37 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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1 day ago

Are your school leavers struggling to find work?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating unemployment in young people, particularly those who have just graduated high school or university and are struggling to find work, even part-time work, possibly because of Covid. If you or your child would be willing to speak to us please email warwick.rasmussen@stuff.co.nz.

1 day ago

We Say, You Say: Should police be armed?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi Northland,

With yet another police officer shot at by armed offenders, the Police Association have renewed calls for police to be armed at all times. A female officer's vehicle was shot at on October 27 after two men stopped her along State Highway 11, near the Puketona Junction at about 4.15am.

Do you think that Police should have better access to firearms?

*Please type NFP if you do not wish for your comment to be published in our Conversations section.

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10 hours ago

What's On: Traditional Christmas Carols

Iris from Kerikeri District

Join the Bay of Islands Singers for the 2020 Christmas Carols. An opportunity to join together and sing traditional carols and celebrate the start of the Christmas Season. Free entry.
Traditional Christmas Carols
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