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Aguila 220 - the perfect flat white at the touch of a button

The new compact AGUILA 220 delivers barista-style milk quality with an unmatched selection of pre-programmed hot and cold coffee recipes Nespresso Business Solutions introduces the Aguila 220 to satisfy evolving demands in the out-of-home market. With a smaller footprint and the same pioneering technology as the Nespresso Aguila 420, launched in 2012, the Aguila 220 was developed to meet the specific needs of offices whilst also satisfying the demands for hotels and restaurants. ... more

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Olympic and Weet-Bix Kid athlete Sarah Goss inspires next generation

Sixteen years ago, seven-year-old Sarah Goss excitedly packed her bags and travelled from her home town of Palmerston North to Taupo, to take part in her first ever Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon – a decision that changed her life. At 23, the kid who featured on the front of a Weet-Bix box is now Captain of the New Zealand Black Ferns Rugby Sevens team that brought home a silver medal from the 2016 Rio Olympics – and she says the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon was an integral part of her ... more

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Creatista - for the first time, Barista-style coffee at home

The barista-style coffee experience is now even more achievable at home thanks to the launch of Creatista, the first Nespresso machine that allows users to choose their preferred milk texture and temperature to create silky smooth milk and latte art thanks to its multiple milk foam textures. To Creatista, Nespresso brings its coffee expertise and quality, the unprecedented portioned-coffee system, convenience and simplicity; while Breville contributes stunning design and its unique ... more

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Businesses urged to share a biscuit in support of Kiwi girls

Businesses nationwide are being asked to enjoy a Guide biscuit with their cuppa and help empower Kiwi girls. This week sees the start of a new fundraising drive by GirlGuiding New Zealand (NZ), New Zealand’s largest girl-only organisation. In an effort to increase sales of their iconic biscuits and reduce the fundraising burden on girls, parents and volunteers, it is asking businesses to purchase special Morning Tea Packs which include nearly 50 packs of biscuits. Several ... more

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Christmas At The Races selling out fast

Alexandra Park’s popular Christmas At The Races hospitality evenings are fast selling out. Tickets are still available but Alexandra Park Sales & Marketing Manager Joel Reichardt is urging people to get themselves organised now to avoid disappointment. The evenings will take place on Fridays 11, 18, 25 November and 2, 9, 16 December as well as Thursday 22 December. For many of the nights some of the function rooms over multi-levels have sold out already while others are ... more

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Tasteful and fun - the Art Of Food in Parnell

Have your culinary curiosities elevated, your taste buds salivating and your experience with professional waiters raised to another level! Parnell is combining its love affair with the culinary and the artistic to bring to you something a little bit ‘Parnell’ different with the Art of Food. Hospitality and art galleries in Parnell will showcase their best; from fine dining to the delectable diversity of ethnic menus, wine tastings and cooking classes to inspiring visual ... more

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Plan 52 Perfect Weekends in the World’s Tastiest Destinations

Published this October, global travel authority Lonely Planet’s Food Trails is a gastronomic tour of the world in 52 short breaks — with Auckland representing New Zealand. Lonely Planet writes in the book’s “Auckland & Around” chapter: “Indigenous ingredients and briny bounty from New Zealand's North Island waters help set the stage for Auckland's eclectic food scene, which sources local but thinks global.” Following its best-selling ... more

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Industry launches website to improve food literacy

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council has launched a website aimed at improving food literacy among New Zealanders. Healthybalance.nz is devoted to promoting healthier attitudes to food, fitness, and family to support the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders by way of practical, evidence-based advice. FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich says food, in particular, will comprise a big part of the content of the site. “We all know that food literacy is vital to enable ... more

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Harraways and Variety give back to kids in need

Variety – the Children’s Charity is giving back to kids in need by auctioning off signed Ben Smith memorabilia thanks to Harraways! The Trademe auction is now live and will end on the 25th September, with the highest bidder winning a rugby jersey and boots, signed by rugby star Ben Smith. All proceeds will go to the Variety Have a Go Scholarship where Kiwi kids in need are funded for the chance to participate in extra-curricular activities like playing rugby, ... more

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Aucklanders front up to lend job-seeking women a hand

Hundreds of commuters in downtown Auckland today got ‘nood’ for a good cause raising thousands of dollars in cash and donated clothing for charity Dress for Success. Dress for Success – a charity that helps women enter the workforce by providing clothing, styling and mentoring services - joined forces with cereal manufacturer Sanitarium to help raise money for thousands of job-seeking Kiwi women. The charitable campaign saw Aucklanders offered breakfast, in ... more

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