40 days ago

Teachers turning to foodbanks and hardship grants

Josephine from Abel Tasman National Park

Kia ora neighbours. Teachers say they have been seeking help from foodbanks and hardship grants after the May 29 mega-strike cost them a day's pay. What do think of this? Are you a struggling teacher, or do you know a teacher doing it tough?

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3 hours ago

One man's special volunteer job at Auckland Airport

Sarah Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Meet the man who has considered Auckland Airport his second home for over 20 years.

Twice a week, 86-year-old Les Featherstone takes a taxi to the International Terminal where he volunteers for four-and-a-half hours as an airport ambassador, or Bluecoat.

Twenty-four years is a long time to hold down one job, especially as a volunteer, but Featherstone says signing up was the best thing he's ever done.

In recent times, the airport has taken on a new meaning for him following the death of his wife last month.

Do you plan to volunteer once you retire? What would be your dream role?

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2 hours ago

What's On: Murder Comes To U3A

Hilary from St Heliers

Rob Elliott introduces his new novel set in North London about a suspected serial killer who appears to be targeting members of the U3A.  Bookings : sthelierslibrary@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz or 3741324
Murder Comes To U3A
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12 hours ago

Water connections to kitchen tap.

Yvonne from Epsom

Thank you,I just cant attach proper to tap.