28 days ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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Nicola from Melville

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1 day ago

We say, You Say: Roadworks

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Hamilton,

Road improvements are currently underway to upgrade Palmerston Street in the Hamilton CBD.

For the next two months, road rebuilds and safety improvements will be undertaken, with features designed to encourage safe driving and minimise excessive speed. Around 8800 cars pass through the street during peak times with 24 crashes reported in the past five years.

Which roads in your area need work done?

*Type NFP if you do not want your comment published in the Conversations section of our community paper.

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1 day ago

Poll: What are your petrol buying habits?

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Kia ora neighbours,

We're keen to hear from you about where you buy petrol/diesel and why.

In the run up to the long weekend families will be fueling up and heading to their favourite holiday spots, but who's making the most of their dollar at the pump?

If you'd like to talk about your petrol habits for a story, please email jo.lines-mackenzie@stuff.co.nz or call her on 027-5931691.

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What are your petrol buying habits?
  • 35.3% I fill up at the most convenient spot
    35.3% Complete
  • 33.3% I hunt out the cheapest price
    33.3% Complete
  • 30.4% I rely on member discounts
    30.4% Complete
  • 1% I stock up and store fuel when the price is right
    1% Complete
102 votes