44 days ago

Youth politicians accuse Auckland Council of 'ageism'

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Manukau Courier

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.

What do you think? Should young people get a pay rise? Read the full story here.

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7 days ago

7 Reasons Auckland House Prices Are NOT Going Down

Maxim from Papatoetoe

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

Have we missed anything? What do you think will happen in 2020?

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1 day ago

Poll: What do you think is the common reason Kiwis fail their driving test?

The team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

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.

Find out the answer here.

What do you think is the common reason Kiwis fail their driving test?
  • 18.4% Failing to giveway
    18.4% Complete
  • 19.3% Travelling above the speed limit
    19.3% Complete
  • 22.7% Not stopping at stop sign
    22.7% Complete
  • 39.6% Not checking blind spots/mirrors
    39.6% Complete
730 votes
1 day ago

Sourcing a DJ for an evening event on 14th Dec 7-11pm

Shirley W. from Wattle Downs

Looking for a local DJ who can work at our end of year event in Wattle Downs on the evening of Sat 14th Dec from times above. Please txt me on 021303610 or email swwalk@xtra.co.nz if you can help. Thank you