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The tale of the travelling cheesecake

The travelling cheesecake at Whaleoil HQ for the Staff Christmas party at a secret location in Auckland

Long-term readers may able to remember that a while ago we started a recipe of the day series and the very first one came from our wonderful writer, Deb. It was for a Turkish delight cheesecake.

There had been some banter at the time about her getting one to me via the Cook Strait Ferry as she lives in Wellington and I?live in Marlborough.

Well, I forgot completely about this and, true to her word, she and her (awesome) husband nursed two of these cheesecakes up to Auckland and I, in turn, have brought one home to my kids.

Much food is couriered all around the country every day but I don’t know if a Turkish delight cheesecake has ever travelled over a thousand kilometres in 24 hours before….or been in such strange places.

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Ireland host the All Blacks

Shamrock Ireland

Good morning and welcome to the morning’s rugby match where the two top teams in the world take on one another.

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Rubgy post: England vs The All Blacks

St George cross national flag of England

Good morning and welcome to this morning’s rugby game where England host the All Blacks.

Please feel free to make your predictions and whinge about the referee in the comments section below.

Rugby post: All blacks vs Japan

Welcome to tonights Rugby post between the All Blacks and Japan feel free to make your own comments and assessments of how the game is going.

Place your predictions in the comments section bellow

Audio: Hosking interviews Ardern about allowing a criminal to stay in NZ

Mike Hosking.

 

Part 1

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Book review of the day

Book reviews are suggested by readers and commenters.

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Today’s review comes from Jelsie

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All Blacks vs Australia in Japan

Japanese flag

Good evening and welcome to the rugby clash that is known as the Bledisloe Cup, where New Zealand for some reason is playing Australia in Japan.

Please feel free to pick your scores and critique the game as we try and keep up with all the strange decisions that invariably occur as a result of the referees.

Book review of the day

Book reviews are suggested by readers and commenters.

Please send your own book reviews to [email protected]

Today’s review comes from Jelsie!!!!

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Book review of the day

Book reviews are suggested by readers and commenters.

Please send your own book reviews to [email protected]

Today’s review comes from Jelsie

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