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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?
  • 60.1% Yes, five days is not enough
    60.1% Complete
  • 13.9% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.9% Complete
  • 26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26% Complete
5109 votes
13 hours ago

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Cathy from Rototuna North

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2 hours ago

Sold in Pukete: home goes for $710,000

Property Sale Alert from

A home at 229 Pukete Road in Pukete has sold for $710,000. That's 31 per cent above the median capital value in the suburb of $540,000.

At 230sqm, it is larger than most homes in Pukete, where the median house is 145sqm. This home sold on March 24, 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.