52 days ago

The Covid-19 case for repeating the school year

Josephine Franks Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Kia ora neighbours! With two bouts of lockdown it's a been a funny old year of schooling. Where kids struggled to keep up at home, some parents are thinking about repeating the school year. Is this you? If it's something you're considering and you'd like to share the reasons why, do get in touch - josephine.franks@stuff.co.nz

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3 days ago

Poll: Do you support a rates rise of 5 per cent in Auckland?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi neighbours,

Aucklanders will see their rates bills soar 5 per cent to help counteract a $1 billion fall in council revenue over the next four years.

The one-off hike, up from a planned 3.5 per cent increase, will add $36 to the rates bill of an average value home before annual increases return to the previous path of 3.5 per cent rises.

The proposed increase is included in the update of Auckland Council's 10-year budget, which starts in July.

Please put NFP if you do not want your comments used by Stuff.

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Do you support a rates rise of 5 per cent in Auckland?
  • 8.3% Yes
    8.3% Complete
  • 87.8% No
    87.8% Complete
  • 3.8% Undecided. It's too complex.
    3.8% Complete
1078 votes
5 hours ago

Today's secret Santa code!

Santa in the Suburbs

You've found the code for today, this means you can now head to our competition page and insert this secret Santa code to enter for today's great prizes!

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5 hours ago

Anyone can be Nymbl

The Team from ACC New Zealand

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Nymbl gives you simple body movements, combined with brain challenges like trivia, to really improve your balance. It’s fun and only takes only 10 minutes a day.

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