Matakatia - Tindalls Beach, Whangaparaoa

5 days ago

Swimming warnings at Auckland beaches

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Auckland Council has alerted beach-goers to 39 city spots that have a "high risk" of illness from swimming.

The warnings come after yesterday's deluge of rain that overloaded parts of the storm and wastewater networks. A black alert indicating a very high risk of illness from … View more
Auckland Council has alerted beach-goers to 39 city spots that have a "high risk" of illness from swimming.

The warnings come after yesterday's deluge of rain that overloaded parts of the storm and wastewater networks. A black alert indicating a very high risk of illness from swimming was issued for Castor Bay just after 3pm yesterday.

It's recommended that people do not enter the water while the warnings are in place.
Check here to see where's safe to swim.
Source: NZ Herald

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6 hours ago

Does your community need a splash of paint?

Resene

Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - … View more
Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is the paint for a new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.

We’ll also be selecting five winning entries plus asking members to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
Apply now!

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11 hours ago

Slide

Dil from Red Beach

Slide for free. Got a bit of rust on it but nothing a good paint job can't fix. Otherwise very sturdy. Pick up from Orewa. Text Dil: 0211 439 679.

Free

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11 hours ago

What's On: Serving Spoons Christmas Lunch

Nicola from Orewa

A Free Community Lunch for anyone who would benefit from a delicious meal and some great company. All welcome! This is our last Community Lunch for the year.
Serving Spoons Christmas Lunch
  • St John's Church Hall Orewa
15 hours ago

Braised beef & beer pie

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

This is a classic recipe - use good quality beef and a tasty ale for the filling.

Ingredients: (Makes 6-8 pies)
1 kg Rump steak, or chuck steak, diced (reserve the fat)
¼ cup Flour
2 Tbsp Vegetable oil, more if needed
200 g Onions, diced
4 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
1 cup Beef stock
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This is a classic recipe - use good quality beef and a tasty ale for the filling.

Ingredients: (Makes 6-8 pies)
1 kg Rump steak, or chuck steak, diced (reserve the fat)
¼ cup Flour
2 Tbsp Vegetable oil, more if needed
200 g Onions, diced
4 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
1 cup Beef stock
2 cups Water, or add more beef stock
1 tsp Marmite
1 cup Beer, an ale or something not too hoppy
100 g Cornflour
½ cup Water, cold
2 packets Flaky pastry, frozen

Cooking directions, Pastry notes and more in the link below!

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16 hours ago

Healthy Desserts Cooking Workshop

Paula from Red Beach

Come and learn how to make delicious refined sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free treats for you and your family this Christmas!
I’ll be showing you how to make:

• Chocolate mousse

• Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream

• Apple Crumble with whipped coconut cream… View more
Come and learn how to make delicious refined sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free treats for you and your family this Christmas!
I’ll be showing you how to make:

• Chocolate mousse

• Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream

• Apple Crumble with whipped coconut cream

• Banana Berry Soft serve

Join us:

When - Thursday 28 November 2019

Time - 7pm to 8.30 pm

Venue - KingsWay Primary School, 2 Bonair Crescent, Millwater.

Spaces limited. Tickets $35 per person available at www.eventbrite.co.nz...

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16 hours ago

HIKVISION SECURITY CAMERA SYSTEM

Andrew from Stanmore Bay

Expensive $3K commercial grade CCTV System brought but never installed as went with wireless later on for home setup. (Trinity CCTV NZ)
Unboxed but un-used Rackmount Hikvision DS-7208HVI-ST DVR 8 Channel with 1TB SATA HDD / Supports 2 x SATA / RS232/485/NET
www.hikvision.com...
Includes 5 x … View more
Expensive $3K commercial grade CCTV System brought but never installed as went with wireless later on for home setup. (Trinity CCTV NZ)
Unboxed but un-used Rackmount Hikvision DS-7208HVI-ST DVR 8 Channel with 1TB SATA HDD / Supports 2 x SATA / RS232/485/NET
www.hikvision.com...
Includes 5 x Boxed Trinity 700TVL varifocal Sony antivandal external dome IR cameras
1 x RDC12-12A 1RU Rack Mount 12 Volt 12amp Power Supply (12 outputs) / 5 x Cat5-6 Baluns 1x5 way split power cable for cameras.
Lot $1,850. Andrew 021746150

Price: $1,850

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18 hours ago

What's On: Dancing in The Dark -Warkworth

Helen from Warkworth

Dancing, Fitness & fun as the name suggests. In the dark Music on, Lights off. 1 hour to dance like no ones watching. $5 on the door. Bring water. www.dancinginthedarkwarkworth.co.nz
Dancing in The Dark -Warkworth
  • Masonic Hall
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18 hours ago

What's On: Dancing in The Dark -Warkworth

Helen from Warkworth

Dancing, Fitness & fun as the name suggests. In the dark Music on, Lights off. 1 hour to dance like no ones watching $5 on the door. Bring water. www.dancinginthedarkwarkworth.co.nz
Dancing in The Dark -Warkworth
  • Masonic Hall
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19 hours ago

What's On: Erebus 40th Anniversary Memorial Service

Ian from Manly

All are welcome to a simple service to remember those who died at Mt Erebus including eleven from the Hibiscus Coast. www.ststephenswgp.org.nz/erebus
Erebus 40th Anniversary Memorial Service
  • St Stephen's Church
19 hours ago

Happy Friday!

Lee-Anne from Dream Create Inspire

Fridays, possibly the best day of the week for those working a day job!
Use today to make plans for fun over the weekend!

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21 hours ago

Brand new tours for 2020 have just been launched!

The Team from Readers Tours

Want to explore New Zealand's beautiful backyard?!

Our Readers Tours offer adventurous seniors a perfect combination of sights and unique experiences. With two brand new tours launched for 2020, don't miss your chance to visit some of New Zealand’s hidden gems. From the beautiful … View more
Want to explore New Zealand's beautiful backyard?!

Our Readers Tours offer adventurous seniors a perfect combination of sights and unique experiences. With two brand new tours launched for 2020, don't miss your chance to visit some of New Zealand’s hidden gems. From the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and Aoraki, Mt Cook, to the home of Middle Earth and the geothermal sites of Rotorua

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1 day ago

Direct to Airport for less on SkyBus.

SkyBus Airport Express

Are you paying too much to get to the Airport?

SkyBus jets you direct to Auckland Airport for just $24 one way. Enjoy express travel, FREE WiFi and unlimited luggage.

Frequent departures from Akoranga, Smales Farm and Albany (Westfield).

SkyBus. It’s the fast and affordable way to get … View more
Are you paying too much to get to the Airport?

SkyBus jets you direct to Auckland Airport for just $24 one way. Enjoy express travel, FREE WiFi and unlimited luggage.

Frequent departures from Akoranga, Smales Farm and Albany (Westfield).

SkyBus. It’s the fast and affordable way to get to the Airport.

Get tickets at skybus.co.nz/northharbour or download the new SkyBus app.
Find out more

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1 day ago

You’re invited to our Open Day.

Arena Living

Come along to our Open Day on Saturday 23 November at Mayfair Village, 14 Oteha Valley Road and take a look around our vibrant community for active over 65s.

We have a selection of low-maintenance homes available now, all with brand-new interiors and spacious open-plan living. They’re perfect… View more
Come along to our Open Day on Saturday 23 November at Mayfair Village, 14 Oteha Valley Road and take a look around our vibrant community for active over 65s.

We have a selection of low-maintenance homes available now, all with brand-new interiors and spacious open-plan living. They’re perfect for entertaining – your friends will never want to leave.

There’s a sociable and welcoming atmosphere that you can feel as soon as you arrive at Mayfair.

We love welcoming new neighbours so join us between 10am – 1pm or call Rowena on 0800 774 635. We’d love to see you there.
Find out more

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