Hi all, would appreciate some advice/suggestions....
As a recent sole parent to a 10yo daughter, I have to make some arrangements to help me get through 2020 and beyond. The biggest issue is around after school / after hours care, including when I am away for work (once a week either a day trip or an overnight trip)....
I have a room with an en-suite that is furnished and available. So the question is Au Pair or Border.... I could get $150-$180 per week if i get a border which I can then use to pay for baby sitting... or I can use room for a Au Pair (which would be great but I would cost me more)...
Anyone with some advice, particularly experiences with either Au Pair - costs, expectations, good companies or with Borders....
or if a third option that I have not thought of...!!
Thanks and much appreciated...
Canterbury authorities have dropped their goal of 20 million annual bus trips by 2020 as public transport use declines in Christchurch.
The service, run by regional council Environment Canterbury (ECan), is to be overhauled in a plan that will contribute to a planned 9.8 per cent rates increase – almost double what was previously forecast.
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Water restrictions have been introduced in Christchurch to ensure there are enough supplies to fight fires.
The ban, the lowest of four levels, means water cannot be used outside between 3pm and 9pm, with use of hoses, sprinklers and garden irrigation systems allowed only on alternate days.
People living at odd-numbered addresses should water gardens on odd dates, even-numbered houses on even dates.
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