Tamahere woman Bev Bevan has brought to life an adventure half a century old – her brave and unique experience of living among and teaching Inuit in the remote Eastern Arctic of Canada.Read more
The Government is planning a ‘managed buyout’ of the country’s water services. This would see responsibility for the so-called Three Waters – drinking water, wastewater and stormwater – taken out of the hands of local councils.
Instead, they would be managed by several (probably four) regional public agencies.Read more
Once known as the ‘food of the gods’, wild mushrooms have been enjoyed around the world for thousands of years.
Mushrooms are the ‘meat’ of the vegetable world.Read more
The Red Cross Book Fair is back.
The 24th book fair will be held from March 5 to 7 at the Te Rapa Racecourse.Read more
A monthly, early evening food market is the latest addition to activities at Tamahere Park’s piazza.
The first market featuring cooked and fresh food from food trucks and stalls will be on Thursday, February 18, from 3-7pm.Read more
More sponsors are sought to join generous locals providing seats at Tamahere Park.
Some Tamahere family names already grace park furniture in the piazza by the Tamahere shops and playground.Read more
Passionfruit were first discovered around 1700 in the jungles of Brazil by a Jesuit priest. They were named the ‘Passion of Christ’ because the plant’s flower resembled religious symbols.Read more
As the American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson put it “All mankind loves a lover.” And Valentine’s Day (February 14) is the recognized time to send special greetings to a sweetheart usually in the form of a card, chocolates, flowers or bubbles. Dining out has also become a fashionable way to celebrate. But, a special meal — prepared with love in your own kitchen — is a real winner.Read more
Construction of an underpass of State Highway 21 / Airport Road in Tamahere will begin in March.<.strong>
The underpass will provide a safe connection under SH21, not only for Tamahere residents but for the thousands of walkers and cyclists who are expected to use Te Awa River Ride each month.Read more
Capsicums are the taste of colour. They originated in South America and in 1585 were taken to Hungary where the red variety became synonymous with Hungarian cooking — in the form of paprika.Read more