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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?

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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
4896 votes
34 minutes ago

Sale in Maeroa: home sells for $772,000

Property Sale Alert from

A property in Maeroa has sold for 31 per cent more than its capital valuation (CV). The property at No. 171 Rimu Street sold for $772,000, much higher than its $590,000.

At 200sqm the home is larger than most homes in the suburb, which has a median size of 120sqm.

This home sold on May 13, 2020.

This information is courtesy of It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

43 minutes ago

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