52 days ago

Hazy weekend for New Zealand.. again

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hazy skies caused by the tragic Australian bush fires are set to linger this weekend.
Northwesterly winds have blown a hazy plume of smoke across the Tasman Sea, and while it has mostly affected the South Island in recent weeks, it has moved up the country.
The "robust plume" is expected to head to the South Island late on Saturday.
The haze has been causing a yellowish-orange, hue at sunset, making for some sweet sunset photos. Share your photos in the comments!
(Our photo is of the sun setting over the Waitākere Ranges, taken by visual journalist Ricky Wilson.)

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15 hours ago

Looking 1 bedroom flat to rent

Antje from Devonport

Hi there,
I am 25 years old and from Germany. I’ve been here since 5 years and need to find a new place very soon. I am very tidy, respectful and just wanting to have a quiet and peaceful place.
I am looking for a one bedroom flat somewhere on the north shore for only myself and my little chihuahua lady (14yrs) - she only sleeps during the day and isn’t loud, nor will disturb anyone. I am restaurant manager on the shore and would like a nice place to call my home. I’ve got furniture myself (couch, beds, drawers, fridge etc) Id like to ideally take them with me, but if there’s something nice, I could find a way to store it.
If you know anyone or anything, please let me know ☺️

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2 hours ago

Female, 50, and looking for a job? Good luck

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating the difficulties of finding work when you're female and over 50. Anecdotally we are aware of women being shut out of the workforce around this time. If you can relate, and are willing to talk about your experience, please email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz