Herne Bay, Auckland

51 days ago

We Say/You Say: How will you be supporting businesses this summer?

Abby Irwin Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours,

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $37 million recovery fund for Auckland businesses this morning, which will include 100,000 free vouchers to visit Auckland Council facilities, attractions, and venues.

The goal is to encourage Aucklanders to "rediscover … View more
Kia ora neighbours,

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $37 million recovery fund for Auckland businesses this morning, which will include 100,000 free vouchers to visit Auckland Council facilities, attractions, and venues.

The goal is to encourage Aucklanders to "rediscover the best of local businesses and visitor attractions" by visiting places like the zoo and museums, or attend summer events organised by community and cultural groups.

What business or attraction would you spend your voucher on this summer? Share your thoughts below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comment featured in the conversations section of the Central Leader.

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51 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.

51 days ago

Rossi Top

Gabi from Auckland Central

Rossi top as shown in photos
size 8
worn only once
Pick up CBD

Price: $7

51 days ago

2 beautiful Christmas Stockings

Gabi from Auckland Central

2 Beautiful Christmas Stockings
high quality and good fabric
brand new
44 cm

Pick up CBD
02040572060

Price: $15

51 days ago

2 large Christmas sacks

Gabi from Auckland Central

2 large Christmas sacks
brand new
Pick up CBD

Price: $2.50

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51 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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52 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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52 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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52 days ago

Free Parkland Sunday Meditations

Jogyata from Auckland Central

Interested in meditation? Whether a learner or seeking the company of a like-minded group to practice with, you’re warmly invited to our drop-in, free weekend park meetings. We’re currently offering meditation courses in our Auckland parklands on Sunday mornings at 10am. These share a range … View moreInterested in meditation? Whether a learner or seeking the company of a like-minded group to practice with, you’re warmly invited to our drop-in, free weekend park meetings. We’re currently offering meditation courses in our Auckland parklands on Sunday mornings at 10am. These share a range of different meditation skills and guided exercises and introduce the ABC’s in helping you with your own developing practice. A popular aspect is the use of simple mantras along with harmonium accompaniment.
If you’re keen on joining in, contact us (see below) and we’ll be in touch with times and venue details. Sunday’s next session, December 5th will be at the Auckland Domain, meeting at 10:00am by the band rotunda off Domain Drive. Bring a mat to sit on the grass, or a meditation stool. Weather permitting, our coming Sunday will offer a one hour session covering a wide canvas of exercises along with q & a opportunities and some refreshments afterwards. No charge, all welcome.

Numbers are limited with current Covid restrictions, (25) so signing up is required.

Further inquiries, visit: www.meditationauckland.co.nz... or text to: 0221887432.

52 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!

52 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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53 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
Know more

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53 days ago

Storage units

Cherie from Westmere

Free storage units x4. needs to be collected today. 66 Huia Rd, Pt Chev. in driveway. please help yourself.

Free

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53 days ago

Storage units

Cherie from Westmere

Free storage units x4. needs to be collected today. 66 Huia Rd, Pt Chev. in driveway. please help yourself.

Free

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53 days ago

Bath bombs for sale pm for more information 🌹💝

Mandy from Auckland Central

Amazing smelling bath bombs for sale all homemade

Price: $5

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