61 days ago

Should Council contract cleaners wait longer for Living Wage?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Hundreds of low-paid cleaners and security staff who work at council-facilities, but through contractors, had hoped they would be paid the Living Wage this year. Should Council budget cuts delay that? Read the story below:

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1 day ago

Covid-19 broad brush scenario

Tony from Devonport

DHB advise deaths in NZ were all over 65. If over 65's were placed in level 4, not just in rest homes, then the few under 65 who were infected (like flu) would recover and the economy would continue. Death rates to infections 60-69 = 1.6%, 70-79 = 8.75% 80-89 = 23.3% 90+ = 56%. Total serous infections worldwide 65,000, your thoughts.

1 day ago

Using an Auckland Council rubbish bin tag at home?

The Team from Auckland Council

During Alert level 3 put your tags on to ensure your bin is emptied.

BUY – rubbish bin tags at your local supermarket
TAG – attach a new bin tag to your bin before placing it at kerbside for collection
COLLECT – only bins with tags on will be emptied on collection day

2 days ago

Supermarkets urge calm as queues build ahead of Covid-19 lockdown

Josephine Franks Reporter from North Shore Times

Kia ora neighbours, queues outside supermarkets have returned to previous lockdown levels, but shoppers are being urged not to panic buy.
Read more below.