32 days ago

Poll: Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

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.

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Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 59.7% Yes, five days is not enough
    59.7% Complete
  • 14.3% No, I never use mine up anyway
    14.3% Complete
  • 25.9% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    25.9% Complete
5716 votes
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SuperSeniors Newsletter August 2020

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Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.

Even if you aren't over 65 yourself, check it out and share it with the older people in your life.

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4 hours ago

Glass Jars & ice--cream containers

Gail from Tamahere

Hi folks, I have quite a few of the above cluttering up my cupboard. The ice-cream containers come with lids, as do most of the jars. Free to a good home.

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3 days ago

Tamahere Lions Best Artisan Market - tomorrow Saturday morning 08/08

Susan from Tamahere

Don't forget Tamahere Lions Best Artisan Market tomorrow Saturday morning, August 8, 09.00 - 13.00, at Tamahere Community Centre, next to Tamahere School, 21 Devine Road.

Over 50 indoor and outdoor stalls: Gifts, crafts, food, coffee, clothes, some produce, jewellery, candles … you want it and you will be able to find it

Free Admission

- we will also be collecting good quality toys, books and clothes for Kids in Need Waikato recycle glasses for Fred Hollows foundation and wine bottle tops/can tabs for Kidcan

Come on down, join the fun and help your communities