121 days ago

Rural posties working 13-hour days due to surge in online shopping

Melanie Earley Reporter from Franklin County News

Kia ora neighbours, rural posties are delivering 50 per cent more than their usual volume, and they’re feeling the pressure.

NZ Post is delivering about two million parcels every week, or four parcels per second, a spokeswoman said.

Post volumes were up 50 per cent in Auckland, and about 23 per cent in the rest of the country.

Two rural NZ Post contractors in Franklin, who were afraid of losing their contracts if they were named, told Stuff they were working 13 hours or more each day to deal with the volume.

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5 days ago

Are you happy about the loss of 8,000 planted native seedlings?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?

1 day ago

Auckland Anniversary Day and Waitangi Day waste collections

The Team from Auckland Council

Rubbish and recycling collection times may change from 31 Jan to 11 Feb due to public holidays. Check your collection dates and sign up for our holiday text reminders by clicking on Read More.

12 hours ago

Textile Cleaning: For a cleaner healthier home

Textile Cleaning

If you have been away enjoying the summer break, it’s not too late to give your curtains a professional clean. Doing so will not only give them a facelift but having the mildew removed will also keep your home healthier.

Having cleaned thousands of curtains, drapes, blinds and roller blinds across Auckland, Textile Curtain Cleaning should be your first point of call for all your curtain cleaning needs - no matter how big or small.

Phone Textile Cleaning Services at (09) 473-5350 to arrange a free quote. Visit us at 5A Kaimahi Rd, Wairau Valley or go to www.textilecleaning.co.nz
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