59 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 hour ago

Coronavirus: Where to get tested

Caroline Williams Reporter from Auckland Stuff

A raft of new coronavirus testing centres have opened across Auckland following the confirmation of a new community cluster in south Auckland.
Following the announcement on Tuesday night, the Northern Regional Health Co-ordination Centre recorded over 7800 Covid-19 tests on Wednesday, beating the previous record of 6407 tests on June 23.
Anyone experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms should seek to get a free Covid-19 test at their local general practice, urgent care clinic or one of Auckland's 15 community testing centres.
Click 'read more' for a full list of testing centres, including addresses and opening hours.

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1 hour ago

Why do Auckland trains have to go slow for six months?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland trains will be less frequent and travel slower for six months while Kiwirail urgently repairs and replaces nearly half of the city's tracks. Will this affect you? Read the story below:

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4 hours ago

Have you waited in line for hours at a testing station?

Kendall Hutt Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours. Queues at the St Luke's Covid-19 station stretched back almost a kilometre on Thursday. It follows massive demand for testing on Wednesday, leaving people waiting hours in line across the region. Have you waited hours in line to be tested or been held up in the resulting traffic?