103 days ago

0800 helpline set up for people struggling to get food, necessities

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from Hauraki Herald

Hi neighbours,Waikato people struggling to get food and other necessities during lockdown now have a number to call.Freephone 0800 800 405 was set up by the Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group for people struggling to get food, groceries, medication or other household goods and services.The group is not yet sure how big the need is, and say the 0800 number doesn't replace other Government helplines.READ MORE BELOW

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4 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?
  • 60.2% Yes, five days is not enough
    60.2% Complete
  • 13.9% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.9% Complete
  • 25.9% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    25.9% Complete
4832 votes
7 hours ago

Paint it red with Resene for Red Nose Day!

Resene

Buy any red testpot from your local Resene owned ColorShop between 13-31 July 2020 and Resene will donate $1 to CureKids Red Nose Day!

The more red testpots you buy, the more will be donated! Offer applies to all retail purchases of Resene red testpots (excludes metallics and wood stains).

Help us make a difference to the health of kiwi children.
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7 hours ago

Tilly’s kindness to animals

AMI Insurance

Tilly says kindness is when the community gets behind giving animals a second chance at life. To read more kindness stores visit our AMI Hub. Learn more