Warkworth, Warkworth

1 hour ago

KEA Kids News: The man who can see your superpower

The team Reporter from Stuff

In today's news, Harper Heta, 10, of Kaukapakapa School, finds out her superpower and how Heke helps people see the best in themselves.

KEA Kids News is current affairs for kids by kids. Our young reporters find stories that connect with 7 to 11-year-olds to help tackle tough issues in ways … View more
In today's news, Harper Heta, 10, of Kaukapakapa School, finds out her superpower and how Heke helps people see the best in themselves.

KEA Kids News is current affairs for kids by kids. Our young reporters find stories that connect with 7 to 11-year-olds to help tackle tough issues in ways you can share with your whole family. Find out more here.

21 hours ago

Tuia Mātauranga Roadshow in Auckland - free for children

The Team from Ministry of Education

Bring your kids to our Tuia Mātauranga interactive roadshow and take part in fun activities to learn more about our voyaging heritage and history.

It will be open on 26-28 October, 10 am to 4pm at Te Wero Island at Auckland Viaduct, near the Maritime Museum.

11 hours ago

Enjoy 50% off UberX with SkyBus.

SkyBus Airport Express

SkyBus and Uber are trialling a promotion that makes it even more affordable to get to the Airport, or head home, from the North Shore.

Purchase a North Harbour Express ticket online and you’ll receive a 50% discount* on your connecting trip with UberX. SkyBus drops you off or picks you up, … View more
SkyBus and Uber are trialling a promotion that makes it even more affordable to get to the Airport, or head home, from the North Shore.

Purchase a North Harbour Express ticket online and you’ll receive a 50% discount* on your connecting trip with UberX. SkyBus drops you off or picks you up, at one of our three North Harbour stops for only $24, and ride with UberX the rest of the way.

Easy. Affordable. Reliable. That’s how SkyBus and UberX roll. That’s how SkyBus and UberX roll. Get tickets at skybus.co.nz/offers/uber

*See website for full terms and conditions
Book now

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11 hours 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
● … View more
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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21 hours ago

Coast to Coast Views - Kaipara Flats

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Escape to the good life and this beautifully presented single level rural home on 1.19 hectares, minutes down the valley to the Kaipara Flats village. Spectacular views to Little Barrier Island in the east, ranges to the north and a peep of the Kaipara Harbour to the west.
The light and sunny … View more
Escape to the good life and this beautifully presented single level rural home on 1.19 hectares, minutes down the valley to the Kaipara Flats village. Spectacular views to Little Barrier Island in the east, ranges to the north and a peep of the Kaipara Harbour to the west.
The light and sunny interior includes spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area. A free standing log burner provides for winter warmth. Three double bedrooms, a bathroom with adjacent separate toilet, plus internal laundry completes the picture.
Single garaging provides internal access to the home, whilst the enclosed carport has a multitude of uses, including extra storage and/or potting shed. There is ample level parking for additional vehicles.
The exterior enjoys a spacious covered deck for entertaining plus secure, fully fenced section for children and pets. An established country garden has been lovingly tended with numerous fruit trees, productive vege boxes and cottage flower beds. The greenhouse enables all year round produce. The remainder of the land is useful for beehives, a handful of sheep, young cattle and/or a pony. It includes a pocket of native bush.
The sense of community in the area is profound. Kaipara Flats School has a great reputation and all the locals know about Thursday nights at the Sports Club.
Approx. 20 minutes from Warkworth and the on ramp to the Northern Motorway (presently under construction), this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for. If you are a family wanting the ultimate lifestyle and location for your children, or retired farmers looking to downsize, this property is a great option that should not be overlooked!
Come along to an "Open Home" and see for yourself, or make an appointment to view.
Tender closes Tuesday 26th November 2019 at 4.00pm (Will not be sold prior)

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1 day ago

Coffee Table / Lamp Table

Kevin from Orewa

Dark brown Coffee / Lamp table with two drawers.

Darker than the photos.

Size Height: .530 x Length .670 x Width .670

Very good condition, slight white water mark on top
that would be easy to sand out.

MUST BE PICKED UP FROM OREWA.

Price: $55

1 day ago

Free Community Talk: Smart Aging - A Beginners Guide to Maturity

Ruth Goodenough from Hibiscus Coast Presbyterian Church

Free Community Talk Invitation
We have had an overwhelming response from the community who have loved the free community talks on a variety of subjects.

You are invited and most welcome to join us this coming Tuesday for a cuppa and a chat with Dr Peter Hall and Michelle Youngs. Bring a … View more
Free Community Talk Invitation
We have had an overwhelming response from the community who have loved the free community talks on a variety of subjects.

You are invited and most welcome to join us this coming Tuesday for a cuppa and a chat with Dr Peter Hall and Michelle Youngs. Bring a friend.


Smart Aging - A Beginner’s Guide to Maturity
Dealing with the stuff that affects body and soul to live life to the full!
By Dr Peter Hall & Michelle Youngs
All welcome
Tuesday, 29 October 10am – 11.30am
Cost: free (but Koha appreciated)
Refreshments served
Hibiscus Coast Presbyterian Church
107 Centreway Road
Orewa

Enquiries: Church Office 09 426 4502 or Gaynor 027 274 2435

Peter Hall has been a local GP on the Coast since 1987 and works at Family Doctors. He says he is aging with his patients and trying to age with patience and positivity!

Michelle Youngs is a Lecturer/Educator in Counselling and is a local Counsellor on the coast and enjoys engaging with people of all ages. Helping people walk through life as they face challenges such as depression, anxiety giving them skills to cope with the unexpected.
Next Month’s Community talk:
Wed 27th November: Coping with Grief at holiday time

1 day ago

WATCH: SkyCity convention centre fire's 20-hour burn on film

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, have you seen smoke streaming out of the SkyCity convention centre?

Dramatic footage from multiple vantage points of the Auckland fire's unrelenting burn.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

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1 day ago

SkyCity fire update - traffic, road closures and bus disruptions

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The SkyCity fire is continuing to burn on Wednesday morning - with severe gales and rain forecast. There have been major road closures and bus timetable changes. Make sure you're up to date with the latest:

TRAFFIC: Due to major traffic delays expected in central Auckland, we are advising … View more
The SkyCity fire is continuing to burn on Wednesday morning - with severe gales and rain forecast. There have been major road closures and bus timetable changes. Make sure you're up to date with the latest:

TRAFFIC: Due to major traffic delays expected in central Auckland, we are advising Aucklanders to avoid unnecessary travel into the city centre," says Auckland Transport spokesperson John Nottage.
"If you can work from home or from a non-central location, or start work later in the day, we recommend you do so. More updates here.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Auckland Transport says detours are affecting the NX2 22A, 22N, 22R, 221X, 223X, 24B, 24R, 24W, 243X, 248X, 82, 802, 923, 75, 18, 151X, 171X, 172X, 195X, 209, 105, 106, 110, 125X, 129, 132, 132X, 133, 133X, 134 InnerLink and OuterLink bus services. There are also changes to bus stops.

-The SkyCity carpark was expected to open this morning and customers whose cars were stuck in the carpark on Tuesday night wouldn't be charged for the extra day.

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2 days 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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1 day 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

1 day 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

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.

(Please type NFP if your comment is not for print)

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2 days ago

Last days to enter! Win a double pass to the 2020 House Tours

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year… View more
NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year we’re heading to five fabulous locations: Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin - which of these summer destinations would you love to head to?

Tell us your preferred destination and your favourite local hot-spot via this link to be in to win a double pass to the House Tour of your choice!

Entries close this Thursday 24th October 2019.

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