57 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:

Image
More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Project to turn Auckland's empty roof space into gardens gets off the ground

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A not-for-profit initiative to turn the empty roofs of Auckland high rises into community gardens has begun.
The project, called Kai in the Sky, is the brainchild of 24-year-old Becky Umbers. Staff from local hospitality businesses, which are struggling because of the pandemic, will tend to the gardens and use the produce grown there for free. Would you tend to and use a roof top garden if they were open to the community?

Image
6 hours ago

What's On: Pest Control Workshop

Adrian from Albany Heights

Learn about the challenges and how you can help achieve a “Pest Free NZ” at this fascinating free workshop presented by a local expert in the field (booking advised 09-420-5655).
Pest Control Workshop
  • Kaipara Coast Plant Centre & Sculpture Gardens
13 days ago

What's On: Free 10-week Senior Dance Programme

Cinna from Western Springs

A free 10-week dance and movement programme for seniors with age-related physical mobility challenges. 4 Sep - 20 Nov. To register call 09 405 9946 or email communications@tapac.org.nz
Free 10-week Senior Dance Programme
  • TAPAC, The Auckland Performing Arts Centre