Birkdale, Auckland

7 days ago

Nearly 120 years later, TG Macarthy continues to help those in need

Public Trust

Since its inception in 1912, and with the support of our Charities team TG Macarthy Trust continues to help New Zealand communities by awarding grants to not-for-profit organisations. Read about what the trust is getting up to, almost 120 years after it was established.

7 days ago

Gourgeous wool coat. Designed in NZ and labeled "Seduce".

Marcia from Northcote

This is a high quality coat, fit perfectly and is very elegant. Side 8
Only selling as It does not fit me comfortably any longer.

Price: $100

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7 days ago

Christmas Carols in Beach Haven

Colin from Beach Haven

A rare public performance by the Beach Haven Carollers sees them performing in the Beach Haven Village Green on Saturday, 18 December at 11am. This well rehearsed group, organised by local, Colin Campbell, comprises of members with choral, opera, theatrical and even just karaoke backgrounds, who … View moreA rare public performance by the Beach Haven Carollers sees them performing in the Beach Haven Village Green on Saturday, 18 December at 11am. This well rehearsed group, organised by local, Colin Campbell, comprises of members with choral, opera, theatrical and even just karaoke backgrounds, who just want to spread Christmas joy in the community, normally in retirement villages and rest homes. This is their 37th year.

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7 days ago

How much light does your houseplant need?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

If you've ever struggled with this question, houseplant collector Moira West (400 indoor plants and growing!) has the answers.

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8 days ago

Heading to the bach this summer?

Climate Insights

Summer is nearly here and for many folks it is time to head to the beach. Whether you have your own batch or rent one it can be interesting to know about sea level rise, risk posed by storms, and of course tsunami.

With the Climate Insights property report you can get information on all three … View more
Summer is nearly here and for many folks it is time to head to the beach. Whether you have your own batch or rent one it can be interesting to know about sea level rise, risk posed by storms, and of course tsunami.

With the Climate Insights property report you can get information on all three ocean-related events. With easy to read graphs and insights for reducing your family's and a property's risk it is an essential part of your coastal awareness toolkit.
Download your Property Climate Report

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8 days ago

Honda Insight

Altus from Birkenhead

2011 Honda Insight Hybrid.
Very well looked after. Very economical to run. Been serviced yearly with Honda Dealership.
108000 on the clock. NZ New.
Comes with wof and rego

Price: $7,000

8 days ago

Parts of North Island moving to Red Light this Friday

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The regions which will be moving into the new Covid-19 Protection Framework at Red on Friday have been announced.

Northland, Auckland, Taupō and Rotorua Lakes Districts, Kawerau, Whakatane, Ōpōtiki Districts, Gisborne District, Wairoa District, Rangitikei, Whanganui and Ruapehu Districts … View more
The regions which will be moving into the new Covid-19 Protection Framework at Red on Friday have been announced.

Northland, Auckland, Taupō and Rotorua Lakes Districts, Kawerau, Whakatane, Ōpōtiki Districts, Gisborne District, Wairoa District, Rangitikei, Whanganui and Ruapehu Districts will all move to Red. The rest of the North Island and all of the South Island will move into Orange. These settings will next be reviewed on 13 December.

The existing Auckland boundary will remain in place until 17 January, and no new travel restrictions will be put in place. Vaccine passes will also come into force with the traffic light system.

Find out more about the new traffic light settings by region on this interactive map.

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8 days ago

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Learning about wine involves international travel in your glass. Here is our tasting today for the WSET Level 3. San Gregorio Fiano di Avellino DOCG from Campania, Italy, Argyros Atlantis Assyrtiko from Santorini Island, Greece, Masi Valpolicella Classico DOC, Emiliana Adobe Carmenere, organic wine… View moreLearning about wine involves international travel in your glass. Here is our tasting today for the WSET Level 3. San Gregorio Fiano di Avellino DOCG from Campania, Italy, Argyros Atlantis Assyrtiko from Santorini Island, Greece, Masi Valpolicella Classico DOC, Emiliana Adobe Carmenere, organic wine from Colchagua Valley, Chile, Fontodi Chianti Classico DOCG, Marques de Riscal Reserva, Voyager Estate, The Modern Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River, Western Australia.

Our Sunday WSET Level 3 tasting started with Massolino Moscato d'Asti; Jansz Premier Cuvée from Tasmania, Piper Heidsieck NV followed by Fortified wines Tio Pepe Palamino Fino, the outstanding Del Duque Amontillado VORS 30 years also from Gonzales Byass; Cazes Rivesaltes AOC Ambré 2004; Warres Otima Tawny Port 20 years; Campbells Rutherglen Muscat and Williams & Humbert Pedro Ximenez 12 years old sweet sherry.

We then wrote formal tasting notes for the following wines in preparation of the WSET Level 3 exam on Sunday 12 December.

Franz Hirtzberger Gruner Veltliner Federspiel 2016;
Alba de Vetus Albarino, Rias Biaxas 2019;
Mullineux Swartland Syrah 2014 and
Prats & Symington Post Scriptum, Touriga Nacional blend 2018, Douro, Portugal

Fascinating and captivating wines for sure!

8 days ago

Volunteers needed

The Team from Red Cross Shop Wairau Park

We are still on the lookout for amazing volunteers who’d like to spare a few hours per week to support our Red Cross Shop team at Wairau Park.
If you haven’t applied already and would like to lend a hand over the busy holiday season, push the button below for more information or call us on (09)… View more
We are still on the lookout for amazing volunteers who’d like to spare a few hours per week to support our Red Cross Shop team at Wairau Park.
If you haven’t applied already and would like to lend a hand over the busy holiday season, push the button below for more information or call us on (09) 440 9770 to have a chat.

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8 days ago

Highbury House November Newsletter

The Team from Highbury Community House Inc

Click in the link below to access our November newsletter

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9 days ago

What are you looking forward to at the traffic light system?

Josephine Franks Reporter from North Shore Times

Kia ora neighbours, the traffic lights are in sight and we'd love to know what you're most looking forward to once Aucklanders have more freedom. Maybe it's being reunited with family outside Auckland, going to the pub, or just being able to hang out inside a friend's house … View moreKia ora neighbours, the traffic lights are in sight and we'd love to know what you're most looking forward to once Aucklanders have more freedom. Maybe it's being reunited with family outside Auckland, going to the pub, or just being able to hang out inside a friend's house (and use their loo!). Comment below to share your thoughts - use NFP if you don't want it published - or email josephine.franks@stuff.co.nz

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8 days ago

Picked in the morning, on your plate for lunch

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours,

Read about this Dunedin cafe where vegetables from the kitchen has been grown by the owner. The staples of pumpkins, beetroot, cabbage and carrots do well here, he says, with a wide variety of other crops including spring onions, kohlrabi, celery, fennel, kale, potatoes, … View more
Dear neighbours,

Read about this Dunedin cafe where vegetables from the kitchen has been grown by the owner. The staples of pumpkins, beetroot, cabbage and carrots do well here, he says, with a wide variety of other crops including spring onions, kohlrabi, celery, fennel, kale, potatoes, silverbeet, leek, mint and herbs. Yummy!

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8 days ago

2008 BMW 323i

Carolyn from Chatswood

Wof and reg
Good Condition exterior and interior
124xxx kms
Has msport wheels that the last owner put on because he didn't like the stock ones.
Only owned it for just over a year and bought it as a private sale from a dealer so it’s been properly maintained and serviced
Tyres were … View more
Wof and reg
Good Condition exterior and interior
124xxx kms
Has msport wheels that the last owner put on because he didn't like the stock ones.
Only owned it for just over a year and bought it as a private sale from a dealer so it’s been properly maintained and serviced
Tyres were brand new when I bought and still have heaps of tread left.
Always used 98 octane gas and warmed up in the mornings, etc.
Has been a great, reliable car for the time that i’ve had it. Absolutely no issues with it at all.

Price: $6,500

9 days ago

STUDY ENGLISH WITH CONFIDENCE

TWOA

Step up with DynaSpeak, (FREE if you are NZ citizens, residents, permanent residents or refugees) Get the language skills you need to live, work and undertake further study in New Zealand.

We are currently taking enrolments for Foundation (beginners) up to level 5 (fluency) over the five … View more
Step up with DynaSpeak, (FREE if you are NZ citizens, residents, permanent residents or refugees) Get the language skills you need to live, work and undertake further study in New Zealand.

We are currently taking enrolments for Foundation (beginners) up to level 5 (fluency) over the five campuses (Queen Street, Albany, Botany, Mangere and New Lynn).

We have classes in the morning, afternoon (3 days per week) and Evening.

The New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Semester A 2022

- 19 weeks , Full Time
- Starting date: Monday, 28 February 2022
- Mid-term break: 19 -22 April 2022
- Finishing date: Friday, 8 July 2022

For more information visit www.dynaspeak.ac.nz or
Email:courses@dynaspeak.ac.nz
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9 days ago

2 picture frames

Lena from Chatswood

Pl txt 0212773720

Price: $5

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