36 days ago

Youth politicians accuse Auckland Council of 'ageism'

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Western Leader

Auckland Council has been accused of ageism for paying members of its youth panel 30 per cent less than its older advisors.

Members of its youth advisory board, who are aged 14 to 24, are paid $173 per meeting, but a review has recommended the council raise their pay to match the rate of $250 per meeting, that members of other demographic panels get.

What do you think? Should young people get a pay rise? Read the full story here.

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7 hours ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

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7 hours ago

Make sure you know the new dog rules for this summer

The Team from Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s new Policy on Dogs 2019 and dog management bylaw is now in force across the Auckland region.

The policy relates to time and season, access, menacing dogs and multiple dog ownership rules.
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8 hours ago

Music Action Play

Dorothy from Glen Eden

MAP Playgroup - Sturges West Community House, Summerland Drive, Thursday 10-11:30am. See the poster for more detaisl.