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2 hours ago

Should Auckland Council execs get ATHOP cards instead of carparks?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council is looking to reduce the number of ratepayer funded carparks enjoyed by senior managers. It's down from 77 to 49. Is the council right to consider offering ATHOP cards instead? Read the story below:

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8 days ago

Cameras help cut red-light-running but thousands still do it

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, motorists running through red traffic lights create some of the highest death and injury risks. Auckland Transport's roll-out of cameras is making a difference, but do you think penalties are tough enough ? Read the story below:

19 days ago

The first Readers Tour in 2020 is...

The Team from Readers Tours

The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit … View more
The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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13 hours ago

Supporting rural communities during dry weather

The Team from Auckland Council

If you are running low on tank water supply, please find your nearest council centre providing showering facilities and water filling points for handheld containers. Learn more

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13 hours ago

Help us be there.

NZ Red Cross

Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the… View more
Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the country. We would love to have you on our team.
Sign up today

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18 hours ago

Annual Gala

Carla from Waimauku

Wanted: Buskers and stall holders! On Sunday 29 March is the annual Waimauku Lions Gala at the Waimauku Village shops,with all proceeds going to Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. We are looking for stall holders, and also buskers to provide entertainment. The gala opens at 8.30am and goes to 3pm. … View moreWanted: Buskers and stall holders! On Sunday 29 March is the annual Waimauku Lions Gala at the Waimauku Village shops,with all proceeds going to Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. We are looking for stall holders, and also buskers to provide entertainment. The gala opens at 8.30am and goes to 3pm. So if you can sing, play an instrument, or provide another type of entertainment for 45 mins to an hour, please notify us on Fb, or email us on lionswaimauku@gmail.com

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5 days ago

Win! Tickets to Hollywood's science guru show

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Thanks everyone for your entries! Winners have been contacted.

✨ We have FIVE double passes to giveaway to theoretical physicist Sean Carroll's talk on February 22nd at Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna. Simply like this post and be in the draw! We will pick winners at … View more
COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Thanks everyone for your entries! Winners have been contacted.

✨ We have FIVE double passes to giveaway to theoretical physicist Sean Carroll's talk on February 22nd at Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna. Simply like this post and be in the draw! We will pick winners at random at 12noon Monday 17th Feb.✨

Sean looks for answers to some of the really big questions. Why is there a universe? What is time?

Based in Los Angeles, Sean's not only a science professor, he's the go-to science guru for some big-time movies - such as Angels & Demons and Marvel's Avengers: Endgame, consulting with scriptwriters on topics such a time travel and parallel universes.

Sean Carroll: Our Preposterous Universe. Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland, February 22. Information and tickets at thinkinc.org.

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20 hours ago

Your local Indian cuisine!

Sangam Indian Cuisine

🟦NEWS FLASH🟦

Did you know that at ➡️SANGAM⬅️ our curry bases and gravies are made in-house from natural ingredients and spices. We also make our own natural yoghurt and cottage cheese, AND no artificial food colouring or MSG is used in any of our cooking‼💯

You will find us at … View more
🟦NEWS FLASH🟦

Did you know that at ➡️SANGAM⬅️ our curry bases and gravies are made in-house from natural ingredients and spices. We also make our own natural yoghurt and cottage cheese, AND no artificial food colouring or MSG is used in any of our cooking‼💯

You will find us at 3/45 Main Road, Kumeu. Open 7 days from 5pm till late! See you soon

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1 day ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

If you would like to leave a review on Google, please click the link below

Click Here to review > g.page...

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1 day ago

What's On: Make a sustainable flax bag/kete

Picton from Kawakawa Bay - Orere Point

Learn how to and make a flax bag/kete or flax basket/kono. All equipment and materials supplied. $60. Bookings at www.tukuiho.nz
Make a sustainable flax bag/kete
  • Auckland Botanic Gardens
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1 day ago

What's On: Make a sustainable flax bag/kete

Picton from Kawakawa Bay - Orere Point

Learn how to and make your own flax bag/kete or flax basket/kono. All equipment and materials provided - $60. Bookings at www.tukuiho.nz
Make a sustainable flax bag/kete
  • Bruce Pulman Park
1 day ago

WEEKLY SPECIALS

The Fireplace - Bar & Restaurant

We are excited to continue our weekly specials with you! Why cook when we have you covered?!

What is your favourite?

The Fireplace, Bar and Restaurant is open 7 days, from 12-10pm, see you soon :)

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1 day ago

Do you have a dream to open your own food business?

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

This course looks at how to turn your dream into reality and understand better, how to work methodically through the requirements.

First, we look at the foundations of establishing a successful hospitality business -
- the concept
- the important sales to ingredient cost rations
- staffing … View more
This course looks at how to turn your dream into reality and understand better, how to work methodically through the requirements.

First, we look at the foundations of establishing a successful hospitality business -
- the concept
- the important sales to ingredient cost rations
- staffing levels
- profitability behind these costs

SETTING UP
We look at key information regarding the physical setup of a business. Starting with important information from Auckland Council, or your local council, about zoning for a location and approvals for alterations to a building, formulating a food control plan, getting approval for an alcohol licence.
We then look at the equipment you may need to use and commercial kitchen food safety requirements - from refrigeration and extraction systems to types of ovens and coffee machines, flooring and much more.

HOW TO COST
We will discuss look models of how to calculate what you should sell your product for - the retail margins, as well as the cost breakdown as well, has how you are going to pay your self.
Lots to think about and learn in this one day workshop.
Celia Hay, director of the New Zealand School of Food and Wine and hospitality entrepreneur having established 10 different business and has a wealth of knowledge about how to establish and then grow a business. In 2020, Celia Hay and the New Zealand School of Food and Wine will celebrate their 25th Anniversary.
The seminar includes Celia Hay’s book How to Grow your hospitality business - a guide for owners and managers.

When: Saturday, 29 Feb from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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3 days ago

Pioneering retirement for a trailblazing generation

Ryman Healthcare Limited

Our residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.… View moreOur residents are not shy or retiring. They live their lives with passion and purpose. They strive to push further, create better, and go beyond the ordinary. We are pioneering a new way to live in retirement. One with flexibility, certainty, and the ability to dial care up and down as you need it.

Ryman has been pioneering retirement living for 35 years. Our New Zealand and Australian villages are named after trailblazers: Sir Edmund Hilary, Weary Dunlop, Rita Angus, Nellie Melba. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents.
Find out more

4 days ago

Smile with our $69 New Patient Offer

Lumino Dentist

We’re giving you more reasons to love your smile.

With our $69 Exam & X-Rays Check-Up Offer for new patients, you can get sorted for less. Get a full dental examination, standard x-rays and reassurance that you’re taking the best care of your teeth and gums.
Looking after your smile … View more
We’re giving you more reasons to love your smile.

With our $69 Exam & X-Rays Check-Up Offer for new patients, you can get sorted for less. Get a full dental examination, standard x-rays and reassurance that you’re taking the best care of your teeth and gums.
Looking after your smile is one of the most important investments you will make. It’s never too late to get organised so book an appointment with your nearest participating practice today!
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