"Get at least 8 hours of beauty sleep. 9 if you're ugly."
- Betty White
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?
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60.2% Yes, five days is not enough60.2% Complete
13.9% No, I never use mine up anyway13.9% Complete
25.9% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis25.9% Complete
Hey neighbours, the struggle to find affordable accommodation in the city isn't getting any easier is it? A recent flatmates wanted ad is offering a spot in a "bright and sunny" central Auckland apartment, for $220 a week - but you'd be sleeping in a corner of the living room.
The cordoned off space is listed as being suitable for a woman “looking for a place to crash”. You can read more about it, here. Would you consider a rental like this? What's the most extreme rental ad you've come across in Auckland?
A home at 7 Benbow Street in St Heliers has sold for $2.59 million. That's 62 per cent above the median capital value in the suburb of $1.6 million.
At 233sqm the home is bigger than most homes in the suburb, which has a median size of 232sqm. The sale was finalised on March 26, 2020.
This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.