Beds 4 U thanks all the essential workers that are braving Covid-19 dangers and serving us tirelessly. Beds4U will giveaway 10 Ortho Cool Gel Pillows to the essential workers so they can also take a restful nap/sleep. Let's do our bit and honour our Superheroes. Thank them by extending a #AGiftOfSleep. Click the link below and head to our Facebook page and tag an essential worker and share with us a gratitude note. You can tag yourself as well if you are an essential worker and leave a comment to let us know what drives you to keep going in such tough times.
With Covid-19 still a very real risk, people who are unwell are told to stay home, and to keep any sickly kids home too - but what if you don't have any more sick leave owing?
Most Kiwis are entitled to five days of sick leave a year, but some - often those in lower paid jobs - get less.
New Zealand’s minimum sick leave allowance is one of the lowest in the OECD. In Australia they get 10 days, in most European countries it’s even more.
Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
To read more, click here.
60.1% Yes, five days is not enough60.1% Complete
13.9% No, I never use mine up anyway13.9% Complete
26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis26% Complete
Hey neighbours, the struggle to find affordable accommodation in the city isn't getting any easier is it? A recent flatmates wanted ad is offering a spot in a "bright and sunny" central Auckland apartment, for $220 a week - but you'd be sleeping in a corner of the living room.
The cordoned off space is listed as being suitable for a woman “looking for a place to crash”. You can read more about it, here. Would you consider a rental like this? What's the most extreme rental ad you've come across in Auckland?
'Reverie in the Garden: A Musical Soirée'! Join us at Alberton for this enchanting, imitate concert in the historic ballroom.
Surrounded by the abundant floral still lives by artist Emma Bass as part of the exhibition 'The Impossible Garden', performers Natarani & Sasha Witten-Hannah of HEARTSTRINGS present a musical journey into diverse lands and times. Let the velvety resonance of the cello and the warmth of the classical guitar, transport you to faraway places and Mediterranean climes!
Tickets include drinks & canapes and entry to explore the house.
Sunday 23 August & Sunday 30 August, 4:30pm. Tickets: adult $34, senior/student/member $30. EARLYBIRD SPECIAL all tickets $29 (until 20 July) Bookings essential. Contact Alberton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (09) 8567367