285 days ago

What do you think about wait times for the doctor?

Mandy Te Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours! How long do you have to wait to see your doctor? One day? One week? Have you given up and headed to an accident and emergency clinic instead? How long have you had to wait there to see someone? We'd be really interested to hear your experiences.

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7 days ago

John Banks: Should he mount a comeback ?

Todd Niall Reporter from Central Leader

Hi Neighbours, John Banks was twice a mayor of Auckland City, and is now pondering whether to have a second tilt at becoming mayor of greater Auckland. Ten years after his last bid, should be try again? Read the story below:

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stuff.co.nz/auckland/114242617/phil-goff-takes-swipe-at-possible-john-banks-mayoral-bid

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2 hours ago

One man's special volunteer job at Auckland Airport

Sarah Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Meet the man who has considered Auckland Airport his second home for over 20 years.

Twice a week, 86-year-old Les Featherstone takes a taxi to the International Terminal where he volunteers for four-and-a-half hours as an airport ambassador, or Bluecoat.

Twenty-four years is a long time to hold down one job, especially as a volunteer, but Featherstone says signing up was the best thing he's ever done.

In recent times, the airport has taken on a new meaning for him following the death of his wife last month.

Do you plan to volunteer once you retire? What would be your dream role?

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4 hours ago

Do you think Auckland will ever beat congestion?

Todd Niall Reporter from Central Leader

Hi Neighbours, Tired of the morning crawl in traffic.? The AA doubts that with forecast growth and the current rate ofwork being done, that congestion can be held at current levels as predicted. Do you think ideas like more motorway lanes, sooner, and higher density on the fringes can help? Read the story below.

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stuff.co.nz/auckland/114365837/aa-will-aucklands-plans-will-reduce-congestion