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5 days ago

Will you be striking for better pay in the Waikato?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Will you be taking to the streets in your community to strike for better pay? The nurses union has "strongly rejected" a DHB pay and conditions offer and is seeking urgent mediation. That means strikes scheduled for July could still go ahead. Do you support the …View more
Hi neighbours,

Will you be taking to the streets in your community to strike for better pay? The nurses union has "strongly rejected" a DHB pay and conditions offer and is seeking urgent mediation. That means strikes scheduled for July could still go ahead. Do you support the nurses' stance? What do you think of the latest pay offer? Let us know in the replies. Click here to read more.
(If commenting, please add "NFP/not for print" if you do not want your images/comments used on Stuff).

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15 hours ago

ASB warns of 'smishing' scam

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

ASB customers are being targeted in a "smishing" scam. They've been getting text messages claiming they've been locked out of their bank accounts, but it's really a ruse to get them to hand over their banking details.

ASB is aware of a current SMS ('smishing') …View more
ASB customers are being targeted in a "smishing" scam. They've been getting text messages claiming they've been locked out of their bank accounts, but it's really a ruse to get them to hand over their banking details.

ASB is aware of a current SMS ('smishing') scam where people have been sent a text message pretending to be from the bank. The 'smishing' SMS contains a link that once clicked prompts the person to provide personal information and a wide range of details such as login details and their Netcode.

ASB wants to remind everyone that legitimate messages from any bank would never ask customers to supply personal information, login details or second-factor identification.

The ASB Contact Centre is available on 0800 803 804 if a customer is concerned about any suspicious messages they receive. Read more here

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18 hours ago

Energetic cast called in for Hamilton Operatic's spirited Sister Act

Julie Kaio Reporter from Hamilton Press

A stellar cast has been called in for Hamilton Operatic Society's stylish season of Sister Act.
Live at Clarence Street Theatre from June 23, the ensemble consists of national actors and familiar Hamilton thespians.

stuff.co.nz/entertainment/stage-and-theatre/104670999/energetic-cast-called-in-for-hamilton-operatics-spirited-sister-act
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21 hours ago

Meat specials

Jian Li from The Honest Butcher Rototuna

Fresh Beef & Pork Sausages (Gluten Free) $8.99/kg
Fresh Pork Loin Chops Skin on $8.99/kg
Fresh Pork Loin Chops Skinless $10.99/kg

1 day ago
1 day ago

Garage Sale

David from Flagstaff

Garage Sale
14 Bouverie Crescent, Flagstaff. Saturday, 23 June, 7am.
Lots of household items, kids toys/clothes/books, bar leaner with 6 stools, sports gear etc.

1 day ago

Congratulations to the PM

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have welcomed a baby girl. To read more, click here.

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4 days ago

Local Hairdresser in Chedworth / Chartwell

Kylie’s Salon

Hey there Gals ...Casual, care free and easy to care for haircut .... phone 8559972 or checkout website .....
kyliesalon.weebly.com

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1 day ago

Poll: Would you give your teenager a double bed?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Does it make sense to buy teenagers bigger beds so they have more room to grow? Or, like writer and mum Jayne D'Arcy, do you think a double could equal trouble later on?

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Would you give your teenager a double bed?
  • 42.6% Yes, single beds aren't big enough
    42.6% Complete
  • 38% It depends on the size of the room
    38% Complete
  • 19.3% No, a single bed is all they need
    19.3% Complete
1646 votes
1 day ago
1 day ago

Poll: Should public holidays be scrapped in NZ?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

After debate around whether Matariki should become a public holiday, ACT leader David Seymour said he was "open" to public holidays being scrapped in New Zealand - well, all but Anzac and Waitangi.

He says people should be able to make their own holiday arrangements, rather than the …View more
After debate around whether Matariki should become a public holiday, ACT leader David Seymour said he was "open" to public holidays being scrapped in New Zealand - well, all but Anzac and Waitangi.

He says people should be able to make their own holiday arrangements, rather than the Government telling us when to take the day off.

We want to know your thoughts. Should people be able to make their own holiday arrangements? Or should we leave our holidays as is?

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Should public holidays be scrapped in NZ?
  • 3.6% Yes, let's scrap them
    3.6% Complete
  • 91.6% No, leave them as is
    91.6% Complete
  • 4.8% Let's just keep Anzac and Waitangi Day
    4.8% Complete
1839 votes
1 day ago

We're on the hunt for Neighbours of the Week

Julie Kaio Reporter from Hamilton Press

The Hamilton Press and Neighbourly are on the hunt for Neighbours of the Week.
Whether you live in an apartment or on a rural property, you have neighbours - and knowing your neighbours matters. Connecting with the people who live around you creates a happier, safer and more friendlier …View more
The Hamilton Press and Neighbourly are on the hunt for Neighbours of the Week.
Whether you live in an apartment or on a rural property, you have neighbours - and knowing your neighbours matters. Connecting with the people who live around you creates a happier, safer and more friendlier neighbourhood - even if it's just greeting them by name over the fence or popping in for an occasional cuppa. That's what Neighbourly is all about after all. Neighbourly aims to restore the neighbourhoods of old, where neighbours knew each other well enough to pop next door to borrow a cup of sugar or help search for a lost pet.
At the same time, we want to celebrate all the good neighbours who are making an extra effort to support others in communities across the Waikato. These are the ones who organise neighbourhood BBQs, help stack their neighbour's firewood or always put their hand up to babysit.
So if you have a have a neighbour that fits the bill, and needs a bit of thanking, let us know. Nominations can be emailed to julie.kaio@stuff.co.nz

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1 day ago

Waikato DHB to reduce services during nursing strike

Andre Chivell from Waikato District Health Board

The NZNO nurses and healthcare assistants at Waikato DHB will be striking for 24 hours on Thursday 5 July.

We are doing everything we can to avoid the strike while working to keep patients and staff safe.

We will be rescheduling non-urgent hospital services and will be in touch with affected …View more
The NZNO nurses and healthcare assistants at Waikato DHB will be striking for 24 hours on Thursday 5 July.

We are doing everything we can to avoid the strike while working to keep patients and staff safe.

We will be rescheduling non-urgent hospital services and will be in touch with affected patients.

Emergency and essential services will be available. Do not delay seeking medical treatment or going to the hospital if the matter is urgent. You can still call 111 for emergencies or an ambulance. You can also visit your GP or local pharmacy or call Healthline on 0800 611 116. Find out more:

waikatodhbnewsroom.co.nz/2018/06/21/waikato-dhb-to-reduce-services-during-nursing-strike/
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