1) Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
2) In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, cream the lard, caster sugar, and brown sugar. Add eggs and the vanilla and beat until well blended. Stir in the flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt, and baking powder. Add oats, nuts, chocolate chips and coconut, mix until combined.
3) Spoon mixture onto greased foil lined biscuit tray. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool.
4) Serve warm or allow to cool completely.