Murrays Bay, Auckland

3 hours ago

Need Some Good Reads During Lockdown?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi North Shore neighbours,

Wanting to curl up with a good book during alert level 3?

Check out the NZ Booklovers Awards 2021 shortlist which boasts titles from well-known authors and new writers.

The winner in each category will be announced on March 18 and each winner receives $500.

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Hi North Shore neighbours,

Wanting to curl up with a good book during alert level 3?

Check out the NZ Booklovers Awards 2021 shortlist which boasts titles from well-known authors and new writers.

The winner in each category will be announced on March 18 and each winner receives $500.

NZ Booklovers director Karen McMillan said the annual awards received 71 entries and the quality was extremely high.

"The judges were excited to see the variety of books that our talented New Zealand authors have produced,’ she said.

"Our fiction award celebrates the best in storytelling, a book that is wellwritten but where the story is key."

NZ Booklovers Award for Best Adult Fiction Book 2021:

Addressed to Greta by Fiona Sussman, Ephemera by Tina Shaw, For Reasons of Their Own by Chris Stuart, I Wish, I Wish by Zirk van den Berg, The Silence of Snow by Eileen Merriman, Tiny Pieces of Us by Nicky Pellegrino, Victory Park by Rachel Kerr, While the Fantail Lives by Alan Titchall.

NZ Booklovers Award for Best Lifestyle Book 2021:

Aroha by Dr Hinemoa Elder, Landmarks by Owen Marshall, Grahame Sydney and Brian Turner, Shared Kitchen by Julie and Ilaria Biuso, Surf Dreams by Derek Morrison, Two Raw Sisters by Rosa and Margo Flanagan, Wild Kinship by Monique Hemmingson.

NZ Booklovers Award for Best Children’s Book 2021:

Hare & Ruru by Laura Shallcrass, The Hug Blanket by Chris Gurney, illustrated by Lael Chisholm, I am the Universe by Vasanti Unka, The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi by Clare Scott, illustrated by Amy Haarhoff, Sharing with Wolf by Melinda Szymanik, illustrated by Nikki Slade Robinson, Tatty Catty by Susannah Whaley, illustrated by Hayley Elliott-Kernot.

24 minutes ago

Child molestation

Gabriele from Torbay - Long Bay

Did anybody see this article or has anybody been affected? You can contact the journalist.
i.stuff.co.nz...

1 day ago

Covid-19 Update: Covid case had contact with infected family during lockdown, PM says

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

Auckland has moved back to level 3 lockdown.

The rest of the country has moved to alert level 2.

Here's the latest update from Georgia Forrester at Stuff:

* There was undisclosed contact between a family member of case M's and another family during alert level 3, PM … View more
Hi neighbours,

Auckland has moved back to level 3 lockdown.

The rest of the country has moved to alert level 2.

Here's the latest update from Georgia Forrester at Stuff:

* There was undisclosed contact between a family member of case M's and another family during alert level 3, PM Jacinda Ardern has confirmed on Monday.

* One new community case, already in quarantine, was announced on Sunday evening.

* The new confirmed case, Case O, is a household contact of cases I, J, K and L

* Huge queues built up at Auckland-Waikato border on Sunday evening.

* Auckland has moved to alert level 3 for at least seven days.

* The rest of the country has moved to alert level 2. A reminder of what the alert levels mean can be read here.

* Here are the locations of interest visited by infectious cases:

www.stuff.co.nz...

* Travel in and out Auckland is restricted.

For more information, go to:

www.stuff.co.nz...

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4 hours ago

New Photo Album

Colin from Pinehill

New never been used

Negotiable

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4 hours ago

Portable CD player

Colin from Pinehill

Never been used but all instructions in Chinese

Price: $10

4 hours ago

Boom box for a phone

Colin from Pinehill

Comes complete with power and connect lead

Ideal present for younger person

Price: $10

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4 days ago

Who needs a plant doctor?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

UPDATE: Thank you for all your questions. We're picking the best to send off to the houseplant doctor from Kings Plant Barn and the answers will be published in an article on Homed soon.

Are your houseplants looking worse for wear? The experts at Kings Plant Barn would love to help. Send us … View more
UPDATE: Thank you for all your questions. We're picking the best to send off to the houseplant doctor from Kings Plant Barn and the answers will be published in an article on Homed soon.

Are your houseplants looking worse for wear? The experts at Kings Plant Barn would love to help. Send us your houseplant questions and problems to homed@stuff.co.nz, or leave them in the comments, for the houseplant doctor to diagnose. Pictures are encouraged.

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4 hours ago

Jigsaw Puzzles

Lynda from Browns Bay

5 x Ravensburger Jigsaw Puzzles

All 500 pc as per photos

Grab yourself a bargain.
As new condition - only done once.

All pieces are complete for all puzzles

Pickup: Browns Bay

Price: $120

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5 hours ago

New Luxury Pillow

Lynda from Browns Bay

World’s Softest Pillow

I have just bought this but it is too high for me as a medium loft and I obviously need a low loft. Otherwise it is a very comfortable pillow.

Pickup. Browns Bay

Price: $80

5 hours ago

Small rubbish holder with swings lid

Colin from Pinehill

Never used

Price: $3

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14 hours ago

Escape the city, head to Ruapehu

Visit Ruapehu

Immerse yourself in our wide-open spaces, epic activities, hidden gems, and untamed wilderness in the Ruapehu region. The perfect place to relax, refresh, and have a bit of adventure.

Get inspired and tick these off your bucket list:
- Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
- Take a ride on the … View more
Immerse yourself in our wide-open spaces, epic activities, hidden gems, and untamed wilderness in the Ruapehu region. The perfect place to relax, refresh, and have a bit of adventure.

Get inspired and tick these off your bucket list:
- Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
- Take a ride on the Sky Waka, NZ’s most unique gondola experience
- Cycle the Ohakune Old Coach Road
- Paddle down the Whanganui River
- Explore the Bridge to Nowhere
- Take a ride with Forgotten World Adventures ...and much more!

There's still plenty of awesome deals available in Ruapehu, so book now!
Find out more

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1 day ago

Washing Machine - Fisher & Paykel - 5.5kg ELBA

Grant from Torbay - Long Bay

Good Condition !

450 W
77 litres per wash
Size = 56cm x 56cm x 100cm (hight)

Please contact Grant, Torbay, Auckland
Cell 021 446 663

Contactless Level 3 payment

Price: $195

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1 day ago

What's On: CAP Money Budgeting Course

Trish from Hillcrest

Budget Spend Save. FREE fun, interactive course guides in how to manage money well. Great for any income or life stage. 3 Thursday mornings. Register Trish 0284139400 trish.allison@capnz.org. Info: www.capnz.org
CAP Money Budgeting Course
  • Northcote Baptist Church
1 day ago

Remote Cooking for Level 3 cookery

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

With some rapid planning, we have managed to transform our programme to online cooking demonstrations with the students preparing their own dishes at their homes. The flow of our timetable has pivoted to the patisserie module as the ingredients are easier for the students to purchase at the … View moreWith some rapid planning, we have managed to transform our programme to online cooking demonstrations with the students preparing their own dishes at their homes. The flow of our timetable has pivoted to the patisserie module as the ingredients are easier for the students to purchase at the supermarket (we are reimbursing them for this cost).

A MacBook camera does a reasonable job recording and live-streaming and the laptop does not seem to mind the heat of the oven when Chef Finn opens to door to check if the Rhubarb tart is ready.
Today is Crème caramel, Rhubarb custard tart with Raspberry Coulis.

1 day ago

What's On: Alberton Market Day!

Rendell from Mount Albert

A quaint outdoor market in the heritage garden. Featuring produce, crafts, food, plants and flowers with live music, kids activities and a pop-up tearoom! Free entry. 10am-2pm
Alberton Market Day!
  • Alberton
1 day ago

Squash for beginners - North Shore Squash Club

Guilherme from Forrest Hill

Have you thought about starting a new and exciting sport this year?

The North Shore Squash Club is launching a beginners programme to help you to get started. It will be free for club members, if you are not a member yet no problem, please come around to know our facilities, affordable membership … View more
Have you thought about starting a new and exciting sport this year?

The North Shore Squash Club is launching a beginners programme to help you to get started. It will be free for club members, if you are not a member yet no problem, please come around to know our facilities, affordable membership plans and maybe jump in for your first session.

For queries contact admin@northshoresquash.co.nz or 09 489 4760

We are located in takapuna near to the Hospital.

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