Bring your family along to the St Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Music and Dance Festival in Ponsonby this Saturday, March 17. Come and see a huge variety of Irish costumes, floats, bands, faerie folk, and even St Patrick himself.
Following the parade, head along to the Irish Music and Dance Festival at Western Park. We have lots of fun activities for the kids as well as music, dancing and food stalls.
Parade: 12pm - 1pm on Ponsonby Road.
Irish Music and Dance Festival: 11am - 6pm, Western Park.
Don’t miss the biggest celebration of Irish culture on St Patrick’s Day in Auckland!
With sweeping beaches, hidden caves, seals, penguins and albatross - we think this must be the most underrated stretch of New Zealand. Have you been? Read more on the link below.
With Covid-19 still a very real risk, people who are unwell are told to stay home, and to keep any sickly kids home too - but what if you don't have any more sick leave owing?
Most Kiwis are entitled to five days of sick leave a year, but some - often those in lower paid jobs - get less.
New Zealand’s minimum sick leave allowance is one of the lowest in the OECD. In Australia they get 10 days, in most European countries it’s even more.
Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
To read more, click here.
60.1% Yes, five days is not enough60.1% Complete
13.7% No, I never use mine up anyway13.7% Complete
26.1% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis26.1% Complete
Hi Neighbours, With one week until Auckland Councillors decide this year's rates rise, and the size of the Covid-19 hit Emergency Budget, public feedback on rates is fairly evenly split. How much do you think your's should rise? Read the story below: