45 days ago

Free lunches for all schools?

Donna-Lee Biddle Reporter from Eastern Courier

From next year, Ōtara's Kia Aroha College will be feeding all their students for around $2 per day, per student. Staff say the benefits outweigh the financial cost. The Government will also be stepping in next year to feed primary and intermediate pupils from low-decile schools, but should they be extending this to all schools?

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1 hour ago

Sonographer strike expected to cause 'major disruption'

Hannah Martin Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Sonographers are going on strike for 12 weeks across Auckland's three district health boards from Saturday, potentially impacting patient wait times.

Have you been affected by the strike action?

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1 day ago

KEA Kids News: Unwrapping one of Auckland's new trains from Spain

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Auckland's new trains have started arriving from Spain - and they need to be unwrapped.

Harry Calder, 9, is at the train depot in Onehunga to pull the plastic off for a sneak peak of the trains before they hit the tracks, in this KEA Kids News video bulletin.

To read more, click here.

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4 hours ago

What's On: Pakuranga U3A

Helen from Botany Downs

Annual general meeting will be held on this date followed by a talk by Alan La Roche on the founding of Howick and the importance of Stockade Hill .
Pakuranga U3A
  • St. Andrews Church,