35 days ago

Councillors raise questions over Maitai housing development

Tim Newman Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A new housing development in Atawhai and the Maitai Valley has the potential to include up to 700 new houses. While the Nelson City Council is looking to set up infrastructure to accommodate the new development, some councillors are concerned it could have negative effects on the environment in the Maitai.

What are your thoughts on the plan? Let us know in the comments section below.

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1 day 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?

To read more, click here.

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Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 59.2% Yes, five days is not enough
    59.2% Complete
  • 13.6% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.6% Complete
  • 27.2% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    27.2% Complete
2424 votes
1 hour ago

Dunedin's coast: NZ's little slice of "Bali" is full of wildlife

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

With sweeping beaches, hidden caves, seals, penguins and albatross - we think this must be the most underrated stretch of New Zealand. Have you been? Read more on the link below.

3 hours ago

What bonus items have you found in op shop purchases?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

As op shopping becomes a past time for many, some have discovered the unexpected in their bargains including old money in handbags, jewelry in socks and letters in chairs. What have you found in your second-hand store find that wasn't meant to be there? You may be contacted for the full story to contribute to an article.

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