Auckland Council has been accused of ageism for paying members of its youth panel 30 per cent less than its older advisors.
Members of its youth advisory board, who are aged 14 to 24, are paid $173 per meeting, but a review has recommended the council raise their pay to match the rate of $250 per meeting, that members of other demographic panels get.
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1) existing housing shortfall,
2) GDP still growing in the mid-2s,
3) stable and low unemployment in Auckland,
4) ongoing strong net immigration,
5) record low interest rates,
6) recent stronger income growth,
7) canning of the capital gains tax
Source: David Norman, Chief Economist at Auckland Council
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There is one common reason that is accounting for one-quarter of all immediate failures of driving tests - out of the options below, what do you think is the common reason Kiwis don't pass the test? Vote in our poll.
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18.4% Failing to giveway18.4% Complete
19.3% Travelling above the speed limit19.3% Complete
22.7% Not stopping at stop sign22.7% Complete
39.6% Not checking blind spots/mirrors39.6% Complete
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