to find, reserve and pay for parking via your phone. Simply download the Parkable app and use the map to find a park near your destination.

● Commute with confidence by reserving a park 30 minutes in advance
●… View more
Hey Auckland,

Parkable is an app that eases the morning stress by allowing you to find, reserve and pay for parking via your phone. Simply download the Parkable app and use the map to find a park near your destination.

● Commute with confidence by reserving a park 30 minutes in advance
● Choose from thousands of parking spots
● Park to suit your budget and only pay for the time you use

As a member of Neighbourly, get your first parking session free by using the promo code NEIGHBOUR.
Download the app

2 hours ago

Indulge in the ultimate beauty experience

Allure Beauty

Our new beauty store in Botany Mall will provide treatments, such as threading, waxing, eyebrow and eyelash tinting, henna, ball makeup and range of facials.

Allure means the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.

We pride ourselves on … View more
Our new beauty store in Botany Mall will provide treatments, such as threading, waxing, eyebrow and eyelash tinting, henna, ball makeup and range of facials.

Allure means the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.

We pride ourselves on empowering women by providing top-class treatments in a luxurious and welcoming environment.

Our main focus is keeping everything at a reasonable price, while also maintaining the quality.

You can be sure you’re getting the best beauty care as well, with Allure Beauty using quality products suitable for all treatment and qualified beauty technicians.

Allure Beauty is also dedicated to maintaining excellent customer service and adhere to strict hygiene policy. We are flexible, efficient and have a great reputation for helping our customers look as beautiful as ever.

So what are you waiting for, just pop in for a great treat.

We welcome walk-ins or to make an appointment phone 09 2650910 or visit Allure Beauty Salon opposite Stevens in Garden lane at Botany town Centre or find out more on our website
Visit us

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16 hours ago

Speed limit reductions decided today

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Speed reductions on around 700 Auckland roads will be decided this afternoon.

Some of the dangerous roads considered for the reductions include Dairy Flat Highway, Whitford Rd, Hobson St and Karangahape Rd.

People are divided on whether reductions should be enforced. What are your thoughts?

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10 hours 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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1 day 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
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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.

SCHEDULE A CALL

$150.00 policy credit applied after three months of premium payments. Terms and conditions apply. See www.cigna.co.nz/stuff for more information.
Schedule a Call

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1 day 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.

Visit Choices Flooring East Tamaki to get your FREE copy, 3/107 Harris Road, East Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand
Find out more

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1 day ago

Bring a friend to Karaka Toastmasters

Jennifer from Waiuku

Bring a friend (who has not yet attended Karaka Toastmasters) this Wednesday evening and you will receive a prize! Toastmasters provides a friendly and supportive environment to develop your public speaking and leadership skills. Come along to Karaka War Memorial Hall, 319 Linwood Rd on Wednesday … View moreBring a friend (who has not yet attended Karaka Toastmasters) this Wednesday evening and you will receive a prize! Toastmasters provides a friendly and supportive environment to develop your public speaking and leadership skills. Come along to Karaka War Memorial Hall, 319 Linwood Rd on Wednesday evening. There will be two icebreaker (first) speeches, an advanced speech and opportunities for everyone to speak! Free! We'd love you to join us! We meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.

1 day ago

Turbot and oyster with broad beans and hollandaise

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Prepared by our Level 5 Diploma cookery students, this programme focuses on ingredients and the understanding of advanced cookery techniques and building an in-depth knowledge of how products are transformed by cooking processes.

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1 day ago

Poll: Are you a Guy Fawkes fan?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Guy Fawkes is coming up on November 5, with fireworks going on sale next weekend.

Are you looking forward to fireworks displays? Will you be buying your own to let off?

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Are you a Guy Fawkes fan?
  • 10.9% Yes - I'll be buying fireworks
    10.9% Complete
  • 64.1% No - I think fireworks should be banned
    64.1% Complete
  • 25% Yes - But I'm not planning on buying fireworks
    25% Complete
2395 votes
1 day ago

Huge fan day for GBRL Lions Tour and Oceania Cup

Helen Shaw from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development

Come and see the best Rugby League Players in the world!
The Kiwis, GBRL Lions, Toa Samoa, Fiji Bati, Australia and Tonga Invitational XIII will be there for fans to meet and greet.

Get down to Mangere East RL Club with family and kids for signatures, selfies, giveaways and more.

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9 days ago

Franklin Art Trail..Labour Weekend

Paddy and Phillip from Pukekohe

By now many will have seen the fliers that been put all around the south auckland area...Yes In this year as confusion ment i missed being added last year ..Also by phoning 09-2364548 you can visit my art workshop ..Along with my own works i import digital prints and make the wood frames … View moreBy now many will have seen the fliers that been put all around the south auckland area...Yes In this year as confusion ment i missed being added last year ..Also by phoning 09-2364548 you can visit my art workshop ..Along with my own works i import digital prints and make the wood frames here..'' Also some very old oil and acrylic works from my wife's aunt ''
All are welcome to view our garden and roses are just starting to flower..about 120 plus lots of other colour
Cheers Phillip

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1 day ago

What's On: Police Meeting

Sandi from Waiuku

Public Meeting with Sergeant Graeme Wood. If you have questions or queries come along and ask us. All welcome.
Police Meeting
  • Waiuku Lions Den
1 day ago

Oteha Valley Road Extension - public consultation

Communications Team from Auckland Transport

Have your say on the proposed additional traffic lane along Oteha Valley Road Extension in Albany.

The additional traffic lane will reduce travel times and improve travel time reliability for buses and vehicles turning left at the Oteha Valley Road Extension/Dairy Flat Highway intersection.

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Have your say on the proposed additional traffic lane along Oteha Valley Road Extension in Albany.

The additional traffic lane will reduce travel times and improve travel time reliability for buses and vehicles turning left at the Oteha Valley Road Extension/Dairy Flat Highway intersection.

Feedback in open until Sunday 10 November 2019. To find out more or provide feedback go to www.AT.govt.nz... or call (09) 355 3553.

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Plans - Public Consultation - Oteha Valley Rd Extn.pdf Download View

2 days ago

Get decorating and $ave with Resene.

Resene

Now’s a great time to get your painting, staining and wallpapering jobs underway.

Get 30% off Resene premium paints, wood stains, primers and sealers 4L and under including Resene testpots, 30% off our huge range of wallpaper, 25% off Resene premium paints, wood stains, primers and sealers, … View more
Now’s a great time to get your painting, staining and wallpapering jobs underway.

Get 30% off Resene premium paints, wood stains, primers and sealers 4L and under including Resene testpots, 30% off our huge range of wallpaper, 25% off Resene premium paints, wood stains, primers and sealers, 25% off decorating accessories and 25% off Resene cleaning products!

Discounts off the normal retail price at your local Resene owned ColorShop and participating reseller until 4 November 2019. Paint offers are also available at Mitre 10 MEGA and selected Mitre 10 stores. Excludes WallPrint, decals, Crown, trade and industrial products, PaintWise levy and account sales.

Visit your local Resene ColorShop or reseller and enjoy these great savings.
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